Tag: 'New Zealand 2000 Guineas'

Catalyst

Tarzino target for Catalyst

Group One winner Catalyst made a pleasing start to his spring campaign with a solid hit-out in his 900m trial at Te Rapa on Thursday,...
Troy Harris

Troy Harris set for return to jockey ranks

Group One-winning jockey Troy Harris will make a welcome return to raceday riding when he takes the mount on Asperitas in the last race at...
Jodelin Gal

All roads lead to Group One prize

Carl Henderson has a Group One plan locked in for his stable star Jodelin Gal and a trip to the Central Districts earlier this month...
Catalyst

Pike hoping Catalyst can find old zest

Comeback horse Alligator Blood’s Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) triumph has Cambridge trainer Tony Pike hoping that one of that horse’s most notable rivals can...
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...
Fireglow

Bright future tipped for Fireglow

Fast-improving Riccarton three-year-old Fireglow could be set for some rich targets at next season’s New Zealand Cup carnival. Fireglow scored his second successive victory when...
Follow Your Dreams

Rae hails northern winter series

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae has welcomed the announcement of the 2022 ITM/GIB Northern Region Winter Championships. The finals day at Ruakaka on July 16 will...
Field Of Gold

Field Of Gold shines in Waikato Guineas

Strapping chestnut Field Of Gold is aiming to emulate his older half-brother Sherwood Forest by winning the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) next...
All About Magic

Farming takes precedence over festival race-going

While many New Zealanders are enjoying the entertainment of festive season racing, South Canterbury farming couple Stephanie Rathgen and Grant Midgley have priorities that prevent...
Leith Innes

Eager Innes back on winning trail

Leith Innes is back into the swing of riding from a temporary new base and is looking forward to making up for lost time. He...
The Perfect Pink

Richards provides first four in Group One feature

Trainer Jamie Richards added another milestone to his already storied training career when he provided the first four home in the Group 1 Barneswood Farm...
Jamie Richards

Richards bears down on 50th Group One win

Champion trainer Jamie Richards has weight of numbers on his side with a team of five fillies contesting Saturday’s Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand...
Markus Aurelius

Markus Aurelius conquers Riccarton mile as Te Akau duo shine

Fresh from landing the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton last Saturday with glamour colt Noverre, the Te Akau team were again...
Mustang Valley

Mustang Valley on song for Guineas

Mustang Valley is at the top of her game for her Group One test at Riccarton on Saturday with connections hoping for a final piece...
Noverre

Remarkable path to Group One glory for Bosson

Eight weeks ago, leading New Zealand rider Opie Bosson was ready to walk away from racing and retire to the farming life on his Pukekawa...
Noverre

Noverre all class in 2000 Guineas

The partnership of jockey Opie Bosson and Te Akau Racing provided another memorable moment in the history of the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai...
Field of Gold

Pike searching for Guineas Gold

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is confident strapping chestnut Field Of Gold can be in the thick end of the prizemoney in Saturday’s Group 1 Al...
Wakari

Father and son to square off in Guineas

Family rivalry will be in play on Saturday when Wakari makes his bid for Group One glory in the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand...
Noverre

Noverre dialled in for Guineas assignment

It might have taken a while but Matamata trainer Jamie Richards believes Noverre has his mind right on the job ahead of Saturday’s Group 1...
Dark Destroyer

Dark Destroyer ready to fire in Guineas

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are looking forward to heading south to Christchurch with promising three-year-old Dark Destroyer to contest the Group 1...
Synchronize

Richards hoping to have his timing right with Synchronize

Having readjusted to the South Island pace of life, Jamie Richards is banking on having the final piece of his Group 1 Barneswood Farm New...
Art De Triomphe

Carston painting a 1000 Guineas picture for filly

Andrew Carston believes Art De Triomphe’s best shot at Classic glory on her home track next month will be against her own sex. The Riccarton-based...
Pareanui Bay

Pareanui Bay proves too tough in Te Rapa feature

Progressive galloper Pareanui Bay claimed the honours at Te Rapa on Monday when he overcame a torrid trip in transit to capture the Group 2...
Okay Pal

Pitman team register another milestone

With the gritty win of Okay Pal at Riccarton on Saturday, the Michael and Matthew Pitman training partnership registered another significant milestone. The victory was...
Probabeel

Rain sinks Probabeel at The Valley

Trainer Jamie Richards admits he hasn’t had a lot of luck with star mare Probabeel and her bid for feature race success at The Valley...