Tag: 'Tony Pike'

Rapid Falls

Rapid Falls gets deserved reward in Karaka Cup

After a luckless run for second in the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship Final (2400m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s day, promising mare Rapid Falls returned...
Pacific Dragon

Dwyer hoping to party from afar

A past visit to the Karaka Million evening at Ellerslie won Henry Dwyer over and convinced the Victorian trainer he had to become more involved...
Pareanui Bay

Holiday for Pareanui Bay

Despite a dogged effort when second behind the unbeaten Shamus in Saturday’s Group 2 Wellington Guineas (1600m) at Trentham, the immediate future for promising three-year-old...
Pareanui Bay

Home and away Group options for talented Pareanui Bay

The Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) remains on Pareanui Bay’s radar, although Cambridge trainer Tony Pike does admit to reservations about the Classic...
Ho Ho Khan

Ho Ho Khan extends travels to Caulfield

From New Zealand to Hong Kong to Victoria. That is the path worn by seven-year-old gelding Ho Ho Khan, who renewed an old rivalry when...
Scribe

Hong Kong future for Scribe

The Tony Pike-trained Scribe will do his future racing in Hong Kong with the unbeaten son of Press Statement sold to clients of David Hayes....
Wolverine

Wolverine awarded Eclipse Stakes victory in enquiry room

The ominous sound of the protest siren sounding shortly after the runners crossed the line in the Group 2 First Global Logistics Eclipse Stakes (1200m)...
Pareanui Bay

Pareanui Bay heads Pike’s Boxing Day charge

Undefeated three-year-old Pareanui Bay will be one of the major drawcards at Ellerslie on Boxing Day where he contests a strong edition of the Listed...
Pacific Dragon

Ellerslie riches beckon Pacific Dragon

Juvenile filly Pacific Dragon broke through for her maiden win in the Dunstan Recovery Mash 1000 at Pukekohe on Monday, cementing her path towards the...
Leith Innes

In form Innes ready for Christmas racing

Riding four winners on a premier raceday, including two at Group level is cause to celebrate in any language and jockey Leith Innes wasn’t going...
Kozzi Asano

Northern summer sojourn for Asano

Leading apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano has decided to head north to Cambridge for the summer and if everything goes to plan it could be a...
Karalino

Karalino bags fortuitous Group success

Five-year-old mare Karalino landed the Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) for trainers Stephen Autridge and Kris Shailer in a dramatic finish to...
Field of Gold

Pike searching for Guineas Gold

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is confident strapping chestnut Field Of Gold can be in the thick end of the prizemoney in Saturday’s Group 1 Al...
Bellacontte

Wellington win fine-tunes game filly for Guineas

It is all systems go towards the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) for gutsy filly Bellacontte. The Chrissy Bambry-trained daughter of...
Pareanui Bay

Red-letter weekend for Trelawney

It was a memorable weekend for Trelawney Stud principals Brent and Cherry Taylor, with three of their racing team carrying their green, red, and gold...
Pareanui Bay

Pareanui Bay proves too tough in Te Rapa feature

Progressive galloper Pareanui Bay claimed the honours at Te Rapa on Monday when he overcame a torrid trip in transit to capture the Group 2...
Tutukaka

Tutukaka triumphant in Geelong Classic

The Tony Pike-trained Tutukaka confirmed his staying prowess when powering home to land the Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) on Wednesday under a patient Damian Lane...
Tutukaka

Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as the Tavistock gelding presses on...
There You Go

There You Go rockets to 1000 Guineas favouritism

Visiting Cambridge filly There You Go firmed into the clear favourite for next month’s Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton...
Providenceprovides

Asano continues upward trajectory

Apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano charged up the leading jockeys’ table when landing five winners at Riccarton on Saturday, with his tally of 14 victories for...
Stimulant

Pike and Asano dominate at Riccarton

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike took a big team south to Riccarton on Saturday and dominated proceedings, winning five of the 11 races on the day....
The Landing

Pike produces smart pair of 3YOs

Trainer Tony Pike unearthed a pair of smart three-year-olds at Te Rapa on Friday in the form of The Landing and Pareanui Bay, who provided...
Tutukaka

Tutukaka continues march towards Victoria Derby

Kiwi raider Tutukaka will continue his march towards the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) next month when he lines-up in the Listed Super Impose Stakes...
Sky Darci

Joao Moreira believes Sky Darci is primed for strong return

Joao Moreira has unshakeable faith in Sky Darci’s ability to cope with various contingencies as the BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) winner resumes in the...
Rapid Falls

Pike quartet on song for Matamata

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will venture to Matamata on Saturday with an in-form quartet of runners. Amongst them are youngsters Pacific Dragon and Khufu, while...