ROGER JAMES RACING NEWS

ROGER JAMES RACING NEWS

Experienced Thoroughbred Trainer Roger James has an enviable record when it comes to success on the race track. Roger has trained over 1000 winners in New Zealand. Added to this, he can boast saddling over 45 winners in Australia, and an impressive 28 Group One successes Australasia wide.  

  • The Roger James-trained Duchessofcambridge opened Bosson’s account in impressive fashion..
    Posted: Wednesday 1 May 2013
  • Silent Achiever will be at the top of her game when she bids to open her winning account in Sydney this Saturday, according to trainer Roger James..
    Posted: Wednesday 24 April 2013
  • Roger James is confident there is further improvement to come from Silent Achiever as she heads toward her Sydney grand final..
    Posted: Tuesday 26 March 2013
  • An all-grown-up Silent Achiever is poised to graduate as a weight-for-age winner..
    Posted: Friday 22 March 2013
  • The highly-regarded Zonza is likely to be given opportunities in Australia to fully realise the potential she has showed in a brief domestic career..
    Posted: Monday 4 March 2013
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James will stage a five-pronged attack on Wellington Cup day at Trentham on Saturday..
    Posted: Tuesday 22 January 2013
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James has plenty to think about as he plots an assault on the Sydney Autumn Carnival riches with brilliant kiwi mare Silent Achiever..
    Posted: Monday 21 January 2013
  • It’s all about the future at Ellerslie tomorrow..
    Posted: Friday 28 December 2012
  • Future King has exercised the minds of the best vets in the world - and he continues to put his trainer Roger James "through hell and back"..
    Posted: Sunday 2 December 2012
  • Roger James had to settle for fourth with Touch Win in the Group I $250,000 Levin Classic at Otaki today, but he looks set to enjoy a successful day tomorrow at Ellerslie.
    Posted: Friday 30 November 2012
  • Touch Win earned himself another crack at the country’s best three-year-old’s with his Tauranga success this afternoon
    Posted: Saturday 17 November 2012
  • Roger James is hoping Opie Bosson can re-establish himself as king of the NZ Bloodstock 1000 Guineas at Riccarton on Saturday.
    Posted: Tuesday 13 November 2012
  • An appeal by James McDonald added to the concerns for Cambridge trainer Roger James in the leadup to the final day of the Melbourne Cup carnival at Flemington today.
    Posted: Saturday 10 November 2012
  • He's Remarkable, Silent Achiever and Full Of Spirit each goes into their Flemington feature-race assignments tomorrow in perfect condition, says Cambridge trainer Roger James
    Posted: Friday 9 November 2012
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James is happy to put a line through Full Of Spirit’s Myer Classic leadup race..
    Posted: Wednesday 31 October 2012
  • Silent Achiever sprang a surprise on her trainer when she took out the Group 2 Crystal Mile in the first leg of a superb Kiwi double at Moonee Valley today.
    Posted: Saturday 27 October 2012
  • Roger James has just three runners engaged tomorrow but they couldn’t be much further apart.
    Posted: Friday 26 October 2012
  • Silent Achiever and Touch Win will bypass the New Zealand Cup carnival at Riccarton, Cambridge trainer Roger James has revealed.
    Posted: Friday 12 October 2012
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James has revised plans for his promising three-year-old Touch Win following his second-up run at Hastings last Saturday
    Posted: Wednesday 10 October 2012
  • Smart filly Misstrum has gone into second place in New Zealand Bloodstock’s Filly of the Year Series with victory in the second race of the Series, the $50,000 Listed Macleans Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
    Posted: Monday 1 October 2012
  • The “plunge horse” lived right up to expectations for Cambridge trainer Roger James at Gisborne today.
    Posted: Thursday 20 September 2012
  • Silent Achiever named 3yo of the year, but Mufhasa grabs top honours..
    Posted: Wednesday 12 September 2012
  • Regally bred four-year-old Future King may have earned a trip to Australia following his impressive win at Taupo on Monday, at just his second raceday start.
    Posted: Wednesday 12 September 2012
  • Roger James went home from Ellerslie today with some Australian homework to complete.
    Posted: Saturday 8 September 2012
  • Roger James's notebooks tell him everything is going to be fine with Derby darling Silent Achiever.
    Posted: Wednesday 29 August 2012
  • He's Remarkable is ''dead ready'' for Saturday's $200,000 Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings but Cambridge trainer Roger James doesn't like his chances of winning.
    Posted: Tuesday 28 August 2012
  • Bad weather is again proving the enemy for Cambridge trainer Roger James (pictured) as he sweats on a first-up run for He’s Remarkable in the Group I $200,000 Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings on Saturday week.
    Posted: Tuesday 21 August 2012
  • In the closest ever contest for the title, Telecom New Zealand Derby winner Silent Achiever has been declared 2011-12 Ellerslie Horse of the Year.
    Posted: Sunday 17 June 2012
  • While Roger James was in Brisbane chasing Queensland Derby success, his Te Rapa runners were in good hands.
    Posted: Saturday 9 June 2012
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James is taking a low-key approach to tomorrow's Gr I A$500,000 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm but says he won't be surprised if Red Shift is commanding more attention after the race..
    Posted: Friday 8 June 2012
  • Roger James was counting the loot on Saturday.
    The Cambridge trainer broke through the $1 million barrier for stakes earnings in New Zealand for the season when Misstrum won the Listed $50,000 Great Northern Foal Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday.
    Posted: Monday 28 May 2012
  • Haunui Farm boss Mark Chitty laughed about the trials and tribulations of pinhooking after Misstrum bulldozed home to catch favourite About Square in yesterday's $50,000 Listed Great Northern Foal Stakes at Ellerslie.
    Posted: Sunday 27 May 2012
  • New stable acquisition Red Shift has shown Roger James enough to suggest he can stake a claim for the Queensland Derby when he makes his Australian debut in the Group Three Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben.
    Posted: Friday 25 May 2012
  • Full Of Spirit has finished 4th in the AJC Oaks this afternoon at Randwick, beaten 4 lengths
    Posted: Saturday 21 April 2012
  • The Roger James trained Full Of Spirit has become the 6th three year old filly from the Kingsclere training facility to gain black type this season after winning the G3 Adrian Knox Stakes impressively in Sydney yesterday..
    Posted: Sunday 15 April 2012
  • Silent Acheiver has finished a brave 6th in the AJC Derby..
    Posted: Sunday 15 April 2012
  • New Zealand trainer Roger James gained some compensation for Silent Achiever’s disappointing Australian Derby effort when he unearthed a possible Australian Oaks contender in Full Of Spirit, who scored a comprehensive win in the Gr. 3 Adrian Knox Stakes at Randwick today.
    Posted: Saturday 14 April 2012
  • Roger James has learned not to judge Silent Achiever on her trackwork as he prepares the filly to take on the boys again in Saturday's Gr. 1 Australian Derby.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 April 2012
  • The waiting game now begins for Cambridge trainer Roger James after He's Remarkable's brilliant comeback win at Newcastle last night.
    Posted: Thursday 22 March 2012
  • Roger James trained 3yo Filly's gain valuable black type..
    Posted: Wednesday 14 March 2012
  • Roger James ends the Auckland RC Cup Carnival as equal top trainer..
    Posted: Saturday 10 March 2012
  • Roger James was reduced to tears at Ellerslie this afternoon after the hot favourite Silent Achiever had delivered his fifth victory in the New Zealand Derby.
    Posted: Saturday 3 March 2012
  • Cambridge galloper He's Remarkable is poised for a showdown with New Zealand's horse of the moment Mufhasa in Sydney next month.
    Posted: Tuesday 28 February 2012
  • Roger James was probably the person who needed the least convincing about Silent Achiever.
    Posted: Monday 20 February 2012
  • Cambridge filly Silent Achiever has thrown out the warning to her male opposition that it could be a year for "girl power" in the Group I Telecom NZ Derby.
    Posted: Saturday 18 February 2012
  • Silent Achiever produced one of the most compelling leadup performances for this year's $750,000 New Zealand Derby when winning the Gr III Waikato Guineas (2000m) at Te Rapa on Saturday.
    Posted: Monday 6 February 2012
  • Roger James yesterday admitted he was devastated that an application to appeal He's Remarkable's controversial relegation in November's Gr I A$1 million Railway Stakes in Perth was declined.
    Posted: Thursday 26 January 2012
  • Even the comparatively minor racedays at Hastings have an amazing history of unveiling future stars.
    Posted: Monday 16 January 2012
  • Connections of He's Remarkable, who lost the Gr. 1 Railway Stakes in Perth on protest a month ago, will learn later this month whether they can appeal the decision.
    Posted: Saturday 7 January 2012
  • Smart Cambridge filly Silent Achiever put her hand up for an Australian trip when she produced an impressive display to beat the males in the Group II $100,000 Championship Stakes at Ellerslie today.
    Posted: Sunday 1 January 2012
  • A statement was released yesterday by Racing & Wagering Western Australia following the lodgement of a leave of appeal application by counsel acting for the connections of He's Remarkable..
    Posted: Saturday 3 December 2011
  • The decision was made today by the connections of He’s Remarkable to apply for leave of appeal into his relegation after winning the Gr. 1 Railway Stakes in Perth two weeks ago.
    Posted: Friday 2 December 2011
  • C'est Magnifique makes it 3 wins from just 6 starts.
    Posted: Wednesday 30 November 2011
  • Roger James has spoken with one of Perth's top lawyers as he investigates appealing the contentious decision to relegate star Cambridge galloper He's Remarkable in last Saturday's A$1 million Railway Stakes.
    Posted: Wednesday 23 November 2011
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James is refusing to believe there was anything sinister in a decision to relegate He's Remarkable, who won Saturday's A$1 million Railway Stakes in Perth only to lose it in the protest room..
    Posted: Monday 21 November 2011
  • Roger James is refusing to believe there was anything sinister in a decision to relegate He's Remarkable, who won Saturday's A$1 million Railway Stakes in Perth only to lose it in the protest room..
    Posted: Monday 21 November 2011
  • He's Remarkable Robbed!
    New Zealand trainer Roger James believes there was insufficient patrol film evidence for stewards to strip He's Remarkable of the Railway Stakes..
    Posted: Sunday 20 November 2011
  • Roger James is aiming to tame the west..
    Posted: Friday 18 November 2011
  • The Roger James trained He's Remarkable is booked on a flight to Perth tomorrow night...
    Posted: Tuesday 8 November 2011
  • New Zealand galloper He's Remarkable left his connections pondering what might have been after winning the Visit Victoria Handicap at Flemington
    Posted: Saturday 5 November 2011
  • The Roger James trained Holy Moly gained some more valuable black type at Te Rapa yesterday as she continued her path toward the Group One - One Thousand Guineas.
    Posted: Tuesday 25 October 2011
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James says he wouldn't be in Melbourne this weekend if he didn't think He's Remarkable could win tomorrow's A$200,000 Crystal Mile and secure a run in next month's A$1 million Emirates Stakes.
    Posted: Friday 21 October 2011
  • Roger James Sits 5th Equal on the National Trainers Premiership Table
    Posted: Tuesday 11 October 2011
  • Kingsclere's resident thoroughbred trainer feels that he may have wintered just a little too well..
    Posted: Friday 7 October 2011
  • Roger James has revealed he is considering smart four-year-old He's Remarkable for the A$1 million Emirates Stakes at Flemington on November 5...
    Posted: Tuesday 4 October 2011
  • Cambridge trainer Roger James went through his stable earlier this month and identified seven three-year-olds with black-type potential...
    Posted: Monday 26 September 2011
  • Remarkable Run Fresh 12/9/2011
    Quality entire He's Remarkable made an outstanding start to his four-year-old season...
    Posted: Monday 12 September 2011
  • Earlier in the season Roger sat down for a chat with Steve Davis
    Posted: Wednesday 31 August 2011
  • Download pdf with full details...
    Posted: Tuesday 26 July 2011
  • Roger James interviewed during Brisbane Winter Carnival 2011
    Posted: Wednesday 1 June 2011

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