Author: Kevin Robertson

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Battle lost but war far from over for Catalyst

While rugged Queenslander Alligator Blood may have taken out the first skirmish with classy New Zealand contender Catalyst, Kiwi trainer Clayton Chipperfield is confident his star can still win the war when the pair clash again in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) in a fortnight. In an enthralling length-of-the-straight battle, which more than lived[...]
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Polzeath upsets in Avondale Cup

Lightweight runner Polzeath upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday when he took out the Group 2 Joe McDonald Avondale Cup (2400m). The lightly raced seven-year-old was having his first attempt in stakes company and his first run beyond 2100m in the Group 2 staying feature but handled both challenges with aplomb under the urgings[...]
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Alabama Express a perfect fit for New Zealand

Leading Bloodstock agent Paul Moroney believes that impressive three-year-old Alabama Express is the perfect type of horse for the New Zealand stallion market once he is retired from the racetrack. However, he is also realistic that that scenario may not evolve given the potential demand from a number of Australian Stud farms including the Redoute’s[...]
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