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Monday, July 30 2018

Trudy Thornton ended her most successful season of race riding doing what she does best – winning.

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Monday, July 30 2018

Lance O’Sullivan got a Melbourne Cup reminder on Saturday morning when a delegation representing Victoria Racing Club stopped off at his Matamata stable.

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Monday, July 30 2018

Zabeel stallion Zed has undertaken a dramatic turnaround in the last five years, going from serving Clydesdales in the South Island of New Zealand to Group One sire and prolific staying influence.

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Monday, July 30 2018

Shelley Hale is giving Grant Cooksley the opportunity to get a line on both her stable stars at Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Sunday, July 29 2018

The opportunity to add some valuable black-type to her promising career record is the goal for Saturday’s impressive Awapuni winner, Cape Du Jeu.

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Sunday, July 29 2018

Gritty Matamata mare Hello M’Lady once again showed her love for the Rotorua surface when she pulled out all stops to gain victory in her first run for four months on Saturday.

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Sunday, July 29 2018

Matamata trainer Toby Autridge firmly believes he has a very talented jumper on his hands after Tommyra picked up his second hurdle success from just three starts at Rotorua on the weekend.

Posted by: AT 08:43 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, July 28 2018

The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman trained Rodrico proved too strong in a thrilling three-way finish to the Woods Contracting Taumarunui Gold Cup (2200m) at Rotorua.

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Saturday, July 28 2018

Local Awapuni galloper Atenartin proved too good for his age group compatriots when he led all the way to take out the final black-type feature of the season, the Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m).

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Friday, July 27 2018

A gritty front-running display has seen promising galloper The Poormanzabeel add to his burgeoning record with a victory at Rotorua.

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Friday, July 27 2018

Handy mare Shellez Ace bounced back from a poor performance at New Plymouth last weekend in the best possible style when she trounced her rating 85 rivals over 1400m at Rotorua.

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Friday, July 27 2018

Leading Central Districts rider Lisa Allpress gave her younger rivals a lesson when she guided rising winter star Rosewood to a comprehensive victory in open company at Awapuni.

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Thursday, July 26 2018

A foot issue hasn’t disrupted plans to have the promising El Disparo at Te Rapa for the Schweppes Great Northern Hurdle (4150m).

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Wednesday, July 25 2018

The spring campaign of Cote D’Or gained momentum at Matamata this morning.

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Wednesday, July 25 2018

A weight-conscious Sean Cameron is taking every precaution to have Go Go Gonzo at the right place in the handicap for him to go one better in pursuit of his winter goal.

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Tuesday, July 24 2018

Mark Oulaghan will be keeping tabs on the opposition and the weather before confirming the new season programme for Shadows Cast.

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Monday, July 23 2018

New Zealand’s highest-profile galloper enjoyed a trip to Taupo this morning to further her preparation for a return to the Melbourne spring carnival.

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Monday, July 23 2018

John Bell will take care of business at home with Julius before pondering an overseas venture.

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Monday, July 23 2018

Stephen Marsh’s first day back at work following a European holiday was brightened by the arrival of a well-related youngster.

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Monday, July 23 2018

Excitement at Son Of Zac’s Australian campaign has turned to despair.

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Monday, July 23 2018

Top Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman has been booked to ride Hiflyer in Saturday’s Listed Winter Challenge (1500m) at Rosehill.

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Monday, July 23 2018

Iain Marks will be taking an ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ approach with his in-form five-year-old No Loitering.

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Monday, July 23 2018

Rafi Firdhaus’ riding stint in New Zealand has ended under a cloud.

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Sunday, July 22 2018

Awapuni trainer Mike Breslin gained a healthy dose of satisfaction from Salamanca’s latest effort.

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Sunday, July 22 2018

Talented mare Sensible Princess may go into next month’s Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) without a lead-up run.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

Well performed mare Coldplay is coming to hand nicely in her new Sydney environment as she prepares for her last campaign on the track before commencing a breeding career.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

Cambridge trainer John Bell had double the reason to smile after a successful day at Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

A never-say-die attitude saw promising three-year-old Verry Flash make it three wins from his last four starts when he held out all challenges to score over 1600m at Te Rapa on the weekend.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

All-conquering trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman collected the 20th black type victory of their remarkable domestic season when the strapping mare New York Minute claimed top honours at New Plymouth.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

Te Toro Pearl’s effort to extend her winning streak to four at New Plymouth on Saturday further emphasised the filly’s talent and determination.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

Strolling Vagabond has booked her passage to the South Island.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

Speedy youngster Nirvana In Fire has put himself in the mix for next season’s early three-year-old features.

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Saturday, July 21 2018

Stacey Dougan’s winter of content with Charlie Horse continued at New Plymouth.

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Friday, July 20 2018

Contessa Vanessa will be given early opportunities to add to her black type record in the new season.

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Friday, July 20 2018

Buyers have hit a brick wall in their pursuit of Detentore.

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Thursday, July 19 2018

Cambridge trainer Jon Miller has no hesitation in rating his emerging filly Te Toro Pearl as at least the equal of past stable star Dasoudi.

Posted by: AT 07:27 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Thursday, July 19 2018

Nick Bishara is keen to push the distance boundary with the promising Verry Flash in the new season.

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Thursday, July 19 2018

Champion trainer Andrew Forsman has given a glowing report on a trio of proven mares heading into Saturday's Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) at New Plymouth, giving rise to the prospect of a repeat feature-race trifecta.

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Thursday, July 19 2018

Guy Lowry was quick to deflect any praise for his part in Eastern Warrior’s successful North Island debut.

Posted by: AT 07:18 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Thursday, July 19 2018

Racing Minister Winston Peters announced at a public meeting held in Invercargill on Wednesday night that three all-weather tracks have been earmarked for construction around New Zealand.

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Thursday, July 19 2018

New Zealand race caller Tom Wood has been called up to the big leagues and will join Hong Kong’s broadcast team in the new season.

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Thursday, July 19 2018

The progeny of the ever consistent The Oaks Stud stallion Darci Brahma have had another quality season.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Former New Zealand apprentice Hairi Marzuki has undergone two operations in Singapore following a race fall at Kranji on Sunday evening.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Injury has derailed this year’s plans for the exciting stayer Woodloveto.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

A Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) programme for Ladies First has been announced by trainer Allan Sharrock.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Multiple stakes winner Longchamp has run his last race.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Banbury Lad has made an instant impact in his new role.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Graeme Rogerson believes apprentice Ryan Elliot’s career can go to another level next season.

Posted by: AT 07:23 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, July 18 2018

Valachi Downs are significantly increasing their holdings in the thoroughbred industry.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Iffitel didn’t come through the Wellington Hurdles (3400m) at Trentham unscathed.

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Wednesday, July 18 2018

Smart mare Rayas is progressing well to kick off another campaign.

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Tuesday, July 17 2018

Te Akau’s newly established head trainer Jamie Richards took a strong team to the Te Rapa trials on Tuesday, showcasing the potential prominence the tangerine and blue silks will have in the spring.

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Tuesday, July 17 2018

Lightly-raced six-year-old Dez won’t race again before next month’s Gr.3 Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton.

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Tuesday, July 17 2018

Hiflyer will make his final appearance in Australia, for the time being, at Rosehill on Saturday week.

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Tuesday, July 17 2018

Last year’s Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) winner Close Up made his first appearance on a race track in nine months at the Te Rapa trials on Tuesday and could be set for a race day return as soon as Saturday.

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Tuesday, July 17 2018

Samantha Logan will be staying closer to home with her in-form team for the rest of the jumping season.

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Monday, July 16 2018

Johnathan Parkes was more than happy with Hiflyer’s effort in his Australian debut.

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Monday, July 16 2018

A pair of stakes winners are making good progress toward their returns to action for Gary Vile.

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Sunday, July 15 2018

Well-performed overseas performer Giovanni Canaletto won’t be a player at the Hawke’s Bay carnival.

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Sunday, July 15 2018

Tayla Wenn is preparing for the transition from jockey to trainer.

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Sunday, July 15 2018

A gritty win at Trentham on Saturday has confirmed a start in the Gr.3 eStar Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton for promising mare Red Sierra.

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Sunday, July 15 2018

Classy customer Aim Smart made the best possible start from his new base at Lauren Brennan’s Cambridge operation when he gave his rating 75 rivals a beating after leading most of the way over 1400m at Ruakaka.

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Sunday, July 15 2018

Waipukurau galloper Dez added his name to the conversation around next month’s Gr.3 eStar Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton when he took out the Hanley Formula Whyte Handicap (1600m) at Trentham on the weekend.

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Saturday, July 14 2018

Precocious juvenile Von Trapp didn’t disappoint Andrew Calder in his first serious test.

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Saturday, July 14 2018

El Luchador and Major Tom were open handicap winners at opposite ends of the North Island on Saturday, but they are destined to meet in the middle next time out.

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Saturday, July 14 2018

Raymond Connors is likely to forego the defence of a prestige event title with Wise Men Say in favour of chasing a southern feature.

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Saturday, July 14 2018

Zedeedudadeeko’s return to form at Trentham may force part-owner and trainer Jamie Phillips to change tack.

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Saturday, July 14 2018

The in-form Vinevale ensured New Zealand’s newest training partnership got away to a dream start when she struck again on her home track.

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Friday, July 13 2018

The breeder of the winner of this year’s Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) will receive a bonus.

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Friday, July 13 2018

Allan Sharrock was feeling both sad and relieved in the wake of his decision to retire star galloper Kawi.

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Friday, July 13 2018

South Island stayer Son Of Zac is to do his future racing from the powerful Darren Weir stable.

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Friday, July 13 2018

Scott Lucock and Sally Gillespie will be handing in their trainers’ licences at the end of this season.

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Friday, July 13 2018

Next month's Gr.3 Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton is already the target for one member of David and Emma Haworth's team, but it could become the aim for another with further success at Trentham on Saturday.

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Thursday, July 12 2018

Next Up continued his family’s winning ways when victorious in the Waterview 1360m at Avondale on Wednesday.

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Thursday, July 12 2018

Chocolate Fish is in the mix for a return trip to Christchurch.

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Thursday, July 12 2018

Talented filly Santa Catarina has begun her build-up toward a proposed trip to Australia.

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Thursday, July 12 2018

Gallagher will open a new campaign at Ruakaka on Saturday with the hope of a return to black type competition in the new season.

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Thursday, July 12 2018

Point Proven is living up to his name and carrying on a proud family tradition that covers more than four decades.

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Thursday, July 12 2018

Paul Nelson is backing himself to have got The Shackler's Wellington Hurdle (3400m) preparation pin-point perfect as he bids for a feature jumps "double-double" on Saturday.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Trainer Peter Lock is looking forward to stable star Hiflyer stepping out in Saturday’s Listed Winter Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill, while stablemates Mr Luigi and Dougie also have metropolitan assignments in the coming weeks.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

New stable recruit Andoyas will make his first New Zealand public appearance at Tuesday’s Te Rapa trials.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Former top jockey Jim Cassidy will be the guest speaker at a charity dinner next month with proceeds to go to the General Trust Fund.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Marilyn Paewai has opted to go to Trentham on Saturday with her stable star Rosewood.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley is confident consistent stayer Megablast can exit his stable on a high-note.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Cossack Warrior’s later than anticipated start to his racing career has proved to be a blessing in disguise.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Sleeping Beauty is in the right form to rise to the challenge of stakes racing.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

Major Tom has been a tough nut to crack and perseverance is now paying off.

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Wednesday, July 11 2018

A course of hurdling sparked Delegate to further flat success at Avondale.

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Tuesday, July 10 2018

Multiple Group winner Hiflyer and his stablemates Dougie and Mr Luigi have touched down safely in Australia.

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Tuesday, July 10 2018

The Poormanzabeel is in good order for Avondale on Wednesday.

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Tuesday, July 10 2018

Anyone in the market for a progressive stayer might be well-advised to take note of Vittachi.

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Tuesday, July 10 2018

All roads will lead to Riccarton next season for the promising staying prospect Felaar.

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Tuesday, July 10 2018

Courage and determination are two qualities that apprentice jockey Holly Andrew has in spades.

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Tuesday, July 10 2018

A Deep Impact colt out of the 2011 Champion New Zealand three-year-old filly King's Rose topped the yearling session of the JRHA Select Sale in Hokkaido, Japan on Monday.

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Monday, July 09 2018

Te Aroha trainer Peter Lock has arrived in Sydney to get Hiflyer ready for the Winter Stakes.

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Monday, July 09 2018

Co-trainer Graeme Rogerson is expecting Pasabache to make her mark in stronger company.

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Sunday, July 08 2018

Cambridge trainer Roger James has high hopes for the new season.

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Sunday, July 08 2018

Consistent galloper Dougie rewarded his many supporters when he delivered an emphatic victory in open company at Te Rapa on the weekend.

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Sunday, July 08 2018

Storming The Tower’s latest success at Te Rapa has delayed his return to jumping.

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Saturday, July 07 2018

Imported German racemare Igraine, who was bought as a future broodmare prospect for leading Waikato breeders Trelawney Stud, made a winning start to her local racing career when she won over 1400m Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 07 2018

Marilyn Paewai’s pre-race concerns with Rosewood were dispelled in style by her diminutive mare at Awapuni.

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Saturday, July 07 2018

Tony Pike is keeping his stakes options open with Cyber Attack.

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Saturday, July 07 2018

Andrew Forsman was in a jocular mood following Ambitious Winner’s hollow victory at Te Rapa on Saturday.

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Saturday, July 07 2018

Atenartin will front up for a black type challenge at the top of his game after breaking his duck on his home track.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Emily Farr can’t hide her admiration for the rising jumping star Laekeeper.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Two below-par runs from the capable Banbury Lad have almost certainly forced a different role upon the Mitchelson Cup (2200m) winner.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Multiple stakes winner Prom Queen has returned home from Queensland for a break.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Rising nine-year-old Itsagem has earned a reprieve.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Notabadrooster’s debut win over the big fences for part-owner and trainer Christopher Faulkner at Te Aroha on Friday came as no surprise to rider Will Gordon.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Tarissa Mitchell has enjoyed past success at Riccarton with her boutique team and she is making plans for a permanent move south.

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Friday, July 06 2018

Allan Sharrock is noticing a far more mature Tutta La Classe in training as the last-start winner prepares to take her campaign to black-type level.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

New Zealand’s leading stables dominate the first batch of finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

An emphatic flat victory at Wanganui won’t change plans for the five-year-old Donardo.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

The story of Kiwi’s dramatic victory in the 1983 Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) will be screened on TVNZ 1 on Sunday at 8:30pm.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

Matamata trainer Glenn Old spent the best part of a decade working in Macau at the turn of the century and that association is reaping dividends for the Waikato conditioner.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

Outstanding mare Bonneval is making good progress during the early stages of a new preparation that is hoped to see her cross the Tasman again.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

Pukekohe trainer Jim Hatton might have unearthed a filly to provide him with a first stakes win.

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Thursday, July 05 2018

Cambridge trainer Craig Phelan has his sights set on next month’s Grand National carnival.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

With last week’s impressive Rotorua winner Lady Lira (Per Incanto-Miss Moneytree by Pins) lifting to nine the number of individual 2YO winners this season either raised and or sold off the farm and another seven placed, some may be excused for thinking that the Masterton nursery Little Avondale

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Comeback galloper Dez is an outside chance to head south for a stakes feature.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Durable galloper Taurus has become a permanent fixture in two winter black type events and he’s on target to continue that trend.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Ishinktaatledo has opened her account from her new southern quarters.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Prince Oz has maintained his unbeaten record in the South Island with his fifth consecutive win.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Kelvin Tyler’s hopes of a second Group success during the Grand National carnival at Riccarton have been boosted.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Loyalty runs deep with Peter Lock and the owners of the Australian-bound Hiflyer.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Multiple stakes winner On The Rocks may be given the opportunity to add Australian black type to his record.

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Wednesday, July 04 2018

Champion sprinter Start Wondering will make an appearance on his home track on Thursday.

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Tuesday, July 03 2018

Well-regarded filly Stella Noire will be chasing black type features in the new season.

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Tuesday, July 03 2018

Twoznotenough will be out to make the most of her remaining opportunities in the South Island.

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Tuesday, July 03 2018

The progeny of deceased stallion Shinko King had a standout day on Saturday, with Megablast taking out the Listed Caloundra Cup (2400m), while Monarch Chimes and Justa Charlie won the two feature jumps races at Hawke’s Bay.

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Tuesday, July 03 2018

Sacred Master’s next preparation will decide the future of the Group winner.

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Tuesday, July 03 2018

Further success this month may send Fairlight on a Group One path to Hawke’s Bay.

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Tuesday, July 03 2018

The former Stephen Marsh-trained duo Pierrocity and I Am Queen have joined Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young’s Cranbourne stable in the hope of gaining black type.

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Monday, July 02 2018

She’s A Thief’s lucrative juvenile campaign is being rewarded with an extended break.

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Monday, July 02 2018

Awapuni Hurdles winner (2900m) Iffitel will make her next appearance in this month's Wellington Hurdles (3400m) at Trentham as Matamata trainer Glynn Brick plots a path toward the Schweppes Great Northern Hurdles (4150m) at Te Rapa in September.

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Monday, July 02 2018

Exciting jumper Monarch Chimes is almost certain to make a return visit to Australia.

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Monday, July 02 2018

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs had another strong day on Saturday at his local meeting, winning four of the nine races, while saddling a further seven placegetters.

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Monday, July 02 2018

Prominent owner and breeder David Archer tasted further Australian success on Saturday when the Tony Pike trained The Bostonian landed the Gr.3 Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m).

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Monday, July 02 2018

The two highest-rated horses in the Cambridge yard of Shaune Ritchie will make later returns to racing in the new season.

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Sunday, July 01 2018

Good things come to those who wait and that certainly played true on the weekend when promising four-year-old Fogarty Fegen made his way back to the winner’s enclosure at Hastings.

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Sunday, July 01 2018

Luck finally played the way of promising galloper Ohceedee who prevailed in a blanket finish to the rating 65 Tanalised Mile (1600m) at Ruakaka on Saturday.

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Sunday, July 01 2018

Impressive maiden winner Copper Mine took the first step on his journey to a future career in Hong Kong when he blitzed his rivals with a powerful front-running performance over 1200m at Ruakaka on the weekend.

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