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Waisake collects another Trentham feature

Class prevailed at Trentham on Saturday when last-start Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) winner Waisake collected another feature race at the venue with a gritty victory in the Listed Fasttrack Insurance 5K New Zealand St. Leger (2600m). Unsighted since taking out the Cup in late January with a booming late run, the Allan Sharrock-trained six-year-old[...]
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Auckland Cup likely for Sinarahma

Allan Sharrock will be hoping it’s a case of like mother, like daughter, if Sinarahma lines-up in the Group 1 Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie next month. Sharrock trained Sinarahma’s dam, Shez Sinsational, to win the 2012 edition of the two-mile feature, and he believes her six-year-old daughter has the potential to[...]
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Tavi Mac steps into Seabiscuit role

Taranaki trainer Allan Sharrock is hoping his diminutive sprinter Tavi Mac can provide the movie fairytale finish to Saturday’s Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham. “It’s the old battler’s tale. The little horse from humble beginnings up against the expensive Fastnet Rock mare, and she’ll take some beating too,” Sharrock said[...]
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Feature targets for Sharrock fillies

Last start Group 3 Eulogy Stakes (1600m) placegetter Signora Nera will be aimed at further black-type features, but trainer Allan Sharrock said what path the three-year-old filly takes will become a lot clearer after racing at Awapuni on Saturday. The daughter of Sweynesse will jump from barrier two in the Spreading Rural Bulk 1400 and[...]
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Tavi Mac Telegraph bound

Trainer Allan Sharrock has confirmed his pocket-rocket Tavi Mac will have his next start in the Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham on January 16. The Tavistock five-year-old has won his last three races in a row culminating in a comfortable victory in the Group 2 Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at[...]
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Cameron calls time on riding career

Senior jockey Matthew Cameron has called time on his riding career after completing his last raceday at Awapuni on Saturday. The thirty-four-year-old finished on a winning note by piloting the Ross McCarroll-trained Initiative to victory, but admits his desire to continue in the saddle has waned over the past few months. “I have been thinking[...]
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Frodo too fast in Group 2 feature

Pocket rocket Tavi Mac, who affectionately carries the moniker Frodo due to his diminutive stature and ungainly build, captured the biggest victory of his burgeoning career when he dashed away from his rivals in Saturday’s Group 2 Kevin Pratt Memorial Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni. The Allan Sharrock-trained son of Tavistock has captured hearts[...]
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