Abbey Drive Heading For Derby
13 Jan 2006Punters considering a fixed-odds bet on the Mercedes Derby could be wise to get in before Abbey Drive contests the three-year-old 1600m event at Ellerslie on Saturday.

Pukekohe trainer Richard Yuill believes Abbey Drive can make a return to winning form on Saturday and stake his claims for the $600,000 Mercedes Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on March 4.

The talented Zabeel colt is currently paying $16 on the TAB's futures market for the Derby. His stablemate, Black Panther, is currently the $10 favourite for the Group One feature.

Yuill said Abbey Drive will be ridden further back in the field in Saturday's race by jockey Grant Cooksley.

"I've got no doubts he can stay but he needs to settle back in the field. Last time he never settled and that's why he didn't finish the race out," Yuill said.

"He is stepping up over the mile for the first time so this race is going to tell us a lot," he said.

The winner of three of his seven starts to date, Abbey Drive disappointed a shade when only finishing fifth at Ellerslie on New Year's Day.

Immediately before that he had been impressive in winning over 1200m at Te Rapa on December 10.

Third Win for Smart Mare Maison Roxanne (NZ)
09 Dec 2019The Pencarrow colours were carried to victory at Waipukurau on Sunday by highly talented mare Maison Roxanne (NZ) (Snitzel), who recorded her third victory in the $10,000 Aon Insurance Brokers (1200m).
Classy Win for Couturiere (NZ) at Tauranga
28 Nov 2019Less than 24 hours after a brilliant debut win by Aloft (NZ) (Atlante) at Rotorua, another exciting three-year-old filly has carried the Pencarrow colours to victory. The Peter and Dawn Williams-trained Couturiere (NZ) (Pins) cleared maiden grade
Aloft (NZ) Makes Winning Start
28 Nov 2019Well-bred Pencarrow filly Aloft (NZ) (Atlante) began her racing career in perfect style in Wednesday’s $10,000 NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1250m) at Rotorua.
Wild Seas (NZ) Wins at Waverley
18 Nov 2019Pencarrow mare Wild Seas (NZ) (Ocean Park) added another stylish victory to her CV in Sunday’s $11,000 Summit Electrical (1200m) at Waverley.
Supera (NZ) Shines Bright in Tauranga Stakes
17 Nov 2019Pencarrow mare Supera (NZ) (Savabeel) warmed up for a summer of Group 1 racing with a powerful win in Saturday’s $100,000 Group 2 Gartshore Tauranga Stakes (1600m).
Stylish Maiden Win for Siracusa (NZ)
14 Nov 2019Promising Pencarrow filly Siracusa (NZ) (Sebring) cleared maiden grade at her second attempt with a stylish performance in Tuesday’s $10,000 Te Aroha Tractors & Machinery (1400m) at Te Aroha.
Megeve (NZ) Makes Winning Debut
18 Oct 2019Three-year-old Pencarrow filly Megeve (NZ) (Wandjina) began her career on the perfect note with a victory in Friday’s $10,000 TAB Spring Loaded Promotion 1200 at Avondale.
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