Pins News

22 January 2024

Another winning strike for brave Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood is making the most of his chances after overcoming a major setback as a younger horse. The Waikato Stud-bred and raced son of Pins suffered a badly broken shoulder as a yearling and a …

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25 January 2023

Blinkered approach works wonders

The decision of trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott to make a gear addition with Neighbourhood had the desired outcome on their home track at Matamata on Wednesday afternoon. They elected to run the Waikato …

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9 January 2023

Pins mare goes back-to-back

Lottacheex took a while to quit the maiden grade, but as so often happens she has wasted no time in adding a further success to her record. The Pins four-year-old broke through at her 11th …

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31 December 2022

Lottacheex shows a lot of heart

Honest mare Lottacheex was duly rewarded on Saturday afternoon at Warrnambool where she posted a clear-cut maiden victory over 1700 metres. The Waikato Stud-bred and raced mare had posted seven top four finishes from her …

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20 April 2022

Homebred Pins 3YO does it in style

Neighbourhood posted a special win to open his winning account on Wednesday afternoon on his home track at Matamata. The 3-year-old son of Pins made ground strongly at his only previous two appearances to finish …

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11 April 2022

Golden strike in Hong Kong

Connections of Natural Gold have had to be patient and their wait was rewarded at Sha Tin on Sunday evening when he shed his maiden tag. The four-year-old son of Pins had finished runner-up at …

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9 April 2022

Belle rings again for Pins filly

Reputabelle continued her outstanding run of form when she claimed another black type scalp on Saturday afternoon in the Listed NZB Insurance S. at Riccarton to set up a possible Australian venture. The Pins filly …

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7 April 2022

Stud graduate hits magic mark for Moreira

Pins 5-year-old Natural Storm carried rider Joao Moreira to a history-making victory on Wednesday night when they successfully combined at Happy Valley. The Waikato Stud-bred and sold gelding credited the Brazilian with his 1200th Hong …

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5 March 2022

Pins filly opens black-type account

Reputabelle bridged the gap to stakes success with aplomb at Wingatui where she bolted away with the Listed NZB Airfreight S. The Waikato Stud-bred daughter of Pins broke her maiden at Riccarton three runs back …

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22 January 2022

Memorable double for farm

Pin Me Up (Pins) completed a superb Saturday evening at Ellerslie for Waikato Stud when she proved superior to her age group rivals in the closing event on the twilight card. The homebred landed the …

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15 January 2022

Progressive mare strikes again

Ocean’s Jen looks like a mare to follow over the months ahead after she thumped her rivals atCranbourne on Friday night. Aided by a perfect John Allen ride, the daughter of Ocean Park settled close …

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10 January 2022

Happy days at Sha Tin

Well-related 4-year-old Happy Daily has taken another winning step in Hong Kong following further success at Sha Tin. The Waikato Stud-bred and sold son of Pins has been racing particularly well this campaign andposted three …

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