Tag: 'Travis Stakes'

Aromatic dominant in Travis Stakes

Progressive mare Aromatic rounded out her current campaign with another impressive victory when she cruised home in the Group 2 Travis Stakes at Te Rapa.

Sakura Girl bound for Queensland via Travis

The Ben Foote-trained Sakura Girl will take on older mares as the classy filly prepares for a Queensland raid on Saturday.
Love For All

Newman would love further black-type

Bryce Newman has one eye on the weather forecast as he looks to bring his consistent mare Love For All north to tackle the Group...

Trelawney celebrate successful season

The 2021-22 racing season provided Trelawney Stud with some standout performances. Brent and Cherry Taylor’s racing team focusses on quality rather than quantity and the...
Two Illicit

Two Illicit signs off in style at Te Rapa

If Saturday’s Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa is to be the last race for class mare Two Illicit then she has signed...
Charms Star

Charms Star set to shine in Travis

Charms Star has quickly returned to winning form to lay a disappointing spring to rest and she will front up at Te Rapa on Saturday...
Sinarahma

Swansongs for Sharrock pair

Closely-related mares Sinarahma and Our Hail Mary may be signing off on their racing careers this weekend. Trainer Allan Sharrock said both Sinarahma, who contests...
Two Illicit

Te Rapa swansong for Two Illicit

Top quality performer Two Illicit will be chasing the perfect end to a stellar racing career when she steps out in Saturday’s Group 2 Travis...
Zola Express

Change of plans for Zola Express

Trainer Janelle Millar was aiming Zola Express towards the Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa later this month, however, a lack of entrants...
Levante

Levante on target for Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes

A slashing run for second in an open trial held before the first race at Rotorua on Saturday has class mare Levante primed and ready...
Charms Star

Charms Star lands important Group victory

Trainer Lisa Latta was confident of a good showing from Group One performer Charms Star in Friday’s Group 3 JAPAC Homes Manawatu Breeders’ Stakes (2000m)...
Tavattack

Stakes target in the offing for Tavattack

A stakes target is in the offing for Tavattack after he made it back-to-back wins in the Resonant Premier (1600m) at Awapuni on Saturday. Trainer...
Pierina

Pierina devastating in Travis Stakes

Cambridge galloper Pierina caused a major upset when she dashed clear in the final stages to score an emphatic victory in the feature event at...
Danielle Johnson

Johnson hoping to toast Travis Stakes success

Danielle Johnson set a single season stakes record for a New Zealand jockey last weekend and is looking to add to it on Saturday with...
Turn Me Loose

Turn The Ace a sentimental favourite for Baker

Murray Baker won’t be coerced into tipping one of his three two-year-olds over the others in Saturday’s Maara Grange 1200 at Te Rapa but he...
Travelling Light

Travis mission for Travelling Light

It’s taken patience and hard work, but Ben Foote believes he’s got Travelling Light back to her best. The four-year-old mare will be among the...
Two Illicit

Two Illicit makes pleasing return

Roger James couldn’t have been happier with the return to racing of high-quality mare Two Illicit at Te Rapa last Saturday. The issue now is...
Babylon Berlin

Babylon Berlin searching for stakes victory

Consistent filly Babylon Berlin will be looking for her first stakes victory at Te Rapa on Saturday-week when she contests the Group 3 Cambridge Breeders’...
Coventina Bay

Venue change ideal for Coventina Bay

The abandonment of Te Aroha’s Group One meeting last Saturday could be a blessing in disguise for Coventina Bay. The Taranaki mare was set to...
Coventina Bay

Potential wet conditions a concern for exciting mare

What initially proved to be a massive headache for Robbie Patterson has proven to be one of the highlights of his training career. Exciting mare...
Jessiegee

Jessiegee due elusive stakes success

Trainer Mike Breslin believes honest mare Jessiegee is more than deserving of a slice of big race luck after the plucky seven-year-old went within a...
Tabata

Tabata takes Breeders’ Stakes for Cricket legend

Progressive mare Tabata collected her first stakes success when she prevailed in a desperate finish to the Listed Property Brokers Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m)...
Our Hail Mary

Valuable Trentham Stakes victory for Our Hail Mary

Well-related and talented staying mare Our Hail Mary scored a strong win in Saturday’s Group 3 Dixon & Dunlop Trentham Stakes that counted for much...