Author: Joshua Smith

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Dwyer hoping to party from afar

A past visit to the Karaka Million evening at Ellerslie won Henry Dwyer over and convinced the Victorian trainer he had to become more involved in the NZD$1 million two-year-old feature. His wish has now been granted and while he can’t be in attendance on Saturday, he will be closely following the fortunes of the[...]
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Guineas contender not for sale

The not for sale sign has been put on exciting three-year-old Ruby’s Lad as he prepares for the Southern Guineas Series. There has been plenty of interest in the son of Ghibellines following his four raceday appearances which have resulted in three wins and a second-placing. “He is doing the job right,” said co-breeder and[...]
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Autridge in search of more Karaka Gold

Stephen Autridge has twice celebrated victories in New Zealand’s richest juvenile event and will on Saturday be bidding to halt the run of his former employer in the Ellerslie feature. During his successful stint with Te Akau, Autridge prepared the subsequent multiple Group One winners Melody Belle and Avantage to claim successive Karaka Million 2YO[...]
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Group Three target for Wewillrock

Hastings trainers Guy Lowry and Grant Cullen are hoping to make their mark on Karaka Million day at Ellerslie on Saturday with their promising three-year-olds Wewillrock and The Stoney One. Fresh from producing Can I Get An Amen to run fourth in the Group 1 Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham last Saturday, the Hawke’s Bay trainers[...]
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