Tag: 'Hawke’s Bay Guineas'

Mana Nui

Mana Nui heads busy schedule for Ormsby

Preparing a select draft of Ready to Run two-year-olds while also managing the spring preparation of an exciting three-year-old talent, Matamata horseman Chad Ormsby has...
Wakari

Wakari on song for Hastings

Exciting three-year-old Wakari will have his final hit-out ahead of his trip south to Riccarton next month when he contests the NZB Ready To Run...
Mana Nui

Sarten for Mana Nui after sale quashed

The potential sale of promising three-year-colt Mana Nui has been put on hold for the time being with the dashing son of No Nay Never...
Chad Ormsby

Ormsby’s multiple focus makes for busy times

A select racing string alongside a breaking and pre-training business is just one facet of the busy life led by talented horseman Chad Ormsby. Last...
Mana Nui

Mana Nui impressive in Hawke’s Bay Guineas

Despite providing trainer Chad Ormsby with some mid-race jitters, promising three-year-old colt Mana Nui delivered when it counted as he claimed victory in the Group...
Wakari

Remarkable Wakari heads Bergerson’s strong 3YO hand

Awapuni trainer Roydon Bergerson has a host of promising three-year-olds including Wakari and Nest Egg who will clash in Saturday’s Group 2 Dundeel At Arrowfield...
Rapid Falls

Pike quartet on song for Matamata

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will venture to Matamata on Saturday with an in-form quartet of runners. Amongst them are youngsters Pacific Dragon and Khufu, while...
Wakari

Wakari upsets favourites at Hastings

Awapuni galloper Wakari upset all predictions when he held out hot favourite I Wish I Win to take out the Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads...
Leith Innes

Innes anxious for return to racing

Auckland’s extended lockdown has proved especially frustrating for leading jockey Leith Innes, who can look but can’t touch with nearly everything he wants to participate...
Te Toki

Tarzino 3YO makes perfect start

Promising three-year-old Te Toki made an emphatic start to his career when successful at Taupo on Wednesday in the Ribchester @ Haunui Farm 1300m. The...
Mana Nui

Ormsby produces classic contender at Te Rapa

Matamata horseman Chad Ormsby looks to have a Classics contender on his hands after promising three-year-old colt Mana Nui opened his winning account with a...
Hold the Press

Benner-Wynyard weekend debutants attract interest

Otaki trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard are preparing to launch a new wave of gallopers, with two Gary Harding-owned debutants the source of plenty...
Magneto

Cole hoping Magneto has X factor

Steven Cole is looking forward to watching Magneto contest the Group 3 Cambridge Stud Northland Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) at Te Rapa on Saturday, he will...
On The Bubbles

Hastings first-up for On The Bubbles

Connections of many of the country’s early three-year-olds will be breathing a sigh of relief when they hear Group One winner On The Bubbles won’t...
Mongolian Falcon

Mongolian Falcon boosts Hawke’s Bay stallion ranks

Well-known equestrian Vicki Wilson is leading the resurgence of thoroughbred breeding in Hawke’s Bay with the addition of Mongolian Falcon to the region’s stallion ranks....
Aegon

Aegon lands 2000 Guineas in grandstand finish

In what was a carbon copy of the finish to the Group 2 Hawke’s Bay Guineas (1400m) back in September, unbeaten three-year-old Aegon defeated Bourbonaire...
Two Illicit

Innes out to round off Triple Crown

Big-race jockey Leith Innes believes Two Illicit could be the horse to help him complete the Hawke’s Bay Group 1 Triple Crown. Innes has won...
Aegon

Partnership unearths another star

Andrew Forsman and the Zame Partnership look to have unearthed another exciting galloper in Aegon. The three-year-old son of Sacred Falls won the Group 2...
Chad Ormsby

Patient approach with unlucky Moana

Chad Ormsby knows he was unlucky not to return from Hastings with a Guineas win on the board as a trainer, but he was thrilled...
Aegon

Blanket finish to Hawke’s Bay Guineas

The judge has his work cut out at Hastings on Saturday as he perused the photo finish to one of the day’s feature events, the...
Mega Bourbon

Hong Kong buyers circling Mega Bourbon

Punters betting into early markets for the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai 48th New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) should tread warily with impressive Te...
Bourbonaire

American syndicate in for exciting season

A decision to invest in a handful of yearlings at Karaka last year is looking set to payoff for a group of American investors. The...
Alchemia

Hastings milestone may be on cards

Alchemia could provide Katrina and Simon Alexander with a memorable milestone at Hastings on Saturday if she lives up to the promise she has shown...
The Irishman

Classy colt gets the job done

Punters that took the $1.30 about talented three-year-old The Irishman would have had their hearts in their mouths when the son of Tavistock stepped slowly...
Catalyst

Scintillating Guineas win for Catalyst

Catalyst continued his dominance of spring three-year-old racing with another breathtaking performance in Saturday’s Group 2 Sacred Falls Hawke’s Bay Guineas (1400m). A spectacular winner...