Happy New Year!

Date: 31 Dec 2022

Happy New Year!

Let's see out 2022 in style! Happy New Year from Te Akau!


It has been quite a year - one that won't be forgotten! Te Akau Racing's Mark Walker alongside our team has celebrated 86 wins this season including 12 at Group/Listed level and we're only five months through the season that is 2022/23 in New Zealand! In Singapore trainer Donna Logan singed off the 2022 season with a close second in the Trainers' Premiership with 59 winners. Singapore racing resumes for the new 2023 season on 7 January.


There are simply too many highlights to cover - one of the most special was seeing our bold boy Prise De Fer gaining his Group 1 honours in the Group 1 Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes, after leading with a stirring Group 3 Eagle Technology victory.


The season started in August with a six-win Taupo showcase - and there have been many multi-win race days including three on Boxing Day (two at stakes' level). Our owners have celebrated 2YO, 3YO, 4YO and 5YO stakes' winners this season.


There was Wild Night winning five in a row including two stakes' races, Imperatriz unbelievable in the Group 2 Waikato Stud Foxbridge Plate & our 6th consecutive Karaka 2YO Million winner Dynastic flying home in the Listed El Roca Sir Colin Meads Trophy. Not forgetting the team producing a stakes' winner on every day of the Cup Week Carnival in Christchurch.


We could not do this without our loyal owners - we are hugely grateful for your support. We have a magical stable and stud team who are deeply passionate and committed to the well-being and success of our horses - you are stars! You do so much for our equine friends, working alongside our specialist supporters - farriers, veterinarians, physio's and others .... it's because of these people we have been able to deliver the results our owners love.


Right now Te Akau owners have celebrated 86 wins this season, that's 50 more than the next stable. We have also won over double the stakes' races in New Zealand for our owners (12) and well over double the prizemoney too ($2.74 million).


That is a tremendous feat and we are delighted to achieving this success for our incredibly loyal owners. Let's bring it on in 2023 - we're just heating up! 


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