Tag: 'Karaka Million 2YO'

Rapid Falls

Rapid Falls gets deserved reward in Karaka Cup

After a luckless run for second in the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship Final (2400m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s day, promising mare Rapid Falls returned...
Pin Me Up

Richards collects another Karaka Million feature

On a night he has made somewhat his own in recent years, trainer Jamie Richards scooped a second NZD$1million prize at Ellerslie on Saturday when...
Dynastic

Bosson and Te Akau Racing take Karaka Million 2YO

The more things change, the more they stay the same was the feeling after the running of the Doubletree By Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m)...
Sword Of State

Sword Of State back with a vengeance at Ellerslie

Talented three-year-old colt Sword Of State shrugged off an indifferent Australian spring campaign to display his true class when he dominated his rivals in the...
Dragon Queen

Third time lucky for Dragon Queen

The third time was the charm for Dragon Queen at Ellerslie’s Karaka Million twilight meeting on Saturday, landing a career-best victory in the Group 2...
Pacific Dragon

Dwyer hoping to party from afar

A past visit to the Karaka Million evening at Ellerslie won Henry Dwyer over and convinced the Victorian trainer he had to become more involved...
Wolverine

Wolverine heads Bergerson’s Karaka Million tilt

Multiple Group One winning trainer Roydon Bergerson is looking forward to what could potentially be his most lucrative weekend in racing when he ventures to...
Alabama Gold

Autridge in search of more Karaka Gold

Stephen Autridge has twice celebrated victories in New Zealand’s richest juvenile event and will on Saturday be bidding to halt the run of his former...
Lord Cosmos

Richards set for final Karaka Million

It’s a bittersweet week for trainer Jamie Richards as he gets ready for his final tilt at the Karaka Million at the helm of Te...
Pareanui Bay

Holiday for Pareanui Bay

Despite a dogged effort when second behind the unbeaten Shamus in Saturday’s Group 2 Wellington Guineas (1600m) at Trentham, the immediate future for promising three-year-old...
Time Ruler

Wexford juvenile times Karaka Million run to perfection

Trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have timed their run to the DoubleTree By Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie next week to perfection...
Kana

Trentham triple threat for Didham

Awapuni trainer Peter Didham could line-up three stakes contenders at Trentham on Saturday, the first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival. Juvenile filly Kana has...
Fellini

Fellini enhances Karaka Million claim

A determined winning effort at Ellerslie on Sunday by promising juvenile Fellini has seen the two-year-old son of Belardo shorten into equal second favourite in...
Nest Egg

Nest Egg on Derby path for Bergerson

Local trainer Roydon Bergerson got his day off to the best possible start at Awapuni when talented three-year-old Nest Egg made it back-to-back victories as...
Time Flies

Richards hoping to add to Million line-up

Jamie Richards’ attack on the Karaka Million 2YO (Listed, 1200m) currently rests with a quartet of youngsters, but the chances of a fifth member of...
Diss Is Dramatic

Diss Is Dramatic races into Karaka Million contention

A tilt at the Doubletree By Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie is now a distinct possibility for impressive debut winner Diss Is Dramatic,...
Wolverine

Wolverine awarded Eclipse Stakes victory in enquiry room

The ominous sound of the protest siren sounding shortly after the runners crossed the line in the Group 2 First Global Logistics Eclipse Stakes (1200m)...
Gold Watch

Johnson chases Ellerslie gold

Danielle Johnson has plenty of time for Gold Watch, her mount in Saturday’s Group 2 Rich Hill Mile (1600m) at Ellerslie. The Waikato jockey had...
Belle En Rouge

Early feature double sets up another big Boxing Day for Te Akau

A year on from their five-win bonanza on Boxing Day at Ellerslie last year, Te Akau Racing and trainer Jamie Richards got the 2021 edition...
Lord Cosmos

Karaka Million beckons Lord Cosmos

Te Akau are once again set to hold a strong hand in next month’s Doubletree By Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) with Lord Cosmos adding...
Pacific Dragon

Ellerslie riches beckon Pacific Dragon

Juvenile filly Pacific Dragon broke through for her maiden win in the Dunstan Recovery Mash 1000 at Pukekohe on Monday, cementing her path towards the...
Fellini

Fellini Karaka Million bound after maiden win

Belardo gelding Fellini broke through for his maiden victory at Pukekohe on Monday when taking out the Tuakau Cossie Racing Section 1000. He was the...
Kana

Kana leaps into Karaka Million 2YO contention

Two-year-old debutant Kana raced into contention for the NZD$1million Doubletree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie next month with an impressive victory on...
Wolverine

Bergerson’s plans for Wolverine in disarray

Trainer Roydon Bergerson has been left angry and bemused by the decision to reprogram the feature events from Saturday’s abandoned Trentham meeting to Te Rapa...
Pimlico

Three Karaka Millions hopefuls for Campbell

Cambridge trainer Andrew Campbell will be chasing Karaka Million riches at Ellerslie on Saturday with three runners. “We have had a couple of bad years...