Tag: 'Te Akau Shark'

Te Akau Shark

Shark opens favourite for Chipping Norton

New Zealander Te Akau Shark is favourite in first markets for the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick.
Prise De Fer

Trans-Tasman assault for Te Akau

Having stakes contenders on both sides of the Tasman is becoming a common occurrence for Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards. The 30-year-old horseman was kept...

Probabeel on target for Surround

High-class three-year-old Probabeel has settled into life in Sydney well and was put through her paces when finishing fifth in a 1000m trial at Randwick...
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...
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark claims first Group One win

New Zealand star, Cox Plate placegetter Te Akau Shark, has claimed a Group One win in the BCD Sprint at Te Rapa.
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau gearing up for Australian assault

Te Akau Racing's leading autumn contenders are on target for their Australian assignments including Te Akau Shark who runs at Te Rapa.
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau stars impress in Ellerslie exhibition

Less than 24 hours after producing the headline acts on Karaka Million night at Ellerslie, the Te Akau Racing team were back in the thick...

Australian-bound Kiwis impress at Matamata

Exciting kiwi gallopers Te Akau Shark and Catalyst had their first hit-out of the year at the Matamata trials on Tuesday and they pleased their...

Richards pleased with confidence booster for star filly

Trainer Jamie Richards was happy to put a tick in the mission accomplished column of star three-year-old Probabeel’s campaign plan after she accounted for her...

Hallmark assignment for Avantage

Group 1 winner Avantage looks to be back to her best after a subpar spring campaign in Sydney. The daughter of Fastnet Rock finished unplaced...

Kiwi Catalyst an All-Star Mile contender

The Australian Guineas and the All-Star Mile are targets for up-and-coming New Zealand star Catalyst.
Melody Belle

Nominations open for The 2020 All-Star Mile

Nominations for the second edition of the $5 million The All-Star Mile (1600m) opened on Monday morning, heralding the official countdown to the world’s richest...
Te Akau Shark

Best still to come from the Shark

Not that he needed convincing but trainer Jamie Richards left Moonee Valley on Saturday evening with confirmation that he has a galloper capable of matching...

Gallen delighted with Cox Plate placing

NRL star Paul Gallen thought Te Akau Shark had little chance when so far back at the halfway point of the Cox Plate before finishing...
Te Akau Shark

Gallen beats odds for Cox Plate runner

NRL great Paul Gallen cannot believe his luck, with his first foray into racing netting him a partial stake in Cox Plate contender Te Akau...
Verry Elleegant

Shark circling in Cox Plate

New Zealand raider Te Akau Shark and Sydney three-year-old Castelvecchio have been included in the 14-horse field for the A$5 million Group 1 Cox Plate...
Cox Plate

Te Akau Shark makes Cox Plate field

New Zealander Te Akau Shark will have to contend with the outside barrier in the Cox Plate after being included in the final field.

Paul Gallen deflated after Epsom second

Te Akau Shark's part-owner Paul Gallen admits his Epsom Handicap second is a bitter pill to swallow.

Kolding comes of age in Epsom Hcp victory

The Chris Waller-trained Kolding has confirmed his promise with a heart-stopping win in the $1 million Epsom Handicap at Randwick.
Melody Belle

Super Saturday looming for Te Akau

Saturday could become a landmark day in Te Akau’s near 40 year history. The New Zealand racing operation, headed by David Ellis, has three Group...

Te Akau Shark draws wide in Epsom

Te Akau Shark has drawn awkwardly in barrier 16 for the $1 million Epsom Handicap at Randwick.
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark retains Epsom favouritism

Te Akau Shark and dual Group One runner-up Dreamforce head the market for the Epsom Handicap ahead of the final field and barrier draw.
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark has day out at Canterbury

Epsom Handicap favourite Te Akau Shark has had a maintenance gallop between races at Canterbury, pleasing New Zealand trainer Jamie Richards.
James McDonald

Te Akau Shark to gallop at Canterbury

New Zealander Te Akau Shark, the Epsom Handicap favourite, will have a race day gallop at Canterbury with James McDonald aboard.
Te Akau Shark

McDonald booked for Shark in Epsom

Top jockey James McDonald will partner Epsom Handicap favourite Te Akau Shark in the Group One mile at Randwick.