Tag: 'Wayne Hillis'

Half Of Nothing

Half Of Nothing secures bonus at Avondale

Trainer Wayne Hillis has been chasing the Pearl Series Bonus with his filly Half Of Nothing for the last three months, and they finally captured...
Erin Leighton

Erin Leighton: born to ride

Erin Leighton is doing what she has always dreamed of – riding on raceday. The Matamata-based apprentice entered the racing industry as a fresh-faced 16-year-old...
Imelda Mary

Imelda Mary back to winning form

Former top three-year-old Imelda Mary made a welcome return to winning form when she took out the feature event over 1400m at Tauranga on Saturday....
Imelda Mary

Jumps fraternity joins forces for Australian campaigns

Through friendships forged in the tight-knit jumping community, a number of Kiwi horses have crossed the Tasman this year and joined the Mornington stable of...
Emma Evans

Evans remembered for her massive input as owner-breeder

Emma Evans didn’t get the send-off her long-time trainer Wayne Hillis had hoped to provide for her at Matamata on Saturday, but she will be...
Darren Danis

Danis makes raceday return

Matamata apprentice jockey Darren Danis will make a return to raceday riding at his home track on Saturday. The two kilogram claiming apprentice has been...
Nothing Trivial

Star filly back in work as Hillis takes one runner to Ruakaka

The upcoming return of a stable star has put a spring into the step of Wayne Hillis, who has been happy to put a few...

Hillis on a Group 1 mission

Wayne Hillis has regrouped his main players after the New Zealand Cup meeting and is preparing to target further major races over the next few...

Group winner’s return imminent

Talented two-year-old Bit Lippy will be back in Wayne Hillis’ stable next week to begin preparations for his classic season. The Showcasing gelding raced exclusively...
Bit Lippy will head to New Plymouth 2yo Classic

Road trip planned for Bit Lippy to Taranaki 2yo Classic

Winner in waiting Bit Lippy is in line for another trip to the central districts. The Matamata youngster has placed in all three of his...
Nothing Trivial winning the 2017 Taupo Cup

Wayne Hillis hoping Nothing Trivial’s Taupo Cup victory carries forward

Wayne Hillis is hoping Nothing Trivial’s Taupo Cup (1950m) victory might be a forerunner to further holiday weekend success. The Matamata trainer’s versatile eight-year-old claimed...
Nothing Trivial

Wayne Hillis stable targeting New Years feature & group races

Nothing Trivial’s Taupo Cup bid on Saturday will kick off a string of feature race assignments for members of the Wayne Hillis stable. The 2014...
Liquid Inspiration horse

First impressions prove misleading

A mare who failed to make any early impact on her trainer will be out to defend her unbeaten record at Saturday’s Taumarunui meeting. Liquid...