26th March

Equinox drew attention to his Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes prospects when he overshadowed pre-post favourite Yourdeel in training at Matamata this morning. On the plough Equinox (Miller) and Yourdeel (Bosson) were sent over 1000m, which they cut out in 1:03.4 and...

19th March

Volpe Veloce and Watch This Space shaped up well at Matamata this morning ahead of Saturday’s Japan-NZ International Trophy. On the course proper, which was dead 18 metres out, Volpe Veloce (Coleman) strode out impressively over 1200m in 1:20.8, with her last 1000m in...

12th March

A number of New Zealand Oaks candidates got through their work well at Matamata this morning in preparation for Saturday’s Trentham classic. On the plough, second favourite Imelda Mary was ridden by regular jockey Cameron Lammas in company with stablemate Livin On A...

5th March

Group One stars Melody Belle and On The Rocks confirmed their fitness for Saturday’s Bonecrusher Stakes with impressive work at Matamata this morning. Melody Belle had raceday rider Opie Bosson in the saddle when she and Vainglory (S Collett) were paired in a solid...

Derby mount impresses Boss in early morning hitout

It was only three-quarter-pace work but it was still enough to tell the bloke on top, Australian jockey Glen Boss, that he’ll be more than a runner’s chance when he takes In A Twinkling to the start for Saturday’s Vodafone New Zealand Derby. The stars in the sky were...