Wednesday, 31 March 2021 MATAMATA Race Results
|Race No||Race Name||Winner||Jockey||Trainer||Win Time||PM NZD $|
|R1||MATAMATA FUNCTION CENTRE MDN||EL FIESTA GIRL||SAM WEATHERLEY||DARRYN WEATHERLEY||1:39.62||10,000|
|R2||NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES MDN||SYNCHRONIZE||DANIELLE JOHNSON||JAMIE RICHARDS||1:02.35||10,000|
|R3||AUTO SUPER SHOPPE MATAMATA MDN||OSELETA||DANIELLE JOHNSON||STEPHEN MARSH||1:11.40||10,000|
|R4||HAPPY 90TH B'DAY L. REID MDN||ISLA JAY||SAM WEATHERLEY||VANESSA HILLIS||1:12.15||10,000|
|R5||BOB BLACK SHIVAREE MEM. MDN||THE MIGHTY SPAR||OPIE BOSSON||JAMIE RICHARDS||1:26.35||10,000|
|R6||NZB INSURANCE PEARL SERIES MDN||FONTEYN||ASHVIN GOINDASAMY||R R MANNING||1:24.81||10,000|
|R7||CHALLENGE MATAMATA (BM74)||EASY M'LADY||TAIKI YANAGIDA||VICKI PRENDERGAST||1:37.69||11,000|
|R8||THE REDOUBT BAR & EATERY MDN||PEECEE PUSSYCAT||SAM SPRATT||JOHN BELL||2:07.46||10,000|
Matamata Past Races
Last 12 Meetings
|31 MAR 2021|
R1 - R8 SLOW
|Out 9m | 5mm Rain Last 24 Hours | 2mm Rain Overnight | Heavy Rain Forecast.||8||73|
|17 MAR 2021|
R1 - R8 DEAD
|27 FEB 2021|
R1 - R9 DEAD
|10 FEB 2021|
R1 - R3 DEAD
|25 JAN 2021|
R1 - R11 DEAD
|23 DEC 2020|
R1 - R9 DEAD
|21 OCT 2020|
R1 - R11 HEAVY
|Out 8m | 3mm Rain Overnight.||11||111|
|10 OCT 2020|
R1 - R9 DEAD
|23 SEP 2020|
R1 - R10 DEAD
|09 SEP 2020|
R1 - R10 SLOW
|Out 9m | Morning Fog.||10||123|
|22 AUG 2020|
R1 - R11 HEAVY
|Out 6m | 6mm rain yesterday.||11||142|
|01 AUG 2020|
R1 - R9 SLOW
|Out 3m | Windy | No rain.||9||116|
Track Map Guide
Star filly Amarelinha has given champion jockey Opie Bosson just the confidence boost he was looking for ahead of a trip to Sydney to partner her in Saturday week's A$1 million Gr.1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick.
A chance conversation one evening with good mate and former New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum saw trainer Graeme Richardson put his money where his mouth was, taking a share in a Per Incanto colt bred by McCullum, that he liked the look of.
Despite an eventful start to his day where his first runner at Awapuni was late scratched following an incident at the barrier, trainer Jamie Richards more than made up for that upset as he produced his fifth Group One quinella of the season.
Jamie Richards and Te Akau Racing’s total dominance of New Zealand two-year-old racing rolled on with a richly deserved Group One triumph for On the Bubbles in Saturday’s Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m).
On The Bubbles wins Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes.
NZTR releases industry reshaping actions; Sword Of State misses trial
Graham Richardson is an excited man ahead of the Gr.1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni on Saturday.
Daughter of Savabeel scores at Matamata
Talented juvenile Synchronize made an impressive debut at Matamata on Wednesday, winning the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Maiden 2YO (1050m), landing a Pearl Series bonus in the process.
A series of racing celebrity lunches and dinners will be auctioned this week via gavelhouse.com, in an initiative driven by the New Zealand Jockeys’ Association, with all funds raised by the auctions to go to the New Zealand Horse Ambulance Trust.
When respected Kiwi trainer Murray Baker sends a Derby bound three-year-old to the Group 2 $200,000 Signace Tulloch Stakes (2000m) history tells us it pays to be wary.
Plans for Group One winning juvenile Sword Of State will be determined by the volume of rain in the coming days, with the Jamie Richards-trained colt a warm favourite for Saturday’s Gr.1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m).
New Zealand’s darling of the turf, Melody Belle, has crossed the Tasman and has settled in well to her Randwick base ahead of her Sydney swansong at Rosehill on Saturday.
Group One winner Callsign Mav will be in action at Awapuni on Saturday, where he will be tried beyond a mile for the first time in his career in the Gr.2 City Of Palmerston North Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m).