Australian Hurdle

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Jumping future for Kaharau

Emily Farr has finally convinced New Zealand trainer Kenny Rae into a career change for evergreen stayer Kaharau. The nine-year-old gelding won his 2000m Open Hurdle trial at Cambridge on Monday, impressing both rider and trainer. “That’s the first time I have ever seen him jump. I was quite pleased with him,” Rae said of[...]
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Gobstopper Jumps Into National Contention

Well-related gelding Gobstopper is making his mark during this year’s Victorian jumps racing season and trainer Eric Musgrove is now plotting a path for him to the Grand National Hurdle. By Tavistock out of Bagalollies, Gobstopper’s siblings include former Hong Kong Horse of the Year Werther and recent Group One Australasian Oaks winner Toffee Tongue.[...]
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Australian Hurdle triumph for Gobstopper

Gobstopper has given his Kiwi owners plenty of excitement over the COVID-19 enforced lockdown period, and he continued that on Sunday when taking out the Australian Hurdle (3900m) at Sandown. “I thought he was really professional this time, he didn’t over-race he got a nice trail and was ridden amazingly,” part-owner and former trainer Andrew[...]
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