News About Shaun Ritchie

Military Move Carrying Winning Form into Tattersall’s Cup

Military Move Carrying Winning Form into Tattersall’s Cup

Trainer Shaun Ritchie is confident of a good performance from Military Move in this afternoon’s Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse, but is not sure if the veteran gelding will find the line in the clear.

Initially geared towards the Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2400m) on June 7th, the son of Volksraad instead travelled ...

2014 Queensland Derby Hopes Lead Rough Habit Plate Nominations

2014 Queensland Derby Hopes Lead Rough Habit Plate Nominations

A field full of Queensland Derby 2014 hopes will face off in Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2000m), nominations for the BTC Cup Day lead-up now out.

Vilanova (pictured) is out to emulate stable mate Hawkspur and win Saturday's Rough Habit Plate. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

There are 17 three-year-olds making up the 2014 Rough Habit ...

2014 Queensland Derby Dreams for Glorious Lad

2014 Queensland Derby Dreams for Glorious Lad

One of a host of Kiwi gallopers coming over from Auckland to Brisbane this week, Shaun Ritchie’s smart three-year-old Glorious Lad is set to target the Queensland Oaks 2014 this winter.

The Falkirk gelding has had nine starts to date for a trio of wins and is one of 28 New Zealand-trained horses booked to fly into Queensland this ...

Military Makes Move for Kiwis in AD Hollindale Stakes 2014

Military Makes Move for Kiwis in AD Hollindale Stakes 2014

The assault of New Zealand-trained raiders on the autumn – winter features down under continues on the Gold Coast this weekend including the acceptance of Military Move for the 2014 AD Hollindale Stakes.

Military Move is one of only two Group 1 winners along with Streama (pictured) nominated for the AD Hollindale Stakes this year. Photo: Race Horse Photos ...

Zurella To Cross Tasman for 2013 Coolmore Classic

Zurella To Cross Tasman for 2013 Coolmore Classic

Quality New Zealand mare Zurella will make her second trip to Australia for a tilt at the Group 1 2013 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday week.

Zurella will be aimed at the Coolmore Classic. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The four-year-old showed she can match it in Australia in the spring when winning the Group 2 Let’s Elope ...

Kiwi Cup Winners on Course for Melbourne Cup Carnival 2011

Kiwi Cup Winners on Course for Melbourne Cup Carnival 2011

Two former New Zealand Cup winners, My Scotsgrey and Showcause, are preparing for possible campaigns down under where the pair will target glory during Flemington’s 2011 Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Prepared by father and son trainers Frank and Shaune Ritchie, Showcause and My Scotsgrey both showed off their spring potential in an exhibition gallop between races at Ruakaka last ...