Tag: 'Manawatu Classic'

Titled

Benner excited by spring prospects for Titled

While he failed to win a race in his three-year-old campaign, trainer Johno Benner is excited about the future prospects for promising stayer Titled. The...
Amusez Moi

In-form 5YO ready for Anzac Mile challenge

Amusez Moi made an immediate impact from his new quarters and will bid to remain unbeaten for Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard when he fronts...
Sherrif

Beach working wonders for Murdoch duo

Astute trainer Moira Murdoch heads to Rotorua this weekend with two horses raced by prominent owners that she’s been able to turn around through her...
Maven Belle

Maven Belle in dramatic Group One triumph

Drama surrounded the finish to Saturday’s Group One feature at Awapuni when the final result was settled by the judicial committee after a protest was...
Amalfi Prince

Walker back in town with stakes success

Mark Walker kicked off his return to the New Zealand training ranks in the best possible way when Amalfi Prince upset the applecart when he...
Victorem

Victorem seeking stakes spoils

Johno Benner is happy to see some easing in the track at Hastings for his underrated mare Victorem for the Listed Property Brokers Wairarapa Thoroughbred...
The Mitigator

More ground sought for The Mitigator

Fresh from two victories at Trentham, Matamata trainer Peter McKay is hoping for another lucrative raid on a Central Districts track on Saturday. McKay is...
Joy Alone

Late burst carries Joy Alone to Classic victory

A thrilling four-way finish to Saturday’s Group 3 Higgins Concrete Manawatu Classic (2000m) at Awapuni was settled in favour of Cambridge filly Joy Alone, courtesy...
Milford Sound

Southern raider hits Manawatu Classic

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston is hopeful his improving three-year-old Milford Sound will be up to the task of taking on the North Island classic generation...
Tokorangi

New Zealand Oaks likely for Tokorangi

The Ballymore Stables of Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard are likely to be represented by two runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai...
Milford Sound

Milford Sound set to cruise to maiden win

Andrew Carston is hoping suggestions that he might have one of the best-credentialled maiden gallopers in the South Island are short-lived. Riccarton trainer Carston will...
Tony Be

Underdog tag no concern for Cole

Fresh from giving one Ellerslie Group One race a big shake, Steven Cole is hoping to do so again next weekend. Cole’s three-year-old Iffie Shows...
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...
Lord Bouzeron

Group assignments for Bambry pair

Manawatu trainer Chrissy Bambry has a small but select team and maintained the stable’s rich vein of form when sending out talented three-year-old Lord Bouzeron...