Tag: 'Rogan Norvall'

Tiptronic

Exciting times ahead for Richardson

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson left his local meeting a happy man on Wednesday after witnessing two of his runners quinella a star-studded trial. Last start...
Tiptronic

Warhorse Tiptronic triumphs in Zabeel Classic

Veteran galloper Tiptronic led all the way to take out his second career Group One prize when he captured the Group 1 Cambridge Stud Zabeel...
Defibrillate

Richardson hoping to realise lifelong dream

Graham Richardson has four runners entered for Matamata on Saturday, but he’s keeping just as close an eye on an Australian race three days beforehand....
Defibrillate

Melbourne Cup aspirations still intact for Defibrillate

A slashing run for second over 1700m at Flemington on Saturday convinced part-owner and former trainer Graham Richardson that talented stayer Defibrillate is well on...
Bonny Lass

Richardson excited about new season prospects

With the onset of spring and summer racing just around the corner, you can hear the excitement in the voice of trainer Graham Richardson as...
Paisley Park

Richardson hoping for fruitful day at Tauranga

Graham Richardson is hoping for a fruitful day when he heads across the Kaimai Ranges to Tauranga on Saturday. The Matamata horseman, who trains in...
Tiptronic

Queensland campaign for Tiptronic

Group One winner Tiptronic has arrived in Queensland ahead of a three-start winter campaign. The Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall-trained seven-year-old flew into Sydney on...
Rabada

Rabada hits rivals for six at Tauranga

A chance conversation one evening with good mate and former New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum saw trainer Graeme Richardson put his money where his...
Bonny Lass

Bonny Lass primed for Group One

Graham Richardson is an excited man ahead of the Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni on Saturday. The Matamata horseman,...
Bonny Lass

Group One opportunity knocks for Bonny Lass

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson wasn’t planning to run Bonny Lass in the Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) until he saw the nominations – or rather,...
Bonny Lass

In-form Grylls making every post a winner

There aren’t many better ways for a jockey to celebrate buying a new home than riding a treble the next day. Craig Grylls did exactly...
Graham Richardson

Richardson still buzzing over home track success

After a night of celebrations at his favourite local restaurant, Matamata trainer Graham Richardson made an understandably slow start to his Sunday morning schedule. Richardson...
Bonny Lass

Richardson and Norvall double up in Matamata features

Local filly Bonny Lass carried the hopes of her breeder Sandy Moore and a mixture of racing newbies and experienced hands to victory in Saturday’s...
Bonny Lass

Richardson chasing hometown feature with Bonny Lass

Matamata trainers Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall head to their local meeting on Saturday with talented yet unassuming filly Bonny Lass in the Group 2...
Tiptronic

Richardson welcomes underdog status

Group One winner Tiptronic has taken the underdog tag into the last two editions of the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m), and he will...
Tiptronic

Tiptronic back to best at Ellerslie

Trainer Graham Richardson reckons he may have finally figured out what makes stable star Tiptronic tick. “I actually think he just loves his Christmas dinner,”...
Paisley Park

Paisley Park a summer cups contender

Progressive galloper Paisley Park bounced back to winning form when he out-finished his rivals over 1600m at Ellerslie on Saturday. The Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship...
Tiptronic

Livamol test for Tiptronic

Group One winner Tiptronic bypassed the first two legs of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival and trainers Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall are hoping a...
Justastate

Justastate in the frame for Norvall

It may have only been a maiden race at Te Aroha on Sunday, but Justastate earned her photo spot amongst Rogan Norvall’s gallery of the...
Rogan Norvall

Norvall hoping for New Year’s injury resolution

INJURED Cambridge jockey Rogan Norvall is hoping the New Year will bring about a welcome change of luck. Norvall has encountered more than his share...