Tag: 'Herbie Dyke Stakes'

Masetto

Thorndon focus for Te Rapa triallers

The Stephen Marsh-trained Masetto prepared for a tilt at the Group 1 Thorndon Mile (1600m) by winning a high-quality 1200m trial at Te Rapa on...
Coventina Bay

Patterson’s in-form stable set to star again

Robbie Patterson will head to Trentham buoyed by a winning midweek double and even a hefty impost for his star performer Coventina Bay on Saturday...
Tiptronic

Exciting times ahead for Richardson

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson left his local meeting a happy man on Wednesday after witnessing two of his runners quinella a star-studded trial. Last start...
Tiptronic

Warhorse Tiptronic triumphs in Zabeel Classic

Veteran galloper Tiptronic led all the way to take out his second career Group One prize when he captured the Group 1 Cambridge Stud Zabeel...
Pareanui Bay

Pareanui Bay heads Pike’s Boxing Day charge

Undefeated three-year-old Pareanui Bay will be one of the major drawcards at Ellerslie on Boxing Day where he contests a strong edition of the Listed...
Coventina Bay

Coventina Bay brilliant in fresh-up victory

Taranaki mare Coventina Bay reminded racegoers of her undoubted class when she came from last at the turn to down a small but quality field...
Coventina Bay

New Zealand return for Coventina Bay

Taranaki mare Coventina Bay will make her New Zealand return at Awapuni on Saturday where she will line-up in the Group 2 Carters Manawatu Challenge...
Tevere

Ballymore Stable winding into form as Christmas approaches

Four wins during the week including a double at Te Rapa on Saturday has trainer Pam Gerard excited about the prospects for her Ballymore Stables...
On The Rocks

Venue change adds to Ballymore arsenal

Ballymore Stables will double their attack on the Group 1 Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) at Te Rapa on Saturday after its transfer from...
Royal Performer

Royal Performer confirmed for rescheduled Captain Cook Stakes

The abandonment of racing at Trentham on Saturday and the subsequent rescheduling of the Group 1 Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) to Te Rapa this Saturday...
Royal Performer

Summer riches await Royal Performer

Group One galloper Royal Performer resumes on Thursday for Jenny and Bob Vance in an Open Handicap over 1400m at Pukekohe Park. The well-travelled nine-year-old...
Just Dance

Just Dance: Like mother, like daughter

Hamilton trainer David Greene is hoping it’s a case of like mother, like daughter with promising three-year-old Just Dance, and early indications are promising. Just...
Royal Performer

Vance hoping for another royal performance

Bob Vance is hoping Royal Performer can secure another elite-level victory when he contests the Group 1 Bonecrusher NZ Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie on Saturday....
Royal Performer

Riddell savours successful day at Te Rapa

Jonathan Riddell didn’t have a great start at Te Rapa on Saturday, failing to make the weight for two of his six booked rides. But...
Royal Performer

First Group One thrill for trainer Vance

Former champion jockey Bob Vance got to experience the thrill of winning a Group One race from the other side of the fence on Saturday...
Avantage

Richards experiences racings highs and lows

On a day that promised much, Te Akau Racing trainer Jamie Richards was left wondering what might have been when racing concluded on Saturday evening....
Royal Performer

Royal Performer upsets in Group One feature

Well-travelled galloper Royal Performer spoilt the party for the many supporters of race favourite Melody Belle when he caused an upset by racing away with...

Melody Belle Beaten In Bid For Record

Bonny New Zealand mare Melody Belle will have to wait another day to chase her fourteenth Group One win after she was beaten at Te...
Force Of Will

Force Of Will out of Waikato Guineas

Promising filly Force Of Will’s path to the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand Oaks (2400m) has hit a snag just a month out...
Melody Belle

History making day in the offing for Te Akau

Champion trainer Jamie Richards is hoping he will witness history being made at Te Rapa on Saturday when Melody Belle contests the Group 1 Herbie...
Tiptronic

Richardson welcomes underdog status

Group One winner Tiptronic has taken the underdog tag into the last two editions of the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m), and he will...
Deerfield

Brave Deerfield late addition to Herbie Dyke

Multiple Group One performer Deerfield was amongst the late nominations for Saturday’s Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa, with trainer Chrissy Bambry...
The Chosen One

Quality trio ready for Australian mission

Co-trainer Andrew Forsman isn’t quite sure what to expect from top stayer The Chosen One when he tackles the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m)...
Rocket Spade

Te Rapa test for Derby favourite

Exciting three-year-old Rocket Spade is tackling older horses at Te Rapa on Wednesday as part of his preparation for the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand...
Probabeel

Probabeel set for Melbourne campaign opener

Quality galloper Probabeel will kick off her summer campaign in Melbourne this Saturday when she contests the Group 3 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield....