Tag: 'Riccarton'

Lightweight chance hoping to repeat

The Daniel Champion and Kezia Murphy-trained He’s Gold added a ninth win to his tally with victory in the Kurow Cup (1400m) last month and...
Miss Federer wins at Riccarton

Miss Federer returns serve and wins Listed race at Riccarton

Promising two-year-old Miss Federer overcame some anxious moments prior to the running of the Listed Barneswood Farm Welcome Stakes (1000m) to claim her first stakes...

Media Sensation in glorious victory in New Zealand 1000 Guineas

Visiting northern filly Media Sensation shrugged off a chequered trip to Christchurch to claim her maiden Group One victory in Saturday’s Gavelhouse.com New Zealand 1000...

Kiwi Ida takes out Breeders’ Stakes

The John And Karen Parsons-owned and trained galloper Kiwi Ida added a second stakes win to her tally when she took out the Group 3...

Magnificent seven for Prince Oz

Seven-year-old gelding Prince Oz has been a revelation since joining the stable of Riccarton trainer Neill Ridley. The talented sprinter won his seventh race in...

Te Akau Shark on trial for Sydney autumn

Te Akau Shark will be on trial for the Sydney autumn carnival when he runs in a Group Two race at Riccarton for part-owner

Weight only concern for Ferrando

Team Rogerson will saddle three runners at Riccarton on Wednesday, including Group 1-placed sprinter Ferrando and a pair of talented three-year-olds. Ferrando will carry top-weight...

Picket fence form on the line at Riccarton

Seven-year-old gelding Prince Oz has been unbeatable since joining Neil Ridley’s Riccarton Park barn in March and his connections are hoping that form will continue...

Dee And Gee upsets in Metropolitan Trophy

Outsider Dee And Gee stunned the Riccarton crowd on Saturday as she registered her biggest career victory when winning the Listed Redwood Metropolitan Trophy (2500m)....

Familiar path for Shadows Cast

Awapuni galloper Shadows Cast is being set to defend his title in the Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton later this month and...

Embellish back on track

Embellish showed a glimpse of his talent at last week’s Te Awamutu trials, but he won’t be part of the Te Akau Racing Stables squad...

Te Rapa feature could decide 2000 Guineas favourite

Favouritism for next months Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton could be decided at Te Rapa on Monday...

Pike confident despite missed run

Showcasing filly Wekaforce will head into Saturday’s Group 3 Barneswood Farm Stakes (1400m) at Ashburton in good form after finishing runner-up in her two starts...

Livin’ On A Prayer poised to strike at Hawera

A trip to Riccarton awaits progressive Matamata mare Livin’ On A Prayer if she proves competitive in Saturday’s Group 3 Rich Hill Stud Taranaki Breeders’...

Rugged stayer gets deserved big race victory at Te Aroha

Chocolate Fish proved his credentials as an out and out stayer when he out-toughed his rivals in Sunday’s Irvines Great Northern Steeplechase (6300m) at Te...

Tiley in no rush with exciting filly

Outstanding juvenile Melt is back bigger and better if Saturday’s winning performance at Ruakaka is anything to go by. The Group 1 placed youngster treated...
Finbarr

Robinson chases consolation win with Finbarr at Riccarton

Gay Robinson will seek a deserved consolation prize when she produces Finbarr in Saturday’s Millennium Hotels & Resorts Premier Open 1400 at Riccarton. The Invercargill...

Cup bid on Daytona Red’s radar

A trip to Riccarton is the long-term plan for the progressive stayer Daytona Red. The four-year-old won three races during his last campaign and was...

No secret about family ability

Secret Allure has continued her family’s affinity with Riccarton. The Lisa Latta-trained filly has made a bright start to her career, which was crowned on...

Stakes reward for smart mare Genuine mare

Fascinate produced a career-best performance at Riccarton to break through at black type level. The Falkirk mare had finished runner-up to stablemate Coulee in Group...
Bring To The Block

Southern feature in the mix for Bring To The Block

A trip south is on the cards for the capable mare Bring To The Block. “I’m thinking of sending her to Riccarton for the fillies...
Hot Fuss

Bold showing expected from Oaks hopeful

Hot Fuss is expected to acquit herself well on her home track on Thursday ahead of the sternest test of her career. The Riccarton-trained filly...
Gobstopper

Gobstopper outlasts rivals to win Group 3 New Zealand Cup

GOBSTOPPER has pulled off one of the toughest New Zealand Cup wins in recent history by leading from the outset over the two-mile distance. The...
Hasahalo

Hasahalo returns to form with New Zealand 1000 Guineas upset

THE New Zealand 1000 Guineas has claimed another short-priced favourite with Prom Queen failing to upset winner Hasahalo. All the talk for months leading into...
Al Hasa

Golden Slipper a possibility for Te Akau Stud winner Al Hasa

THE 2017 Welcome Stakes was a one-horse affair as punters had predicted at Riccarton on Saturday. $1.40 favourite Al Hasa made easy work of its...