Tag: 'Royal Performer'

Jonathan Riddell

Riddell looking forward to spring racing

Two top-class horses are giving leading jockey Jonathan Riddell reason to look forward to an exciting spring of racing. Riddell, who finished 11th in the...
Acutus

Acutus scores northern victory

Acutus is loving the warmer climes of Ruakaka over winter. The Bob and Jenny Vance-trained six-year-old picked up his fifth career victory at the Northland...
Royal Performer

Vance hoping for another Royal Performance

Trainers Bob and Jenny Vance are hoping their stable star Royal Performer can cap his season off in style when he contests the Group 2...
Royal Performer

Vance hoping for another royal performance

Bob Vance is hoping Royal Performer can secure another elite-level victory when he contests the Group 1 Bonecrusher NZ Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie on Saturday....
Royal Performer

Riddell savours successful day at Te Rapa

Jonathan Riddell didn’t have a great start at Te Rapa on Saturday, failing to make the weight for two of his six booked rides. But...
Royal Performer

First Group One thrill for trainer Vance

Former champion jockey Bob Vance got to experience the thrill of winning a Group One race from the other side of the fence on Saturday...
Royal Performer

Royal Performer upsets in Group One feature

Well-travelled galloper Royal Performer spoilt the party for the many supporters of race favourite Melody Belle when he caused an upset by racing away with...

Melody Belle Beaten In Bid For Record

Bonny New Zealand mare Melody Belle will have to wait another day to chase her fourteenth Group One win after she was beaten at Te...
Royal Performer

Vance scanning weather reports for signs of rain

Trainer Bob Vance won’t mind if the warm temperatures and fine sunny days in Auckland went missing at Pukekohe on Sunday. Vance will line-up former...
Royal Performer

Royal Performer all business come raceday

If you watched Royal Performer in track gallops you would think he’d have been better named Pauper or Court Jester. But the ex-Hong Kong galloper...