Author: Kevin Robertson

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Momentum building for Chipperfield

A decision to place greater emphasis on the training side of the business appears to be paying dividends for former top jumps rider Clayton Chipperfield who produced a winning double on Saturday. Two-year-old Proisir filly London Bound made many sit up and take notice with a stunning seven length win on debut in the opening[...]
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Parkes taking success in his stride

With just one win required to match his best tally for a season and just five wins behind National Jockey’s Premiership leader Lisa Allpress, you could be forgiven for thinking Johnathan Parkes was plotting a huge month in July. On the contrary, the popular Central Districts horseman is happy to just go with the flow[...]
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Collett back in the winning groove

A copybook effort aboard local runner Poker Face paved the way for talented rider Alysha Collett to make her long-awaited reappearance in the winner’s enclosure following an injury-enforced break from the jockey ranks. Collet sustained a serious injury to her L1 Lumbar vertebra, along with a fractured right heel when she fell from her mount[...]
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Kiwis part of Royal Procession at Royal Ascot

New Zealand has been well-represented in the four-carriage Royal Procession on the final day of Royal Ascot with Rosehill-based trainer Chris Waller enjoying a memorable 24 hours. On Saturday, the former Foxton horseman landed the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm with Invincibella to provide him with a record-breaking 18th Group 1 win[...]
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Intimidate overcomes anxious moments

Rangiora trainer Nick Wigley was holding his breath just moments before the start of Saturday’s two-year-old contest at Riccarton as smart filly Intimidate put on a petulant display behind the starting gates. The Charm Spirit filly held up the start of the 1000m event before finally entering her stall under the urgings of the Riccarton[...]
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Sleeping Beauty takes out Tauranga Classic

Class performer Sleeping Beauty underlined her credentials on the deep winter tracks when she out- toughed her female rivals to take out the Listed Ultimate Ford and Mazda Tauranga Classic (1400m) under weight-for-age conditions at Tauranga on Saturday. The six-year-old Rip Van Winkle mare has fashioned an impeccable record on wet tracks having now won[...]
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Lil Miss Swiss claims Amberley Cup

Under-rated mare Lil Miss Swiss produced a devastating late burst to snatch victory in Saturday’s feature flat race at Riccarton, the Greenwood Amberley Cup (1600m). Dropped out to a clear last in a strung-out field by apprentice rider Tanya Jonker, the Rip Van Winkle five-year-old looked a forlorn hope when still spotting the leaders a[...]
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