Johnson to ride Kiwi Oaks hope
Chris Johnson has been confirmed as Savvy Coup’s rider in the Gr.1 Australian Oaks (2400m).
Co-trainer Michael Pitman said Hugh Bowman had been approached for the mount, but he has opted to partner the Chris Waller-trained Unforgotten in Saturday week’s classic at Randwick.
Johnson has an outstanding record with Savvy Coup, who will be on a flight to Sydney on Wednesday, having ridden her in four of her five wins including a victory in the Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m).
Notable double for Rock ‘n’ Pop
Rock ‘n’ Pop continues to be a steady source of success for breeders and a trans-Tasman weekend double emphasised that. The Waikato Stud stallion enjoyed domestic success at New Plymouth on Saturday and in Queensland. …Read More
Mark’s Mail – 19 July, 2019
As we approach the end of July, it’s becoming increasingly evident that winter has really set in. We are enjoying a very mild winter here in Matamata this year and the farm is looking sensational …Read More