Tag: 'The Irishman'

Tutukaka

Syndicates paying dividends for Pike supporters

Like most New Zealand trainers, Cambridge horseman Tony Pike is champing at the bit to see thoroughbred racing recommence once the current COVID lockdown restrictions...

Sydney Cup goal for progressive Spirit Ridge

If Mark Newnham was looking for an ideal test of Spirit Ridge’s autumn carnival credentials, he has found it in the Sky High Stakes. The...
Sacred Elixir

Pike turns back the clock with Sacred Elixir

Fairytales don’t often come true, but Tony Pike is very hopeful that comeback horse Sacred Elixir can provide him with one. Sacred Elixir was one...
Bentayga

Pre-race scare not enough to stop promising maiden

Promising three-year-old galloper Bentayga shook off the effects of a pre-race scare to register his first victory at New Plymouth on Sunday. The Tony Pike-trained...
Khufu

Million outlook bright for unraced colt

Punters who have taken the about unraced juvenile Khufu in next month’s $1m Doubletree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) can breathe a little easier...
The Irishman

The Irishman pleases at Te Aroha

Impressive debut winner The Irishman had a quiet trial at Te Aroha on Monday in readiness for a raceday return over the Ellerslie Christmas Carnival....
Two Illicit

Innes out to round off Triple Crown

Big-race jockey Leith Innes believes Two Illicit could be the horse to help him complete the Hawke’s Bay Group 1 Triple Crown. Innes has won...
Loire

Pike well-armed on “transition day” at Hastings

Trainer Tony Pike has a host of runners at Hawke’s Bay on Saturday including exciting one-win three-year-old The Irishman, who steps straight into stakes company...
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...
The Irishman

Classy colt gets the job done

Punters that took the $1.30 about talented three-year-old The Irishman would have had their hearts in their mouths when the son of Tavistock stepped slowly...
The Bostonian

The Bostonian reunited with Pike team

It may have taken plenty of effort and sacrifice, but Cambridge trainer Tony Pike finally has his temporary Sydney satellite barn in operation. Stable foreman...