News About: Auckland Cup Carnival

Walker to miss the summer

Walker to miss the summer

12 Nov, 2012

In form jockey Michael Walker hopes he can regain his good strike rate when he returns to the saddle next year after an enforced lay off over the summer.

Walker is due to have surgery on November 22 to fix a nagging hip injury and won’t return to race riding until the Auckland Cup Carnival …

Sacrlett Lady returns in winning fashion in New Zealand

Sacrlett Lady returns in winning fashion in New Zealand

7 Feb, 2012

Oaks winner Scarlett Lady made a successful return to the racetrack on Monday when she scored a convincing win at Tauherenikau in New Zealand.

The Queensland Oaks winner was resuming from an enforced lay off after suffering an injury during last year’s Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Scarlett Lady had to spend several months on the sidelines …