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Te Rapa Road, Hamilton
Thursday, 21 January 2021 TE RAPA Race Results
|Race No||Race Name||Winner||Trainer||Win Time||PM $ NZD|
|R1||COOKIES CAFE SPRINT||GO ALL LIN||S O'NEILL||0:21.60||1,450|
|R2||FARMLANDS COPRICE SPRINT||FEDERAL RANGER||LISA COLE||0:21.63||1,365|
|R3||THE CLUBHOUSE SPORTS BAR SPRINT||CAPTAIN KEV||W & T STEELE||0:21.17||2,860|
|R4||MAYHOUNDS GREYHOUND REHOMING GROUP SPRINT||PARIS END||R & N O'REGAN||0:21.47||1,685|
|R5||AFFORDABLE PET ACCESSORIES STAKES||PICCOLO||G A LAWRENCE||0:26.00||3,325|
|R6||HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARK SMITH||STAY RICH||M & J SMITH||0:21.50||1,450|
|R7||SUPERIOR CHUNKY DOG ROLLS SPRINT||TROJAN HOARSE||LISA COLE||0:21.01||2,860|
|R8||VETORA CAMBRIDGE SPRINT||CALL ME LEO||T A GREEN||0:21.42||2,035|
|R9||MIKE STENT DECORATORS LTD STAKES||FEDERAL MORGAN||LISA COLE||0:25.49||4,735|
|R10||FARMLANDS VIRKON STAKES||ZIPPING HEWITT||G FARRELL||0:25.60||4,030|
Te Rapa Past Races
Browne duo head for a spell; Weight could halt Wellington Cup tilt; Westbury Classic for Travelling Light;
Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman were buoyed by Aegon’s 1200m trial victory at Matamata on Tuesday ahead of his tilt at the Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie later this month.
Trainer John Bary admitted his overwhelming feeling was one of relief after he watched his stable star Callsign Mav lump topweight of 63kg to an emphatic victory over 1400m at Awapuni on Saturday.
A long-term plan to target the Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) with promising Tavistock filly Topkapi takes further shape when she tackles Sunday's Listed Te Akau Gingernuts Salver (2100m) at Ellerslie.
Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman know a thing or two about preparing three-year-old stayers and they are hopeful Mongolian Wings can stamp himself as a genuine Derby contender when he tackles the Listed Te Akau Gingernuts Salver (2100m) at Ellerslie on Sunday.
Cambridge trainer Lauren Brennan is hoping to put Grand Bouquet's Gr.3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) campaign back on track with a bold run in Saturday's Listed Japac Homes Marton Cup (2200m) at Awapuni.
Classy mare Showoroses will be back at Ellerslie on January 23 where she will contest the Gr.2 Westbury Classic (1400m) on Karaka Million night.
Retirement hobbies don’t usually include training racehorses, but it’s proving great fun for 89-year-old Cliff Goss.
Trainer Jamie Richards had plenty of firepower in racing action on the track at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day, but also took the time to stretch the legs of some of his team members being set for upcoming major assignments.
Trainer Jamie Richards, jockey Danielle Johnson and Te Akau Racing have continued their dominant Ellerslie Christmas Carnival form with a stakes double through the deeds of Imperatriz in the Gr.2 Barneswood Farm Eclipse Stakes (1200m) and Savy Yong Blonk in the Gr.3 SKYCITY City Of Auckland Cup (2400m).
The Gr.1 Sistema Railway (1200m) was the pinnacle event on a day awash with black type features at Ellerslie on Friday and it more than lived up to its billing as the heavyweights of New Zealand sprinting took their shot at Group One glory.
Spade rockets to Auckland Guineas glory whilst Avantage adds a fourth Group 1 to her resume.
A wide draw and a step up in class couldn’t hold down underrated mare Showoroses as she led from go to whoa to take out the Gr.2 Rich Hill Mile (1600m) at Ellerslie.
There's an irony in the expectation of performance from Tony Pike's pair of Gr.2 Barneswood Farm Eclipse Stakes (1200m) runners Khufu and Stormy that's not lost on the Cambridge trainer.