Tag: 'Tiptronic'

Bonny Lass

Richardson excited about new season prospects

With the onset of spring and summer racing just around the corner, you can hear the excitement in the voice of trainer Graham Richardson as...
Tiptronic

Queensland campaign for Tiptronic

Group One winner Tiptronic has arrived in Queensland ahead of a three-start winter campaign. The Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall-trained seven-year-old flew into Sydney on...
Rabada

Rabada hits rivals for six at Tauranga

A chance conversation one evening with good mate and former New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum saw trainer Graeme Richardson put his money where his...
Bonny Lass

Bonny Lass primed for Group One

Graham Richardson is an excited man ahead of the Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni on Saturday. The Matamata horseman,...
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,...
Bonny Lass

Richardson chasing hometown feature with Bonny Lass

Matamata trainers Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall head to their local meeting on Saturday with talented yet unassuming filly Bonny Lass in the Group 2...
Tiptronic

Richardson welcomes underdog status

Group One winner Tiptronic has taken the underdog tag into the last two editions of the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m), and he will...
Tiptronic

Tiptronic back to best at Ellerslie

Trainer Graham Richardson reckons he may have finally figured out what makes stable star Tiptronic tick. “I actually think he just loves his Christmas dinner,”...
Paisley Park

Paisley Park a summer cups contender

Progressive galloper Paisley Park bounced back to winning form when he out-finished his rivals over 1600m at Ellerslie on Saturday. The Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship...
Tiptronic

Livamol test for Tiptronic

Group One winner Tiptronic bypassed the first two legs of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival and trainers Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall are hoping a...
Mark and Garry Chittick of Waikato Stud

Waikato Stud named New Zealand Breeder of the Year

The New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (NZTBA) has announced that Waikato Stud is the winner of the Sir Patrick and Justine Lady Hogan New Zealand...
Justastate

Justastate in the frame for Norvall

It may have only been a maiden race at Te Aroha on Sunday, but Justastate earned her photo spot amongst Rogan Norvall’s gallery of the...
Graham Richardson

New era for Matamata stable

Trainer Graham Richardson admits he was suffering from mixed emotions on Friday as his former stable star Volpe Veloce took the next step on her...
Donovan Mansour

Mansour in good spirits despite delay to recovery process

South African-born jockey Donovan Mansour is determined to remain positive about his long journey to recovery from a horrific raceday accident despite the current Covid-19...
Tiptronic

Queensland a likely target for Tiptronic

Graham Richardson experienced one of his biggest moments in racing when Tiptronic won the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa last month...
Tiptronic

Richardson’s faith in Tiptronic rewarded

Graham Richardson rates the breakthrough Group 1 success of Tiptronic at Te Rapa last Saturday as a highlight of his training career. The Matamata trainer...
Tiptronic

Thrilling finish to Herbie Dyke Stakes

A nail-biting finish to the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa was settled in favour of last year’s runner-up Tiptronic when he...
Tiptronic

Richardson looking to go one better with Tiptronic in Waikato feature

Trainer Graham Richardson believes he has good performer Tiptronic right where he wants him as he prepares for next weekend’s Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes...
Tiptronic

A day of contrasts for Richardson at Ellerslie

Underrated galloper Tiptronic put a smile back on trainer Graham Richardson’s face with an overdue victory at Ellerslie on Saturday after the popular Matamata horseman...