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Wednesday, January 31 2018

Bluff oysterman Willie Calder achieved a result that most thoroughbred breeders can only dream of when he produced a remarkable winning double over the weekend.

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Wednesday, January 31 2018

Karaka 3YO Classic (1600m) winner Scott Base hasn’t turned a hair since his Ellerslie heroics.

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Wednesday, January 31 2018

A Group One three-year-old target has already been set for the Karaka Million (1200m) runner-up Al Hasa.

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Wednesday, January 31 2018

Day four of the 92nd National Yearling Sale started on a poignant note as those present at the Karaka complex saluted the achievements of legendary Cambridge Stud principal Sir Patrick Hogan.

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Tuesday, January 30 2018

The connections of La Diosa are determined to keep the valuable mare to a light schedule this season.

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Tuesday, January 30 2018

Start Wondering is on target to defend his Group One title at Te Rapa next month.

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Tuesday, January 30 2018

Talented two-year-old Xpression is progressing well toward a return to racing.

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Tuesday, January 30 2018

Stakes winner Taurus is in the early stages of another preparation.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Talented Otaki galloper Dolcetto won’t race again until the spring.

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Monday, January 29 2018

The connections of Patrick Erin are looking at their Australian options with the leading southern stayer.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Gordon Cunningham was expecting something special when Lot 156 entered the Karaka sale ring and the Curraghmore principal wasn’t disappointed.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress will get a clearer picture later next month about her return to race-riding.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Quality mare Francaletta is likely to head overseas later this year.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

Taranaki three-year-old Irish Flame kept his Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) hopes alive with a win at Trentham on Saturday, despite showing the after-effects of a rough last-start run at Riccarton.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

The 92nd edition of the New Zealand National Yearling Sale kicked off at Karaka on Sunday evening with Deputy Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Winston Peters,

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Saturday, January 27 2018

A lean and hungry Jake Bayliss was rewarded at Ellerslie for his belief.

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Saturday, January 27 2018

A devastating finishing burst has carried Scott Base to an upset victory in the inaugural running of the $1million Karaka 3YO Classic (1600m).

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Saturday, January 27 2018

A decision to keep Thee Auld Floozie in training was richly rewarded at Ellerslie on Saturday.

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Saturday, January 27 2018

Te Akau Racing secured their second consecutive Listed Karaka Million (1200m) when flying filly Avantage carried their tangerine and blue colours to victory at Ellerslie.

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Saturday, January 27 2018

Melody Belle has again produced a faultless performance on the Karaka Million stage.

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Saturday, January 27 2018

Lightly raced sprinter Julius delivered an emphatic statement when he captured his first stakes victory in the Gr. 3 Brighthill Farm Concorde Handicap (1200m) at Ellerslie.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Patrick Campbell has two Trentham contenders at the top of their games while their stablemate may be in indifferent form, but capable of turning it around.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Peter Williams is happy to roll the dice with two talented five-year-old mares on Saturday’s Karaka Million night at Ellerslie, despite impediments facing the pair.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Gallant Boy will be on trial for higher honours when he runs at Riccarton on Saturday.

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Friday, January 26 2018

The now-retired Dundeel continues to make an impression on his former trainer’s Cambridge operation.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Nigel Tiley’s home meeting on Friday ended a whole lot better than it started.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Four of New Zealand’s Group One races have been rated in the top 150 races in the world.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Kenny Rae is eyeing a trip to Australia with his multiple stakes winner Prom Queen.

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Friday, January 26 2018

Mission Hill has opened his summer campaign in perfect style.

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Thursday, January 25 2018

Cambridge trainer John Bell has a formidable hand to play at Saturday's Karaka Million meeting at Ellerslie.

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Thursday, January 25 2018

Sacred Star finished out of the money in the Gr.1 Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham, but his performance encouraged trainer Tony Pike.

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Thursday, January 25 2018

Impressive debut winner Matauri raced up to expectations at Avondale, despite being ignored in the betting market.

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Thursday, January 25 2018

There was definitely no indecision with the way Indecision won the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Bonus race at Avondale recently.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

Donna Logan will have one of her favourite horses to fly her new stable flag at Kranji.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

Injury-plagued mare Hayley Maree provides the class factor at Wingatui on Thursday, but trainer Kelvin Tyler believes her stablemate at the foot of the handicap may be his best hope.
 

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

Tony Pike is happy enough with Ever Loyal’s barrier draw of 10 in this weekend’s Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

Successful Karaka purchaser Paul Moroney has tipped She’s A Thief as Ballymore Stables’ best chance in Saturday’s Karaka Million (1200m) at Ellerslie.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

The connections of Hiflyer have resisted the temptation to extend the dual Group Three winner’s preparation.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

A debut second has proved enough to gain Thomas Aquinas a start in the Karaka Million (1200m) at Ellerslie.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

Success in the feature event at his local meeting on Thursday would provide trainer Shane Brown with a huge degree of satisfaction.

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Wednesday, January 24 2018

For the first time in 41 years, it rained on Cambridge Stud's parade.

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Tuesday, January 23 2018

Andrew Scott and Lance O’Sullivan have all but done their job with Nirvana In Fire and now they’re praying for a bit of outside help.

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Tuesday, January 23 2018

Group performer Promise To Reign will drop back in trip next time out.

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Tuesday, January 23 2018

A fall back plan is in place for the Group One winner Age Of Fire following an injury.

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Tuesday, January 23 2018

Roger James is pondering his next move with his highly-regarded filly Rondinella after she suffered a cardiac arrhythmia when tailing the field home in Saturday’s Gr.3 Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at Trentham.

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Monday, January 22 2018

A leading central districts trainer has added his voice to the growing concerns of the state of New Zealand racing.

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Sunday, January 21 2018

A comprehensive victory at Trentham yesterday has set progressive mare Darscape Princess on a path to higher honours.

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Sunday, January 21 2018

Royally-bred filly Supera put a disappointing debut performance behind her when she opened her winning account at Te Rapa today.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

A southern longshot and his youthful accomplice combined at Trentham for their first Group One successes at the expense of a hot field of sprinters.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Lisa Latta and Leith Innes’ confidence in Dijon Bleu’s ability to succeed beyond a mile was given a major boost on Saturday.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Magic Chai is likely to be set for a feature two-mile double after his stout staying performance to win Saturday’s Gr.3 Wellington Cup (3200m) at Trentham.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Racing dreams for Stolen Dance were fulfilled at Trentham when she earned Group One success in possibly her final appearance.

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Friday, January 19 2018

The connections of Excelleration are casting the net wide for the chance to add black type to the filly’s pedigree.

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Friday, January 19 2018

Former New Zealand Horse of the Year Dundeel was successful on debut and his first winner as a sire has now followed suit.

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Friday, January 19 2018

Nailed It lived up to her name when she produced a tenacious performance at one of her favourite haunts on Friday.

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Friday, January 19 2018

This year’s New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale at Karaka will have more bearing on The Oaks Stud than usual.

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Friday, January 19 2018

Promising three-year-old Flying Feet will keep his classic hopes alive if successful at Te Rapa on Sunday.

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Thursday, January 18 2018

Start Wondering has some unfinished business in Saturday's Gr.1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham.

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Thursday, January 18 2018

One-time Karaka Million (1200m) favourite Espumoso will miss the Ellerslie feature later this month after being sold to Hong Kong interests this week.

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Thursday, January 18 2018

Group-performed mare Stylish Attack will make an overdue return at Tauranga on Friday

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Thursday, January 18 2018

Shadows Cast could live up to his name if he takes the spotlight after Saturday's Gr.1 Harcourts Thorndon Mile (1600m) at Trentham.

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Thursday, January 18 2018

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley will have a close look at the opposition at his local meeting on Friday week before locking in the next step for Demonetization.

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Monday, January 15 2018

Blandford Lodge has a proud roll of honour with Group One winning graduates including the likes of Lucia Valentina, Criterion, Pasadena Girl and Singapore star Better Than Ever.

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Saturday, January 13 2018

The connections of Von Tunzelman will let the dust settle on their Trentham celebrations before confirming the handsome grey’s immediate future.

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Saturday, January 13 2018

Opie Bosson once again showed why he is such an important player for the Te Akau team with another man of the match performance at Trentham.

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Saturday, January 13 2018

The country life continues to bring out the best in the versatile Wait A Sec.

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