Tag: 'Johnathan Parkes'

It’s A Wonder

It’s A Wonder to resume at Wanganui

It’s A Wonder may get a bit of a shock when he lines-up in the Jolt Coffee House 2060 at Wanganui on Friday. The Harvey...
Robbie Patterson

Patterson returning from Queensland expedition

Taranaki horseman Robbie Patterson was pleased with the run of stable star Coventina Bay in Sunday’s Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast, despite...
Johnathan Parkes

Parkes excited for raceday return

Star Central Districts jockey Johnathan Parkes is happy to be back. The 32-year-old Wanganui rider had been off the scene since he broke his collarbone...
Kozzi Asano

Jockeys sidelined following weekend incidents

A spate of incidents over the weekend has resulted in a number of jockeys joining the injury list, with a couple having an enforced winter...
That’s Incranibull

Davies holds strong hand in Poverty Bay Cup

New Plymouth trainer Emma Davies holds a strong hand in the Vintech Pacific Poverty Bay Cup (2500m) at Hastings on Saturday. The Taranaki horsewoman will...
Red ‘N’ Surf

Wilson loving the racing game

Well-known equestrian Vicki Wilson has reached the highs of the showjumping world and now she is trying her hand with racing. The decorated rider is...
Johnathan Parkes

Quality over quantity for ace rider Parkes

Another cool, calm and collected effort aboard star juvenile On The Bubbles at Awapuni on Saturday saw jockey Johnathan Parkes register his second Group One...
On The Bubbles

Group One glory for On the Bubbles

Jamie Richards and Te Akau Racing’s total dominance of New Zealand two-year-old racing rolled on with a richly deserved Group One triumph for On the...
Bill Pomare

Colourful Pomare riding crest of a wave

Trainer Bill Pomare won’t be the least bit surprised if his stable star Ocean Billy does the almost unthinkable and wins tomorrow’s Group 2 Ultimate...
Need I Say More

Need I Say More secures sixth stakes success in Guineas

No three-year-old in New Zealand this season has enjoyed as much black-type success as the prolific winner Need I Say More, who added Saturday’s Group...
Ocean Billy

Pomare thinking ahead with Ocean Billy

While he is still coming to terms with winning the first Group One of his training career, Rotorua’s Bill Pomare knows he could have some...
Ocean Billy

Battling Billy causes minor upset in Auckland Cup

Rotorua galloper Ocean Billy gave trainer Bill Pomare his biggest thrill on a racecourse when he proved too tough in the concluding stages when taking...
I Wish I Win

Parkes and Richards continue winning association with promising two-year-old

Leading Central Districts rider Johnathan Parkes continued his winning roll aboard Jamie Richards-trained two-year-olds when he guided well related Savabeel youngster I Wish I Win...
Dark Alley

Dark Alley bounces back at Hastings

Promising four-year-old Dark Alley looked a galloper capable of going through the grades over the next few months when he scored an impressive victory on...
Il Affare

Il Affare to continue on Derby path

Il Affare’s iron constitution will serve her well as she continues her Classic preparation at Ellerslie this weekend. That’s the word from the Dundeel filly’s...
On The Bubbles

Te Akau extends Karaka Million dominance

A brilliant performance by On The Bubbles, chased home by three of his stablemates, has added another chapter to trainer Jamie Richards and the Te...
Ansu

Ansu scores impressive debut win for Didham

Trainer Peter Didham’s phone started ringing almost immediately after his rangy two-year-old Ansu put on a professional display to win his debut at Tauherenikau on...
Whimsical

Staying future for Eulogy winner

Lightly raced Cambridge visitor Whimsical showed she will be a force to be reckoned with in the upcoming age-group staying features when she produced a...
Sir Beets

Sir Beets breaks maiden

Three-year-old colt Sir Beets cleared maiden ranks on Wednesday, winning the Aquashield Roofing Maiden (1100m) at Otaki. Ridden by Johnathan Parkes, Sir Beets came from...
Robbie Patterson

Klaasen spearheads Patterson team for New Plymouth

New Plymouth trainer Robbie Patterson is hoping to pick up from how his last season ended when he produces Klaasen on debut on his home...
Johnathan Parkes

Parkes eyes membership in 1000-club

Wanganui jockey Johnathan Parkes will begin the quest for the final 100 winners he needs to join the New Zealand 1000-win jockey club when he...
Janelle Millar

Tinkalicious takes Millar to new career high

New Plymouth trainer Janelle Millar celebrated the biggest win of her 15-year training career when Tinkalicious scored an upset victory in Saturday’s Group 3 Wentwood...
Tinkalicious

Tinkalicious gets breakthrough victory in Cuddle Stakes

Underrated galloper Tinkalicious gave her rivals no room for excuses when she put her first black type success on the board when producing a gritty...
Sampson

Veterans combine for another Wellington Cup tilt

Howie Mathews is hoping “the old boys” will be the toast of Trentham on Saturday. The 66-year-old Otaki trainer will saddle up 10-year-old Sampson, the...
Massiff Princess

Special milestone for Auret and Parkes at New Plymouth

An impressive front-running performance to win on debut by the well-related Massiff Princess at New Plymouth on Friday brought up a significant milestone for trainer...