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McDonald ready for round two

Leading Sydney jockey James McDonald can’t wait to hop back aboard Verry Elleegant and act out their revenge against Addeybb in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday. The pair finished second to the European import in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) and Queen Elizabeth last year, and while Verry[...]
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Wexford duo return home

Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Rocket Spade and Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) runner-up Sir Charles Road will return home following their exertions in Sydney last Saturday. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained pair didn’t trouble the placegetters in their respective Sydney targets, with Rocket Spade finishing eighth in the Group 1 Australian[...]
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Beauden set for Riccarton feature

Last start Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) winner Beauden is set to clock up further frequent flyer miles when he treks to Riccarton in a fortnight. The Joan Egan-bred and owned six-year-old will contest the Group 3 Coca Cola Canterbury Gold Cup (2000m), with co-trainer Graeme Rogerson convinced the weight-for-age feature is the ideal[...]
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Possible Brisbane campaign for Atishu

Progressive three-year-old Atishu has left trainer Stephen Marsh in a bit of a quandary after she demolished her rivals to take out the Listed NZB Airfreight Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton. The Savabeel three-year-old was sent out a red-hot favourite after she overcame a stumble leaving the starting gates at her most recent run to comprehensively[...]
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Te Aroha abandoned after race three

The Te Aroha racemeeting on Saturday was abandoned when track conditions were deemed dangerous after the first horse past the post in race three slipped and feel shortly after crossing the finish line. Rain during the day caused the downgraded Dead6 surface to become slippery and forced the abandonment after the Cody Cole-trained Extortion slipped[...]
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Wilson loving the racing game

Well-known equestrian Vicki Wilson has reached the highs of the showjumping world and now she is trying her hand with racing. The decorated rider is in her second season of training thoroughbreds and at Wanganui on Thursday she welcomed back her first winner in just her tenth start as a trainer. Her maiden victory was[...]
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