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 NZ Greyhound Racing 
Monday, April 30 2018

It’s a real stretch of the imagination to compare the dainty 25.6kg greyhound Blocker with her namesake Steve “Blocker” Roach who was tough, uncompromising Australian rugby league prop during the 1980’s. What can be said about Blocker the greyhound is that she owns a fair degree of determination and that’s where the “Blocker” comparisons ends.

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Friday, April 27 2018

It sure is an extremely evenly matched field that will parade to the Manukau 527m traps to contest Sunday’s running of the $7,340 NZRS Novice final.

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Thursday, April 26 2018

The box draw for this evening’s running of the $45,420 The Fitz Sports Bar New Zealand Oaks over 520m certainly has thrown up a number of possible scenarios on how this Group 1 Blue Ribbon event is likely to unfold.

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Thursday, April 26 2018

It is entirely appropriate in the week that we remember our ANZAC heroes that we can use the adage of “Age shall not wary them”. On Friday evening at the Hatrick Raceway the ageless powerful stayer Ring The Bell will return to have another lick at Group 1 staying glory.

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Monday, April 23 2018

A statement was strongly made by both heat winners in Friday’s Wanganui Distance heats over the extreme 755m journey.

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Friday, April 20 2018

The final field of female greyhounds who will contest next Thursday’s $45,420 The Fitz Sports Bar New Zealand Oaks was decided during the running of five competitive 520m heats at the Addington Raceway on Thursday evening.

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Thursday, April 19 2018

The stayers are circulating over the extreme 755m distance around the Hatrick venue again where two heats will sort out the finalists for next Friday’s $27,465 Wanganui Distance at Group 1 level.

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Wednesday, April 18 2018

There certainly wasn’t anything rusty about Must Be Rusty’s gutsy victory in the $6,250 Dunedin Cup at Forbury Park on Tuesday afternoon.

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Wednesday, April 18 2018

Competitive racing is assured during the five 520m heats that will decide the finalists for the $45,420 The Fitz Sports Bar New Zealand Oaks at the Addington Raceway on Thursday evening.

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Monday, April 16 2018

Palmerston North conditioner Bill Hodgson has steadfastly stuck to his long-held belief that the stayer Nitehawk Rose he conditions is right up there with the very best of the staying canine athletes.

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Monday, April 16 2018

Greyhound Racing NZ Hall of Fame conditioner Ray Adcock is strongly favoured to win back-to-back $6,245 Dunedin Cups at Forbury Park on Tuesday afternoon.

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Thursday, April 12 2018

The Gold Coast hosted Commonwealth Games athletics competition wraps up with the running of the marathons on Sunday. 

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Friday, April 06 2018

A number of other quality race track performances were delivered around the same time when we saw the recent wave of Group finals being decided.

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Tuesday, April 03 2018

It was a keenly anticipated clash between the former proven Australian stayers, Trip To Eden for Denis Schofield and the Karen Walsh prepared Dusty Gambler, in last Thursday’s $15,825 Theresa McDonald Memorial Cup over the extreme 747m trip at Group 2 level.

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Tuesday, April 03 2018

“It is a surreal feeling – we actually joked about it before, then when it actually happened it was totally unbelievable,” a stunned Brendon Cole advised following the amazing three and a half hour period the Bigtime kennel enjoyed when mentoring the winners of three Group races last Thursday.

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