Tag: 'Sherwood Forest'

Pareanui Bay

Home and away Group options for talented Pareanui Bay

The Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) remains on Pareanui Bay’s radar, although Cambridge trainer Tony Pike does admit to reservations about the Classic...
Hunta Pence

Campbell tickled pink with Taupo Cup triumph

A NZD$65,000 stake attracted a strong line-up for this year’s running of the Harcourts Taupo Cup (2000m) on Thursday and Hawke’s Bay trainer Patrick Campbell...
Tutukaka

Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as the Tavistock gelding presses on...
Tutukaka

Tutukaka continues march towards Victoria Derby

Kiwi raider Tutukaka will continue his march towards the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) next month when he lines-up in the Listed Super Impose Stakes...
Rapid Falls

Pike quartet on song for Matamata

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will venture to Matamata on Saturday with an in-form quartet of runners. Amongst them are youngsters Pacific Dragon and Khufu, while...
Field Of Gold

Pike pleased with Te Rapa team

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike left the Te Rapa racecourse on Saturday evening a happy man after his team of four runners produced two wins, a...
Tutukaka

Derby campaign commences for Tutukaka

Don’t expect Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) candidate Tutukaka to win his seasonal debut at Flemington on Saturday, but he should be making solid ground...
Dawn Parade

Pike eager to see resumption of racing

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is happy to be treading water waiting for the return of racing but his mood might change if New Zealand’s COVID-19-enforced...
Sherwood Forest

Melbourne Cup hopeful Sherwood Forest set to resume at Cambridge

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike’s confidence is growing that Saturday’s meeting on his home track will go ahead. Under the Government’s Level 4 Covid-19 protocols, Saturday’s...
Marchioness

Marchioness backs up trial form with Te Rapa victory

An eye-catching trial win over new stablemate Catalyst at Cambridge last week indicated promising mare Marchioness was ready to win first-up and so it proved...
Sherwood Forest

Pike on weather watch

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will be keeping a close eye on the weather ahead of racing at Te Rapa on Saturday where Group One winner...
Sherwood Forest

Refreshed Pike looking forward to spring

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was savouring the last few hours of a brief Queenstown getaway on Wednesday before the focus switches to overseeing his team...
Tutukaka

Polytrack adds additional tool to Pike arsenal

Trainer Tony Pike is taking advantage of the new Polytrack surface at his home-base in Cambridge as it enables him to prepare younger members of...
Sherwood Forest

Pike’s Australian hopefuls on show at Hastings

Tony Pike is hoping several of his team can book themselves a trip to Australia when they head to Hastings on Saturday. The Cambridge trainer...
Beauty Star

Pike keen on stakes assignment for Sacred Option

Promising filly Sacred Option may have booked a place in the Group 3 Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) at Te Rapa next month after she produced...
Puysegur

Pike’s Puysegur purring ahead of Lightning

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is gearing up for a busy weekend of racing, where he will saddle runners at Trentham and Tauranga on Saturday, and...

Horse Racing History: Today in Racing 20th March

This day 20th March in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...
Loire

Classic winners impress at Rotorua

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is looking forward to autumn racing with a couple of last season’s Classic winners after their pleasing trials at Rotorua on...
Khufu

Khufu ready to reign at Ellerslie

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will introduce punters to a colt at Ellerslie on Saturday that could one day become their darling. Pike will produce American...
Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest provides Pike with a quandary

Trainer Tony Pike breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday morning as he watched Group 1 New Zealand Derby winner Sherwood Forest moving freely after...
Two Illicit

Two Illicit makes stunning return at Ellerslie

The cream rose to the top late in the day at Ellerslie when four-year-old mare Two Illicit issued a powerful statement to her spring rivals...
Divine Dive

Pike and Ormsby combination back in winning groove

Trainer Tony Pike was delighted to pick up a victory with his only runner at Tauranga on Saturday but it was made even more special...
The Bostonian

Pike pleased with The Bostonian’s campaign opener

Trainer Tony Pike believes his star sprinter The Bostonian has plenty to offer during his Sydney spring campaign following a satisfactory first-up performance in Saturday’s...
Not An Option

Queensland feature next for Not An Option

After watching runners struggle through the testing track conditions in the first race at Randwick on Saturday Kiwi trainer Tony Pike was relieved the decision...
Not An Option

All eyes on Not An Option

Not An Option will be carrying the weight of his stable when he contests the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday. The...