Tag: 'New Zealand 2000 Guineas'

Crocetti heads for a spell

A line has been ruled through an Australian autumn campaign for Crocetti, with the son of Zacinto heading to the paddock after a standout three-year-old...
Paul Harris

Vale Paul Harris

Group One-winning trainer Paul Harris passed away suddenly on Boxing Day, with the news confirmed on the Paul Harris Racing Facebook page.

Conditions suit Mali Ston in Coupland’s Mile bid

Mali Ston will have several factors in his favour when he chases a comeback victory at Riccarton in the feature event on Wednesday’s card.

Crocetti takes out Group 1 NZ 2000 Guineas

Undefeated three-year-old Crocetti confirmed his superstar quality with another scintillating performance in Saturday’s Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas.

Stephen Marsh looking to open Carnival on winning note

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is hoping to hit the ground running as New Zealand Cup Week kicks off in Christchurch this weekend.

Andrew Forsman chasing success across three tracks

Within the space of a few hours on Saturday afternoon, Andrew Forsman will be represented by well-credentialled runners at Flemington, Riccarton and Te Rapa.

Burn To Shine wins Group 3 War Decree Stakes

Cambridge visitor Burn To Shine threw his name into the mix of serious contenders for the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) next month...

Talisker impresses in Guineas audition

Talisker took the next step on his path to the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) next month with a convincing victory at Ashburton...

Crocetti remains undefeated

Saturday’s Group 2 James and Annie Sarten Memorial (1400m) at Te Rapa, but it turned into a tour de force by New Zealand’s most exciting...

Crocetti primed for final Guineas warmup

Crocetti takes a perfect four-from-four record into Saturday’s $150,000 Sarten, which is his last dress rehearsal ahead of the 2000 Guineas at Riccarton.

Wexford three-year-olds shine at Taupo

Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott's three-year-old Geriatrix looks to be another promising type after breaking his maiden impressively at Taupo on Wednesday.

Luberon signals Group 1 intent at Matamata

Promising filly Luberon confirmed she is right on schedule for a trip to Christchurch later in the spring with a comprehensive winning performance at Matamata.
Tokyo Tycoon

Tokyo Tycoon ruled out of Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas

Exciting three-year-old Tokyo Tycoon has been ruled out of the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton next month.

Lantern Way causes Hawke’s Bay Guineas upset

All eyes were on the Satono Aladdin gelding, Tokyo Tycoon. However, it was another son of the same stallion who stole the show in the...

Trobriand shows class at Riccarton

Classy customer Trobriand defied a late drift in betting to run out a worthy winner of the Guineas Trial (1400m) at Riccarton.

Crocetti impresses in Te Rapa victory

The excitement surrounding the looming meeting of top three-year-olds Tokyo Tycoon and Crocetti kicked up a gear following the latter’s victory at Te Rapa.

Marsh’s Guineas hopes well but ground an issue

The friendly rivalry between stablemates Burn To Shine and Codigo will continue as they return to Hastings on Saturday for the Group 2 Hawke’s Bay...

Crocetti hitting the right notes for Walker

South Auckland trainer Danny Walker is convinced that he has found his horse of a lifetime in Crocetti, who has won all three of his...

Te Rapa best option for smart filly Impendabelle

Tony Pike has decided to skip Saturday's Group 2 Hawke's Bay Guineas with Impendabelle due to weather concerns and instead focus on Te Rapa.
Kelvin Tyler

Guineas hopeful Radiant Reach signals intent at Gore

Riverton trainer Kelvin Tyler revealed another potential hope for the Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Gore on Sunday.

Lucrative bonus announced for 2000 Guineas

A $100,000 bonus will be rewarded to the owners of the first three placegetters in the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton...

Geldof pleases in Ruakaka trial

Peter and Dawn Williams have high hopes for their promising three-year-old gelding, Geldof, following his impressive 1050m trial win at Ruakaka on Tuesday.

Guineas hopes in good shape for Hastings lead-ups

Burn To Shine, Codigo and Glamour Tycoon will be in action at Hastings on Saturday with the first two on a path to the Group...

Guineas aim for Penvose Lad

Exciting Christchurch three-year-old Penvose Lad will head to Oamaru on Friday to kick off a campaign aimed at the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas.

Solidify returns a winner

It may not have been a pretty win, but it was a win nonetheless for the returning Solidify at Taupo on Wednesday afternoon.