|Another Stakes-Winner for Pins|
Pins mare Pimms Time (ex Brampton Legs, by Zabeel) was given a tough task on Saturday when making her stakes debut against a hot field in the $100,000 Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa and she produced a performance that has labelled her as one of the most improved mares in the country.
|Ambitious Dragon Takes Silver Jubilee Cup|
The staunch rivalry between Karaka graduates Ambitious Dragon and Glorious Days continued last night at Sha Tin in the HK-1 Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup (1400m) and it was Ambitious Dragon (NZ) who claimed victory in a stunning display of talent.
|50th Stakes-Winner for Pins|
Pins filly Annabel Rose raced her way to a share of the lead in NZB's
Southern Filly of the Year Series and made it 50 stakes winners for her sire
with victory in Saturday's $50,000 Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1400m) at
|Karaka Graduate Claims HK Internatioanl Mile|
Hong Kong's reigning dual Horse of the Year – the Karaka Select Sale
graduate Ambitious Dragon (NZ) – produced the performance of his amazing
career last night to lead home a NZB quinella in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile at
|Locals in Rapture as Ambitious Dragon Captures Hong Kong Mile|
The roar of
the locals was matched only by those at Waikato Stud when the champion Pins
gelding Ambitious Dragon steamrolled his opponents in Sunday's Group 1 Longines
Hong Kong Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin.
|Nicks That Click - Kiwi Match Made in Heaven|
These two Kiwi based sires are best friends in a pedigree.
|Queen Pin Salutes|
juvenile event at the ATC metropolitan meeting at Hawkesbury on Wednesday attracted
a small field of just four runners, but the result was a thrilling one with
Pins filly Queen Pin scoring a narrow victory at her second start.
|Stunning Return for Ambitious Dragon|
Anyone that needed reminding of why the kiwi bred Ambitious Dragon
(NZ) (Pins x Golden Gamble) has earned consecutive Hong Kong Horse of the
Year Titles need only see his performance in the HK-2 Sha Tin Trophy (1600m)
|Second Stakes Success for Pins Gelding|
Rolling Pin 22 starts to earn his first stakes victory but his second came just
ten days later in Saturday's Group II Shannon Stakes (1500m) at
Rosehill although not before some anxious moments in the stewards room.
|Pins Gelding Takes Cameron Handicap|
Gwenda Markwell-trained Rolling Pin earned his first stakes victory at
Newcastle's Broadmeadow racetrack on Wednesday when leading all the way the
$150,000 Group III Patinack Farm Cameron Handicap (1500m).