Tag: 'Wellington Guineas'

Pareanui Bay

Holiday for Pareanui Bay

Despite a dogged effort when second behind the unbeaten Shamus in Saturday’s Group 2 Wellington Guineas (1600m) at Trentham, the immediate future for promising three-year-old...
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...
Tavi Mac

Schofer excited for Tavi Mac opportunity

Hazel Schofer can’t wait for her dream ride at Trentham on Saturday, partnering her favourite horse Tavi Mac in the Group 1 JR & N...
Pareanui Bay

Home and away Group options for talented Pareanui Bay

The Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) remains on Pareanui Bay’s radar, although Cambridge trainer Tony Pike does admit to reservations about the Classic...
Kana

Trentham triple threat for Didham

Awapuni trainer Peter Didham could line-up three stakes contenders at Trentham on Saturday, the first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival. Juvenile filly Kana has...
Roch ‘N’ Horse

Stablemates due a change of luck at Trentham

Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard will have a trio of black-type contenders in action at Trentham this Saturday with the stable praying for a change...
Shamus

Derby start for Shamus in the balance

Shamus is well exposed in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) market and a decision whether he will give trainer Allan Sharrock the...
Pareanui Bay

Pareanui Bay heads Pike’s Boxing Day charge

Undefeated three-year-old Pareanui Bay will be one of the major drawcards at Ellerslie on Boxing Day where he contests a strong edition of the Listed...
Amarelinha

Sydney Carnival delays a positive for Te Akau raiders

It’s a case of business as usual for Te Akau Racing trainer Jamie Richards despite the postponement of the Golden Slipper racemeeting at Rosehill due...
Need I Say More

Need I Say More secures sixth stakes success in Guineas

No three-year-old in New Zealand this season has enjoyed as much black-type success as the prolific winner Need I Say More, who added Saturday’s Group...
Grand Mayson

Stable pet makes amends in Lightning

Less than an hour after lamenting bad luck in one Trentham feature on Saturday afternoon, Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard struck gold in the next...
Amarelinha

Bosson eyes fifth win in New Zealand Oaks with Amarelinha

Opie Bosson will chase a fifth win in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m), a race he has only ridden...
Bonham

Benner out for more Guineas glory

Otaki conditioner Johnno Benner has a strong record in the Group 2 Fusion Electrical Wellington Guineas (1400m), which he is hoping to extend at Trentham...
Bonham

Benner-Wynyard pair on track for Wellington Guineas

Otaki trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard enjoyed a good day on their home track on Wednesday. The duo saddled impressive maiden winner Meg, while...
Tar And Cement

Stakes assignment for promising three-year-old

A comprehensive three-length victory at Matamata on Saturday has set promising three-year-old Tar And Cement on a path to the Group 2 Fusion Electrical Wellington...
Bold Iris

Bary back to his best

Back in full swing after being sofa-bound for three months, it’s onwards and upwards for astute trainer John Bary. The Hastings horseman had a quiet...
Scott Base

Scott Base retired

Multiple Group 2 winner Scott Base has been retired after finishing 12th in last Saturday’s Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m), with connections electing to call...
My Gold Bracelet

Eye-catching Australian debut for My Gold Bracelet

Kiwi mare My Gold Bracelet made a good start to her Australian career when finishing a close-up third in the Allan & Helen Angus Hcp...
Levante

Group 1 option for Levante

Group 1 performed mare Supera may be joined in next month’s Group 1 Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha by emerging...
Gold Bracelet

Gold Bracelet delivers another Guineas for Benner and Wynyard

Improving filly Gold Bracelet upstaged a high-class field in Saturday’s Group 2 Carfinance.co.nz Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham, delivering a third win in the race...
Levante

Exciting Levante ready for Guineas

Unbeaten three-year-old filly Levante will tackle Group company for the first time on Saturday when she contests the Group 2 carfinance.co.nz Wellington Guineas (1400m) at...
Karalino

Three-pronged Oaks tilt for Autridge

Valachi Downs trainer Stephen Autridge will be vying for his first Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) when he lines-up three...
Jennifer Eccles

Headache draws for Ritchie

Shaune Ritchie thought he was in a nightmare on Wednesday. The Cambridge trainer was upbeat with his three runners heading into Trentham on Saturday, including...
Levante

Bigger challenges ahead for Kelso pair

Matamata trainer Ken Kelso got the answers he was looking for when unbeaten filly Levante and high-class mare Supera won their respective races on their...

Supera stays home for Lisa Chittick Plate

Ken and Bev Kelso have opted for the safe option with their star mare Supera. The Matamata trainers had originally targeted Saturday’s Group 1 Haunui...