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Monday, November 28 2022
Impressive Waitak swoops on Eagle Memorial

A storming late run by powerfully built three-year-old Waitak continued the latest run of success for his sire Proisir as he captured the Listed Trevor & Corallie Eagle Memorial (1500m) at Te Rapa.

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Monday, November 28 2022
Double delight for Zackey at Te Rapa

Fresh off winning the first feature race on the card at Te Rapa on Saturday aboard Waitak in the Listed Trevor & Corallie Eagle Memorial (1500m), South African jockey Craig Zackey added the main event of the day when he guided Prise De Fer to a narrow victory in the Gr.3 Eagle Technology Stakes (1600m).

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Monday, November 28 2022
Bright future for Tokyo Tycoon

Te Akau racing dominated the juvenile event at Te Rapa on Saturday with debutant Tokyo Tycoon (NZ) (Satono Aladdin) heading home a Mark Walker-trained trifecta in the SkyCity Hamilton Waikato Cup Day 10 Dec 2YO (1100m).

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Monday, November 28 2022
Patience paying dividends with quality mare Faithful Feat

Five-year-old mare Faithful Feat (NZ) (Per Incanto) will be aimed at black-type assignments this campaign after a dominant victory in an open handicap over 1300m at Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Monday, November 28 2022
Ruakaka raiders end Cromwell meeting on a high

Northland trainers Kenny Rae and Krystal Williams had their patience rewarded in more ways than one with a triumphant end to Sunday’s Cromwell Cup meeting.

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Monday, November 28 2022
Emotional win tops super day for Carston

Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston had a super day at Cromwell on Sunday with a trio of wins and two second placings from six runners.

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Monday, November 28 2022
Quality mare Sinarahma full of surprises

Sinarahma exceeded expectations at Te Rapa with a performance that left little doubt she can take full advantage of her remaining opportunities.

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Monday, November 28 2022
Group Two test for Impendabelle

Promising filly Impendabelle will have her first test at stakes level when she heads to Trentham on Saturday to contest the Gr.2 Mode Technology Wakefield Challenge Stakes (1100m).

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Sunday, November 27 2022
Promising stayer the Belle of the Ball at Wanganui

Progressive staying mare La Flora Belle set the scene for further success over the summer months with a determined effort to take out the Listed Steelform Roofing Group Wanganui Cup (2040m) on Saturday.

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Friday, November 25 2022
Railway dream resonates with Frye

Danny Frye describes Our Echo’s entry for January’s Gr.1 Sistema Railway (1200m) at Te Rapa as “pie-in-the-sky” optimism but the North Canterbury trainer is keen to give the emerging sprinter his shot at elite-level glory.

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Friday, November 25 2022
Fresh is best for Paisley Park

Paisley Park will have two major factors in his favour when he fronts trainers Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall’s black type challenge at Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Friday, November 25 2022
Camino Rocoso shoots for third Cromwell Cup win

North Canterbury trainers John and Karen Parsons would get no greater satisfaction than seeing veteran stayer Camino Rocoso win the Positive Signs And Print Cromwell Cup (2030m) for a third time on Sunday.

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Thursday, November 24 2022
Forsman's rich run continues

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman’s golden run continued at Avondale on Wednesday when he picked up a winning double from just the two starters.

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Thursday, November 24 2022
Hold The Press upsets in Levin Stakes

Butler was all the rage ahead of the Listed Levin Stakes (1400m) at Otaki on Thursday, but it was local hope Hold The Press who upset the apple cart.

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Thursday, November 24 2022
Devastate snares Wellington Stakes

Devastate (NZ) (Vadamos) continued his rapid progression with a successful return to Otaki on Thursday to add the Gr.3 Elsdon Park Wellington Stakes (1600m) to his record and continue a dream run for trainer Andrew Forsman.

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