Tag: 'Nick Bishara'

Rising Storm

Rising Storm provides tonic for Bishara

Despite feeling completely drained of energy after his day at the races at Pukekohe on Saturday, Nick Bishara had a broad smile on his face...
Cherry Lane

Gilt-edged opportunity for in-form mare

Cherry Lane is in career-best form and trainer Nick Bishara believes the mare is a strong chance to gain an elusive black-type honour at Awapuni...
Cherry Lane

Cherry Lane dismantles rivals at Matamata

Like most of the racegoers at Matamata on Saturday, trainer Nick Bishara was concerned about the rain forecast to strike the meeting during the day....
Verry Elleegant

Bishara verry excited as Melbourne Cup looms

Twelve months on from having his first runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), Nick Bishara is just as excited as he was last...
Nick Bishara

Champion mare helps alleviate Bishara’s lockdown blues

Auckland’s extended lockdown is wearing thin with trainer Nick Bishara but the anticipation of another big weekend of racing is giving him some respite. Bishara...
Verry Flash

Bishara banking more bucks

Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara knows what it is like to loosen the reins on a stable talent to enable them to reach their full potential....
Cherry Lane

Bishara doubles up at Te Rapa

Trainer Nick Bishara took two horses to Te Rapa on Saturday and returned home a happy man after securing a winning double. Bishara started his...
Cherry Lane

Te Rapa test for in-form mare

Nick Bishara didn’t want to race his in-form mare Cherry Lane this weekend, but she’s doing so well that he feels he has to. The...
Supreme Heights

Satherley hot on Supreme Heights for Rotorua feature

Lynsey Satherley still yearns for the Fiji sun but she’s just as happy to reunite with Supreme Heights in Saturday’s Group 3 Rydges Rotorua Stakes...
Daytona Red

Bishara proud of champion mare despite Randwick defeat

Nick Bishara is a sucker for punishment. The affable Aucklander spent part of his Sunday morning watching video replays of the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth...
Verry Elleegant

Teenager on life-changing Melbourne Cup ride

As Verry Elleegant prepares to fly the New Zealand flag in Tuesday’s Group 1 Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m), the star mare’s Kiwi co-owners are on...
Verry Elleegant

Bishara still pinching himself after Verry Elleegant victory

Trainer Nick Bishara admitted he woke up on Sunday morning and had to check his phone to make sure what he had seen at Royal...
Verry Elleegant

Bishara Verry grateful for top mare

Ardmore Lodge trainer Nick Bishara is thankful to own a share in top mare Verry Elleegant and readily admits the New Zealand-bred daughter of Zed...
Verry Elleegant

Verry Elleegant to relish Sydney wet

The big wet in Sydney is certainly not dampening the spirits of the Kiwi connections of Group 1 mare Verry Elleegant, who will resume in...
Verry Flash

Verry Flash takes out Rotorua feature

Trainer Nick Bishara capped off a wonderful 2018/19 racing season with a winning double at Rotorua on Saturday including taking out the day’s feature event,...

Verry Elleegant’s elder brother wins in NZ

Verry Flash, the elder brother of Group One winner Verry Elleegant, has won his final start for the season in New Zealand, the Taumarunui Gold...
Verry Flash

Bishara continues Verry good year

Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara’s year just keeps on getting better after promising stayer Verry Flash returned to winning form with a victory at Rotorua on...

Owner Bishara to watch VRC Oaks from afar

Verry Elleegant's part-owner and former trainer Nick Bishara has been forced to stay at home in New Zealand and will watch the filly's VRC Oaks...

Bishara riding the crest of a wave with filly

Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara could experience his biggest moment in racing at Flemington on Thursday, but he won’t be on course to witness it. He...

Bishara living the dream

Nick Bishara was comfortable with the reality of nursing a hangover all the way back to Auckland as he prepared to board a flight home...

Verry Elleegant joins leading Victorian stable

Ardmore Lodge-trainer Nick Bishara has confirmed that his talented three-year-old filly Verry Elleegant has been sold to a Trans-Tasman syndicate and will do her future...

Verry Flash set to continue winning run

Trainer Nick Bishara is hoping the good times roll on again this weekend when Verry Flash tackles the ITM Interprovincial Challenge (1600m) at New Plymouth...

Verry Elleegant caps top weekend for Bishara

Ardmore trainer Nick Bishara completed a weekend to remember when Verry Elleegant broke her maiden status in emphatic fashion at Ruakaka. The three-year-old Zed filly...