Tag: 'Sam Weatherley'

Maria Farina

Maria Farina shines in King’s Plate

Underrated mare Maria Farina outsprinted several of the country’s top gallopers to secure Saturday’s Group 3 King’s Plate at Ellerslie.

Weatherley’s with two-pronged attack in Herbie Dyke Stakes

The Weatherley's have been well-represented in stakes events this season and that trend will continue at Te Rapa with a trio of feature race contenders.

Ruby Rocks to Wairarapa Cup success

Local Opaki mare Ruby Rocks put her best foot forward as she dominated the closing stages when taking out the Wairarapa Cup (2050m) at Tauherenikau...

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.

Mahrajaan brings Ritchie’s Cup plan to fruition

Shaun Ritchie & Colm Murray and Sam Weatherley have combined with Mahrajaan to take out the Group 3 New Zealand Cup at Riccarton.

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.

Viva Vienna salutes in Listed Canterbury Belle Stakes

Viva Vienna confirmed she will be a major contender for the Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) in the Listed Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m).

Pier chasing Group 1 glory in Tarzino

Pier aims to rejuvenate his spring campaign as he sets his sights on Hastings this upcoming weekend in the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy.

Itza Charmdeel arrives in time to claim Ryder Stakes

In a thrilling finish to the Listed Ryder Stakes (1200m), Cambridge visitor and race favourite Itza Charmdeel got in the deciding stride.

The Racketeer earns Brisbane trip with Avondale victory

Progressive three-year-old The Racketeer showed all his qualities when he lifted himself off the canvas to take victory in the opening event at Avondale.

Maria Farina provides Weatherley family with stakes double

A weaving run from near last on the home turn by enigmatic mare Maria Farina to claim the Listed Lightning Handicap (1200m), provided the Weatherley...

Pier ready for round one in Hobartville

Matamata trainer Darryn Weatherley was in Sydney on Sunday awaiting the impending arrival of stable star Pier who will contest the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes...

Mazzolino too tough in Desert Gold Stakes

Rugged filly Mazzolino showed just how tough she is when she dominated the finish of the Group 3 Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at a rainswept...
Denby Road

2000 Guineas pipe-dream alive and well for Denby Road

Three-year-old gelding Denby Road is yet another example to never judge a book by its cover. Prepared by Shelley Hale, the giant son of Shamexpress...

Weatherley continues family dynasty

Briar Weatherley entered a training partnership with her father Darryn on Monday and just two days later she celebrated her first win. The victory came...
Sam Weatherley

Weatherley riding crest of a wave

Sam Weatherley is enjoying a rewarding season in the saddle highlighted by stakes successes at home and across the Tasman, while a notable milestone has...
Queensland Derby betting tips

2022 Queensland Derby runner-by-runner preview | Eagle Farm

Saturday's feature race at Eagle Farm is the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m), where a capacity field of 18 has been assembled for the three-year-old...
Dark Destroyer

Dark Destroyer the bright spot in week of drama for O’Sullivan

A gallant run for second in Saturday’s Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1600m) by Dark Destroyer brought some welcome relief for co-trainer Lance O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan prepares...
Mali Ston

Randwick pipe-opener for Mali Ston

Matamata-trained Mali Ston will make his Australian debut on Saturday, with the son of El Roca to step out in the Silverdale Farm Handicap (1400m)...
Sam Weatherley

Weatherley achieves personal goal at Awapuni

Sam Weatherley went into the 2021/22 racing season with two major goals. One was to ride the winner of a $1 million race in New...
Maven Belle

Maven Belle in dramatic Group One triumph

Drama surrounded the finish to Saturday’s Group One feature at Awapuni when the final result was settled by the judicial committee after a protest was...
Mali Ston

Australian campaign for Mali Ston

Rising Matamata miler Mali Ston will get a crack at a good Australian target next month – mainly because his best mate is making the...

Genuine Vernanme deserves winning trick

The ever-reliable Vernanme has gone close to a Group One prize on multiple occasions this preparation and will chase a degree of compensation this weekend...
Mali Ston

Weatherley has an eye on Sydney with Mali Ston

The prospect of a heavily rain affected track at Tauranga this Saturday may see the connections of Group One performer Mali Ston firming up plans...
Alabama Gold

Alabama Gold too speedy in Matamata feature

Local runner Alabama Gold broke his maiden status in emphatic fashion when he led from go to whoa to take out the Group 3 Fairview...