Tag: 'Karaka Million 3YO Classic'

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...
Stopalltheclocks

Saturday to influence stablemates’ futures

Katrina and Simon Alexander will be on a scouting mission at Trentham on Saturday with progressive stayer Stopalltheclocks, while stablemate Te Toki’s immediate future will...
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...
Wewillrock

Group Three target for Wewillrock

Hastings trainers Guy Lowry and Grant Cullen are hoping to make their mark on Karaka Million day at Ellerslie on Saturday with their promising three-year-olds...
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...
Bella Luce

Clotworthys chasing Karaka riches

Fresh from a great start to 2022, Shaun and Emma Clotworthy could have up to three runners seeking big prizes on Karaka Million night at...
La Crique

Oaks aspirations for La Crique

La Crique has looked like a speed machine for most of her career but trainers Katrina and Simon Alexander think she could stay an Oaks...
Scribe

Hong Kong future for Scribe

The Tony Pike-trained Scribe will do his future racing in Hong Kong with the unbeaten son of Press Statement sold to clients of David Hayes....
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...
Regazzo

Bosson’s input vital to colt’s future

Champion jockey Opie Bosson will partner Regazzo for the first time at Ellerslie on Sunday and his report card on the promising colt will determine...
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...
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...
Karman Line

Wexford relying on youth to shine through

Wexford Stables has been going through a rebuilding phase following the loss of a number of proven performers and the Matamata operation is now looking...
Wewillrock

Friends enjoying the ride with Wewillrock

An eclectic group of friends entrusted Guy Lowry with the task of finding them a racehorse at Karaka 2020, and now the resulting purchase is...
Belardo Boy

Latta holds strong-hand at Awapuni

Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta heads to her local meeting on Saturday with some trepidation as the heavy rain that has lashed much of New Zealand...
Te Toki

Undefeated Te Toki running for new ownership team

Exciting three-year-old Te Toki will be sporting a new look when he resumes on Saturday at Te Rapa where he will attempt to maintain his...
Wewillrock

Buyers keeping close watch on promising 3YO

Buyers have been circling around emerging three-year-old Wewillrock and interest is sure to intensify if he continues the strong start he has made to his...
Tannahill

Rich Ellerslie feature the aim for Phelan pair

Shaun Phelan has the NZD$1 million Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m) on his mind as he heads into weekend racing. The Cambridge trainer will produce...
Leith Innes

Eager Innes back on winning trail

Leith Innes is back into the swing of riding from a temporary new base and is looking forward to making up for lost time. He...
Lady Maroal

Tiley delighted to be back racing at Pukekohe

For experienced trainer Nigel Tiley, Thursday’s Pukekohe raceday for Auckland-trained horses is a godsend. Tiley will start five horses on the 11-race card, which Auckland...