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Monday, July 31 2017

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training juggernaut steamrolled their way to a second National Trainers’ Premiership off the back of an outstanding season of feature race success.

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Monday, July 31 2017

In the quiet and unassuming manner that he brings to his daily life, this season’s National Premiership winning jockey Chris Johnson is relatively matter of fact about what he has achieved in the past 12 months.

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Monday, July 31 2017

Savabeel has done it again - only this time with even more dominance.

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Monday, July 31 2017

Continued improvement from Waldorf could see the good-looking colt on the other side of the Tasman later this year.

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Monday, July 31 2017

King Cougar is one up on his mother already after he justified his favouritism with a runaway debut win at Awapuni on Monday.

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Sunday, July 30 2017

The optimistically-named Royal Success is doing his best to live up to expectations, despite ongoing problems.

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Sunday, July 30 2017

In a perfect world, the capable mare Lucyinrio will be keeping the best of company in her first two appearances of a new campaign.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

Rejuvenated South Island galloper Flicka Of Gold snatched a last gasp victory at Timaru on Sunday to claim back-to-back victories for the first time in a career that began before several of his race rivals were even born.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

With the onset of a new racing season just around the corner the anticipation of feature race success and the creation of the next generation of equine stars is building throughout racing stables across the country.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

Andrew Campbell and Johnathan Parkes look likely to continue their winning association on Monday.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

Rugged four-year-old Bowie capped off a memorable year for the Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training partnership at Rotorua on Saturday when he provided the duo with their final winner for the 2016/17 racing season.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

A change of environment has worked wonders for the widely-travelled stayer Gentil Tonton.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

Black type performer Hello M’Lady was in a class of her own at Rotorua where she posted another soft win.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

Singaporean jockey Hairi Marzuki can expect further opportunities from the premiership-winning stable of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman after another tidy performance for them at Rotorua on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 29 2017

A new kid on the jumping block has given a number of his more experienced and better-performed rivals plenty to think about.

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Friday, July 28 2017

A mare who failed to make any early impact on her trainer will be out to defend her unbeaten record at Saturday’s Taumarunui meeting.

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Friday, July 28 2017

A stakes test awaits Lord Sibford in the immediate future with an ambitious long-term plan ahead of the rising four-year-old.

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Friday, July 28 2017

NZ Thoroughbred Racing CEO Bernard Saundry today confirmed the resignation of senior management team member Matthew Hall.

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Thursday, July 27 2017

Group One-winning jockey Jason Waddell will return to race-riding next week.

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Thursday, July 27 2017

Gypsy Fair is racing on borrowed time and she has an opportunity to advance her record at Otaki on Saturday.

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Thursday, July 27 2017

Dylan Turner had no complaints about the wintry conditions at Wanganui on Thursday.

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Thursday, July 27 2017

A setback has disrupted the spring preparation of the stakes performer Aquilo.

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Thursday, July 27 2017

Buoyed by another breath-taking feature jumps win from Sea King in Australia last weekend, Rachael Frost is turning her focus to domestic stakes success at her home track at Otaki on Saturday.

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Thursday, July 27 2017

Gary McBeth is leaving no page unturned in his search for the perfect match for his pride and joy.

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Wednesday, July 26 2017

Well-travelled stayer Chance To Dance is likely to follow a tried and true path in his quest for Group One spring glory.

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Wednesday, July 26 2017

Perfect Fit’s first two appearances next season will decide the Group One winner’s future.

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Wednesday, July 26 2017

Injury has fast-tracked the stud career of the black type winner Bonniegirl.

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Wednesday, July 26 2017

Manhattan Flame has made a red hot start to his career despite having physical issues that at one stage had his trainer doubting the three-year-old’s career would get off the ground.

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Wednesday, July 26 2017

Well-related filly Rockabyebaby is closing in on a black type challenge.

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Monday, July 24 2017

Group One colt Hall of Fame is about to start preparing for the new season.

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Monday, July 24 2017

Surgery has worked wonders for the rising four-year-old Cha Siu Bao.

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Monday, July 24 2017

Kris Lees is considering a next-up stakes assignment for his in-form stable newcomer Sound Proposition.

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Monday, July 24 2017

Lightly-tried stakes winner All Roads is on his way to Australia.

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Monday, July 24 2017

Fanatic is closing in on a trial outing that will kick start her Melbourne spring campaign.

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Monday, July 24 2017

Rasa Lila has been retired without a top-flight victory to her credit, but those closest to her have no doubt that only bad luck denied her the perfect breeding CV.

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Sunday, July 23 2017

Volkstok’n’barrell will make at least one appearance at the Hawke’s Bay carnival.

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Sunday, July 23 2017

A slight change of plan will see the Group One winner Summer Passage make a domestic appearance next month ahead of his Melbourne spring carnival campaign.

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Sunday, July 23 2017

Lightly-tried jumper Fast Catch is quickly making a name for himself in his new role.

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Sunday, July 23 2017

Danica Guy is facing a race against the Ratings to have dual representation in the opening Group One contest of the new season.

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Sunday, July 23 2017

Group One-winning sprinter Signify has moved up a weight division.

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Saturday, July 22 2017

Local galloper Katie McKeen once again gave her rivals a galloping lesson on her home patch at New Plymouth as she waltzed home by over eight lengths in the Gail Drought Memorial (2000m) on Sunday.

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Saturday, July 22 2017

Kiwi jumper Sea King might not have been permitted to attempt a third Mosstooper Steeplechase victory at Bendigo on Sunday but it didn’t matter, with the remarkable horse winning the feature hurdle race instead.

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Friday, July 21 2017

Smedley again showed the dour side of his nature at Ruakaka where he successfully defended his ITM Whangarei Gold Cup title.

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Friday, July 21 2017

Brendon Hawtin produced his second winner in double quick time when Money Trail’s honesty was rewarded at Ruakaka.

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Friday, July 21 2017

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is expecting Chachar to be keeping good company in the near future.

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Friday, July 21 2017

Precocious youngster Not Usual Trip booked himself another outing in black type company with a commanding performance at Ruakaka off the back of a break.

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Thursday, July 20 2017

New Zealand’s wild winter weather has again imposed itself on the thoroughbred industry.

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Thursday, July 20 2017

Unbeaten filly Hoofaloof will face the sternest test of her fledgling career at New Plymouth on Sunday.

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Thursday, July 20 2017

Otaki trainer Rachael Frost has been looking far and wide for a suitable race for Redefine, but without any joy.

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Thursday, July 20 2017

Versatile performer Eric The Viking has been retired.

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Thursday, July 20 2017

A spring trip to Melbourne has been ruled out for Volpe Veloce with domestic Group One success the sole focus of her upcoming campaign

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Thursday, July 20 2017

A spring trip to Melbourne has been ruled out for Volpe Veloce with domestic Group One success the sole focus of her upcoming campaign

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Thursday, July 20 2017

Leading trainer Murray Baker gives the lowdown with Australia Sky Sports Radio. His view on racing in New Zealand, the recognition of the great stakes on offer across the Tasman, and eying Spring spoils in Australia with Bonneval, Jon Snow and Eleonora.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Paul Nelson and Aaron Kuru dined out on a huge dose of double delight at Hastings where they bagged both prestige jumping events on Thursday.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Waiting tactics with the strapping mare Princess Maryanne were rewarded when she posted a runaway debut victory at Hastings on Thursday.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Iffraaj two-year-old Astor was too strong for her opposition in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series two-year-old race at Hastings on Thursday.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Dashing jumper The Shackler was his own worst enemy at Hastings, but he was nimble enough to get himself out of trouble to post a memorable home track victory.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Graeme Lord believes a setback earlier in D’Llaro’s campaign may prove a blessing in disguise for his reigning Great Northern Hurdles champion.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Tavistock gelding Longchamp will be looking to go back-to-back in the Listed Opunake Cup at New Plymouth on Saturday.

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Wednesday, July 19 2017

Star chaser Sea King has fallen foul of the rule that is supposed to ensure visiting jumpers are capable and well prepared when they arrive in Australia.

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Tuesday, July 18 2017

Auckland Racing Club has today announced plans to undertake a drainage upgrade on its racetrack in 2018.

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Tuesday, July 18 2017

Experienced horseman James Seivwright knows he won’t have the easiest of rides at Hawke’s Bay on Thursday, but with luck on his side he can break his New Zealand duck.

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Tuesday, July 18 2017

New Zealand jockey Craig Grylls has been well-grounded for his introduction to Singapore racing.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Francaletta and Eleonora added momentum to upcoming campaigns when they enjoyed a spin around Te Awamutu at Tuesday’s Waipa trials.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Matamata Breeders’ Stakes winner Gold Fever will trial next month in preparation for her three-year-old debut.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Group One-winning trainer Geoff Haigh isn’t in any rush with his progressive four-year-old High Quality.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Frank and Faye Drummond are banking on a change of environment to get their Group One performer El Pescado back to his best.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Gary Vile is enjoying a rewarding season having posted a personal best tally on the stakes front.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Smart filly Showtenaire’s first crack at black type has been delayed.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Stakes winner Pacorus has come through his latest outing in good shape.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Melody Belle’s deeds this season have placed her in rarefied company.

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Monday, July 17 2017

Former Hong Kong galloper Kitaya didn’t disappoint connections in his New Zealand debut.

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Sunday, July 16 2017

Leading southern filly La Diosa will be sparingly raced when she returns to competition in the new term.

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Sunday, July 16 2017

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is plotting a triple Group One dip into the central districts early next season.

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Sunday, July 16 2017

One of the top juveniles from the past season is back in work and is making steady progress towards the start of a busy three-year-old campaign.

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Sunday, July 16 2017

Cambridge trained three-year- old Alvins Dream launched his racing career in style with an eye- catching performance on debut at Te Rapa on the weekend.

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Sunday, July 16 2017

Visiting Central Districts rider Johnathan Parkes made the most of an unexpected opportunity when he landed lightly raced four-year- old Trueman a narrow but deserving winner at Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Sunday, July 16 2017

Stakes winning two-year- old Qiji Phoenix will join the stable of champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller.

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Friday, July 14 2017

Alan Tait is hoping Southern Icon’s win at Te Rapa on Saturday signals a major turnaround in the sprinter’s fortunes.

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Friday, July 14 2017

Connections of the late bloomer Adriatic Pearl might have to bide their time for a bit longer to allow the mare to complete her CV.

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Friday, July 14 2017

Getty announced himself as a leading spring prospect when he ventured north to Te Rapa where he continued the perfect start he has made to his career.

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Friday, July 14 2017

Pacorus’ quest for further silverware will be interrupted by a visit to Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Friday, July 14 2017

Samantha Wynne was on fire at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday, winning four races at the South Canterbury meeting from as many rides.

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Friday, July 14 2017

The Wellington Racing Club’s prestige jumping events have found a new home and will be run at Hastings next Thursday.

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Friday, July 14 2017

Well-performed youngster Princess Rihanna is likely to head toward the fillies’ feature during the Hawke’s Bay spring carnival.

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Wednesday, July 12 2017

Sean Cameron is a realist and giving his horses the best possible winning chances means travelling far and wide.

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Wednesday, July 12 2017

Wanganui trainer and dairy farmer Raymond Connors is taking two jumpers to Trentham on Saturday and while he has high expectations for one he is hoping to answer some questions with the other.

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Wednesday, July 12 2017

Top New Zealand colt Summer Passage is making excellent progress toward a second trip across the Tasman.

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Tuesday, July 11 2017

Allan Sharrock’s confidence in Art Deco’s upcoming stakes prospects have been further boosted. 

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Tuesday, July 11 2017

Talented three-year-old Sweet Leader has undergone a second wind operation.

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Tuesday, July 11 2017

Tegan Harrison will be reunited with Benzini in the Listed Grafton Cup on Thursday.

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Tuesday, July 11 2017

A trip to Australia remains in the mix for a New Zealand Group performer who has been the target of  massive overseas interest.

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Tuesday, July 11 2017

A slice of New Zealand racing history beckons Kawi in the new season.

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Tuesday, July 11 2017

Multiple Group One performer Savile Row has left home in search of a breakthrough top-flight victory that will complete his stallion CV.

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Monday, July 10 2017

Chocante will race exclusively on Australian soil in his bid for Gr.1 Melbourne Cup glory.

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Monday, July 10 2017

Stephen Marsh is considering an early black type test in the new season for his unbeaten youngster Shadow Dancer.

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Monday, July 10 2017

Tony Pike is more than happy with Morweka’s condition ahead of her engagement at Avondale on Wednesday, although he does have reservations about the underfoot conditions.

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Monday, July 10 2017

A Victorian campaign hasn’t been ruled out for the unbeaten hurdler Coolibah.

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Sunday, July 09 2017

Capable winter galloper Mr Luigi is over recent setbacks.

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Sunday, July 09 2017

New Plymouth trainer Janelle Millar believes lightning has struck twice in an Australian black type winner’s family.

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Sunday, July 09 2017

What’s The Story’s new trainer has high hopes of a successful return to racing from the Group One performer.

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Sunday, July 09 2017

One of trainer Mike Moroney's main spring carnival hopefuls, Savile Row, is scheduled to arrive in Melbourne later this week.

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Sunday, July 09 2017

Kiwi trainer David Miller won his first stakes race in Korea with his brilliant three year old I’m Your Father taking out the Korean Group III Busan Mayor’s Cup on Sunday, defeating Triple Nine by half a length in Busan’s biggest race.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

A fortuitous piece of timing that put them in the right place at the right time paid dividends once again on Saturday for Otaki trainer Howie Mathews and his wife Lorraine.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

A red-letter day on their home patch for the local Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs training partnership was capped off by a touch of class from promising three-year- old Rockabyebaby on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

Pukekohe galloper City Boy demonstrated his affinity for Ruakaka’s sand based surface when he dominated his rivals in a four-length thrashing over 1200 metres on the weekend.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

A combination of precise judgment and a willing attitude produced the desired result when progressive mare That’s Funny scored a resounding victory at Awapuni on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

Rising central districts star Dolcetto exceeded expectations at Awapuni where his development took another significant step.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

Group One hope Amarula showed his mean streak at Ruakaka where he turned in a valiant effort to successfully carry his topweight to another victory.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

Dashing filly Florence Jean has booked at least one appearance at the Hawke’s Bay spring carnival.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

Donna Logan has known for some time that Chasing Great was well above average and the best is yet to come from the three-year-old.

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Saturday, July 08 2017

Nuclear Fusion has boosted her chances of a crack at the last juvenile black type event of the season.

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Thursday, July 06 2017

Rising nine-year-old Taurus will be tested by a topweight and heavy conditions on Saturday when he lines up at Awapuni in the Norwood Farm Machinery Centre Handicap over 1400m.

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Thursday, July 06 2017

Police are now investigating New Zealand Racing Board Chairperson Glenda Hughes over her role in the Todd Barclay saga.

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Thursday, July 06 2017

Two-year-old winners have been flowing for Hamilton trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson and it could be more of the same this weekend.

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Wednesday, July 05 2017

Gold Fever will be chasing early black type honours in the new season.

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Wednesday, July 05 2017

Harry Bull has called on a fellow New Zealander to partner William Wallace at Doomben on Saturday.

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Tuesday, July 04 2017

Danielle Johnson has finished third in the inaugural Lady Jockeys' Thoroughbred World Championships in Sweden won by Maryline Eon representing France.

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Tuesday, July 04 2017

Graeme Rogerson doesn’t hide his regard for stable apprentice Ryan Elliot.

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Tuesday, July 04 2017

Falcons Reach might be shy of a gallop, but she is still expected to give a solid account of herself at Wanganui on Thursday.

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Tuesday, July 04 2017

Al Basti Equiworld, the UAE’s leading distributor of horse feeds, supplements and veterinary medicines, is to extend its support for racing in New Zealand.

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Tuesday, July 04 2017

The strength of the current three-year-old crop is emphasised in the first release of finalists for the 2016-17 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards.

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Monday, July 03 2017

The Auckland Racing Club (ARC) in conjunction with New Zealand Bloodstock (NZB) is pleased to announce the six races that will be run on the Karaka Million Twilight Meeting on Saturday, 27 January 2018.

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Monday, July 03 2017

Shankar Muniandy has successfully combined business with pleasure.

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Monday, July 03 2017

Jockeys’ premiership front-runner Chris Johnson has copped another suspension.

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Monday, July 03 2017

Fraser Auret is relaxed about Aide Memoire chasing back to back Group One wins some eight months apart.

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Sunday, July 02 2017

Lisa Latta isn’t anticipating Almo Street having any trouble making his way through the grades.

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Sunday, July 02 2017

Quality mare Stolen Dance will be chasing an elusive Group One victory from new quarters when she embarks on what is likely to be her final campaign.

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Sunday, July 02 2017

Group One-winning New Zealand jockey Racha Cuneen has made a solid start to his current Australian stint.

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Sunday, July 02 2017

Awapuni warhorse Authentic Paddy has returned to Lisa Latta’s Awapuni yard to commence his quest for further top-flight honours.

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Sunday, July 02 2017

Patient handling is bringing out the best in the late developer Sensible Princess.

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Sunday, July 02 2017

Andrew Campbell has the final stakes event of the season on the programme of one stable member and the Opaki trainer’s hand could yet be doubled.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Progressive three-year-old Redefine completed a winning treble when he dominated his rivals from the front over 1600 metres at Hastings on the weekend.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Local trainer Paul Nelson looks to have another top jumping prospect on his hands after No Change demolished his rivals with a fluent display of hurdling at Hastings on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Former handy juvenile High Class finally put it all together on raceday as she ended a two-year absence from the winner’s enclosure with a gritty performance to score at Te Rapa on the weekend.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Capable flat performer Francis Drake has a date with a hurdle race somewhere in his future but that may not be for quite some time judging by the performance he put up when winning at Te Rapa on the weekend.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Gail Temperton isn’t under-estimating the part the Irish factor is playing in the development of her jumper Just Ishi.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Kind handling is bringing out the best in the versatile stayer Wait A Sec, whose spring target is already set in stone.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Matamata horseman Peter McKay is taking Amarula along an unconventional path toward Group One targets later in the year.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Kipkeino produced a career best performance at Hastings on Saturday to claim top honours in the Hawke’s Bay Hurdles.

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Saturday, July 01 2017

Busy youngster Malambo doubled her winning tally in rapid fashion at Te Rapa to earn herself a crack at the final two-year-old black type event of the season.

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