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Sakura Girl thriving in Queensland

Cambridge trainer Ben Foote is pleased with his Group Three winning three-year-old filly Sakura Girl, who will have her first start in Brisbane on Saturday when she contests the Group 2 The Roses (2000m) at Doomben. The daughter of Iffraaj finished runner-up in the Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) last start when taking on older[...]
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Foote duo to re-set

Trainer Ben Foote is determined to regroup from two successive Group One disappointments. In the space of less than a week he watched both his Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) hopeful Sakura Girl and Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) raider Babylon Berlin fail to finish off after sitting on-speed in races both run[...]
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Sakura Girl set to bloom in Oaks

Sakura Girl will chase the first leg of a major trans-Tasman double for Cambridge trainer Ben Foote at Trentham on Saturday. The in-form daughter of Iffraaj is the pre-post favourite for the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) while stablemate Babylon Berlin is in Melbourne to prepare for Friday week's Group 1 William Reid Stakes[...]
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Babylon bridesmaid no more

Quality sprinter Babylon Berlin put her recent bridesmaid tag well behind her when she bolted home in the Group 3 Kings Plate (1200m). The Ben Foote-trained daughter of All Too Hard had to settle for four runner-up finishes in a row prior to her Te Rapa effort, with the last three all at Group One[...]
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Double Te Rapa delight for Foote

Ben Foote's upcoming feature race prospects were given significant boosts on Friday at Te Rapa where his lightly tried three-year-old Loosespender and top sprinter Babylon Berlin delivered everything expected of them. Foote trains and part-owns Loosespender, whose rapid progression continued when he claimed the Group 2 Waikato Guineas (2000m) at just his third race day[...]
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Bosson in demand for Brisbane

New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson's Brisbane dance card is filling up well with the champion rider already locked in for half a-dozen feature race mounts during the Queensland winter carnival. All Bosson's confirmed bookings to date are for New Zealand-trained contenders and he has enlisted the help of prominent Australian jockeys' agent Mark Guest to[...]
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