Tag: 'Shaune Ritchie'

Rip Van Winkle

Dream day at Te Rapa for Rip Van Winkle

Windsor Park Stud’s young guns have dominated the limelight in recent times with first-season sire titles for Shamexpress and Charm Spirit, but Saturday was all...
Jennifer Eccles

Plenty of love for Jennifer Eccles

A picture-perfect ride from Jason Waddell allowed class act Jennifer Eccles to show her undoubted quality as she dashed away from her age-group rivals to...
Jennifer Eccles

Ritchie close but no cigar

Shaune Ritchie came close to a big double at Trentham on Saturday, but left the meeting knowing his smart filly Jennifer Eccles is still on...
Jennifer Eccles

Classy filly sheds maiden status in style

The tag of New Zealand’s best maiden was emphatically stripped from the shoulders of exciting three-year-old Jennifer Eccles when she stormed past her female age...
Swords Drawn

Stayers Final in crosshairs for Ritchie

There are plenty of options available to Shaune Ritchie with in-form galloper Swords Drawn, but the Cambridge trainer is leaning towards a tilt at the...
Where Are You

From Group 1 to unique Australian event

Shaune Ritchie is going from chasing Group 1 glory at Riccarton on Saturday to attempting to win the longest flat race. The Cambridge trainer was...
Aaron Kuru

Century of wins for Kuru

While leading jumps jockey Aaron Kuru didn’t take out either of the feature jumps races at Ellerslie on Saturday he secured another milestone, recording his...
Jennifer Eccles

Ritchie puts positive spin on day of frustration

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is taking a positive attitude about his day at the office on Saturday despite suffering the frustration of having all four...
The Good Fight

Ritchie ready to put up a Good Fight

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is delighted with the way his five-year-old stayer The Good Fight has settled into Sydney life and believes Saturday’s Nathan’s Famous...
Tumbleweed

Ritchie pulls right rein at Ruakaka

Trainer Shaune Ritchie’s decision to base a number of the members of his Cambridge stable at Ruakaka over the past few weeks paid immediate dividends...
She’s A Smash Hit

Ruakaka sojourn Ritchie’s recipe for success

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is taking advantage of the training conditions on offer in the winterless north and hopes to capitalise when he lines up...
Daytona Red

Summer return likely for Daytona Red

Daytona Red looked a promising proposition heading into last season, however, a tendon injury cut short those plans. The Shaune Ritchie-trained six-year-old won the Listed...
Sultan Of Swing

Sultan delivers special win

Te Rapa specialist Sultan Of Swing struck again at the Hamilton track on Saturday, providing a poignant result in the U S Navy Flag Foxbridge...
Bella Mente

Ruakaka vital in Ritchie’s Guineas mission

Shaune Ritchie is hoping an annual winter stopover in Ruakaka will pave the way for an elusive win in the Group 1 Gavelhouse.com New Zealand...
Sultan Of Swing

Sultan Of Swing back in winning rhythm

Class galloper Sultan of Swing returned to winning form with a vengeance when he dealt with his open- class rivals over 1600m at Te Rapa....

Team Ritchie ready to continue The Good Fight

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is excited heading into the Christmas-New Year period with his in-form racing team. Heading that list is High Chaparral four-year-old The...

Sultan Of Swing has all the right moves at Te Rapa

Hardy galloper Sultan Of Swing capped a somewhat bizarre day at Te Rapa when he took out the Group 3 J Swap Contractors Sprint (1400m)...

Black-type option for smart maiden winner

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie doesn’t know where maiden winner Magic Condor sits in the pecking order of three-year-old fillies, but is happy to find out...

Excalibur making progress towards staying features

Five-year-old gelding Excalibur heads into Saturday’s Listed Jakkalberry Classic (1950m) at Rotorua in fine fettle according to trainer Shaune Ritchie, but the wide draw of...

Wellington Cup aim for Excalibur

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie is eyeing a tilt at the Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) in January with Excalibur who will begin his Cups campaign...

No rush with well-performed duo

The two highest-rated horses in the Cambridge yard of Shaune Ritchie will make later returns to racing in the new season. The Hawke’s Bay carnival...

Jon Wick all action at Ruakaka

Leading apprentice Sam Weatherley made the best possible start to his last day of riding in New Zealand for the time being when he guided...
Global Thinking

Ritchie thinking of Queensland

Global Thinking will close her South Island campaign on Saturday, but that might not be the end of her travels this season. The So You...
NZ horse Global Thinking

Ritchie thinking of Queensland

Global Thinking will close her South Island campaign on Saturday, but that might not be the end of her travels this season.
NZ Group 1 winner Devise

Aust Cup option for NZ Group One winner

New Zealand Group One winner Devise has the option of the Australian Cup for her next start if it is wet at home.