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Pride of the south returns

The pride of the south, Group 1 winner Patrick Erin, will begin his spring campaign at Wingatui on Sunday where he will tackle the Vault 21 (1400m). The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding will carry 62kg and his connections just want to see him go around safely this weekend. “He had a jump out the[...]
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Racing loses a gifted horseman

The New Zealand racing industry awoke on Monday morning to the news of the death overnight of popular Canterbury trainer Tony Prendergast, aged 84. Prendergast, who trained in partnership with his wife, Lyn, from their West Melton property, had been suffering from cancer after being diagnosed a few months ago and his death came after[...]
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Andertons look toward new season

Wingatui trainers Brian and Shane Anderton are trying to put a forgettable season behind them as they look towards the new term. The father and son team have posted 12 wins this season, well down on their usual 30-odd win tally, but Brian Anderton is confident they have the horsepower in their stable to rebound[...]
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Possible return for Champion Jumper

Talented jumper Jackfrost may not be lost to racing just yet. The recently crowned New Zealand Champion Jumper was all but retired after injuring a suspensory ligament when campaigning in Australia earlier this year, but there are positive signs after recent stem cell therapy. “He’s had a stem cell plant done,” said Brian Anderton, who[...]
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Jackfrost retired

Top jumper Jackfrost’s racing career has come to an abrupt end after suffering an injury in Australia. The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding was preparing for an Australian jumps campaign, but will now return home to undergo rehabilitation in preparation for an alternative career. “He’s done his suspensory,” Brian Anderton said. “The vet said he[...]
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Australian campaign planned for Jackfrost

Plans are underway to have Jackfrost, last year’s top hurdler, in Melbourne for a possible tilt at a couple of the feature steeplechases. Jackfrost ended last season with a hat-trick of wins and notably completed the Grand National Hurdles (4200m) – Great Northern Hurdles (4200m) double. He won the Riccarton feature effortlessly by eight and[...]
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