Tag: 'Westbury Classic'

Babylon Berlin

Babylon Berlin takes flight in Concorde

Speedy mare Babylon Berlin was at her brilliant front-running best when she led all the way to take out the Group 3 Brighthill Farm Eminent...
Dragon Queen

Third time lucky for Dragon Queen

The third time was the charm for Dragon Queen at Ellerslie’s Karaka Million twilight meeting on Saturday, landing a career-best victory in the Group 2...
Jodelin Gal

Tough, but talented Gal doing it her way

Jodelin Gal is a feisty mare and trainer Carl Henderson has been forgiving of her attitude given the abundance of talent the five-year-old possesses. The...
Bella Luce

Clotworthys chasing Karaka riches

Fresh from a great start to 2022, Shaun and Emma Clotworthy could have up to three runners seeking big prizes on Karaka Million night at...
Levante

Levante at top of her game for Group One challenge

All the key indicators point to the high-class mare Levante going close to plugging the only gap in her CV on New Year’s Day at...
Levante

Levante on track for next Group 1 challenge

Two days after her superlative win in the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m) at Ellerslie on Karaka Million night on Saturday, exciting four-year-old Levante was...
Levante

Levante simply brilliant in Westbury Classic

Racing fans were left shaking their heads at Ellerslie on Saturday evening after witnessing exciting mare Levante take out the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m)....
Showoroses

Surgenor mare blooming ahead of more Group assignments

Classy mare Showoroses will be back at Ellerslie on January 23 where she will contest the Group 2 Westbury Classic (1400m) on Karaka Million night....
Les Crayeres

Les Crayeres on song at Tauranga

Promising mare Les Crayeres completed a winning double at Tauranga on Saturday when she took out the opening event on the card at the popular...
Travelling Light

Foote’s summer team nearing return

Cambridge trainer Ben Foote is looking forward to the raceday return of Group 1 winner Travelling Light, her Group winning half-sister Vitesse Bo and speedy...
Volpe Veloce

Group 1 farewell for Volpe Veloce

Volpe Veloce gave trainer Graham Richardson one of his biggest moments in racing when she won the Group 1 Railway (1200m) two years ago and...
Kiwi Ida

Southern mare takes the spoils in Westbury Classic

Outstanding southern mare Kiwi Ida showed northern racegoers a glimpse of her undoubted class when she dashed home to take out the Group 2 Westbury...
Kiwi Ida

Southern raiders set to plunder more northern spoils

John and Karen Parsons are becoming accustomed to plundering northern spoils of late and the Balcairn trainers will attempt to do the same at Ellerslie...
Levante

Unbeaten filly on trial for bigger things

Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso will look to raise the bar for exciting filly Levante after taking her to Te Aroha for Friday’s ParkMate.co.nz...
Thee Auld Floozie wins Westbury Classic

Thee Auld Floozie wins Group 2 Westbury Classic

A decision to keep Thee Auld Floozie in training was richly rewarded at Ellerslie on Saturday. The six-year-old had been in indifferent form this preparation...
Caprikosa

Peter Williams hoping for luck with outsiders Caprikosa & Symphonic

Peter Williams is happy to roll the dice with two talented five-year-old mares on Saturday’s Karaka Million night at Ellerslie, despite impediments facing the pair....
Caprikosa winning at Ellerslie

Caprikosa to target Westbury Classic or Rich Hill Mile

Peter and Dawn Williams are weighing up their black type options with Caprikosa. The Byerley Park trainers completed a rewarding weekend when she was successful...