Author: Joshua Smith

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Sister Ping excites Chad Ormsby

An extraordinary performance by Sister Ping at Cambridge on Wednesday has Chad Ormsby excited about the filly's prospects for her three-year-old season. The daughter of Street Boss made her first start for Ormsby. The two-year-old was sent out as a favourite with horse betting sites against older opposition, but she appeared to have lost all[...]
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Cornelia to resume career at Tauranga

Cornelia made a bright start to her career with a pair of impressive performances during the summer, and the talented filly will add interest to the early part of Saturday's Tauranga meeting. Trained by Simon and Katrina Alexander at Te Awamutu, Cornelia scored a three-length trial win on her home track before heading to Taupo[...]
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Mary Shan to tackle Eagle Farm Group 3

After highly creditable performances in seven Group races during the New Zealand season, Mary Shan has an opportunity to prove herself across the Tasman in Saturday's Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1600m) at Eagle Farm. The Andrew Forsman-trained filly has travelled to Australia in winning form, having romped home by five and a half lengths in[...]
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Solidify notches up fifth career win

Solidify notched up his fifth career victory on Saturday for trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson. The three-year-old son of Redwood was eased back early to sit midfield by jockey Jonathan Riddell, who bided his time before pressing the go button at the 600m mark, launching his charge three-wide to loop the field. Solidify continued his[...]
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La Crique ready for Australian campaign

It's been a long road to get to Queensland with dual Group 1 winner La Crique, but trainers Simon and Katrina Alexander are relieved they are finally there. The Te Awamutu conditioners have crossed the Tasman with their stable star, who will kick-off her Queensland campaign in Saturday's A$500,000 Magic Millions National Classic (1600m) at[...]
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Crocetti nearing return for spring campaign

Standout three-year-old Crocetti has returned to work ahead of what trainers Danny Walker and Arron Tata are hoping will be a lucrative spring preparation. Racing in the colours of owner-breeder Daniel Nakhle, Crocetti was a standout on the track this season, winning six consecutive races, including the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m), Group[...]
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