Tag: 'New Zealand Oaks'

La Crique

Trentham trip to decide filly’s end goal

Gifted filly La Crique will be the mistress of her own destiny and her performance at Trentham on Saturday will determine her major three-year-old target....
Pin Me Up

Richards collects another Karaka Million feature

On a night he has made somewhat his own in recent years, trainer Jamie Richards scooped a second NZD$1million prize at Ellerslie on Saturday when...
Alabama Gold

Autridge in search of more Karaka Gold

Stephen Autridge has twice celebrated victories in New Zealand’s richest juvenile event and will on Saturday be bidding to halt the run of his former...
La Crique

Oaks aspirations for La Crique

La Crique has looked like a speed machine for most of her career but trainers Katrina and Simon Alexander think she could stay an Oaks...
Time Flies

Richards hoping to add to Million line-up

Jamie Richards’ attack on the Karaka Million 2YO (Listed, 1200m) currently rests with a quartet of youngsters, but the chances of a fifth member of...
Self Obsession

Self Obsession takes Royal Stakes in desperate finish

In a thrilling finish to the Group 2 Valachi Downs Royal Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie, it was the Jamie Richards-trained Self Obsession who got in...
Prise De Fer

Richards can’t fault Group One hope Prise De Fer

Consistent performer Prise De Fer has multiple top-flight placings to his credit and the Jamie Richards-trained representative is in top order for Ellerslie where he...
Te Toki

Undefeated Te Toki running for new ownership team

Exciting three-year-old Te Toki will be sporting a new look when he resumes on Saturday at Te Rapa where he will attempt to maintain his...
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...
Llanacord

Hastings return for Llanacord

Llanacord will return to the venue of her biggest moment in racing when she lines-up in the Brew’s & Que’s Tickets On Sale Now (1400m)...

Angelina Lauro victory further solidifies relationship

Three-year-old filly Angelina Lauro was a strong winner of the Piako Tractors 3YO (1400m) at Rotorua for Te Awamutu trainer Clint Isdale on Wednesday. The...
Llanacord

Nickalls hoping whirlwind season continues at Trentham

Stephen Nickalls has to pinch himself every time he looks back on this season. The Manawatu horseman was happy training a handful of jumpers on...
Llanacord

Proud Nickalls homeward bound

Rangiotu trainer Stephen Nickalls was looking forward to being reunited with his family on Monday, as he returns to New Zealand following several weeks in...
Charms Star

Australian adventure for Oaks runner-up

Charms Star, runner-up in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) has joined the Sydney stable of Chris Waller with a Queensland campaign in mind....
Jennifer Eccles

Top Kiwi mares ready for Queensland challenge

Class gallopers Jennifer Eccles and Two Illicit furthered their preparations for upcoming Queensland Winter Carnival assignments with separate exhibition gallops during the Te Rapa racemeeting...
Tokorangi

Tokorangi ready for Australasian Oaks tilt

Quality filly Tokorangi has settled in well to her new surroundings in Melbourne as she prepares to make her Australian debut on Saturday in the...
Llanacord

SA test for exciting filly

Exciting filly Llanacord is giving trainer and part-owner Stephen Nickalls the ride of his life and he is hoping that will continue in Australia in...
Amarelinha

Sydney sojourn for Bosson

Star filly Amarelinha has given champion jockey Opie Bosson just the confidence boost he was looking for ahead of a trip to Sydney to partner...
Llanacord

Nickalls weighing up options with Group One performer

Trainer Stephen Nickalls is still coming down off the high of Llanacord’s effort to run third in Saturday’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m). “It...
Amarelinha

Sydney Carnival delays a positive for Te Akau raiders

It’s a case of business as usual for Te Akau Racing trainer Jamie Richards despite the postponement of the Golden Slipper racemeeting at Rosehill due...
Amarelinha

Amarelinha brilliant in New Zealand Oaks victory

Talented three-year-old Amarelinha gave her rivals a galloping lesson as she claimed a brilliant victory in the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand...
Zee Falls

Zee Falls on trial for Australian campaign

Stakes-winning filly Zee Falls could be in line for a trip to Sydney if she performs well in the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai...
Amarelinha

Bosson eyes fifth win in New Zealand Oaks with Amarelinha

Opie Bosson will chase a fifth win in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m), a race he has only ridden...
Needle And Thread

Needle And Thread hoping Oaks rivals get the stitch

Stephen Autridge and Kris Shailer head into Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) confident in the staying ability of their...
Tokorangi

New Zealand Oaks likely for Tokorangi

The Ballymore Stables of Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard are likely to be represented by two runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai...