Tag: 'jamie richards'

Sweet Anna

Sir Patrick sweet on promising filly

Iconic breeding and racing personality Sir Patrick Hogan has another promising filly on his hands. Sir Patrick and his wife Justine, Lady Hogan bred and...

Johnson to ride Avantage in Tarzino

Opie Bosson’s loss is Danielle Johnson’s gain. With Bosson unable to make the 56.5kg weight to ride the Jamie Richards-trained Avantage in Saturday’s Group 1...
Scott Base

Scott Base retired

Multiple Group 2 winner Scott Base has been retired after finishing 12th in last Saturday’s Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m), with connections electing to call...
Frankie The Fox

Mudhoo delighted to grasp Te Akau opportunity

Christchurch apprentice Rohan Mudhoo is riding the crest of a wave, having impressed the country’s leading trainer Jamie Richards enough to secure key rides for...
La Vernazza

La Vernazza out for spring

Promising filly La Vernazza will head to the spelling paddock after pulling up injured last week. The Brendan and Jo Lindsay-owned filly had joined trainer...

Te Akau Racing claim Te Rapa features

Quality galloper Avantage showed she is the horse to beat in the upcoming Hawke’s Bay triple crown when she produced a strong fresh-up effort to...

Johnson reunites with Avantage in Foxbridge

Danielle Johnson is hoping to shift her 2020-21 season into another gear with a quality book of rides at Te Rapa on Saturday. The 29-year-old...
Bordeaux Le Rouge

Te Akau team targets Timaru

Te Akau Racing’s annual southern spring sojourn begins in earnest at Timaru on Friday with trainer Jamie Richards unleashing five of his 12-strong first wave...

Taroni begins New Zealand 1000 Guineas path

Promising three-year-old Taroni will begin her path towards the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) when she lines-up at Te Rapa on...

Kiwi filly follows in footsteps of Sunline

New Zealand filly La Vernazza will make her debut for trainer Jamie Richards in the Group Two Furious Stakes at Randwick.
Melody Belle

Melody Belle set to return to New Zealand

Connections of star Kiwi mare Melody Belle have pulled the plug on her Australian spring campaign following successive unplaced runs in Sydney.
Melody Belle

Melody Belle improved ahead of Winx Stakes

New Zealand’s champion trainer Jamie Richards is hoping high-class mare Melody Belle can mirror the pattern of her previous campaigns. The six-year-old mare has improved...

Richards pleased with star triallists

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards had a strong contingent at the Taupo trials on Wednesday and he came away pleased with how his team performed....
Melody Belle

Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. Commands...
Melody Belle

Melody Belle on song for Missile Stakes

Missile Stakes favourite Melody Belle has passed a fitness test and will kick-start her season in the Rosehill sprint.
Opie Bosson

Bosson eager for race day return

Leading New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson is looking forward to his imminent return to raceday riding. Bosson rode 18 horses for Te Akau trainer Jamie...
Jamie Richards

Richards’ premiership caps memorable season

Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis has just one word to summarise the 2019/20 season – thrilling. The tangerine and blue army were to the...
Melody Belle

Star mare Melody Belle wins Randwick trial

The Jamie Richards-trained star New Zealand mare Melody Belle has won a barrier trial at Randwick as she prepares for her return to racing in...
Joe Kamaruddin

Kamaruddin lands first winner

Seven-year-old gelding Al Haram provided Te Akau apprentice Joe Kamaruddin with the first win of his career on Saturday at Avondale. However, the Malaysian-born apprentice...
Diego Montes de Oca

Celebration time for former Argentinian apprentice

Former Argentinian apprentice Diego Montes de Oca has had to cope with some major life changes since coming to New Zealand, but it proved all...
Melody Belle

Star NZ mares progressing well in Sydney

Enjoying the warmer climate in Sydney, star New Zealand mares Melody Belle and Probabeel are nearing the trialling stage before a return to racing.
Te Akau Shark

Lung infection holds up Shark post surgery

A lung infection has kept Te Akau Shark in hospital after the star New Zealand galloper successfully underwent eye surgery.
Bak Da Master

Richards brings up first solo century

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards brought up his first century of training wins in New Zealand in his own right after Bak Da Master scored...

Bosson inching closer to raceday return

It’s been a unique year for most but leading Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson could be excused for not knowing whether he is coming or going....
No Limits

No Limits for classy colt

New Zealand Bloodstock sales topping colt No Limits continued his strong trials record at Te Rapa on Tuesday when taking out his 900m heat. The...