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 New Zealand Gallops News 
Monday, November 30 2020
Revitalised McNab in purple patch

A stint on the sidelines last season appears to have done jockey Michael McNab the world of good.

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Monday, November 30 2020
Elephant building hefty reputation

At home he’s an eccentric whose curling lips make him seem like he’s got a trunk.

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Monday, November 30 2020
Benefit race day for Myers

The benefit race day for injured jockey, Rosie Myers, has attracted generous wide-spread support.

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Sunday, November 29 2020
The magic man thrills huge Cromwell crowd

A huge crowd at Cromwell on Sunday was treated to an extended glimpse of the silky skills of Chris Johnson as the rider they call the magic man guided enigmatic galloper Camino Rocoso (NZ) (Shocking) to victory in the Loveracing.nz Cromwell Cup (2030m).

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Saturday, November 28 2020
Late burst secures Ellerslie feature for Gino Severini

It took every metre of the Ellerslie home straight for consistent galloper Gino Severini to finally gain the upper hand over his rivals as he captured his first stakes victory in the Gr.3 Eagle Technology Stakes (1600m).

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Saturday, November 28 2020
Hunta Pence gets deserved prize in Wanganui feature

Evergreen galloper Hunta Pence was rewarded for his perseverance when he took out the Listed Steelform Roofing Group Wanganui Cup (2040m) after finishing runner-up in the race in the past two years.

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Saturday, November 28 2020
Tellall impresses with Ellerslie stakes victory

Promising three-year-old Tellall enhanced his credentials for some of the summer age group features when he registered his first victory at stakes level when taking out the Listed Trevor Eagle Memorial 3YO (1500m) at Ellerslie.

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Saturday, November 28 2020
Te Akau Racing quinella Ellerslie two-year-old contest

Jamie Richards and Te Akau Racing continued their dominance of spring two-year-old racing when they notched their sixth individual juvenile winner at Ellerslie on Saturday, while also adding the quinella for good measure.

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Friday, November 27 2020
No surprises as Kurabui wins on debut

Four-year-old mare Kurabui, a half-sister to Group Two winner Surprise Baby by exciting Rich Hill Stud stallion Proisir, was an impressive winner on debut when winning at Pakenham over 1400m on Thursday night.

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Friday, November 27 2020
New Plymouth to host Rosie Myers benefit raceday

The New Zealand racing industry will continue to support the recovery of injured jockey Rosie Myers with a benefit raceday at New Plymouth next Thursday.

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Friday, November 27 2020
Khufu ready to reign at Ellerslie

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will introduce punters to a colt at Ellerslie on Saturday that could one day become their darling.

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Friday, November 27 2020
TAB New Zealand Update on Trading Performance - October 2020

Wagering Performance Summary

Consistent with the performance for the first two months of the quarter, October’s key results for TAB NZ’s were ahead of budget and ahead of last year. Domestic and overseas racing both continued to perform above expectation. Sport also performed strongly with the All Blacks first international appearance since the Rugby World Cup and the NRL grand final notable highlights. 

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Friday, November 27 2020
Promising 3YO getting a Grip on things

Ballymore Stables have a big rap on three-year-old colt Grip and they are hoping he can show his class at Ellerslie on Saturday when he lines-up in the Listed Trevor Eagle Memorial 3YO (1500m).

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Friday, November 27 2020
NZTR to develop sustainable industry blueprint

The Board of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) has announced a number of key decisions and initiatives that were recently agreed upon at its 25 November Board meeting.

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Friday, November 27 2020
RITA release end of year results

The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) today reported a Net Profit before distributions of $162.5 million (which included a government relief grant of $41 million) for the year ending 31 July 2020 in its final report prior to its transition to TAB New Zealand on 1 August.

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Thursday, November 26 2020
Sizeable offer snares Guineas runner-up

Leading Hong Kong trainer John Size will welcome talented three-year-old Bourbonaire (NZ) (Darci Brahma) to his stable after his purchase out of Stephen Marsh’s Cambridge barn.

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Thursday, November 26 2020
Cromwell bringing summer vibes for Harris

Summer racing is upon us and Paul Harris couldn’t be more excited.

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Thursday, November 26 2020
Fifth 2YO winner for Richards

Debutante Imperatriz (I Am Invincible) became the fifth individual winning two-year-old for Te Akau Racing this season when taking out the Uzabus & Coaches 2YO (1100m) at Otaki for trainer Jamie Richards under a confident Danielle Johnson ride. 

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Thursday, November 26 2020
Marsh continues hot-streak in Otaki feature

Stephen Marsh looks to have a vice-like grip on the Gr.3 Lucia Valentina Wellington Stakes (1600m) after winning the three-year-old feature for the third consecutive year at Otaki on Thursday.

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Thursday, November 26 2020
Tavi Mac continues to impress

He may be small, but he is mighty.

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Thursday, November 26 2020
Quality book lures Satherley south

Waikato jockey Lynsey Satherley is making a rare trip to Wanganui this weekend, lured south by a strong book of rides right up to stakes level – and the prospect of further black-type opportunities to follow.

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