Tag: 'Michael McNab'

So Naive impresses in Karaka Million 2YO audition

Trainers Bruce Wallace and Grant Cooksley will head to the Karaka Millions 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie in a fortnight with So Naive.

Archaic Smile impresses in Wellesley Stakes victory

Victory in the Listed Wellesley Stakes (1100m) is becoming a force of habit for Michael McNab as the northern hoop claimed a third-straight win.

McNab lifts Mehzebeen to Taupo Cup triumph

The feature event at Taupo, the Taupo Cup (2000m) went the way of Michael McNab on Mehzebeen ahead of Town Cryer and Opie Bosson.

Sacred Satono set for Group 1 Railway tilt

The burgeoning rivalry between Sacred Satono and Babylon Berlin will kick up a gear when the pair meet at Pukekohe on New Year’s Day.

Damask Rose makes Karaka Millions 2YO statement

A tilt at next month’s Karaka Millions 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie could be on the cards for promising filly Damask Rose following her debut win...

Sacred Satono wins Group 3 Counties Bowl

Talented entire Sacred Satono made the most of his six-kilogram weight advantage to storm home in the Group 3 Counties Bowl (1100m) on Saturday at...

Our Alley Cat looking to keep purple patch going at Pukekohe

Our Alley Cat will be out to keep her stakes-winning momentum going when she heads to Pukekohe for the Group 2 Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes.

Savaglee to chase Karaka riches

Promising colt Savaglee wasn’t purchased with New Zealand’s richest two-year-old event in mind, but it’s emerged as a serious target.

Dream Of The Moon impresses at Riccarton

Stakes targets could be looming for Te Akau's Dream Of The Moon following her dominant victory at Riccarton Park on Wednesday.

Bellatrix Star impresses on debut

Te Akau Racing unveiled another promising juvenile at Wanganui as Star Witness filly Bellatrix Star clinched the opening two-year-old race of the season.

Burn To Shine impresses at Te Rapa

Trainer Stephen Marsh looks to be in for a good spring with a pair of promising gallopers after Burn To Shine and Financier provided the...

Te Akau enjoy successful day at Riccarton

Te Akau made their presence known in the south on Thursday, claiming a hat-trick on the seven-race card at Riccarton Park Synthetic.

Te Akau stars impress in Te Rapa exhibition gallop

Trainers Mark Walker and Sam Bergerson were pleased with what they saw from their quartet of exhibition gallopers at Te Rapa on Saturday.

McNab not resting on his laurels

Champion rider Michael McNab set a hectic pace during the 2022/23 season and he’s ready to hit the ground running again in the new term.

Turn The Ace runs rivals ragged

Turn The Ace returned to his favourite track at Te Rapa on Saturday and bounced back into the winner’s enclosure with a dominant front-running victory.

Mark Walker brings up 200th winner

Mark Walker is in rarefied air after becoming the first New Zealand trainer to record 200 domestic wins in a season at Awapuni on Thursday.

Medina impresses in Cambridge victory

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman celebrated a comfortable maiden victory at Cambridge on the synthethic track on Wednesday with Medina.

Wessex chasing Opunake Cup success

Trainer Andrew Forsman is hunting more black-type with Wessex when she heads south to New Plymouth on Saturday to tackle the Listed Opunake Cup (1400m).

Elemental scores impressive debut win

Michael McNab and Tony Pike combined with Elemental to take out the 2YO & 3YO Maiden at Avondale on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Bully Tee impressive on home track

Talented three-year-old Mr Bully Tee broke through for a richly deserved maiden victory on his home track when winning at Hawke’s Bay on Tuesday.

McNab keen to capitalise on his Oaks opportunity

New Zealand's premier jockey Michael McNab can't wait to grasp his opportunity in Group One company in Brisbane on Saturday.

Cheval D’Or on track for Queensland Oaks

Cambridge trained filly Cheval D’Or tuned up for a tilt at the Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Eagle Farm with an exhibition gallop between...

Sumi ready to challenge for black-type honours

Highly regarded four-year-old Sumi is in the right order to add black-type and crown an already successful campaign at Arawa Park.

Fall hasn’t put Phelan off Warrnambool return

Shaun Phelan’s first visit to the Warrnambool carnival didn’t go as planned and the Cambridge horseman is keen on a return to tend to unfinished...

Favourite tag no bother for Just A Floozie

Smart trial performer Just A Floozie lived up to expectations when she made a winning debut at Avondale on Tuesday in the Avondale Classic (1200m).