Tag: 'Kevin Myers'

Shaun Fannin

Fannin looking forward to local meeting

Shaun Fannin is currently caught in a tussle with northern hoop Shaun Phelan for the lead in the jumps jockey premiership and he is hoping...
Sarah Macnab

Macnab savours special day in the saddle

Almost exactly three years on from a fall that could have ended her career, jockey Sarah Macnab made an unforgettable start to the 2021 Hawke’s...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Australian feature an option for Grand National hero

Jo Rathbone will spend the next few days discussing the immediate plans for Saturday’s Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge Grand National Steeplechase (NZ) (5600m) winner...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Champion jumper salutes in Grand National Steeplechase

An excited flourish of the whip by Shaun Phelan as he crossed the finish line said it all as champion jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe wrote his...
Shamal

Shamal ready for National challenge

With names like Jumbo, Riccarton’s steeplechase fences are renowned for their size but Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan said the biggest obstacle facing Shamal in Saturday’s...
Chief Sequoyah

National contenders impress at Riccarton

Emerging hurdling talent Chief Sequoyah did everything trainer John Wheeler was looking for ahead of Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury Grand National Hurdles (4200m) when...
Shaun Fannin

Back-to-back premierships for Fannin

Shaun Fannin reckons there’s no buzz for a rider that’s quite like winning a major steeplechase. The Palmerston North jockey did plenty of winning in...
Dean James-Parker

Young jumps rider making immediate impression

A year ago, New Zealand punters had only just been introduced to Dean James-Parker, but in a little more than 12 months, the 18-year-old Northlander...
Tommyra

Tommyra back to his best in Hawke’s Bay Hurdle

The Toby Autridge-trained Tommyra returned to his best form over fences when he sprang a minor upset in taking out the Te Whangai Romneys Hawke’s...
Shaun Fannin

Fannin motivated to snare Hastings jumps features

An elusive win in either Hastings jumping feature on Saturday would give leading jumps jockey Shaun Fannin a great deal of satisfaction and finally provide...
Verry Flash

Bishara banking more bucks

Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara knows what it is like to loosen the reins on a stable talent to enable them to reach their full potential....
Aigne

Australian Grand Nationals await promising jumper

Promising jumper Aigne travelled across the Tasman two years ago to contest the Jericho Cup (4600m) at Warrnambool and owner Neil O’Dowd is keen for...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe pleasing ahead of jumps return

Australian jumps features are once again beckoning Tallyho Twinkletoe. The exciting jumper made headlines when winning the Grand National Hurdle-Steeplechase double two years ago and...
Mesmerize

Northern spoils beckon Connors pair

Wanganui trainer Raymond Connors is looking forward to heading north to Hamilton next week with a couple of contenders for the Signature Homes Waikato Steeplechase...
Overtheriver

Myers avid fan of West Coast circuit

Kevin Myers has long been one of the greatest supporters of country racing in New Zealand, and few horses embody that support better than Overtheriver....
Sam O’Malley

O’Malley enjoying southern stint

Central Districts apprentice jockey Sam O’Malley is currently sitting on 11 wins for the season and he is hoping to improve that at Reefton on...
Magic Wonder

Records smashed in Ellerslie jumping features

The winners of the two jumping features at Ellerslie smashed the existing track record on their way to convincing victories in their respective events on...
Aigne

Road To The Jericho begins

The road towards The Jericho Cup (4800m) at Warrnambool on November 29 will begin at New Plymouth on Saturday for the victor of the qualifying...
Sarah Macnab

Macnab in winning groove

Almost two years after suffering serious head injuries in a race fall, apprentice jockey Sarah Macnab has made a fine start to the 2020-21 season....
Aigne

Myers and Fannin unstoppable at Awapuni

The Kevin Myers and Shaun Fannin combination proved nigh on impossible to beat over fences at Awapuni on Saturday when they took out four of...
Beauden

Sidelined Elliot focused on flat future

Injured Waikato jockey Ryan Elliot is determined to be leaner and keener to make the most of his future on the flat as the new...
Ablaze

New Zealand jumpers dominate Sandown meeting

Kiwi jumpers were again to the fore at Sandown on Grand National Hurdle day, taking out the two jumping features. Former South Island galloper Ablaze...
Aigne

Aigne heads Myers five-timer

Central Districts trainer Kevin Myers enjoyed a day out at Awapuni on Friday, saddling five winners. The wily conditioner linked with rider Shaun Fannin to...
Tallyho Twinkletoe

Tallyho Twinkletoe headlines National noms

Tallyho Twinkletoe has been entered for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown and will be attempting a second win in the feature jumps race.
Kirkland

Jumping career beckons Kirkland

Kirkland won’t lack for fitness heading into Friday’s Lowe Schollum Jones Handicap (2060m) at Wanganui. Trainer Alexander Fieldes has Kirkland earmarked for a jumping career...