Tag: 'Trentham Stakes'

Wewillrock

Group Three target for Wewillrock

Hastings trainers Guy Lowry and Grant Cullen are hoping to make their mark on Karaka Million day at Ellerslie on Saturday with their promising three-year-olds...
Shamus

Rising star Shamus heads superb Sharrock stakes double

Saturday’s Group 2 Life Direct Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham was a sink-or-swim moment for unbeaten three-year-old Shamus, and he rose to the challenge in...
Southern Ocean

Rae launching southern Cup bid

Terri Rae has opted for plan B for emerging stayer Southern Ocean’s final lead-up to this month’s Group 3 NZ Campus Of Innovation & Sport...
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...
Kana

Trentham triple threat for Didham

Awapuni trainer Peter Didham could line-up three stakes contenders at Trentham on Saturday, the first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival. Juvenile filly Kana has...
Roch ‘N’ Horse

Stablemates due a change of luck at Trentham

Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard will have a trio of black-type contenders in action at Trentham this Saturday with the stable praying for a change...
Stumpy

Allpress doubles up at Awapuni

A rollercoaster week that saw her ride a pair of winning doubles while coping with the loss of a beloved family member has made for...
Our Hail Mary

Sharrock on Auckland Cup Path with Our Hail Mary

Promising stayer Our Hail Mary demonstrated she will be a force to be reckoned with in the Group 2 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m)...
Camino Rocoso

Camino Rocoso strikes gold at Kumara

Enigmatic performer Camino Rocoso shrugged off a narrow defeat in the Greymouth Cup (2000m) on Monday to turn the tables on his conqueror that day...
Shamus

Derby start for Shamus in the balance

Shamus is well exposed in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) market and a decision whether he will give trainer Allan Sharrock the...
Hunta Pence

Campbell tickled pink with Taupo Cup triumph

A NZD$65,000 stake attracted a strong line-up for this year’s running of the Harcourts Taupo Cup (2000m) on Thursday and Hawke’s Bay trainer Patrick Campbell...
Tabata

Ton up but Johnson looking for more

Leading rider Danielle Johnson streaked to a century of wins for the season when she took out the Listed IRT No.1 Wellesley Stakes (1000m) on...
Waisake

Wellington Cup high on Sharrock’s wish-list

A perfect dress rehearsal from Group 3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) pre- post favourite Waisake at Trentham on Saturday has...
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...
Hunta Pence

Hunta Pence eyeing stakes three-peat

Hunta Pence will be out to make it three stakes victories on-end when he contests the Group 3 Dixon & Dunlop Trentham Stakes (2100m) on...
Tavi Mac

Tavi Mac steps into Seabiscuit role

Taranaki trainer Allan Sharrock is hoping his diminutive sprinter Tavi Mac can provide the movie fairytale finish to Saturday’s Group 1 JR & N Berkett...
Basarwa

Basarwa primed for Levin Classic tilt

Guy Lowry reckons he has talented Atlante three-year-old Basarwa in the best condition he could possibly have him in going into Saturday’s Group 1 Devan...
Hunta Pence

Thrilling finish to Manawatu Cup

Hastings visitor Hunta Pence overcame his apparent dislike of the Awapuni track to register his biggest career victory when he took out the Group 3...
Camino Rocoso

The magic man thrills huge Cromwell crowd

A huge crowd at Cromwell on Sunday were treated to an extended glimpse of the silky skills of Chris Johnson as the rider they call...
Camino Rocoso

Headstrong southerner too swift in Trentham Stakes

Free-going southern galloper Camino Rocoso led his rivals a merry chase when he dominated proceedings from the front to take out the first of the...
Harlech

Ideal draws for Ballymore pair

Matamata trainer Pam Gerard had been hoping for a turn of luck with barrier draws ahead of Trentham’s feature meeting on Saturday, and her prayers...
Dee And Gee

Parsons’ Waikouaiti prospects boosted by Dee And Gee decision

The decision to bypass Waikouaiti on New Year’s Day with Dee And Gee to concentrate on the Wellington Cup Carnival has improved the prospects for...
Von Tunzelman winning the Trentham Stakes

Connections yet to decide on G1 race targets for Von Tunzelman

The connections of Von Tunzelman will let the dust settle on their Trentham celebrations before confirming the handsome grey’s immediate future. On Saturday, the Roger...
Aspen Lass

Trainer Terri Rae has double shot at Group 3 success at Trentham

Christchurch trainer Terri Rae is no stranger to feature race success at Trentham and she is hoping for further Group Three honours at the Wellington...
Von Tunzelman (grey)

Roger James confident of Von Tunzelman hopes in Trentham Stakes

Confidence is high ahead of Zabeel gelding Von Tunzelman’s return to middle distance racing in Saturday’s Group 3 Mills Reef Trentham Stakes (2100m). The Roger...