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Platinum Invador upsets in Auckland Cup

It was the case of third time lucky for the Lisa Latta-trained stayer Platinum Invador, who upset calculations in Saturday's Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) to register a deserved big race success. The seven-year-old son of Redwood had previously placed fourth in the race in 2021 behind Oceana Billy after filling third place behind Saturday's[...]
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Noble steeds set to shine

Trainer Lance Noble is in for a busy 24-hours this weekend. The Karaka horseman will saddle his two stable stars on either side of the Tasman as he looks to embellish their already strong black-type records. The private trainer for Brendan and Jo Lindsay of Cambridge Stud, Noble is currently in Sydney with quality three-year-old[...]
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Auckland Cup dream back on with Dunhill

The dream of winning the Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) is back on with Southland stayer Dunhill. Originally entered for Saturday's $500,000 staying feature at Pukekohe, the son of Pins hit a rough patch with a few ailments which resulted in co-trainer and part-owner Kelvin Tyler withdrawing the five-year-old gelding from the race. However, Dunhill[...]
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Auckland Cup tilt for Aquacade

A win in the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship Final (2400m) at Te Rapa on New Year's Day could provide the key to a tilt at the Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) for progressive staying mare Aquacade. The Lance Noble-trained four-year-old provided her trainer and owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay with the first leg of a[...]
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Roger That lands Staphanos Classic

Veteran New Zealand stayer Roger That took out the Listed Staphanos Classic (1950m) at Rotorua on Sunday under a perfect ride by Lynsey Satherley. The ten-year-old son of Shinko King was an impressive winner of the Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) in 2020 for Tauranga trainer Antony Fuller, with Sunday's success the second stakes victory[...]
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