Member Login

Sinnfonia makes black type debut

Exciting import Sinnfonia makes her black type debut on Saturday, the Irish bred daughter of champion Sinndar looking a big chance in the Gr.3 Manawatu Cup at Awapuni on Saturday.

Gallant when third stepping up to a trip for the first time at Ellerslie last time out, the lightly raced five-year-old had impressed winning her two previous assignments over 1400m and 1600m.

And we are excited about her staying prospects - the 2300m of the Manawatu Cup bound to suit with Sinnfonia the daughter of a half sister to the Breeders' Cup Turf hero Kalanisi.

"She should run really well," Chad Ormsby enthused - "it is her first attempt in stakes class but she is mare of really good ability."

David Walsh takes the ride on Sinnfonia who has drawn nicely in barrier three.

Earlier in the day at the same meeting we saddle up Upstream Lad and he too looks suited by a step up in distance in the 2300m Harcourts Premier.

Also drawing well - barrier two for Jason Waddell, Upstream Lad looked good breaking his maiden over 2000m at Thames last time out and he has pleased us with his progress.

"He has trained on well," Ormsby said of the well related son of Pentire.

Ballymore also takes two runners to the Te Rapa meeting, kicking off with The Hotz in the opening event.

"He is having his first run over 2100m," said Ormsby, "and he has the blinkers on the first time which will help him. It will be good to see him go close."

Holding a nomination for the New Zealand Derby, The Hotz is bred for ground being a son of Pentire from a stout local family.

Fellow Pentire gelding Xalted - who has been in consistent form of late, is our final runner for the weekend, due to take his place in the Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier over 2100m.

"It looks to be a strong race," Ormsby admitted, "but we think he is a strong chance - so long as he gets a bit of luck in running from his tricky draw (17)."

Nominated for the Auckland and Wellington Cups, Xalted is another bred to relish ground - hailing from the family of Caulfield & Melbourne Cup star Ethereal.

Meanwhile we are celebrating the win by Revelator at Matamata on Wednesday - the son of Zabeel impressive at his first start since June.

"It was a special win," Ormsby said, noting that the horse who races in the colours of star Mr Tiz was able to win a race named in that seven times Group One winner's honour!

Check out Revelator's victory at:

[21 Dec 12]

TUESDAY 20 NOV. AT WAIPA (New Zealand)

TUESDAY 20 NOV. AT WAIPA
[19 Nov 18] Two runners, including talented filly Scorch (Sizzling)  more...

JUST ONE RUNNER ON SUNDAY (Australia)

JUST ONE RUNNER ON SUNDAY
[18 Nov 18] Parsifal is the stable representative when he heads to Geelong on Sunday.   more...

WINNING CHANCES IN FEATURE RACES AT SANDOWN (Australia)

WINNING CHANCES IN FEATURE RACES AT SANDOWN
[17 Nov 18] Two runners in feature race's on the Hillside course at Sandown today with Vengeur Masque and Radipole running.  more...
STAFF WANTED (NZ) [29 Oct 18]
RUBY A GEM (NZ) [25 Apr 18]
AVEC MOI WINS (NZ) [07 Mar 18]
BORN TO WIN (Aus) [28 Aug 17]
Girl Power! (NZ) [15 Sep 16]
100 Looms! (Aus) [21 Jul 16]
She's A Rose (Aus) [09 Jul 16]
Ararat Trio (Aus) [17 May 16]
Two Guineas! (Aus) [04 Mar 16]
Tulsa Resumes (Aus) [05 Feb 16]
Extra Smart! (Aus) [02 Sep 15]
Sandown Trio. (Aus) [01 Sep 15]
Rose Blooms! (Aus) [31 Aug 15]
Saturday Trio (Aus) [17 Jul 15]
Quiet Weekend (Aus) [25 Jun 15]
Sandown Trio (Aus) [03 Mar 15]
Garud At Best (Aus) [29 Dec 14]
Christmas Joy (Aus) [28 Dec 14]
Thursday Trio (Aus) [25 Nov 14]
RIP Araldo (Aus) [05 Nov 14]
Miz Flies! (Aus) [04 Aug 14]
Tasmanian Duo (Aus) [25 Feb 14]
Midweek Duo (Aus) [21 Jan 14]
Weekend Trio (Aus) [06 Dec 13]
Sale duo (Aus) [25 Sep 13]
On A Roll! (NZ) [17 Aug 13]
Te Rapa Duo (NZ) [15 Aug 13]
Confidence! (Aus) [26 Jul 13]
Lady Fires (Aus) [29 Mar 13]
Ararat Double (Aus) [12 Feb 13]
A Major win (Aus) [10 Nov 12]
Sale Saturday (Aus) [06 Sep 12]
A Magic start (Aus) [09 Apr 12]
Flashy flies! (Aus) [24 Mar 12]
Two for two! (Aus) [04 Nov 11]
What a week! (Aus) [03 Oct 11]
Born To Win! (Aus) [01 Oct 11]
Dashing Duke (Aus) [06 Jul 11]
She Rocks! (Aus) [18 Jun 11]
Busy weekend! (Aus) [03 Jun 11]
The Team (Aus) [09 Apr 11]
A Sale double (Aus) [28 Feb 11]
He's a Moral! (Aus) [18 Nov 10]
Oaks Day 2010 (Aus) [02 Nov 10]
A big weekend (Aus) [08 Jan 10]
Take That! (Aus) [02 Dec 09]