Tag: 'James McDonald'

Storm Boy winning Skyline Stakes

Storm Boy kicks off Triple Crown campaign in fine style

Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott and James McDonald have combined with Storm Boy to take out the Group 2 Skyline Stakes at Rosehill on Verry...
Romantic Warrior winning the Hong Kong Gold Cup

Romantic Warrior clinches epic Hong Kong Gold Cup

Romantic Warrior enhanced his status as one of the world’s premier middle-distance gallopers with gripping victory in the Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m).

James McDonald excited ahead Romantic Warrior reunion

James McDonald concedes Voyage Bubble represents a serious challenge for middle-distance champion Romantic Warrior in the Hong Kong Gold Cup on Sunday.
Zougotcha Millie Fox Stakes

Zougotcha returns a winner in Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes

Chris Waller and James McDonald have combined with Zougotcha ($4.40) proving a class above in the Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill.

One-act affair as Fangirl dominates rivals in Apollo Stakes

Fangirl ($2.00) has produced a breathtaking display on Saturday to secure victory in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.

King Of Sparta rattles home to claim Group 2 Expressway Stakes

James McDonald and the Peter & Paul Snowden camp have combined with King Of Sparta storming home to claim the Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m).

Punt Drunk: Magic Millions winner reportedly sold for $50 million

Group 1 racing is back and the team at Punt Drunk have scoured over some of the biggest racing news, including the sale of Magic...

Lady Laguna brings up hattrick in Southern Cross Stakes

Annabel Neasham and James McDonald have combined with Lady Laguna to take out the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

John Size bids for a fourth Hong Kong Classic Mile triumph

John Size is optimistic Helios Express and Howdeepisyourlove can perform to expectations at Sha Tin on Sunday in the Hong Kong Classic Mile.

Orchestral hits right note in Karaka Millions 3YO

James McDonald added another win in the Karaka Millions 3YO to his record after guiding Orchestral to a dominant victory at Ellerslie.

Velocious reigns supreme in Karaka Millions 2YO

James McDonald marked his return home to New Zealand with an impressive victory aboard Velocious in the Karaka Millions 2YO.

James McDonald looking forward to New Zealand return

James McDonald has been ticking up the air miles of late and will add some more to his tally when he heads home to New...

Romantic Warrior goes for Hong Kong Gold Cup redemption

Romantic Warrior will aim to go one better in next month’s HK$13 million Group 1 Hong Kong Gold Cup (2000m) for trainer Danny Shum.

Ricky Yiu, James McDonald land Stewards’ Cup with Voyage Bubble

Voyage Bubble has sealed his ascent into Hong Kong’s elite class with emphatic victory in the HK$13 million Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) at Sha...

Ricky Yiu seeks Group 1 breakthrough with Voyage Bubble

Ricky Yiu is hopeful Voyage Bubble can become Hong Kong’s newest Group 1 champion with victory in the HK$13 million Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m).

James McDonald chasing Karaka Millions success

Champion Sydney jockey James McDonald is gearing up for a homecoming at the Karaka Millions meeting at Ellerslie on January 27.
Champions Day Stakes Winner

James McDonald eyes Golden Slipper glory and Sydney premiership

James McDonald, fresh from a Hong Kong stint, sets his sights on the 2024 Golden Slipper and an eighth Sydney premiership. Read about his comeback...

Wide open Stewards’ Cup presents opportunity for Voyage Bubble

Golden Sixty’s domination of Hong Kong’s mile ranks will take a pause on Sunday, January 21, which presents a great opportunity for Voyage Bubble.

Romantic Warrior defies challenges to win second Hong Kong Cup

Romantic Warrior put himself in the pantheon of Hong Kong greats, producing a huge effort to hold off Luxembourg and Hishi Iguazu in the Hong...

Romantic Warrior on cusp of history ahead of Hong Kong Cup defence

Romantic Warrior will chase consecutive wins in the HK$36 million Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) on December 10 at Sha Tin.

In-form James McDonald has sights set on Hong Kong features

James McDonald is on a two-pronged mission after arriving in Hong Kong following riding stints in Sydney as possibly the most in-form jockey in the...

James McDonald delights Tony Cruz with Chevalier Cup masterclass

Tony Cruz has lauded James McDonald’s precision ride to snare the Class 1 Chevalier Cup Handicap (1600m) on The Golden Scenery.

Joliestar claims Group 1 Thousand Guineas

Chris Waller and James McDonald have combined with Joliestar to take out the feature Group 1 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield on Saturday afternoon.

Atishu blows away her rivals in Group 1 Champions Stakes

Chris Waller and James McDonald have combined with Atishu to claim the feature Group 1 Champions Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Zardozi claims Group 1 VRC Oaks

Godolphin's Zardozi ($2.80) made a mess of her rivals in the Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) on Thursday afternoon at Flemington Racecourse.