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Sound reinforces Auckland Cup credentials

The Ballymore stables of Mike Moroney and Pam Gerard have plenty to look forward to over the Auckland Cup Carnival, following the performances of proven stayer Sound and progressive mare Tia d’Or on Saturday. Eight-year-old entire Sound finished second in the Group 2 Avondale Cup (2400m) behind Robusto, carrying topweight of 59kgs, cementing his favouritism[...]
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New Zealand campaign for Sound

Multiple Group Two winner Sound traveled to New Zealand on Wednesday night as he bids to add some Cup wins to his record for trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard. The eight-year-old stallion is set to tackle the Group 2 Wallen Concreting Avondale Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday week with Troy Harris booked to[...]
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Glory Days retired

The racing career of Group 1 winner Glory Days has come to an end. The daughter of Red Giant won 10 of her 32 starts and gave trainer Bill Thurlow some of his biggest moments in racing. Glory Days had a standout 2018-19 season, recording seven wins, including the Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) and[...]
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Polzeath upsets in Avondale Cup

Lightweight runner Polzeath upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday when he took out the Group 2 Joe McDonald Avondale Cup (2400m). The lightly raced seven-year-old was having his first attempt in stakes company and his first run beyond 2100m in the Group 2 staying feature but handled both challenges with aplomb under the urgings[...]
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