Tag: 'Levin Classic'

Waisake

Waisake primed for Wellington Cup defence

A stirring gallop at New Plymouth has given Allan Sharrock all the reassurance he needs about Waisake’s readiness for back-to-back victories in one of New...
Babylon Berlin

Options aplenty for Babylon Berlin

Speedy mare Babylon Berlin may be given a chance to extend her distance range in next month’s Group 1 BCD Sprint (1400m) at Te Rapa....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Shamus

Derby start for Shamus in the balance

Shamus is well exposed in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) market and a decision whether he will give trainer Allan Sharrock the...
Prise De Fer

Richards can’t fault Group One hope Prise De Fer

Consistent performer Prise De Fer has multiple top-flight placings to his credit and the Jamie Richards-trained representative is in top order for Ellerslie where he...
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...
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...
Pareanui Bay

Red-letter weekend for Trelawney

It was a memorable weekend for Trelawney Stud principals Brent and Cherry Taylor, with three of their racing team carrying their green, red, and gold...
Zeitaku

Richards’ run continues with winning double at Te Rapa

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards continued his run of success over the long weekend as he produced a winning double at Te Rapa on Monday....
Pareanui Bay

Pareanui Bay proves too tough in Te Rapa feature

Progressive galloper Pareanui Bay claimed the honours at Te Rapa on Monday when he overcame a torrid trip in transit to capture the Group 2...
Rhinoceros

Browne zoo notches another Aussie win

Cambridge trainers David and Emma-Lee Browne are now looking to elite-level targets at home with Rhinoceros after he picked up his third victory at Caulfield...
Bonham

Sheraco likely for Bonham

Former New Zealand mare Bonham could kick-off the Australian leg of her racing career in the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill next month....
Harlech

Harlech back at Matamata stable

Talented five-year-old Harlech is back in New Zealand and is preparing for a tilt at the Hawke’s Bay features this spring. Prepared by Michael Moroney...
Jonathan Riddell

Riddell excited to ride in Group One for great mate

Jonathan Riddell would love nothing more than to ride a Group One winner for his great mate Ben Foote. He will get his chance in...
Magneto

Cole ends wait for second stakes winner with Taranaki triumph

After producing a Group One winner in just his second season of training, young Byerley Park-based conditioner Steven Cole has had an extended wait to...
Bonham

Understated Otaki couple enjoy Group 1 success

Trainer Johno Benner was hard at work on Sunday morning cutting grass for the horses in the stable that he operates with partner Hollie Wynyard,...
Bonham

Bonham takes out Trentham three-year-old feature

Talented three-year-old Bonham showed she is a filly of the highest quality when winning the Group 1 Devan Plastics Levin Classic (1600m) at Trentham on...
Bonham

Strike-rate standouts set for big day at Trentham

The Otaki stable of Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard boasts the best strike-rate in New Zealand this season, and a quality quartet of runners at...
Enzo’s Lad

Enzo’s Lad vying for Telegraph three-peat

Evergreen sprinter Enzo’s Lad will be vying to record his third victory in the Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham on...
Basarwa

Basarwa primed for Levin Classic tilt

Guy Lowry reckons he has talented Atlante three-year-old Basarwa in the best condition he could possibly have him in going into Saturday’s Group 1 Devan...
Chad Ormsby

Ormsby sidelined following rodeo incident

Riding horses may be how Chad Ormsby makes his living, but it is riding bulls that is his biggest passion. That passion took him north...