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Star mare Avantage retired

Nine-time Group One winner Avantage has been retired from racing after suffering a tendon injury. The Jamie Richards-trained six-year-old was favourite for Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings, the first Group One of the New Zealand racing season. “We’re all absolutely gutted about Avantage but unfortunately this can happen in racing,” Richards said.[...]
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Home Ground Avantage

Connections of star mare Avantage have opted to keep the six-year-old on home soil as she works towards a start in the Group 2 Valachi Downs Foxbridge Plate (1200m) which will be run at Te Rapa on Saturday, pending an Alert Level downgrade on Friday. The Jamie Richards-trained mare was nominated for both the Group[...]
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Spring in steps of star gallopers

Group One targets await stablemates Probabeel and Sword Of State in Australia later this year and they took their first serious steps this afternoon toward spring goals with trial outings on the all-weather track at Cambridge. Trainer Jamie Richards was well-represented during the day with crack mare Avantage also in action and she will be[...]
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Te Akau stars return

The 2020/2021 season will live long in the memory of Jamie Richards. The Matamata trainer, who heads Te Akau’s racing operation, sits atop the New Zealand Trainers’ Premiership with 157 wins and nearly NZ$6 million to his credit this term. While dominant in New Zealand, Richards also experienced success across the Tasman, posting four wins,[...]
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Richards out to continue dream season

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards will be looking to extend what can only be described as a dream season when he lines-up a couple of stakes favourites this weekend. The 31-year-old horseman sits atop the New Zealand Trainers’ Premiership with 147 wins, 35 of those at stakes level, surpassing Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s previous[...]
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