Bright future tipped for O’Reilly 4YO

Tiptronic can be confidently marked down as a horse to follow after his first-up victory at Te Aroha this afternoon. At a distance short of his best, the WS home-bred showed his quality with success over 1400m in the hands of Leith Innes.

Tiptronic

Tiptronic

​Promising 3YO picture perfect

Xbox cut the prettiest of pictures on Wednesday for equine photographer Trish Dunell.

The three-year-old was bred by the recent Media Award winner at New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing’s Horse of the Year evening and she was on hand at Te Rapa to capture his runaway win in the Flagstaff Café & Sports Bay 1100m.

Xbox

Xbox

Richardson has Tarzino Trophy favourite right where he wants her

Matamata trainer Graham Richardson was feeling good about his decision to bypass a start at Te Rapa on the weekend with Gr. 1 Tarzino Trophy favourite Volpe Veloce as he watched a host of the mare’s potential rivals slog it out in the tough, rain-soaked conditions present on the day.

Volpe Veloce

Volpe Veloce