Tag: 'Lisa Allpress'

Sophmaze heads Sharrock’s classy Ryder duo

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock will have a two-pronged attack on Saturday’s Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m) headed by last-start stakes winner Sophmaze and...
Swords Drawn

Caloundra Cup tilt for Swords Drawn

Swords Drawn will likely have his last start for trainers Shaune Ritchie and Colm Murray when he lines-up in the Listed Caloundra Cup (2400m) on...
Darci La Bella

Bigger things in store for Sharrock’s Hastings trio

For all of Allan Sharrock’s three runners at Hastings on Saturday, potential black-type targets are looming large on the horizon – including a shot at...
Choisia Prince

Choisia Prince shoots for Riccarton polytrack double

A fitter Choisia Prince will spearhead a trio of Riccarton all-weather track runners for Fraser Auret on Thursday as the trainer continues to broaden his...
Diego Montes de Oca

Diego’s quartet spoils premiership party

As the racing season enters its final six weeks, premiership leading jockeys Michael McNab and Lisa Allpress ventured to Oamaru on Thursday as the big...
Lisa Allpress

Premiership race not a priority for Allpress

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress said she has simpler goals than winning the jockey premiership, despite a busy schedule that is helping push her closer to...
Chilly Filly

Chilly Filly set to bring the heat

Finding suitable targets for talented Canterbury sprinter Chilly Filly is proving a challenge for Riccarton trainer Ross Beckett. Friday’s Speight’s Open Handicap (1200m) on the...
Sinarahma

Sinarahma prevails in desperate finish to Cuddle Stakes

A well-timed run that saw her thrust her head in front just two strides prior to the winning post ensured rugged mare Sinarahma took victory...
Gucci Belt

Gucci Belt doubles up at Trentham

While Gucci Belt is living in the shadow of her well-credentialled half-sister Entriviere, she is doing something her sibling failed to do, win at three....
Lisa Allpress

Allpress closing in on return to race riding

Four-time New Zealand Jockeys’ Premiership winner Lisa Allpress is poised to return to the saddle this week following an enforced spell on the side-line. Allpress...
Stumpy

Allpress doubles up at Awapuni

A rollercoaster week that saw her ride a pair of winning doubles while coping with the loss of a beloved family member has made for...
Hunta Pence

Campbell tickled pink with Taupo Cup triumph

A NZD$65,000 stake attracted a strong line-up for this year’s running of the Harcourts Taupo Cup (2000m) on Thursday and Hawke’s Bay trainer Patrick Campbell...
And We Danced

Thurlow pleased with Guineas hope despite unorthodox campaign

One of the more intriguing runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton is the Bill Thurlow-trained And We...
Babylon Berlin

Babylon Berlin too quick in Riccarton dash

Speedy mare Babylon Berlin got her spring campaign off to the best possible start when she proved too slick for her rivals in the Listed...
Wolverine

Wolverine shows plenty of x-factor on debut

Awapuni trainer Roydon Bergerson unveiled an exciting prospect when two-year-old filly Wolverine made a winning debut over 1100m at Otaki on Thursday. The daughter of...
Platinum Machine

Latta taking a wait and see approach with filly

Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta is waiting to see what horses remain in the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) before deciding whether...
Southern Ocean

Southern Ocean sails to stakes success at Riccarton

Promising South Island stayer Southern Ocean showed he is on target for his tilt at the Group 3 Martin Collins New Zealand Cup (3200m) in...
Katie Perrie

Katie Perrie on song for Staphanos

Rotorua has become a happy stomping ground for Katie Perrie and she will be aiming to continue her good record at Arawa Park on Sunday...
Rue Cler

Bright future tipped for Rue Cler

Three-year-old filly Rue Cler broke through for her maiden win at the second time of asking when victorious in the Boys Get Paid/Chris Hayes Livestock...
Avantage

Rain the only drawback for heavily armed Richards

This weekend will prove to be one of trainer Jamie Richards’ busiest to date, with 34 horses accepted at Taupo on Friday, Riccarton and Hastings...
Unusual Countess

Unusual Countess to push sire in the limelight

Marton trainer Fraser Auret is pleased with the condition of promising filly Unusual Countess as she heads into Saturday’s Listed The O’Learys Fillies Stakes 3YO...
Lisa Allpress

Fully fit Allpress ready for bumper season

Less than a month into the new racing season and leading rider Lisa Allpress is right where she wants to be at the head of...
Johno Benner

Three-year-old shows plenty of spirit at Awapuni

Talented three-year-old Invisible Spirit recorded his third career victory when digging deep late to land the Courtesy Ford 3YO (1400m) at Awapuni on Thursday for...
Tavis Court

Opunake Cup test for Tavis Court

Although New Plymouth Raceway is on Tavis Court’s backdoor-step, the seasoned Hawera galloper will have his first start at the Taranaki track this weekend. The...
Kozzi Asano

Jockeys sidelined following weekend incidents

A spate of incidents over the weekend has resulted in a number of jockeys joining the injury list, with a couple having an enforced winter...