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Innes anxious for return to racing

Auckland’s extended lockdown has proved especially frustrating for leading jockey Leith Innes, who can look but can’t touch with nearly everything he wants to participate in. Innes is one of several jockeys in the Auckland region robbed of riding while the province is in Alert Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. “You’d like to be racing[...]
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Feehan first-up for The Chosen One

Quality stayer The Chosen One will kick off his Cups campaign when he contests the Group 2 Feehan Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained six-year-old had a look around the Melbourne track on Tuesday morning under jockey Damian Lane ahead of his weekend test and his trainers received[...]
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Memsie Stakes favoured for Aegon

Connections of high-class New Zealand four-year-old Aegon are favouring a start in the AUD$1 million Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday week as the kick-off point for the athletic gelding’s spring campaign. The son of Sacred Falls has won five of his seven career starts including the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m),[...]
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McEvoy warming to Aegon in Doncaster

Fresh from his Group 1 win aboard Hungry Heart in the Vinery Stud Stakes, Kerrin McEvoy is turning his attention to The Championships. Having tested New Zealander Aegon in a recent barrier trial, jockey Kerrin Mcevoy is buoyant about his Doncaster Mile prospects, particularly given the forecast for rain. While Hugh Bowman has ridden the[...]
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Nothing “Soft” about Aegon

Australian punters pouring over the New Zealand form of Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) favourite Aegon could easily be led down the garden path believing the talented three-year-old is a rain-affected galloper as he prepares to face a Good 4 Randwick surface. While, for all intents and purposes, the two neighbouring countries share similar rules[...]
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Aegon thriving ahead of Guineas

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman will have a rare afternoon off on Saturday, but his eyes will be firmly fixed on high-class three-year-old Aegon, who will start a warm favourite in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) in Sydney. Forsman, who trains in partnership with Murray Baker, part-owns the undefeated son of Sacred Falls and, courtesy[...]
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O’Shea not scared of unbeaten Kiwi raider

New Zealand raider Aegon dominated at his Australian debut but rival trainer John O’Shea believes the locals won’t be such easy pickings in the first leg of Sydney’s three-year-old triple crown. Prepared by master horseman Murray Baker and training partner Andrew Forsman, Aegon showed sparkling acceleration to stretch his unbeaten record to five when he[...]
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