Monthly Archives: August 2015

Secret Spirit named Champion Matamata 2YO

The 50-strong team who race Secret Spirit (Swiss Ace ex Spirit of Sandford, by Kilimanjaro) got a massive kick out of the filly being named Matamata’s Champion Two Year Old for the 2014-2015 Season. When you take into consideration the … Continue reading

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Avisto return pencilled in for next month

Avisto, who put together three consecutive Listed Race victories during 2014, could make a welcome return to the racetrack next month. Trainer Roger James has earmarked a Rating 75 over 1300m at Taupo, 18 September for the now four-year-0ld daughter … Continue reading

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Strike Rate Challenge’s point of difference

Right now Challenge Racehorse Syndications can’t match the likes of Te Akau, Go Racing or Fortuna on the score of individual winners – we simply don’t have the numbers. What Challenge can hang its’ hat on is strike-rate and I’m … Continue reading

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Tavistock colt for Lamington Vegas

Lamington Vegas, who won the Ryder Stakes-LR as a juvenile in 2009, produced a colt by Champion Second Season Sire Tavistock last night at Gordon Cunningham’s Curraghmore Stud. Part of the quality broodmare band owned by Nearco Stud Ltd, Lamington … Continue reading

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