Tag: 'Te Akau Shark'

Horse Racing History: This day in Racing 14th January

This day 14th January in horse racing news history From the extensive Horse Betting news archives we present the all the thoroughbred racing action in...
Jamie Richards

Hong Kong Jockey Club unveils Jamie Richards as new addition to training ranks

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is pleased to announce that Jamie Richards will be joining the training ranks in Hong Kong for the start of...
Jamie Richards

Champion Kiwi trainer Hong Kong bound as Walker returns

New Zealand’s leading trainer Jamie Richards will move to Hong Kong in the new year to take up an invitation from the Hong Kong Jockey...

Probabeel peaking ahead of Cox Plate

At 31, trainer Jamie Richards makes most people seem like under-achievers. The Matamata horseman has 47 Group One wins to his name and will send...

Brando ready for starring role

Talented galloper Brando could get to walk in the shoes of one of Matamata trainer Jamie Richards’ best horses with a bold run in Saturday’s...

First-up win for Brando

New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale graduate Brando resumed in the best possible way when winning the Phill Cataldo Bloodstock 1200m at Te Rapa...
Punt Drunk racing news

Punt Drunk: Vale Te Akau Shark

The late, great Te Akau Shark takes top billing as Punt Drunk looks back at what was a grim 24 hours in the horse racing...
Te Akau Shark

Top Kiwi Galloper Loses Health Battle

Just a few months after his retirement from racing, popular New Zealand gelding Te Akau Shark has died.
Ross MacKay

Leanach Lodge On The Bubbles after Karaka Million win

Leanach Lodge principal Ross MacKay was On The Bubbles after the horse sporting the same name won the Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie on...
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau Shark retired

One of New Zealand’s most exciting weight-for-age gallopers, dual Group 1 winner Te Akau Shark, has been retired. The Rip Van Winkle gelding hasn’t raced...
Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Two stars retired as whip debate continues

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major talking points in racing this week, including the twin retirements of star gallopers Santa Ana...

Ellis reflects on momentous year for Te Akau Racing

Busy putting in the hard yards conducting his pre-Christmas inspections for the annual NZB National Yearling Sale at Karaka next month, Te Akau Racing principal...

Plum draw for Probabeel

What a difference a year makes. This time last year Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards was devastated after drawing the outside barrier with Te Akau...
Melody Belle

Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. Commands...
Rip Van Winkle

Windsor Park Stud mourn loss of proven sire

It is with a heavy heart that Windsor Park Stud announce the loss of their very successful sire Rip Van Winkle following a short illness....
Jamie Richards

Richards’ premiership caps memorable season

Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis has just one word to summarise the 2019/20 season – thrilling. The tangerine and blue army were to the...
Te Akau Shark

Lung infection holds up Shark post surgery

A lung infection has kept Te Akau Shark in hospital after the star New Zealand galloper successfully underwent eye surgery.
Bak Da Master

Richards brings up first solo century

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards brought up his first century of training wins in New Zealand in his own right after Bak Da Master scored...
Jamie Richards

New Zealand stable eyeing Melbourne spring

Jamie Richards may have lost Te Akau Shark for the spring with an eye injury, but the trainer has Melody Belle and Probabeel gearing up...
Te Akau Shark

Eye surgery for Kiwi star Te Akau Shark

Group One winner Te Akau Shark will undergo eye surgery, delaying the New Zealand-trained star's return to the racetrack.

Te Akau Racing planning Australian raid

Te Akau Racing is looking at having strong representation in Melbourne for the spring with head David Ellis liking the shift of the Caulfield Cup...
Jamie Richards

Century awaits leading trainer as stars return

Premiership-leading trainer Jamie Richards is looking forward to notching the ton when racing recommences in July, after an enforced break at the end of March...
Opie Bosson

NZ lifestyle too alluring for Bosson

There’s nothing like the green pastures of home and leading New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson can attest to that. The ace hoop is back on...
Opie Bosson

Bosson to stay with Te Akau Racing

Te Akau Racing have confirmed that leading jockey Opie Bosson will remain as their number one retained rider for the upcoming 2020/21 racing season. Te...
Te Akau Shark

Te Akau looking to Australian spring

Te Akau Racing will have a strong team for the Australian spring but principal David Ellis says he is not looking for a permanent base...