Tag: 'Sistema Stakes'

Sword Of State

Sword in healthy state

Last season’s outstanding juvenile Sword Of State was back in action at the Cambridge trials on Tuesday, where he finished second under a hold over...
Sword Of State

Sires’ Produce for Sword of State

Leading two-year-old Sword Of State will not run in Saturday’s Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill, but could still play a role in the...
Sword Of State

Bosson puts rivals to the sword in Sistema Stakes

Quality two-year-old Sword Of State and rider Opie Bosson made it a one-horse affair at Ellerslie on Saturday when they blitzed their rivals in the...
Fonsalette

Late Sistema bid for Fonsalette

Group One plans weren’t originally on the cards for Fonsalette this weekend, but that all changed earlier this week when the nominations came out for...
Melody Belle

Richards favours Belle in glamour clash

Bookmakers may be favouring defending champ Avantage in Saturday’s Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie but her trainer Jamie Richards is backing...
Bonny Lass

Group One opportunity knocks for Bonny Lass

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson wasn’t planning to run Bonny Lass in the Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) until he saw the nominations – or rather,...
Tony Be

Underdog tag no concern for Cole

Fresh from giving one Ellerslie Group One race a big shake, Steven Cole is hoping to do so again next weekend. Cole’s three-year-old Iffie Shows...
Ezdara

Group One trial for Drum Major

Promising two-year-old Drum Major will be on trial for a tilt at Group One glory when he lines-up in the HR Jones & Co Ltd...
Sword Of State

Te Akau flyer puts rivals to the sword at Matamata

Trainer Jamie Richards and the Te Akau Racing team entered Saturday’s Group 3 Waikato Stud Slipper (1200m) on their home patch at Matamata with a...
Justacanta

Justacanta gets deserved Ellerslie success

Consistent sprinter Justacanta got his just rewards for some outstanding efforts of late when he closed out a stylish victory in open company over 1200m...
Mozzarella

Northern features beckon promising juvenile

Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes had an exciting spring with stakes-winning three-year-old Matchmaker, and now promising two-year-old Mozzarella is giving the Rangiora trainers something to...
Magneto

Cole ends wait for second stakes winner with Taranaki triumph

After producing a Group One winner in just his second season of training, young Byerley Park-based conditioner Steven Cole has had an extended wait to...
Magneto

Magneto takes Taranaki two-year-old feature

Promising colt Magneto turned the tables on race rivals Quattro Quinta and Wolfgang when he stormed home along the fence to take out the Group...
Stormy

Favourite delivers in Trentham two-year-old feature

Flashy chestnut colt Stormy repaid the faith of punters who installed him as a $1.50 favourite as he powered to victory in the Group 2...

Kiwi filly follows in footsteps of Sunline

New Zealand filly La Vernazza will make her debut for trainer Jamie Richards in the Group Two Furious Stakes at Randwick.
Opie Bosson

Bosson bags back-to-back Group 1 doubles

Star jockey Opie Bosson has had a week to remember, riding another two Group 1 winners at Ellerslie on Saturday to go with his brace...
Avantage

Avantage all class in Ellerslie feature

In what is becoming a familiar sight this season it was the tangerine and blue colours of Te Akau Racing at the head of affairs...
Cool Aza Beel

Group 1 glory for Cool Aza Beel

Outstanding juvenile Cool Aza Beel kept the Group 1 winning roll of Te Akau Racing going as he dominated his rivals when taking out the...
Cool Aza Beel

Richards shoots for further Group 1 spoils at Ellerslie

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards has fond memories of the Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) and Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m), and he...
Vernazza

Lindsays hoping to extend winning run with Vernazza

The pressure goes on Vernazza this weekend to maintain the big-race run of success being enjoyed by Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay with...
Play That Song

Filly at concert pitch for Sistema

Talented juvenile filly Play That Song will be looking for redemption when she tackles the Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) at Ellerslie on Saturday. The...
Need I Say More

Need I Say More leaves no room for excuses

Promising galloper Need I Say More showed he will be a force to be reckoned with in the autumn juvenile classics when he dashed away...
Letzbeglam

Lindsays ready to glam it up in Melbourne

Letzbeglam could this weekend kick off a successful four-week Group 1 attack by Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay. On Saturday when Vernazza, another...
Play That Song

Play That Song set for Ellerslie Group 1

Exciting juvenile Play That Song gave trainer Nigel Tiley the clear message that she is ready to tackle her next assignment when he went to...
Aalaalune

Classic season spoils beckon Aalaalune

Group 1 performed juvenile Aalaalune has given Matamata trainer Jacob McKay plenty of excitement this season and he believes she can go on to better...