Tag: 'Manawatu Challenge Stakes'

Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac kicks off new campaign with Otaki victory

Trainer Allan Sharrock rounded off arguably his best season with a winning double at Otaki, where the successful return of popular equine personality Tavi Mac...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac makes pleasing return

Tavi Mac, the surprise package of this season, made a pleasing start to his preparation at Foxton on Tuesday when comfortably winning his 1000m trial....
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac Telegraph bound

Trainer Allan Sharrock has confirmed his pocket-rocket Tavi Mac will have his next start in the Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at...
Tavi Mac

Frodo too fast in Group 2 feature

Pocket rocket Tavi Mac, who affectionately carries the moniker Frodo due to his diminutive stature and ungainly build, captured the biggest victory of his burgeoning...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac primed for Awapuni challenge

Hot trainer Allan Sharrock is hoping Tavi Mac can exploit any weakness in the armour of Group 1 – winning rival Callsign Mav in Saturday’s...
Callsign Mav

Callsign Mav returns at Awapuni

Hawke’s Bay trainer John Bary believes Saturday’s Group 2 Kevin Pratt Memorial Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni is the ideal race for resuming Group...
Chris Johnson

Proud-as-punch Parsons would love to provide record-breaker

There aren’t many prouder of Chris Johnson then North Canterbury trainers John and Karen Parsons. As Johnson guided the Ellis Winsloe-trained Point Score to success...
Justaskme

Sharrock with further ammunition to fire

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock has his team firing on all cylinders, as evidenced by his current fifth standing on the trainers’ premiership in addition...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac continues to impress

He may be small, but he is mighty. That’s trainer Allan Sharrock’s summation of consistent galloper Tavi Mac after his Listed Courtesy Ford Levin Stakes...
Tavi Mac

Black-Type targets for Sharrock’s Otaki trio

Buoyed by a half-million dollar success from two of his human proteges, Allan Sharrock is hoping for big things from three of his equine stars...
Callsign Mav

Manawatu Challenge for Callsign Mav

Hastings galloper Callsign Mav came of age at his home track over the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival and has now been sent for a quick...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac takes Matamata Cup

Popular equine star Tavi Mac provided his many followers with another thrilling performance when he dashed away with the feature race at Matamata on Saturday,...
Kiwi Ida

Southern mare takes the spoils in Westbury Classic

Outstanding southern mare Kiwi Ida showed northern racegoers a glimpse of her undoubted class when she dashed home to take out the Group 2 Westbury...
Kiwi Ida

Southern mare springs upset in Awapuni feature

Underrated southern mare Kiwi Ida scored her biggest career victory when she upset the favourites in Saturday’s Group 2 Kamada Park Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m)...
Chocante

Chocante to resume after long injury break

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is happy with comeback galloper Chocante but has no expectation of a winning return in the Group 2 Kamada Park Manawatu...
Shadows Cast

Sprint path likely for Shadows Cast

Group 1 winning miler Shadows Cast may be kept to sprint distances in the coming months, starting with the Group 2 Kamada Park Manawatu Challenge...
Magnum

Stakes challenges for Brennan pair

The Lauren Brennan-trained Magnum booked his ticket for the Group 2 Kamada Park Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni next month with his victory at...
Charles Road

Rich Hill Mile to decide Charles Road feature race path

A rejuvenated Charles Road has earned a return to black type company. A wet spring derailed the early part of his four-year-old season before he...