Tag: 'Sam Weatherley'

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...
Vernanme

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...
Ess Vee Are

Are we going to the Derby? Ess Vee Are

Promising three-year-old Ess Vee Are has entered Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) calculations after his win in the Dunstan Horsefeeds 2100 at Te...
Gingerbread

Surprise packet now chasing black type honours

Gingerbread’s emergence against the older horses this preparation may cause a rethink of future plans for the promising daughter of Vanbrugh. Trainer Vicki Prendergast has...
Mali Ston

Weatherley hoping his luck holds at Trentham

Sam Weatherley enjoyed his biggest pay day as a jockey at Ellerslie on Saturday and is now looking forward to another potentially rewarding meeting at...
Pin Me Up

Richards collects another Karaka Million feature

On a night he has made somewhat his own in recent years, trainer Jamie Richards scooped a second NZD$1million prize at Ellerslie on Saturday when...
Mali Ston

Mali Ston strikes in incident packed Rich Hill Mile

Lightweight runner Mali Ston produced a performance that had to be seen to be believed when he weaved through traffic to take out the Group...
Beaudz Well

Travel restraints prevented Zed’s Cup double up

Zed may well have had two runners in this year’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) had it not been for the current complications of trans-Tasman...
Dark Destroyer

Dark Destroyer ready to fire in Guineas

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are looking forward to heading south to Christchurch with promising three-year-old Dark Destroyer to contest the Group 1...
Oseleta

Fabulous five for Marsh

Victories by Oseleta at Awapuni and Global Currency at Tauranga on Saturday capped off a wonderful 24-hour period for trainer Stephen Marsh who had also...
Five Schillings

Maiden training win for Doran

Amy Doran’s faith in a mare who bled and then put her leg through a fence has led to her first victory as a trainer....
Justaskme

Special result for Sharrock in Opunake Cup

Local trainer Allan Sharrock gained a special result on his home track on Saturday to round out a record-breaking season for his New Plymouth-based stable....
Dream Queen

Local trifecta in Ruakaka juvenile contest

Ken Rae and his daughter Krystal Williams-Tuhoro provided the first three runners home in Saturday’s two-year-old feature at Ruakaka. Race favourite Dream Queen and rider...
Pam Brindley

Brindley thrilled to be part of first synthetic track win

It had nowhere near the same value as the Group One success she covets, but popular owner Pam Brindley was nonetheless thrilled to play her...
Champagne Princess

Father-and-son combine to win inaugural polytrack race

It’s been a while coming for New Zealand to have its first raceday on a synthetic track, but for Darryn and Sam Weatherley it was...
Francesca

Promising filly opens her account at Pukekohe

Lightly raced three-year-old Francesca overcame a buffeting in the home straight at Pukekohe on Sunday to register her first career victory. The daughter of former...