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Burgie crashes Reputabelle’s party in Warstep Stakes

Reputabelle’s bid for a rare clean sweep of New Zealand’s South Island’s autumn three-year-old filly features was impressively thwarted by up-and-comer Burgie in Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton. A commanding winner of the Listed NZB Airfreight Stakes (1400m) and Listed NZB Insurance Stakes (1600m) in her last two starts, Reputabelle[...]
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Guineas contender not for sale

The not for sale sign has been put on exciting three-year-old Ruby’s Lad as he prepares for the Southern Guineas Series. There has been plenty of interest in the son of Ghibellines following his four raceday appearances which have resulted in three wins and a second-placing. “He is doing the job right,” said co-breeder and[...]
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Jackfrost retired

Brian Anderton wanted to do the best thing by his old mate Jackfrost, so he has retired the talented jumper after his disappointing return to racing. Two years ago the 11-year-old gelding headed to Victoria to try and plunder some of their rich jumping features, however, his campaign was cut short when he injured a[...]
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Jackfrost set for jumping return

Talented hurdler Jackfrost will make his long awaited return to the jumping scene when he runs in the Harold Pateman Hurdles (3000m) at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday. Two years ago the Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding headed to Victoria to try and plunder some of their rich jumping features, however, his campaign was cut[...]
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Veteran takes Timaru Cup

Topweight Gallant Boy continued his purple patch of form with a gritty effort to take out the Listed Craigmore Sustainable Holdings Ltd Timaru Cup (1600m) on Monday. The ten-year-old gelding gave his rivals weight and a beating as he lumped 60kgs to victory in a performance that generated generous applause from the large crowd assembled[...]
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Team Anderton head south

Brian and Shane Anderton will take eight horses south to Ascot Park on Wednesday and they believe they can go home with a few cheques. Five-win gelding Our Teddy Boy will jump from barrier seven in the Waikiwi Tavern & The Foundry Restaurant Handicap (1400m) carrying 57kg with the assistance of apprentice jockey Rahul Beeharry’s[...]
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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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