Tag: 'Waikato Guineas'

Two Illicit

Colgan keen on Derby number seven

When the winningest jockey in New Zealand Derby history says he believes he can add another victory in Ellerslie’s blue riband three-year-old classic then it...
Two Illicit

Two Illicit demolishes rivals in Waikato Guineas

The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained Two Illicit announced herself as a serious Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) contender when she simply blew...
Dragon Leap

Elevated temperature grounds Dragon Leap

An elevated temperature has forced the scratching of current Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) favourite Dragon Leap from today’s Group 2 Legacy Lodge...
Dragon Leap

Dragon ready to fire for Guineas

Winning Saturday’s Group 2 Legacy Lodge Waikato Guineas isn’t a critical element of Dragon Leap’s campaign, according to Matamata trainer Lance O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan, who trains...
Pimlico

Campbell holds strong Derby hand

Not many trainers can say half of their racing team are Derby contenders, but that’s the case for Andrew Campbell. The Cambridge conditioner still has...
Travelling Light

Foote keen on Waikato Guineas for star filly

Ben Foote is keen to stick to the plan with his top filly Travelling Light and resist the temptation of another Group 1 mission this...
Mission Hill

Mission Hill & Mongolianconqueror firm in NZ Derby markets

Mission Hill and Mongolianconqueror have tightened in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) market after bold showings at Te Rapa. The former accounted the...
Xbox

Xbox wins Group 2 Waikato Guineas

Graeme Richardson went to Te Rapa looking for an answer from Xbox and the talented three-year-old gave him an emphatic reply. The Matamata horseman, who...
Speechmaker

Speechmaker to tackle Queensland Derby after Waikato Guineas

Speechmaker isn’t in contention for a domestic classic, but he could be in line for a crack at an overseas one. “He feels his races...
Xbox

Ellerslie win puts Waikato Guineas on agenda for Xbox

Laid-back character Xbox proved he was wide awake and on the job when he upset predictions at Ellerslie today. The three-year-old Niagara gelding has a...