Tag: 'Mark Walker'

Entriviere

Entriviere to fly New Zealand flag in Doomben 10,000

Mark Walker will start just Entriviere in this Saturday's Doomben 10,000, with Sword Of State set to be saved for the Kingsford Smith Cup on...
Opie Bosson

Bosson in demand for Brisbane

Opie Bosson’s Brisbane dance card is filling up well with the champion rider already locked in for half a-dozen feature race mounts during the Queensland...
Donna Logan

Logan enjoying first kiwi holiday in three years

Singapore-based ex-pat Kiwi trainer Donna Logan is revelling being back in New Zealand for the first time in over three years. Logan and husband Peter...
Prise De Fer

Challenging week ends in Cup triumph for Prise De Fer

Quality performer Prise De Fer put a week of uncertainty behind him in style at Riccarton on Saturday, taking his career earnings past NZD$500,000 with...
Sword Of State

Sword Of State to Queensland

Quality three-year-old colt Sword Of State pleased connections when winning an 1100m trial at Matamata on Wednesday and will now take his place amongst Te...
Opie Bosson

Bosson has sights set on next Group One milestone

Champion jockey Opie Bosson completed a full house of Group One wins in New Zealand when Imperatriz cruised to victory in the Group 1 New...
Imperatriz

Star filly too good for older rivals in Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes

Outstanding three-year-old filly Imperatriz blew her older rivals off the track at Te Rapa on Saturday when she bolted clear to win the Group 1...
Soprano Supreme

Soprano Supreme on possible black type mission

A comfortable victory at Rotorua on Saturday could pave the way for the lightly raced four-year-old mare Soprano Supreme to tackle stakes company at her...
Sam Weatherley

Weatherley achieves personal goal at Awapuni

Sam Weatherley went into the 2021/22 racing season with two major goals. One was to ride the winner of a $1 million race in New...
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...
Mark Walker

Walker looking for fairy tale start

It is a case of back to the future as Mark Walker assumes control of Te Akau Racing’s Matamata stable with the ushering in of...
Ragamuffin

Richards signs off a winner

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards went out in style when three-year-old gelding Ragamuffin won a Rating 65 Benchmark over 1400m at Matamata, with the race...
Jamie Richards

Hong Kong-bound Richards bows out of New Zealand racing

He may have racked up 53 Group One winners during his six-and-a-half years training for Te Akau Racing but Jamie Richards was back to being...
Belle En Rouge

Group One double a special result for Richards

Jamie Richards made the penultimate weekend of his current training stint in New Zealand a memorable one when he produced a Group One winning double...
Leaderboard

Leaderboard too tough in St Leger

Enigmatic performer Leaderboard put his best foot forward when he produced a superior staying effort to take out the Listed Barneswood Farm New Zealand St...
Mark Walker

Walker ready to immerse himself in New Zealand stable

Mark Walker is enjoying the fresh air, green pastures and wide-open spaces in Matamata as he prepares for a return to training duties in New...
Maven Belle

Homebred filly the Belle of the ball

The tangerine and blue silks of Te Akau Racing are a familiar sight in Australasian racing circles and on Saturday they lodged a special victory....
Donna Logan

Logan looking forward to new Singapore challenge

A changing of the guard at the powerful Te Akau operation will result in Donna Logan’s Singapore training career going to a new level in...
Jamie Richards

Champion Kiwi trainer Hong Kong bound as Walker returns

New Zealand’s leading trainer Jamie Richards will move to Hong Kong in the new year to take up an invitation from the Hong Kong Jockey...
Shafiq Rusof

Singapore riding return for Rusof

Former New Zealand jockey Shafiq Rusof is set to make his return to raceday riding in Singapore next month. The Malaysian 34-year-old was on Friday...
Probabeel

Another bumper Saturday for Te Akau

It was another proud day for Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis CNZM as the multi-faceted operation recorded seven wins in the space of seven...
Mark Walker

Business as usual with Singapore racing

The world may be in the grips of the Covid-19 epidemic, but it is business as usual for Te Akau’s Singapore trainer Mark Walker. The...
Mark Walker

Walker earns third trainers title

Te Akau Singapore trainer Mark Walker claimed his third title as Champion Singapore Trainer following the completion of the racing season at Kranji racecourse on...

Vlad Duric lands a third Singapore title

Not only has former Melbourne-based rider Vlad Duric landed a third straight Singapore jockeys' premiership, he has had his most successful season.