Author: Joshua Smith

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Pike has options

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has a few races in consideration for smart two-year-old Not An Option. The winner of his only raceday start at Counties, Not An Option won a trial at Cambridge on Tuesday over 800m and looks one of the early lamplighters amongst the juvenile division. “I was really happy with his trial,”[...]
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Williams mares fancied at Pukekohe

Talented South Auckland gallopers Marzemino and Media Sensation are set for a collision course after Saturday’s meeting at Pukekohe. The Peter and Dawn Williams-trained mares are warm favourites in their respective stakes assignments this weekend, but it may be the last time they avoid each other for some time. Group 1 winner Media Sensation takes[...]
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Mature Wood ready to rock

Rock On Wood will be looking to continue his picket fence form line at Awapuni on Saturday where he will kick-off his season in the John Turkington Forrestry Ltd/Wai Pine Bulls Cup (1400m). The Leanne Elliot-trained gelding returned from a year layoff earlier this year to win three races on-end, culminating with victory in the[...]
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Julius set for Counties comeback

Talented sprinter Julius has been given the green light to return to racing in Saturday’s Listed Haunui Farm Counties Bowl (1100m) at Pukekohe. The son of Swiss Ace has never finished further back than third in his 13-start career, winning seven races including last year’s Group 3 Concorde Handicap (1200m) and Group 3 Darley Plate[...]
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Homebred mare building dream record

Celtic Dream is developing into a valuable broodmare. Bred by long-serving Waikato New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (NZTBA) members Lloyd and Heather Monehan, Celtic Dream is now the dam of two runners for two stakes winners after La Romanee overcame a slow start to win the Listed Welcome Stakes (1000m) at Riccarton on Saturday. Celtic[...]
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