Rich Hill bred filly shows exciting staying promise...

Shocking filly Taming The Shrew stepped out in eye-catching fashion winning her race debut today at Rotorua, her finishing effort suggesting a big three-year-old season ahead. Taming The Shre......

Mental Telepathy third fav for Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup

  The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Mental Telepathy (Shocking) moved into third-favouritism for Saturday's $250,000 Gr.3 New Zealand Cup (3200m), after storming home strongly for third i......

Two lovely Shocking two-year-olds depart to Ciaron Maher's Melbourne stable...

 It's always exciting when progeny of the stud's stallions head over to Australia. We're especially looking forward to following the progress of these two-year-olds who recently departe......

Big spring predicted for Shocking mare Hello M'Lady

Hello M'Lady is also on a black-type trail this spring and is set for her first stakes test of the season at Counties on Sunday when she lines up in the Listed Haunui Farm Karaka Classic. The......

Victory no surprise from Shock Shock

  A Group One pedigree was to the fore in Victoria this afternoon when a daughter of Rich Hull Stud's Shocking was successful. The three-year-old Shock Shock capped a strong start to her caree......

Black-type aims for Hello M'Lady

Gritty Matamata mare Hello M'Lady once again showed her love for the Rotorua surface when she pulled out all stops to gain victory in her first run for four months on Saturday. The four-year-......

Shocking Winner for Baker

  New Zealand-bred galloper Shock Alert recorded his fifth career win when successful over a mile on his home-track on Wednesday and in the process provided Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker w......

Shocking continues his winning roll...

  With a New Zealand Oaks winner in his first crop, 12 stakes performer's to-date, and 78 individual winners  - Shocking continues his progression as one of New Zealand's most exciting young sire......

Major reward for consistent Shocking mare

  Genuine five-year-old Diapason has advanced her record in Sydney with further success at Canterbury. The Rich Hill Stud-bred and sold daughter was successful over 1500m yesterday in the hand......

Scandalo out for deserved break

Scandalo's (Shocking) work is done for the season after making his mark in the top grade. The Hastings five-year-old won five races in his last campaign, including two open handicaps, and was......

Scandalo's success opens distance options

Scandalo might be given the opportunity to star in a new role next season after establishing himself as a quality sprinter. The son of Shocking has won seven races up to 1400m, the latest i......

Chocante to carry on into Hollindale

Chocante will press on to Saturday week's at the Gold Coast despite only beating one runner home in last weekend's Listed Tails Stakes at Doomben. Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh said ins......

Chocante's first-up form a Doomben pointer

Last year's Brisbane Cup winner Chocante (Shocking) begins another Queensland campaign back at Doomben on Saturday. Few horses will carry a better first-up formline into a race this weekend......

Outstanding Adelaide Cup victory for Shocking's daughter

  Shocking's best representative added to her record this afternoon when Fanatic produced a stunning win in the Gr.2 Adelaide Cup.   Under an expert ride from Michael Walker, the mare reign......

Consolation Cup win for Lupton with daughter of Shocking

Waverley trainer Jaimee Lee Lupton missed an opportunity to follow in the Wellington Cup footsteps of her grandfather this month, but she picked up some consolation with a win in the Kamada Pa......

Shocking strikes twice for Rich Hill

  Rich Hill Stud stallion Shocking enjoyed a timely international double at the weekend.   Battlecamp started the ball rolling at Morpettville on Saturday and then Volitation was successful in Ho......

A Formidable sale price to boost Karaka budget

Proceeds from the sale of the stakes-winning three-year-old Formidable to overseas interests are earmarked for Karaka.  The son of Shocking's last-start victory in the Listed 3YO Salver a......

Rich Hill Stud stallion Shocking has sired two new potential Derby candidates in three days...

Formidable (Shocking) beats home The Boy Wonder and Secret Ambition (Jimmy Choux) in the Listed 3YO Salver. Rich Hill stallion Shocking sired his sixth stakes winner on Sunday when Formi......

Shocking's daughter set for bigger prizes

  Promising mare Soleseifei looks set to make her mark in stronger staying company following her latest success. The Rich Hill Stud graduate won for the third time in her 14-start career when ......

Shocking's son touted as Derby hope

  Leading jockey Danielle Johnson believes Formidable could be a classic force to be reckoned with next year. She rode the Rich Hill Stud graduate to his first victory over 1600m at Avondale thi......

Strong Ready-To-Run Sale for Shocking and Jimmy Choux

  With just two of Shocking's progeny on offer at Karaka last week it was no surprise to see these colts both selling well given their sire's progeny race success this spring. Lot 300 Th......

Antonio Giuseppe on target for Ballarat Cup

The Ballarat Cup has been a late spring target for Antonio Giuseppe, who will be out to give Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller a second win in the race in three years. Waller won the A$30......

Fanatic (Shocking) backs Melbourne Cup Day win with success in Sandown Cup

Jockey Michael Walker has guided New Zealand-bred and owned mare Fanatic to victory in the Listed Sandown Cup before being ruled out for the rest of the meeting due to illness. Walker was rep......

Fanatic set for Sandown Cup back-up

After her win on Melbourne Cup day, Fanatic is set to back up in the Sandown Cup. Fresh from her first Australian win during the Melbourne Cup carnival, New Zealand Group One winner Fanatic......

Weight-for-age targets for Chocante

  Accomplished stayer Chocante will be given opportunities to star at weight-for-age during a two-start summer campaign.   The son of Shocking has returned to the Cambridge stable of trainer ......

Trainer likes Shocking colt racing at Avondale tomorrow and rates him 'Derby' prospect

  Chris Gibbs believes the well-related colt Dragon Storm can go close to his first winning strike at Avondale on Wednesday. The Ruakaka horseman, who trains in partnership with Donna Loga......

Tony Cruz's team is starting to fire and Circuit Hassler can help lead the charge

The five-year-old (by Shocking) looks ready to notch his first Hong Kong victory after a strong showing at Sha Tin on Sunday   Former New Zealand Group Two winner Circuit Hassler showed on S......

Hawera win sets up possible stakes assignment for Shocking's Hello M'Lady

A dominant win at Hawera yesterday may have clinched a black-type assignment for promising mare Hello M'Lady at Rotorua next weekend. The Matamata-trained mare relished the step up to 1600 me......

Chocante keeps family in Cup contention

Brisbane Cup winner Chocante can boost his Melbourne Cup credentials in Saturday's St Leger at Randwick.   Cambridge-trained stayer Chocante has one more test to pass to keep the Marsh fam......

Another stakes winner for Shocking

  Pure Pride became the fifth individual stakes winner for Shocking with her impressive victory today in the Listed Paris Lane Stakes. The five-year-old settled back in the field and when t......

Marsh Thrilled with Chocante

Stephen Marsh is confident Chocante (Shocking) is on track for this year's Melbourne Cup after his encouraging third in the Gr.1 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick last Saturday. Having his thi......

Marsh proud of Chocante's Metropolitan run

  Brisbane Cup winner Chocante finished third in Saturday's Gr.1 Metropolitan at Randwick.   Stephen Marsh is confident Chocante is on track for this year's Melbourne Cup after his en......

Brown delighted by Chocante's Metropolitan run

Pic: Chocante (number 7) finished 1.8 lengths third carrying four kilo's more than race winner winner Foundry, in Saturday's Group 1 The Metropolitan. Jockey Corey Brown has sung the praises o......

Chocante to raid Sydney riches en route to Melbourne Cup

Top New Zealand trainer Stephen Marsh is confident Chocante will measure up in Saturday's Group I Metropolitan Handicap en route to the Melbourne Cup.   Marsh has had big spring plans in place......

Antonio Giuseppe and Chocante draw well for Saturday's Metrop

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Shocking's well-related Camillo strikes again

  Camillo continued his impressive progress, and that of his sire Shocking, with further success at Grafton yesterday. The four-year-old is now unbeaten in two appearances this season followin......

Brown chasing father-son Group One double

Corey Brown enjoyed one of his finest racing moments in 2009 when he guided Shocking to victory in the Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m).   The vastly-experienced jockey will now have an opportunit......

Antonio Giuseppe looks a tip-top Metrop chance after running on strongly in Kingston Town Stakes

Antonio Giuseppe (pictured right) continues his improvement running on strongly for second to Libran over 2000m in yesterday's lead-up to the Gr.1 Metropolitan Handicap (2400m, Sept 30) Click t......

Shinn To Ride Chocante

Sydney-based jockey Blake Shinn has been booked to ride New Zealand gelding Chocante (Shocking) in Saturday's Kingston Town Stakes (Gr 3, 2000m) at Randwick, replacing Rory Hutchings in the sa......

Stephen Marsh is looking forward to Chocante (Shocking) stepping out in Saturday's Chelmsford Stakes...

Generally the winner of a Brisbane Cup is rarely considered as a genuine spring candidate but New Zealand trainer Stephen Marsh is adamant  Chocante can make a surprising impact - beginning thi......

Hello M'Lady on a hat-trick

Group-placed mare Hello M'Lady will be tested tomorrow when she steps up in grade against some smart horses in the ITM PSP Open Sprint at New Plymouth over 1300 metres.   The four-year-old Sho......

Double Tauranga strike for Shocking

  The hot run of form of the progeny of Shocking continued at Tauranga this afternoon. The Rich Hill Stud resident produced a winning double with odds at both ends of the spectrum. The well-suppo......

Antonio Giuseppe takes on star stablemate

    Former New Zealand galloper Antonio Giuseppe (Shocking) will line up against champion mare Winx (Street Cry) in Saturday's Gr.2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Randwick.   Trained by Chris Walle......

Hello M'lady a class above rivals

 Black type performer Hello M'Lady (NZ) (Shocking) was in a class of her own at Rotorua, where she posted another soft win.   The daughter of Premier raceday winner The General's Lady (Aus) (G......

Shockings spring hopeful set for first test

Fanatic is closing in on a trial outing that will kick-start her Melbourne spring campaign. The Group 1-winning New Zealand mare is progressing well at Lindsay Park, the Victorian operation of ......

All-Australian spring for Chocante

Trainer Stephen Marsh has confirmed that the son of Shocking will be sent across the Tasman for the opening three runs of his preparation. "He could have a trial here, but Sydney will tell us w......

Trainer has confidence in well-related Shocking 3YO

  New Plymouth trainer Janelle Millar believes lightning has struck twice in an Australian black type winner's family. She has a brother to the Gr.2 Brisbane Cup winner Chocante in her care ......

High Class breaks drought with Te Rapa win

High Class ended a two-year absence from the winners' circle with a gritty victory at Te Rapa yesterday. The now four-year-old Shocking mare had looked to have any amount of ability when she do......

Double for resident stallions

  Rich Hill Stud stallions Jimmy Choux and Shocking made their presence felt at today's Rotorua meeting with a winning double. Jimmy Choux was first to strike with the promising Hoofaloof succes......

Shocking three-year-old shows winning spark

  Electrolyte has opened his account in Australia to add a further winning strike to his productive family. The Rich Hill Stud graduate broke his maiden under Noel Callow yesterday over a mile at ......

 

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