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Tuesday, January 31 2017

Tony Kaye was diagnosed with brain tumours around Christmas last year.

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Tuesday, January 31 2017

Tony Pike-trained gelding Sacred Elixir is a short priced favourite for the Group One $400,000 Herbie Dyke Stakes over 2000 metres here at Te Rapa on Saturday week.

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Tuesday, January 31 2017

Angeline will need a decent excuse to continue her classic campaign if she doesn’t further her record at Hastings on Wednesday.

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Tuesday, January 31 2017

Stephen Marsh will be taking a softly, softly Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks approach with She Brings Joy.

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Tuesday, January 31 2017

While Stephen Marsh was putting his hand up at Karaka yesterday, stable foreman Rhys Mildon was saddling up another winner for the Cambridge stable at Te Teko.

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Monday, January 30 2017

International racing royalty made a first foray into the local bloodstock market at Karaka today when representatives of Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum purchased their first New Zealand bred yearling.

Posted by: Paul Vettise AT 01:49 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Monday, January 30 2017

Hugh Bowman may have expressed some doubt, but punters weren’t listening when they crashed Camino Rocoso into second favourite for the Gr.1 Vodafone NZ Derby.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

Thoroughbred racing leaders discussed the industry's problems at Ellerslie on Sunday.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

The high-flying Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training partnership had just the one focus at Trentham on Saturday and that single minded determination paid off in spades when Nicoletta triumphed in the Gr. 3 Wellfield Desert Gold Stakes (1600m).

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Sunday, January 29 2017

It didn’t take long for the fireworks to start on the first morning of the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale series at Karaka.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

David Greene is still none the wiser after Stolen Dance’s out of character performance at Trentham.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

Melody Belle earned ten times her purchase price in one scintillating hit with a 31-to-one upset in the Karaka Million at Ellerslie this evening.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

Chenille turned her summer around in style at Ellerslie today, heading a Tony Pike-trained quinella in the $100,000 Windsor Park Stud Karaka Stayers’ Cup.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

After a heart-stopping victory over a stellar field in today’s $250,000 NZB Insurance Karaka 3YO Mile at Ellerslie, Volpe Veloce’s unbeaten record now stands at seven out of seven.

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Wednesday, January 25 2017

Donna Logan has sounded a warning to punters to ignore Romancer’s last visit to Ellerslie.

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Tuesday, January 24 2017

Tony Pike will have numbers on his side at Sunday’s high-profile meeting at Ellerslie.

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Tuesday, January 24 2017

A pair of precocious youngsters have got Lansdowne Park over the Karaka Million try line twice.

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Monday, January 23 2017

Trainers' Association president Tony Pike has labelled an NZRB funding announcement "pathetic".

Posted by: TIM RYAN AT 01:22 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, January 21 2017

Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City has finished midfield in his return in a hurdle at Leopardstown overnight.

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