News About: Allan Sharrock

Kawi better suited under WFA in Kingston Town Classic

Kawi better suited under WFA in Kingston Town Classic

28 Nov, 2016

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock is adamant that his multiple Group 1 winner Kawi will be much better suited under the weight for age conditions of the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Michael Walker, above, rides Kawi in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by …

Railway Stakes top weight Kawi facing tough task

Railway Stakes top weight Kawi facing tough task

15 Nov, 2016

A win by top weight Kawi in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday would be a great surprise for New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock.

Michael Walker, above, rides the top weight Kawi in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Kawi is a …

Mackinnon Stakes An Option For Kawi

Mackinnon Stakes An Option For Kawi

15 Jul, 2015

Trainer Allan Sharrock has revealed that the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes could be an option for talented Kiwi galloper Kawi.

The 2014 edition of the Mackinnon Stakes was taken out by Happy Trails. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Kawi proved that he was capable of competing at the highest level of racing when he finished a close …

Shez Sinsational heading to Doomben after Hollindale win

Shez Sinsational heading to Doomben after Hollindale win

5 May, 2012

New Zealand trainer Allan Sharrock has his top mare Shez Sinsational on target for another Group 1 victory after taking out the Group 2 $300,000 Gold Coast Turf Club A D Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast today.

Shez Sinsational (left) and Lights Of Heaven fight to the line in the Hollindale Stakes

The …

James McDonald completes NZ Derby-Auckland Cup Double

James McDonald completes NZ Derby-Auckland Cup Double

8 Mar, 2012

Leading New Zealand jockey James McDonald completed the New Zealand Derby/Auckland Cup double at Ellerslie yesterday on Melbourne Cup bound Shez Sinsational.

McDonald had to overcome a pre race scare when he had to return to the scale’s room to reweigh after his saddle broke on the way to the barriers before the Group 1 …

Shootoff The Horse To Beat In QLD Derby

Shootoff The Horse To Beat In QLD Derby

8 Jun, 2011

Shootoff will be the horse to beat in the Queensland Derby

With the hype around Graeme Rogerson’s Scarlett Lady over the last few weeks it’s easy to forget about his other top class runner.

In fact when Scarlett Lady was not accepted for the Queensland Derby many assumed that the trainer was sacrificing a rare …

Shez A Sinsational QLD Oaks Chance

Shez A Sinsational QLD Oaks Chance

3 Jun, 2011

With the New Zealand fillies looking like they’ll dominate the Queensland Oaks trainer Allan Sharrock has had plenty of attention since arriving in Australia.

His filly Shez Sinsational has been tipped as the one to bring down compatriot and hot favourite Scarlett Lady.

Things couldn’t have gone better during the trip across the Tasman and …

Shez Sinsational & She’s Coming For The Oaks

Shez Sinsational & She’s Coming For The Oaks

26 May, 2011

New Zealand horses have been a dominate feature already during the Brisbane Winter Carnival and in no area are they more strong than in the Oaks ranks.

Scarlett Lady blew away the best Australia could throw at her last start in The Roses and the kiwi ranks were bolstered even further yesterday with the arrival …