Author: Joshua Smith

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Rogerson: From seaside to trackside

Get yourself to the Chatham Islands, that’s the message from Graeme Rogerson. The New Zealand trainer has just spent a week on the archipelago, 800 kilometres east of New Zealand’s two main Islands, with former top jockey Jimmy Cassidy, and their wives. “Anybody who hasn’t been there should go there,” Rogerson said. “We just went[...]
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Kiwi double for Travis Doudle

Australian trainer Travis Doudle is developing quite a liking for New Zealand horses. The Morphettville trainer picked up a double at his home track on Saturday with New Zealand-sourced horses Jaguary and Not Usual Glorious, and an interstate trip could be on the cards for the pair of them as a result. “They both went[...]
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Brandenburg seeking redemption in Q22

All the word is on Zaaki ahead of Saturday’s Group 2 Q22 (2200m) at Eagle Farm, but Randwick trainer John Sargent is keen to upset the apple cart with Brandenburg. The New Zealand-bred gelding finished third behind the Annabel Neasham-trained six-year-old in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) last start after taking up the pacemaker[...]
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Te Rapa test for in-form mare

Nick Bishara didn’t want to race his in-form mare Cherry Lane this weekend, but she’s doing so well that he feels he has to. The South Auckland horseman had hoped Cherry Lane’s last-start victory at Ellerslie on May 29 would be enough of a lead-in to her next winter target, the Listed Tauranga Classic (1400m)[...]
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