Tag: 'Karaka Million'

Not An Option

Failure Not An Option for promising juvenile

Tony Pike went to Karaka in January in search of his next potential star and he may just have found him. Promising juvenile Not An...

Te Akau set to dominate Ellerslie and Karaka

Can Te Akau Racing make it a hat-trick of Karaka Millions? Probabeely. Te Akau will have a five-strong hand in the $1 million two-year-old race...

Volpe Veloce seeks further Karaka riches

Group One winner Volpe Veloce returns to the scene of her biggest victory when she contests the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1200m) at Ellerslie on...

Long Leaf set for million dollar challenge

Lindsay Park Racing have their sights set on the Million dollar prize at Ellerslie on Saturday when they contest the Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m)...
Ever Loyal winning at Te Aroha

Ever Loyal resuming at the Karaka Million meeting

Cambridge galloper Ever Loyal is set to make a long-awaited return to racing back at the Karaka Million racemeeting at Ellerslie on Saturday. It was...

Liam Birchley after third Karaka Million

Liam Birchley believes he can train his third Karaka Million winner with Neptune's Spear who has travelled well to New Zealand.

Latta on target for Karaka meeting

Sir Nate will be back for a second crack at the principal share of $1 million as part of a three-pronged attack on the prestigious...

Karaka Million jockeys confirmed for Te Akau

Trainer Jamie Richards will be represented by five runners in Saturday week’s Karaka Million 2YO (1200m), with the man at the helm of the Te...

James & Wellwood filly Hasstobegood to make it to Karaka Million

The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained Hasstobegood will have to live up to her name in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1200m) at Ellerslie...

Programming change helps Neptune’s Spear

The decision to add an extra two-year-old race to the Doomben midweek meeting has helped the cause of Karaka Million hopeful Neptune's Spear.

J-Mac returns to Kiwi roots

Leading Sydney jockey James McDonald made a fleeting visit back to his homeland on Thursday to ride at Te Aroha, a track that holds some...

Ellerslie hit-out for Dawn Patrol

Group 1 performer Dawn Patrol will get his first feel of the Ellerslie track this week as part of his preparation for a return to...

Te Akau strengthen Karaka Million line-up

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards unleashed another live Karaka Million prospect at Te Rapa on Saturday, when debutante Yourdeel cruised clear to win the Wentwood...

Eye-catching winner Karaka Million bound

Quality two-year-old Whiskey Neat identified himself as a major contender for the Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) in January after his impressive ten-length victory on debut...
Scott Base

Trip not ideal, but 3Y0’s class warrants respect

Scott Base might be at a distance short of his best on Saturday, but other factors will be in his favour at Trentham. The Karaka...
Willie & Karen Calder

Feature international double for breeders Willie & Karen Calder

Bluff oysterman Willie Calder achieved a result that most thoroughbred breeders can only dream of when he produced a remarkable winning double over the weekend....
Avantage wins Karaka Million

Te Akau Racing win back to back Karaka Millions with Avantage

Te Akau Racing secured their second consecutive Listed Karaka Million (1200m) when flying filly Avantage carried their tangerine and blue colours to victory at Ellerslie....
Kapoor winning at Taupo

Trainer John Bell keen on Kapoor in Karaka Millions 3yo Classic

Cambridge trainer John Bell has a formidable hand to play at Saturday’s Karaka Million meeting at Ellerslie. Bell will produce exciting filly Kapoor in the...
Nirvana In Fire

Nirvana In Fire’s connections just praying for right Karaka Million draw

Andrew Scott and Lance O’Sullivan have all but done their job with Nirvana In Fire and now they’re praying for a bit of outside help....
Espumoso

Espumoso sold to Hong Kong – will not race in Karaka Million

One-time Karaka Million (1200m) favourite Espumoso will miss the Ellerslie feature later this month after being sold to Hong Kong interests this week. The son...
Avantage

Opie Bosson shreds the kilo’s to ride Avantage in Karaka Million

Opie Bosson has taken on a weighty summer mission and he’s confident of executing it. The top jockey has a constant battle with the scales,...

Hugh Bowman to ride Al Hasa in Karaka Million

Hugh Bowman will ride Al Hasa in the Karaka Million in New Zealand, one of five runners Te Akau Racing will have in the rich...
Long leaf

Pre post favourite Long Leaf out of Karaka Million 2yo race

Pre-post Karaka Million (1200m) favourite Long Leaf is out of the Ellerslie feature. The Victorian youngster earned a $4.50 quote for the January 27 feature...

Picaro on trial for Karaka Millions as Gary Portelli’s single shot

Debutant Picaro will put his credentials for New Zealand's richest race on the line when he runs at Warwick Farm.
Nirvana In Fire

Nirvana In Fire to run Boxing Day before Karaka Million 2yo Classic

Debut winner Nirvana In Fire will chase a berth in the country’s richest race at his next appearance. “He’s going to run on Boxing Day...