Tag: 'Riccarton'

Miss Layla & Anna Furlong

Smart mare building toward return to stakes company

Miss Layla is already a black-type winner on her home track and the talented mare will be given the opportunity to double her tally next...
Sir Albert

Sir Albert tops a stellar day for Terri Rae

Terri Rae had plenty to celebrate on her home track of Riccarton Park on Saturday, recording a winning treble capped off by the ever-improving Sir...

Te Akau land early milestone

After reaching the 99 mark on Wednesday at Matamata, Mark Walker and Sam Bergerson were swift in recording their 100th domestic winner for the 2023/24...

The Radiant One a class above in Timaru Stakes

The Dennis brothers were back in the limelight at Riccarton on Saturday as their royally bred mare The Radiant One took out the Listed Timaru...

Take two for Live Drama

Live Drama will be looking to get her summer preparation back on track at Riccarton on Saturday in the Listed Speight’s Timaru Stakes.

Cunningham delighted with Noble Knight

Sandy Cunningham had hoped Noble Knight would be contesting the two-mile feature on Cup Day last Saturday, instead settling for a 2600m win at Riccarton.

Molly Bloom breathtaking in 1000 Guineas

Lance O'Sullivan & Andrew Scott and Joe Doyle have combined with Molly Bloom to take out the Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas at Riccarton...

Wexford’s Guineas fillies blooming at the right time

Matamata pair Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have two strong reasons for venturing south this weekend in the Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas.

Marsh expects Nest Egg to shine in New Zealand Cup

Nest Egg’s trainer Stephen Marsh has more confidence than most that his runner’s stamina will shine through at Riccarton on Saturday.

Pike confident Impendabelle can strike in Guineas

Tony Pike doesn’t have any concerns about Impendabelle’s ability to cope with a step up in trip in Saturday’s Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas...

Great mates team up for major Riccarton success

Robbie Patterson and jockey Craig Grylls were again to the fore at Riccarton where they combined with Puntura to claim the major prize on Wednesday’s...

Fashion Shoot claims Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes

Warren Kennedy produced another black-type winning ride in guiding Fashion Shoot to victory in the Group 3 Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes

Dream Of The Moon impresses at Riccarton

Stakes targets could be looming for Te Akau's Dream Of The Moon following her dominant victory at Riccarton Park on Wednesday.

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.

Not Guilty claims Listed Pegasus Stakes

Three-time stakes placegetter over the last eight months, Not Guilty took the next step with a black-type breakthrough in Saturday’s Listed Pegasus Stakes.

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.

Crocetti primed for 2000 Guineas

Daniel Nakhle will be in Christchurch to cheer on his unbeaten three-year-old Crocetti in Saturday’s Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton.

Puntura gearing up for trip south

Puntura will head to Trentham on Saturday to help ready him for a trip south to Riccarton later this month to tackle the Group 3...

Luberon gets green light for 1000 Guineas

The connections of Classic contender Luberon can breathe easy again after the gifted filly produced a flawless trial performance at Cambridge on Thursday.

It’s Business Time extends winning run

It’s Business Time extended her winning sequence to five with another star turn in Saturday’s Coupland’s Bakeries Mile Trial (1400m) at Riccarton.

Eulogy Show impresses at Riccarton

Eulogy Show has enhanced her prospects of getting a start in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) next month with an unflinching effort at...

Impendabelle claims drama-filled Soliloquy Stakes

Impendabelle is now a Group Two winner at the ages of both two and three, surviving a protest to take out a chaotic running of...

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...

It’s Business Time building towards black-type goal

The Group 3 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) is looming large on the horizon for exciting mare It’s Business Time from the Mark Walker & Sam...