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Saturday, March 31 2018

Rising star Sherrif put up a compelling argument for a trip to Australia with an emphatic performance at Awapuni.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Te Akau’s glorious season with their two-year-olds continued at Awapuni where Avantage completed a coveted Group One double for the operation.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Former Singapore galloper Magnum opened his winning account in New Zealand with stakes success at Awapuni on Saturday.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Our Abbadean completed a stellar black type day at Awapuni for her trainers and jockey with the first stakes victory of her career.

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Saturday, March 31 2018

Zed Em stamped himself as Australia's premier jumps horse with a dominant display to win Saturday's Thomas Foods International Great Eastern Steeplechase (4950m), giving trainer Patrick Payne his fourth triumph in the time-honoured Oakbank feature.

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Friday, March 30 2018

The connections of Yearn have decided against going to the well once too often with the talented mare and she will be spelled after she steps out at Awapuni on Saturday.

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Friday, March 30 2018

A sizzling trial from her favourite horse Gift Of Power has Hamilton trainer Bailey Rogerson buzzing ahead of Saturday's The Oaks Stud/Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy Premier (1200m) at Awapuni.

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Thursday, March 29 2018

Devise has been put aside with connections already eyeing next season’s Group One carnival at Hastings.

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Thursday, March 29 2018

Belle du Nord has headed to Australia with fresh legs for a two-race Adelaide campaign.

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Thursday, March 29 2018

The racing days of the multiple southern stakes winner Coulee are over.

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Thursday, March 29 2018

Stablemates Thee Auld Floozie and Ruud Not Too are both in top order ahead of the Gr.1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha on Saturday week.

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Thursday, March 29 2018

Trainer Chris Gibbs will assess Endowment when he gets to Sydney ahead of a potential tilt at the Gr.1 Australian Derby (2400m) after the Savabeel gelding failed to flatter in the Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) last week. 

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Thursday, March 29 2018

The Chaser produced a bright moment on the saddest of days when he handed Stephen Autridge with his 1000th training success.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

A nervous wait for Pukekohe-based jockey Alysha Collett has come to a dream end.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

Shane Crawford will have three fresh runners at Wanganui on Thursday and, while the trio will improve with their runs, they are forward enough to give good accounts of themselves.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

Emotions ran high in the Matamata birdcage after Byzantine won Wednesday’s two-year-old event in the hands of Opie Bosson.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

The prospect of a step up in distance on a rain-affected track at Awapuni isn’t expected to bother stablemates She’s A Thief and Bocce on Saturday.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

Washdyke trainer Michael Daly will give his talented sprinter Don Carlo one more outing this season.

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Wednesday, March 28 2018

Chris Gibbs has adhered to former training partner Donna Logan's Australian Oaks strategy by bringing Danzdanzdance from New Zealand for the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes.

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Tuesday, March 27 2018

Talented mare Let Her Rip will close out her New Zealand career at Saturday’s Manawatu meeting.

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Tuesday, March 27 2018

Troy Harris has exceeded his own expectations since resuming race riding.

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Tuesday, March 27 2018

Time will benefit the well-related Sahar, who will make his debut at Matamata on Wednesday.

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Tuesday, March 27 2018

Plans are undecided for the Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) placegetter Milseain.

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Monday, March 26 2018

Johnathan Parkes will renew his association with Darscape Princess when the gifted mare attempts to go one better at Group One level next time out at Te Aroha.

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Monday, March 26 2018

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman got the answers they were looking for on Saturday.

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Monday, March 26 2018

Multiple Group One winner Lizzie L’Amour won’t be part of Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s team in Sydney.

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Monday, March 26 2018

Progressive mare Porcelain Princess will head to a Group Three challenge in winning form.

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Monday, March 26 2018

Well-related juvenile Princess Amelie is likely to go to the paddock after opening her account at Tauherenikau on Sunday.

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Sunday, March 25 2018

Matamata trainer Danica Guy believes her promising three-year-old Sunburst has a bright future ahead of her after she delivered in style on her home track on Saturday.

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Sunday, March 25 2018

Despite nearly two-years off the track exciting galloper Mihaul returned to his winning ways when he dealt to his rivals over 1200m at Matamata on the weekend.

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Sunday, March 25 2018

Blueblood filly The Precious One will make her long-awaited raceday resumption at the Beaumont Racing Club meeting at Wingatui on Monday.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

Gary Hennessy has an eye on Singapore with the well-bred entire Ocean Emperor.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

La Fille En Jeu provided Nigel Auret with a bittersweet victory at Riccarton on Saturday.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

An opinion offered by visiting North Island rider Jonathan Riddell was enough to convince Invercargill based trainer Sabin Kirkland that a trip north to Riccarton could pay dividends for his unraced two-year-old Going To War.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

Lucky Sweep turned his form around with a hollow win at Matamata.

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Saturday, March 24 2018

The addition of headgear and a drop back in trip enabled Lady Shabeel to down the Brisbane-bound Pierrocity at Matamata on Saturday.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Mark Oulaghan is expecting an improved showing from Shared Secrets on Sunday.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Chris Gibbs will be flying solo in Australia this weekend when Endowment opens his Sydney campaign in the Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m).

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Friday, March 23 2018

Cambridge trainer Murray Baker is no fan of set weights and penalties racing but concedes that conditions ideally suit his Group One-placed mare Nicoletta in Saturday's Gr.2 Windsor Park Stud Japan-New Zealand International Trophy (1600m) at Matamata.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Excelleration has made the most of her southern campaign and she may be in line to travel even further afield.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Quality filly Danzdanzdance will arrive in Sydney on Monday afternoon.

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Friday, March 23 2018

In-form youngster Sir Nate is on target for his home track two-year-old feature on Saturday week.

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Friday, March 23 2018

International Group One performer Torcedor will represent New Zealand interests in next month’s Gr.2 Dubai Gold Cup (3200m) at Meydan.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Media Sensation made her own headline at Avondale on Friday with a dashing debut win.

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Friday, March 23 2018

Vin De Dance can emulate Gingernuts a second time by proving New Zealand Derby form stands up to scrutiny among Australia's leading three-year-olds.

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Thursday, March 22 2018

Jason Collett will be picking his sister’s brain ahead of the Gr.1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) on Saturday.

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Thursday, March 22 2018

Two winning debutants at Waipukurau on Thursday from Fraser Auret’s stable are expected to make their marks in better company.

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Thursday, March 22 2018

Quality three-year-old Scott Base has gone for a spell after his victory in the Gr.2 Wellington Guineas (1400m) on Saturday.

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Thursday, March 22 2018

Wafer hasn’t won a race since she claimed the Listed Gore Guineas (1335m) in 2016, but expectations are that she will be adding to her record in the near future.

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Sunday, March 04 2018

Damian Browne will return home to chase another Ellerslie feature this Saturday.

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Saturday, March 03 2018

Race favourite Julius justified some heavy tote support when he demolished a quality field in Saturday’s Gr.3 Darley Stallions Plate (1200m).

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Saturday, March 03 2018

OTI principal Terry Henderson paid a glowing tribute to his trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman after the Melbourne-based identity’s colours were carried to victory in the Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) on Saturday.

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Thursday, March 01 2018

The connections of Scott Base will now set their sights on Australia after a setback has forced the talented three-year-old’s scratching from Saturday’s Gr.1 New Zealand Derby (2400m).

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Thursday, March 01 2018

Montoya Star will head to a Group Three feature later this month at the top of her game.

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