Tag: 'Waikato Steeplechase'

Shaun Fannin

Back-to-back premierships for Fannin

Shaun Fannin reckons there’s no buzz for a rider that’s quite like winning a major steeplechase. The Palmerston North jockey did plenty of winning in...
Mesmerize

Opposition Mesmerized by quality jumper

Wanganui trainer Raymond Connors is coming into his favourite time of year. The dairy farmer is getting a break from the milking shed after drying...
Mesmerize

Mesmerize too strong in feature steeplechase

The familiar colours of the Connors family were to the fore in a major jumping race in New Zealand once again on Saturday when consistent...
It’s A Wonder

Big weekend ahead for Phelan

Shaun Phelan has a big day ahead of him this Saturday. The jumps jockey turned trainer has two runners in his training capacity, with one...
Mesmerize

Northern spoils beckon Connors pair

Wanganui trainer Raymond Connors is looking forward to heading north to Hamilton next week with a couple of contenders for the Signature Homes Waikato Steeplechase...
It’s A Wonder

Wanganui hit-out for talented jumper

Talented jumper It’s A Wonder will be chasing history next week at Te Rapa. The Harvey Wilson-trained 10-year-old will be vying to retain his crown...
El Disparo

Big aspirations for Brooks’ jumpers

One of the most exciting weeks of jumps racing is coming to a close at Warrnambool, but things are only just starting to ramp up...
It’s A Wonder

Thrilling finish to Waikato Steeplechase

In a thrilling finish to the day’s second feature jumping event, Waverley visitor It’s A Wonder fought back in the final few strides to down...
Shamal

Shamal takes Waikato Steeplechase in nail-biting finish

Topweight and race favourite Shamal added a second prestige steeplechase victory to his career record when he prevailed in a nail-biting finish to the Signature...
Shamal

Shamal on track for Waikato Steeplechase

Last year’s Grand National Steeplechase (5500m) winner, Shamal, looks like he is right on track to add another coveted jumping prize to his locker after...