Author: Kevin Robertson

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Antino a winning machine

Four-year-old gelding Antino continued his winning ways for trainer Tony Gollan when scoring a comfortable victory at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The son of Redwood advanced his career record to seven wins from eight starts, with Gollan making no secret of his high opinion of the progressive galloper. Antino had been third emergency for the[...]
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More Queensland success for Kukeracha

Two years after taking out the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm, the Kiwi-bred Kukeracha returned to the same Eagle Farm meeting on Saturday and landed another big prize over the same course and distance. The Chris Waller-trained five-year-old prevailed in a tight finish to the Group 3 Premier's Cup (2400m), taking his[...]
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Group One option for Le Zebra

Smart two-year-old Le Zebra will be considered for a tilt at the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm on June 10 after another strong on-speed metropolitan victory when scoring over 1400m at Flemington on Saturday. Prepared by Emma-Lee and David Browne, the son of Rip Van Winkle had previously prevailed over 1300m at[...]
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Gospodin on top again at Te Rapa

Classy winter performer Gospodin extended his impressive record on the Te Rapa track when he made it back-to-back victories at the venue on Saturday. Successful there over 1200m a fortnight ago when having the second run of his current campaign, the Jim Pender-prepared five-year-old once again relished the Heavy 10 surface in the hands of[...]
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Flemington triumph for Oceans Above

Three-year-old gelding Oceans Above continues to improve with racing, with the Simon Zahra-trained galloper closing from back in the field to score at Flemington on Saturday. The son of Ocean Park was ridden to victory by Harry Coffey, advancing his record to three wins and a placing from eight starts. Sent out a $10 chance,[...]
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Valuable Rotorua Cup win for Poser

Up and coming stayer Poser showed just how tough she is when producing a determined finish to claim victory in the Listed Rotorua Cup (2200m). The five-year-old Kurtis Pertab-trained galloper had swept through the grades with three consecutive wins to round out her early summer campaign before being put aside for a short break. Having[...]
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Black-type success for Essonne

Promising New Zealand-bred mare Essonne picked up the sixth and most significant win of her career with a barnstorming finish in Saturday's Listed Silk Stocking (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast. Trained by Richard Litt for owner-breeder Gerry Harvey, the daughter of Reliable Man had shown promise with wins from five of her first nine starts,[...]
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Palmetto powers to Coast success

Palmetto had to wait seven starts for his first win in Australia, but the second came much more quickly – and in a race worth $500,000. A dual Guineas winner in the South Island of New Zealand, the Ghibellines gelding found his winning groove across the Tasman with a victory at Hawkesbury on April 22.[...]
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Renaissance Woman sparkles in Bracelet

New Zealand-bred filly Renaissance Woman burst into contention for next month's Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2200m) with an outstanding come-from-behind victory in Saturday's Listed Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m) on the Sunshine Coast. This was the first race outside Group company this season for Renaissance Woman, who began her three-year-old campaign with a couple of eye-catching[...]
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Unusual Culture continues hot form

Sandown has brought the very best out of New Zealand-bred mare Unusual Culture this autumn, and that formula proved to be a winner again on the Hillside track. The race was the third win from the last four starts for the four-year-old mare, with all of those victories coming at Sandown on March 1, April[...]
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