Monthly Archives: August 2018

OZ-SOME WIN IN STEWARDS

Oz-some win in Stewards ” I don’t know what I’ve done but it suited.” Canterbury trainer Neil Ridley was talking after winning the Stewards. with the remarkable Prince Oz. It was the horse’s sixth win for Ridley, who received

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SAVVY COUP JOINS WALLER

Savvy Coup is the latest star New Zealand galloper to join Chris Waller’s stable. Co-trainer Matt Pitman confirmed the decision today. “Chris Waller is a friend of our’s  and it made sense to send the horse to him for the racing. There

MOSELEY A WIZARD ON OZ

At 51, Terry Moseley won’t get many more chances to win a Stewards. He’s run second in the race twice and today seeks a breakthrough win on a transformed Prince Oz. Moseley has been atop in five of Prince Oz’s seven wins, five of which h

COUPLAND’S FINISH A WIN, WIN

Who can forget last year’s dramatic finish to the Coupland’s Mile? In the public stand, Michael Pitman was thinking he had won with Son of Maher. .A few metres  away in front of the members stand, Mark Oulaghan was sure he was second with Sha

THE WORLD AWAITS SPEEDING SPUR

First Addington, then Aussie. Next? The World. That’s the tentative six-month plan for champion trotter Speeding Spur after a courageous win the New Zealand Trotting Free For All on Tuesday. Managing owner Andrew Grierson, the head of Woodlands Stud, ma

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RASMUSSEN ADDS ANOTHER JEWEL TO CROWN

Champion reinswoman Natalie Rasmussen has added another jewel to her crown with a first driving win in New Zealand Cup behind Thefixer. Under Rasmussen’s urgings, Thefixer determinedly wore down the tenacious Australian runner-up Tiger Tara in the last

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DEE AND GEE READY TO SURPRISE AGAIN

Five-year-old mare Dee And Gee surprised both her trainers and punters alike when scoring a three-length victory in last Saturday’s Listed Metropolitan Trophy Handicap (2500m) at Riccarton. The $51 chance never looked like being caught and no doubt punt

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WILLIAMS BRINGS UP 1000 WINS

Byerley Park trainer Dawn Williams reached a mammoth milestone at Te Aroha on Tuesday when she picked up her 1000th win as a trainer courtesy of Jip Jip Rock in the Waikato & BOP Harness 12th January 2019 (1400m). It was the third win of the day for W

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