Five Stars salutes

Five Stars salutes

18 Aug 2019

The Tony Pike-trained Five Stars saluted in impressive fashion when he scored in the $22,500 Volare Bread (Rating 65) over 1600 metres on ...

Endless Drama wins thrilling Foxbridge Plate

Endless Drama wins thrilling Foxbridge Plate

18 Aug 2019

A copybook ride from jockey Leith Innes saw Irish-bred entire Endless Drama emerge victorious in the $100,000 Group 2 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate ...

Beaten favourites on U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate Day

Beaten favourites on U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate Day

17 Aug 2019

Beaten favourites on U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate DayRace 1: MELBOURNE CUP AT TE RAPA 5TH NOVEMBER 1600Because Craig GryllsSat outside the ...

Defibrillate opens account in style

Defibrillate opens account in style

17 Aug 2019

The Graham Richardson-trained Defribillate sprang a bit of an upset when he came off the pace to snare the $10,000 Melbourne Cup at Te Rapa 5th ...

Azabeat bolts in

Azabeat bolts in

17 Aug 2019

Azabeat burst away to a most impressive win in the$22,500 Rugby Raceday 6th September (Rating 65) over 2100 metres on Saturday.Rider Darren Danis ...

Lambrusco makes it three in a row

Lambrusco makes it three in a row

17 Aug 2019

A well-judged ride by apprentice Ashvin Goindasamy saw Lambrusco just get the nod in the $35,000 Valachi Downs (OHcp) over 2100 metres on ...

The Good Fight charges home

The Good Fight charges home

4 Aug 2019

The Good Fight underlined his untapped potential with a strong last-to-first win in the $30,000 Cal Isuzu (Rating 82) over 1400 metres on ...

Roc Cha leads home a first four for Rogerson

Roc Cha leads home a first four for Rogerson

4 Aug 2019

Team Rogerson enjoyed a good day at the office at Te Rapa on Saturday, starting when favourite Roc Cha led all the way to give the training trio of ...

Sheer ecstasy for apprentice jockey Shiarna Johnson

Sheer ecstasy for apprentice jockey Shiarna Johnson

4 Aug 2019

It was sheer ecstasy for apprentice jockey Shiarna Johnson when she led from start to finish to claim the $35,000 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate 17 ...

McNab gets the best out of Beauty Star

McNab gets the best out of Beauty Star

4 Aug 2019

Lightly raced Beauty Star may still have some room for improvement but his raw talent was enough to see him score his maiden win at his fifth start ...

No Loitering goes back to back

No Loitering goes back to back

4 Aug 2019

Trainer Iain Marks was chuffed as anything as No Loitering scored another thumping win here at Te Rapa for the second time in the past fortnight, ...

Overdue win for Wisdom Patch

Overdue win for Wisdom Patch

4 Aug 2019

After a string of close calls and placings, Wisdom Patch finally got his just rewards in the $22,500 SVS (Rating 65) over 1200 metres.The Lance ...

Beaten Favourites 3/8/19

Beaten Favourites 3/8/19

3 Aug 2019

Race 1: CAL ISUZU 1400Copper Mine Andrew CalderDidn’t enjoy the heavy track that much. Couldn’t quick off it.Race 2: WIN THE GROUP 2 ...

Beaten Favourites 20/7/19

Beaten Favourites 20/7/19

21 Jul 2019

Race 1: WIN THE GROUP 2 WAIKATO GUINEAS STEEPLECHASEIt’s A Wonder - Shaun PhelanGood run just didn’t cope with the track conditions too well, ...

Shamal strikes

Shamal strikes

21 Jul 2019

A small field of five runners did battle in the $20,000 Win the Group 2 Waikato Guineas Steeplechase (3900m) and it was Waikato Steeplechase winner ...

Debut steeplechase win for Raisafuasho

Debut steeplechase win for Raisafuasho

21 Jul 2019

Owner Ann Browne's decision to run Raisafuasho over the bigger fences proved to be right on the money with the rising twelve-year-old scoring his ...

Marsh eyes 2YO riches after smart win by Sai Fah

Marsh eyes 2YO riches after smart win by Sai Fah

21 Jul 2019

A notable gear change for Sai Fah made a significant change to the juvenile as the colt made easy work against his five rivals in the $22,500 NZB ...

Easy debut win for Anneofpaisley

Easy debut win for Anneofpaisley

21 Jul 2019

Anneofpaisley franked her trial form when she made it a winning debut, taking out the $10,000 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate August 17 (3yo Maiden) ...

Admiral goes pillar to post

Admiral goes pillar to post

21 Jul 2019

Admiral scored a gutsy win with a pillar to post victory in the $35,000 Become A Waikato Racing Club Member (OHcp) over 1600 metres on Saturday.Rider ...

Johnnie Redmond survives protest

Johnnie Redmond survives protest

21 Jul 2019

Johnnie Redmond survived a protest to win the $10,000 Happy 60th Birthday Andy (Maiden) over 1400 metres on Saturday.Ridden by Darren Danis, the ...

FOXBRIDGE AGAIN IN MIND FOR SOUTHERN ICON

FOXBRIDGE AGAIN IN MIND FOR SOUTHERN ICON

9 Jul 2019

Matamata trainer Alan Tait may give Southern Icon another crack at the Gr.2 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa next month.Southern Icon ...

Wooden Edge appreciates drop back in grade

Wooden Edge appreciates drop back in grade

8 Jul 2019

Winter specialist Wooden Edge appreciated the massive drop in grade and the apprentice claim to stylishly win the $22,500 RED CABS - YOUR BEST BET ...

Pearler win by Polly Grey

Pearler win by Polly Grey

8 Jul 2019

Polly Grey became the latest winner of an NZB Pearl Insurance bonus with a straightforward win in the $25,000 NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES RACE (Rating ...

Helena Baby makes it four in a row

Helena Baby makes it four in a row

8 Jul 2019

A rise in class did little to stop promising galloper Helena Baby from taking his winning streak to four wins in a row on Saturday, with another ...

Touching moment sees Sultan Of Swing triumphant

Touching moment sees Sultan Of Swing triumphant

8 Jul 2019

A touching moment saw Sultan Of Swing triumphant in the $35,000 U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate 17 Aug (OHcp) over 1600 metres on Saturday.Winning ...

Massive upset by Rodmar

Massive upset by Rodmar

8 Jul 2019

Rider Anna Jones reiterated her gratitude towards trainer Antony Fuller after she piloted Rodmar to an upset win in the $22,500 SKYCITY HAMILTON ...

Cologne finally breaks her duck

Cologne finally breaks her duck

8 Jul 2019

Cologne finally broke her duck on her 16th attempt after she claimed the $10,000 Group 1 Turf Bar Cambridge (Maiden) over 1600 metres at Te Rapa on ...

Impressive London Bound on debut

Impressive London Bound on debut

8 Jul 2019

London Bound franked her promising trial form to power home to a brilliant win on debut taking out the $22,500 Win the Group 2 Waikato Guineas ...

Beaten Favourites 6/7/19

Beaten Favourites 6/7/19

6 Jul 2019

Race 1: WIN THE GROUP 2 WAIKATO GUINEAS 1200Flaunting Sam Spratt"She went good. She wasn’t happy in the ground but when she got out, she hit ...

Grp2 U S NAVY FLAG FOXBRIDGE PLATE

Grp2 U S NAVY FLAG FOXBRIDGE PLATE

28 Jun 2019

The Waikato Racing Club is delighted to announce a three-year partnership with thoroughbred stud Valachi Downs. Synonymous for producing quality ...

New Website Launch

New Website Launch

19 Jun 2019

The Team at the Waikato Racing Club are excited to have partnered with Website Angels to bring to life a new and improved platform for the Waikato ...

Te Akau Shark set for Foxbridge after easy trial win

Te Akau Shark set for Foxbridge after easy trial win

15 Jul 2019

Exciting galloper Te Akau Shark returned to racing with the same panache he showed late last year when he landed the Group Two Couplands Mile as he ...

Melody Belle on Target for Foxbridge Plate

Melody Belle on Target for Foxbridge Plate

9 Jul 2019

The darling of the New Zealand turf is nearing a return to the track after a favourable winter preparation.Melody Belle, who is all but assured of ...

Bright future anticipated for Super Hoof

Bright future anticipated for Super Hoof

11 Jun 2019

Matamata trainer Glenn Old believes he has another talented stayer in Super Hoof, after the son of Cape Blanco raced away to an emphatic win in the ...

Sultan Of Swing goes two for two at Te Rapa

Sultan Of Swing goes two for two at Te Rapa

11 Jun 2019

Sultan of Swing defied the pattern of racing in testing conditions on Saturday, to take victory in the $35,000 Book Your Xmas Do @Te Rapa (OHcp) over ...

Tough Scarfi goes back to back

Tough Scarfi goes back to back

11 Jun 2019

Scarfi continued her rampant form with another strong win, taking honours in the $11,000 Bupa Care Services (Rating 72) over 1200 metres at Te Rapa ...

Codecracker blows rivals away

Codecracker blows rivals away

11 Jun 2019

Codecracker impressively won the $10,000 NZB Insurance Pearl Series (Rating 65) over 1400 metres and by doing so picked up the Pearl Series ...

Birdsong makes winning debut

Birdsong makes winning debut

11 Jun 2019

Well regarded Birdsong made a winning debut in the $22,500 Skycity Hamilton (2YO) over 1200 at Te Rapa on Saturday.The two-year-old daughter of ...

Strong win by honest Gabriel

Strong win by honest Gabriel

11 Jun 2019

A drop back to an easier grade saw honest campaigner Gabriel record his second win after taking out the $22,500 Fosters Construction over 2100 metres ...

Italian Lover brushes competition away

Italian Lover brushes competition away

11 Jun 2019

Central Districts visitor Italian Lover continued her rich rein of form when winning the $30,000 Become A Waikato Racing Club Member (Rating 82) over ...