Tag: 'Winter Cup'

Simon Wilson with Dez

Dez set to defend title in Winter Classic

Waipukurau farmer Simon Wilson started the racing season off in perfect style at Riccarton last Saturday, recording his first stakes victory as a trainer when...

Show-jumping prize paves way to Winter Cup breeding success

Saturday’s Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) added some black-type lustre to a brief foray into thoroughbred breeding for Carole and Doug Isaacson. The time-honoured Riccarton...

Heavy track specialist thriving ahead of Winter Cup

Heavy track specialist Rosewood will be met by ideal track conditions at Riccarton on Saturday when she lines up in the Group 3 Winning Edge...
Neill Ridley

Far Site faces her biggest test

A testing Riccarton track is trainer Neill Ridley’s biggest concern ahead of an early season assignment for promising Makfi filly Far Site. A winner of...
Who Dares Wins

Winter Cup test for Prendergast duo

West Melton trainers Tony and Lyn Prendergast have two runners in Saturday’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations 122nd Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton. The husband...
Who Dares Wins

Trudeau takes out Oamaru Cup

Weight relief may have been the deciding factor in a short-margin result in the Oamaru Cup (1600m) at Ashburton on Tuesday. The race was taken...
Rock Island Line

Latta brings up $20 million in stakes

Rock Island Line’s win in the Revital Fertilisers 1400 at New Plymouth on Saturday will live long in the memory of Lisa Latta. The Rock...
Sam Weatherley

Homesick Weatherley resuming New Zealand career

Sam Weatherley will head home from Sydney next Sunday, not for a holiday, but to reignite his New Zealand riding career at Riccarton the following...
Johnathan Parkes

Parkes taking success in his stride

With just one win required to match his best tally for a season and just five wins behind National Jockey’s Premiership leader Lisa Allpress, you...

Destiny’s Kiss wins second Winter Cup

Veteran Destiny's Kiss has won his second Listed Winter Cup, six years after his first, upsetting a classy field of stayers at Rosehill.

Tim Clark happy to be on the pace

Tim Clark will team with the powerful Tulloch Lodge operation in two races at Rosehill, including the feature Winter Cup aboard Hush Writer.

Parr, King to both miss Winter Cup meeting

Jockeys Josh Parr and Rachel King have both been ruled out of the Winter Cup meeting at Rosehill because of injuries.

Clark and Parr racing to be fit for Rosehill

Jockeys Tim Clark and Josh Parr each require a medical clearance to ride at Rosehill after suffering injuries in separate riding incidents.

Yogi returns for surprise Winter Cup bid

Two weeks after Hush Writer won the McKell Cup first-up, Yogi will attempt the same feat in the Winter Cup at Rosehill

Dez begins Winter Cup campaign

Simon Wilson has some unfinished business in Christchurch that he’d like to take care of in August. Wilson trains talented Zed seven-year-old Dez, who resumes...

Winter Cup could beckon Haworth pair

Next month’s Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton is already the target for one member of David and Emma Haworth’s team, but it could...

Overdue victory for Harper’s Choice in Cup

Group One-placed Harper's Choice has claimed an overdue win in the Listed Winter Cup at Rosehill.

Destiny’s Kiss heads Pride’s Rosehill team

Veteran stayer Destiny's Kiss has a big weight but will also have his preferred conditions in the Listed Winter Cup at Rosehill.

Plymouth Road could run in Winter Cup

Trainer Matthew Smith will back Plymouth Road up from his Randwick win in the Winter Cup as long as he continues to do well.

Winter feature on Shakti’s programme

Jo-Ann Gordon has a stakes target in mind for the versatile and in-form Shakti. “I think I might get him ready for the Winter Cup,”...

Wait and see approach for Winter Cup winner Nashville

HUNTERVILLE trainers Adrian and Harry Bull are in a quandary as to which race their Group Three Winter Cup winner Nashville should line-up in at...
Hayley Maree

Tyler excited about group prospects for Hayley Maree

Kelvin Tyler is looking forward to upcoming racing season and the group one challenges that are in line for talented mare Hayley Maree. It has...