Australasian Oaks

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Proud Nickalls homeward bound

Rangiotu trainer Stephen Nickalls was looking forward to being reunited with his family on Monday, as he returns to New Zealand following several weeks in Adelaide. The popular Central Districts horseman thoroughly enjoyed his time in the City of Churches, where his three-year-old filly Llanacord turned in a pair of game performances and landed some[...]
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Media Award scores Australasian Oaks upset

The Chris Calthorpe-trained Media Award absolutely floored punters when taking out the Group 1 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville (South Australia) on Saturday afternoon paying as much as fixed odds starting price. Having been friendless in the market prior to the jump, the lightly raced filly fended off all her rivals to claim Group 1 success[...]
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Contributer headlines Mapperley Stud roster

Group One-producing stallion Contributer will headline Mapperley Stud’s stallion roster for the upcoming breeding season where he will stand at their Matamata property for a fee of $22,000 +GST. His first crop of three-year-olds have experienced a strong season on the track, headlined by the John O’Shea trained Lion’s Roar who was victorious in the[...]
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SA test for exciting filly

Exciting filly Llanacord is giving trainer and part-owner Stephen Nickalls the ride of his life and he is hoping that will continue in Australia in the coming month. The daughter of Contributer won the Group 2 Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hastings last month before running third to Amarelinha in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks[...]
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Options open for Tokorangi

Trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard have plenty of options to mull over with Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi after the daughter of Redwood finished seventh in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) on Sunday. The filly was forced down onto the rail and didn’t get the rub of the green in the Derby on[...]
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Gobstopper Beats Runaway To Win Galleywood

Just days after his younger sister won the Group One Australasian Oaks in Adelaide, seven-year-old Gobstopper has claimed another feature win of his own in the Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool. By Tavistock out of Bagalollies, Gobstopper is a brother to last Saturday’s Oaks-winning three-year-old filly Toffee Tongue and former Hong Kong Horse of the Year[...]
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Toffee Tongue Sweet In Australasian Oaks

Chris Waller has pulled off another Group One training coup with Toffee Tongue breaking her maiden in style in the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. The filly had been runner-up at her four starts leading into Saturday’s Adelaide feature, twice to Colette in the Adrian Knox Stakes (2000m) and the Australian Oaks (2400m). Her victory was[...]
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