Tag: 'New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase'


Shamal ready for National challenge

With names like Jumbo, Riccarton’s steeplechase fences are renowned for their size but Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan said the biggest obstacle facing Shamal in Saturday’s...
Chief Sequoyah

National contenders impress at Riccarton

Emerging hurdling talent Chief Sequoyah did everything trainer John Wheeler was looking for ahead of Wednesday’s Hospitality New Zealand Canterbury Grand National Hurdles (4200m) when...

Quirky customer starting to hit his straps for Bidlake

Trainer Aaron Bidlake is quick to point out he didn’t take much of a shine to gritty four-year-old Rocktilyoudrop when he first showed up at...