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Breeder riding the wave

Milan Park principal Tony Rider has had a busy time of late. Rider and his team at Pak ‘N’ Save Clarence St, Hamilton, have been run off their feet supplying customers over the COVID-19 lockdown period. “It’s been full on, but it’s been good,” he said. “There have been some challenges that we have never[...]
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King Of Leogrance Aiming For Cup Start

Victory in the Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington will take a lot of pressure from the winning trainer heading towards the Melbourne Cup. Success in Saturday’s Listed race over 2800m provides the winner a ballot exemption into November’s Cup. Last year was the first time the Andrew Ramsden provided the “bonus” and it drew a[...]
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Hezafox Shows Staying Potential At Sandown

Trainer Greg Eurell has staying options in mind for Hezafox after the three-year-old landed a betting plunge when successful on a rain-sodden track at Sandown. The winner of only one race previously, a maiden on the synthetic track at Pakenham, Hezafox relished the heavy ground to win the Honouring Victoria Police Handicap (2100m) on Saturday.[...]
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Prince Among Local Hopes For Cup Glory

The Melbourne Cup dream is alive for connections of improving stayer Steel Prince who is set to be among the locally trained horses trying to stave off the international runners in this year’s $8 million race at Flemington. Steel Prince, an import trained by Anthony Freedman, rose through the grades during an unbeaten autumn preparation,[...]
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Surprise Baby To Embark On Path To Cup

Paul Preusker is still ruing the nose defeat of Surprise Baby in The Andrew Ramsden Stakes which cost the stayer a guaranteed start in the Melbourne Cup. Surprise Baby and eventual winner Steel Prince staged a two-horse war up the Flemington straight on May 25 with the Anthony Freedman-trained gelding prevailing by the barest possible[...]
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Excellent Start To New-Look Andrew Ramsden

There is no-one prouder than Leigh Jordon having watched the titanic battle for honours in the new-look The Andrew Ramsden. A nose separated Steel Prince and Surprise Baby at the end of Saturday’s race with the winner gaining a ballot exemption into November’s Melbourne Cup. The Victoria Racing Club altered the conditions of Saturday’s race,[...]
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Marsh aiming to live Cup dream

Trainer Stephen Marsh is Melbourne-bound in search of a golden ticket. The Cambridge trainer will saddle progressive stayer Felaar in the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes (2800m) at Flemington on Saturday, with the winner guaranteed a start in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at the same course on the first Tuesday in November. Felaar won[...]
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