Tag: 'Winter Cup'

Justaskme

Justaskme gains Riccarton revenge

Taranaki galloper Justaskme gained a measure of revenge for an unlucky effort in last week’s Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton when he triumphed...
Ian Taplin

First Group training success for Taplins

Ritani was initially purchased by Ian and Kerry Taplin as a broodmare proposition, but on Saturday she delivered them their first Group success as trainers....
Ritani

Ritani upsets in Winter Cup

Scenes of unbridled joy and celebration broke out on the Riccarton public lawn shortly after outsider Ritani () took out the 124th running of the...
Michael Pitman

Pitman sets sights on special milestone

The return of Riccarton’s Grand National Carnival is music to the ears of Michael Pitman, who hopes the three-day meeting on his home track will...
Tappy’s One

Tappy’s One poised for Winter Cup success

Ian Taplin’s heart sank when the Proisir colt he had such a high opinion of was led out of the ring at the 2018 Karaka...
Johno Benner

Three-year-old shows plenty of spirit at Awapuni

Talented three-year-old Invisible Spirit recorded his third career victory when digging deep late to land the Courtesy Ford 3YO (1400m) at Awapuni on Thursday for...
Hazel Schofer

Schofer looking to finish season with a bang

It’s been a gruelling few months for Hazel Schofer, but all her hard work and determination has paid off after securing the New Zealand Apprentice...
Hit The Road Jack

Cambridge double for Phelans

Craig and Shaun Phelan went home from Cambridge Jockey Club’s Wednesday meeting happy men after recording a double on the synthetic track, which was officially...
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...
Tappy’s One

Tappy’s One continues winning streak with Oamaru Cup victory

Underrated winter galloper Tappy’s One cemented his claim to being the most improved horse in commission in the South Island at present with a gritty...
Justaskme

Special result for Sharrock in Opunake Cup

Local trainer Allan Sharrock gained a special result on his home track on Saturday to round out a record-breaking season for his New Plymouth-based stable....
Ace-Lawson Carroll

Apprentice comes up aces at Te Rapa

Rookie apprentice Ace Lawson-Carroll completed his first winning ride in fine style when he guided handy winter sprinter Crystallize to a comfortable victory at Te...
Quiz Kid

Bonus draws Quiz Kid south

A lucrative bonus has enticed the connections of Quiz Kid to send the in-form galloper down south early ahead of the Group 3 Winning Edge...
Cetus

Cetus on a roll for Allan

Late-blooming Cetus is giving former top jockey Tony Allan plenty to cheer about in his fledgling career as a trainer. The six-year-old gelding couldn’t have...
Catsacharmer

Sharrock has a stakes mission in mind for impressive two-year-old winner

Unbeaten two-year-old filly Catsacharmer booked herself a place in the Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m) at Otaki in three weeks after she lifted herself...
Invisible Spirit

Invisible Spirit to further enhance Otaki trainers’ impressive season

Three-year-old Invisible Spirit looks well placed heading into Saturday’s J&J Walter Ltd 3YO (1550m) at Awapuni on Saturday, with trainers Johno Benner & Hollie Wynyard...
Semper Magico

Awapuni targets for Winter Cup hopefuls

The paths of Mark Oulaghan’s two Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations 124th Winter Cup (1600m) hopefuls will become a lot clearer after racing at Awapuni...
Midnight Runner

Winter Cup puzzle for Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner is on trial for next month’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton but ironically a win at Ashburton on...
Makzabeel

Promising stayer Makzabeel a potential Cups horse

Progressive four-year-old Makzabeel is putting together a nice record and was a dominant winner of the Northbeam Timber Beams and Posts Rating 74 (2100m) at...
Cross Roads

Innes prepared to play patient game with impressive Hastings winner.

Opaki trainer Gerald Innes picked up a welcome winning double at Hastings and has high hopes he can keep that success going through the deeds...
Take The Deel

Granddaughter’s advice pays off at Wingatui

Timaru trainer Leonard Stewart took a bit of convincing by his granddaughter, Lacy Stewart, to take Miss Harley Quinn south to Wingatui on Friday, but...
Akela Belle

Akela Belle in search of hattrick at Hastings

Awapuni trainer Lisa Latta will head to Hawke’s Bay with a trio of runners on Saturday, headed by in-form mare Akela Belle. The six-year-old mare...
Sam O’Malley

O’Malley jumping into winter racing

Sam O’Malley is pretty chuffed with how his season has gone so far. The Central Districts apprentice jockey has racked up 30 wins in the...
Cheval Prometteur

Talented galloper to make raceday return

The well-travelled Cheval Prometteur will make his raceday return at Ruakaka on Saturday after an injury enforced layoff. The six-year-old gelding suffered a stress fracture...
Charlie Horse

Charlie the horse to watch at Awapuni

A more measured campaign is poised to pay dividends for Wairarapa galloper Charlie Horse in the coming weeks. That’s the prediction from Masterton trainer Stacey...