Tag: 'Wellington Cup'

Notabadharada

Karaka Cup immediate focus for Notabadharada

A horse brought back to New Zealand with jumps racing in mind will be seeking two big prizes without obstacles in the way in the...
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...
All Saints’ Eve

Blinkers to bring out best in Group One hope

Stephen Marsh is confident the addition of headgear on All Saints’ Eve at Tauranga on Friday can set the mare on a path to significantly...
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)...
Tutukaka

Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as the Tavistock gelding presses on...
Beauden

Beauden primed for Livamol

Graeme Rogerson is confident Beauden is ready to show he can beat the best away from Awapuni. Beauden was joint favourite on Tuesday along with...
Chad Ormsby

Ormsby’s multiple focus makes for busy times

A select racing string alongside a breaking and pre-training business is just one facet of the busy life led by talented horseman Chad Ormsby. Last...
Yeaboi

Ryder on Sharrock’s radar

It’s already been one of Allan Sharrock’s most memorable seasons but the New Plymouth trainer is keen to add the icing on the cake at...
Waisake

Waisake collects another Trentham feature

Class prevailed at Trentham on Saturday when last-start Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) winner Waisake collected another feature race at the venue with a gritty...
Bluey’s Chance

South Islander goes close to massive Cup upset

Over the 147-year history of the Wellington Cup, the famous Trentham two-miler has witnessed any number of upset victories, but none would have been as...
Sinarahma

Sinarahma set for another Group One target

Although he enjoyed a wonderful day at Trentham on Saturday, trainer Allan Sharrock was left with a niggling feeling of what might have been had...
Waisake

Sharrock gets prized trophy with Waisake

Race favourite Waisake completed a plan that was eight months in the making when he stormed home to take out the Group 3 NZ Campus...
Dr Velocious

Tyler duo refreshed ahead of Trentham assignments

Fully recovered from a gruelling float trip from Southland, don’t be surprised if stablemates Dr Velocious and Tobilicious improve on their first-day performances when they...
Waisake

Wellington Cup favourite ready for two-mile mission

A day out from the running of the Group 3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) trainer Allan Sharrock is itching to...
Swords Drawn

Life’s a beach for Ritchie as he gets set for Trentham features

Trainer Shaune Ritchie couldn’t wait to get his toes in the sand at Waitarere Beach as he went about putting the final touches on his...
Aegon

Aegon ready to embark on familiar path

Aegon’s career looks set to mirror that of his sire Sacred Falls for a little while yet, with a trip to the Sydney autumn carnival...
Gorbachev

Cup meeting holds fond memories for Elliot

The Wellington Cup meeting holds fond memories for jockey Ryan Elliot and he is hoping to create some more at Trentham on Saturday. Two years...
Dragon Storm

Gibbs praying for a storm

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs is welcoming the wet weather forecast ahead of the Group 3 NZ Campus Of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) at...
Melody Belle

Melody Belle pleases in Te Rapa hit-out

Dual Horse of the Year Melody Belle and stablemate Te Akau Caliburn had an exhibition gallop at Te Rapa on Wednesday ahead of their feature...
Dee And Gee

Emotional win for Corbett

It’s been a tough month for trainer Peter Corbett, but some light was put back into his life on Saturday when his pride and joy...
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...
Beauden

Beauden defends Marton Cup crown

Exciting stayer Beauden returned to the scene of his 2020 triumph in the Listed Japac Marton Cup (2200m) on Saturday and made it back-to-back victories...
The Good Fight

The Good Fight primed for Marton Cup

Shaune Ritchie is heading into the Listed Japac Homes Marton Cup (2200m) at Awapuni with The Good Fight on Saturday in a buoyant mood. His...
Grand Bouquet

Marton Cup next for Grand Bouquet

Cambridge trainer Lauren Brennan is hoping to put Grand Bouquet’s Group 3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) campaign back on track...