Tag: 'Wellington Cup'

Jennifer Eccles

Ritchie close but no cigar

Shaune Ritchie came close to a big double at Trentham on Saturday, but left the meeting knowing his smart filly Jennifer Eccles is still on...
Soleseifei

Soleseifei completes dream result in Wellington Cup

Underrated stayer Soleseifei completed a fairytale result for the Lupton family when she carried the colours worn by the legendary Kiwi to victory in the...
Mongolian Marshal

Cambridge quartet tackle Trentham features

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will be looking to plunder some Wellington spoils on Saturday where they will contest three feature races at...
Dee And Gee

Seasoned stayer chases further Cup success

There’s nothing like recalling Dee And Gee’s Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) heroics to lighten the mood for Mid Canterbury trainers Peter Corbett and...
Jennifer Eccles

Jennifer set for more Gold

Bargain filly Jennifer Eccles will be out to maintain her lead in the lucrative New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series when she contests...
Sampson

Veterans combine for another Wellington Cup tilt

Howie Mathews is hoping “the old boys” will be the toast of Trentham on Saturday. The 66-year-old Otaki trainer will saddle up 10-year-old Sampson, the...
Guillada

Guillada freshened ahead of Anniversary

Guillada will be looking to secure her first stakes victory at Trentham on Saturday when she contests the Group 3 Bluestar Anniversary Handicap (1600m). The...
Justamaiz

Wellington Cup immediate target for Justamaiz

Talented stayer Justamaiz will now head straight to the Group 3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) for his next start after...
Gorbachev

Gorbachev takes out Taupo Cup

Bulls trainer Bryce Newman wanted a tough run for his stayer Gorbachev ahead of next month’s Group 3 NZ Campus Of Innovation & Sport Wellington...
Diorissimo

Cups targets ahead for Diorissimo

Ashburton galloper Diorissimo proved that she can handle the staying test of two miles in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) last month and...
Noel Riordan

Riordan leaves memories of great affinity

Noel Riordan, best remembered as the only jockey able to get the best out of champion stayer Il Tempo, died on Tuesday morning, aged 84....

Excalibur making progress towards staying features

Five-year-old gelding Excalibur heads into Saturday’s Listed Jakkalberry Classic (1950m) at Rotorua in fine fettle according to trainer Shaune Ritchie, but the wide draw of...
Magic Chai

Magic Chai wins Group 3 Wellington Cup at Trentham

Magic Chai is likely to be set for a feature two-mile double after his stout staying performance to win Saturday’s Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m)...
Sampson

More relaxed Sampson a good lightweight Wellington Cup prospect

Sampson will end a long, long wait for his trainer if he can claim Saturday’s Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) at Trentham. The Otaki stayer...
Araldo Junior

Mike Moroney sends Araldo Junior on Wellington Cup quest

Trans-Tasman trainer Mike Moroney is heading down a familiar and successful path by sending a proven stayer from his Melbourne base to his Matamata operation....
Patrick Erin winning at Ellerslie

Wellington Cup looks right for Ellerslie winner Patrick Erin

The Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) is the focus for Patrick Erin after an impressive Boxing Day win at Wingatui. The Gallant Guru gelding unleashed...
Castletown cruising to his second Wellington Cup

Champion NZ stayer Castletown dies aged 31

New Zealand stayer Castletown, a Group One winner on both sides of the Tasman, has died aged 31.

Jason Taylor set for Snow Secret ride in Wellington Cup

GROUP 1-winning jockey Jason Taylor will fly to New Zealand to partner Snow Secret in the Wellington Cup at Trentham this Saturday. Taylor won the...