Tag: 'hastings'

Naval Fleet just had the worst loss of 2018 at Hastings

SOMETIMES punting is a cruel mistress, as backers of Naval Fleet found out today at Hastings. Coming into the third event on the card Naval...

Otaki pair to relish Hastings mile

Otaki trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard will have two strong chances in Saturday’s Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings, and the couple...

Livamol target for Group 1 mare

Group 1 placegetter Danzdanzdance is on target to begin her countdown to the Group 1 Livamol Classic (2040m) at Hastings on October 6. The daughter...

Distance challenge for steeplechaser

In-form jumper Justa Charlie will be heading into unfamiliar territory on Saturday. The rising 10-year-old’s depths of stamina will be tested when he tackles the...
Scapolo

Jockey indebted to fellow rider for Group One chance

Samantha Wynne will have a fellow jockey to thank if she strikes the jackpot at Hastings on Saturday. She has picked up the ride on...
Miss Wilson

Miss Wilson too classy in Group 3 Spring Sprint

AUSTRALIAN-performed mare Miss Wilson has made easy work of a talented field of sprinters in the Group 3 Spring Sprint at Hastings on Sunday. The...
NZ Tips

Livamol Classic betting tips, form and odds, Sunday October 22

THE rescheduled Livamol Classic runs this Sunday at Hastings and we have form, free tips and odds for every race on the card. It has...
Volkstok’n’barrell

Future up in the air for Volkstok’n’barrell

THE possibility of a rescheduled Group One Livamol Classic will keep Volkstok’n’barrell at home for the time being. Saturday’s abandonment of the Hawke’s Bay meeting...
Bullrush racehorse

Australian sprinting form to the fore with Bullrush at Hastings

FORMER Australian-trained entire Bullrush scored its first New Zealand win in Saturday’s Fashions in the Field Handicap. A winner of its first five races in...
NZ Tips

Livamol Classic betting tips with form and odds, Saturday

THE $250,000 Livamol Classic is the final group one of the Hawke’s Bay spring carnival and it has attracted a quality field where Australian form...
Ringo

Busy Breslin set for cross-country travels

AWAPUNI trainer Mike Breslin will be going in all directions over the next few days after changing plans for his highly-touted galloper Ringo. Breslin will...
Gingernuts

Gingernuts edges out Close Up in Group 1 Windsor Park Plate

THE big money came late for Gingernuts in the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate, which closed in from $4.50 to $2.70 with bookmakers, and it...
Dijon Bleu

Dijon Bleu prevails in Hawke’s Bay Breeders Gold Trail Stakes

DIJON Bleu franked its last start win by recording another quality stakes win in the Hawke’s Bay Breeders Gold Trail Stakes at Hastings. The Lisa...
Haussmann

Haussmann scores stunning win in Windsor Park Stud 3YO

HAUSSMANN will next run in the Hawke’s Bay Guineas after scoring an emphatic victory in the Windsor Park Plate 3YO at Hastings on Saturday. The...
Close Up

Triple Crown on the agenda for Close Up

NO horse has ever won the Hawke’s Bay weight-for-age triple crown, but Cambridge trainer Shelley Hale is keen to keep the dream alive following Close...
Windsor Park betting

Head-to-head Windsor Park betting: Gingernuts vs. Volpe Veloce

THE Windsor Park Plate pits some of New Zealand’s best middle distance horses against each other this Saturday, but we’re particularly keen on two runners...
Sacred Rebel, trained by Tony Pike

Unbeaten 3YOs kick off Guineas campaign

Trainer Tony Pike believes Sophie's Choice could be the biggest threat to his unbeaten three-year-olds at Hastings this weekend.
Promising NZ galloper Astor

Black-type hopeful Astor to be tested at Taupo

Next stop is Taupo for the NZ Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series, but the filly's trainers have the Gold Trail Stakes in their sights.
Capella horse

Guy hopes to snare two spots in NZ racing season opener

Danica Guy is facing a race against the Ratings to have dual representation in the opening group one contest of the new season. The Matamata...
The Shackler

NZ briefs: Hurdler overcomes late mistakes to complete hat-trick

Dashing jumper The Shackler was his own worst enemy at Hastings, but he was nimble enough to get himself out of trouble to post a...