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Wexford duo return home

Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Rocket Spade and Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) runner-up Sir Charles Road will return home following their exertions in Sydney last Saturday. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained pair didn’t trouble the placegetters in their respective Sydney targets, with Rocket Spade finishing eighth in the Group 1 Australian[...]
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Multi-venue focus for Marsh on Saturday

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh has black-type runners at three venues on Saturday, headed by Milford in the A$2 million Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick. The Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) runner-up finished a well-held eighth in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) when making his Australian debut a fortnight ago, racing ungenerously[...]
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Track gallop to determine Derby start

A Tuesday morning track gallop at Warwick Farm will determine whether Grandslam joins stablemate Explosive Jack in the Group 1 Australian Derby at Randwick on Saturday. A winner of the Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes (2040m) at The Valley on March 13, Grandslam was taken to Sydney for the traditional Derby lead-up, the Group 1[...]
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McEvoy warming to Aegon in Doncaster

Fresh from his Group 1 win aboard Hungry Heart in the Vinery Stud Stakes, Kerrin McEvoy is turning his attention to The Championships. Having tested New Zealander Aegon in a recent barrier trial, jockey Kerrin Mcevoy is buoyant about his Doncaster Mile prospects, particularly given the forecast for rain. While Hugh Bowman has ridden the[...]
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Force Of Will primed for Vinery

Group Three winner Force Of Will has arrived in Sydney ahead of her tilt at the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained filly is still finding her feet after flying over to Sydney on Monday, but her connections are confident she will settle in well[...]
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