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Rocket Spade delivers Guineas repeat

Owners Hermitage Thoroughbreds and trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have gone back-to-back, scoring their second consecutive victory in the Group 2 SkyCity Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie on Friday. The combination captured last year’s edition of the three-year-old feature with Dragon Leap, and have struck Guineas gold again 12 months later with Rocket Spade.[...]
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Stakes target for Beauden

Owner Joan Egan is having a week to remember. On Boxing Day she won the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at Ellerslie with Concert Hall, and on Wednesday the Graeme and Debbie Rogerson-trained Beauden won the Taupo Cup (2000m) emphatically in front of a bumper crowd. The son of Bullbars began well from barrier six[...]
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Wexford 3YO leaps into Derby contention

Talented three-year-old Dragon Leap stamped his Derby credentials with his winning effort in the Group 2 Jamieson Park Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie on Wednesday. It was the second win and first stakes victory for the Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained gelding who more than made up for his last-start indiscretion when costing himself the[...]
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Favourite too classy in Bonecrusher Stakes

Race favourite Riodini provided another example of his burgeoning talent when he comfortably accounted for his three-year-old rivals in the Group 3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie. Unbeaten in three starts leading into Saturday’s contest, the Proisir gelding handled the step up to stakes grade with aplomb. Settled perfectly one out and one[...]
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Riodini on Auckland Guineas path

Promising three-year-old Riodini maintained his unbeaten record with another impressive victory at Tauranga on the weekend, with trainer Nigel Tiley set to test him in Group company at the upcoming Ellerslie Christmas Carnival. The Proisir gelding made it two wins from two starts in his current campaign after a stylish debut performance on his home[...]
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