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Hasabro primed for Riccarton feature

New Zealand trainer Andrew Carston has long circled Saturday’s Group 3 Coca Cola Canterbury Gold Cup (2000m) as the grand final for quality galloper Hasabro. The consistent six-year-old son of Savabeel has become accustomed to lumping hefty weights in handicaps but will relish getting back to weight-for-age conditions. Sporting the colours of Albert Bosma’s Go[...]
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Hasabro’s future prospects up in the air

The immediate future for Hasabro has been locked in, but the longer-term options for the genuine son of Savabeel is cause for consideration for connections. Trained by Andrew Carston for Albert Bosma’s Go Racing syndication company, the six-year-old will run in Saturday’s Listed Avon City Ford Easter Cup (1600m) on his home track at Riccarton[...]
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Irish Girl primed for Riccarton feature

New Zealand trainer Kenny Rae says the blame would rest squarely with his daughter and co-trainer Krystal Williams-Tuhoro if their mare Irish Girl was to be beaten in Saturday’s Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton. Rae had hoped to boost his stellar record accompanying the El Roca mare in[...]
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Asathought tastes Ascot gold

New Zealand South Island trainer Lisa Vaughan is on the lookout for black type success for Asathought after the well-related mare won the Baillie & Lewis Pharmacy Invercargill Gold Cup (2600m) on Saturday. Asathought benefited from settling closer than usual to the speed at Ascot Park, trailing and then sitting one off the fence for[...]
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Asano in the fast lane with Atishu

Kozzi Asano needs just one word to sum up Atishu, his mount in Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m) at Riccarton. “She’s fast,” Asano said. “It’s pretty simple really. She’s one of the fastest horses I’ve ever ridden. She ran home her last 600m in 31.94 seconds when she won at Riccarton last[...]
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Ritani scores brave win

Trainers Kerry and Ian Taplin had their hearts in their mouths when their mare Ritani looked like she would be headed in the Ascot Sports Bar Handicap (1600m) at Ascot Park on Sunday, but they needn’t have worried. The six-year-old mare called on all her reserves to fight back and gain a half-neck victory over[...]
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Beauden set for Riccarton feature

Last start Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) winner Beauden is set to clock up further frequent flyer miles when he treks to Riccarton in a fortnight. The Joan Egan-bred and owned six-year-old will contest the Group 3 Coca Cola Canterbury Gold Cup (2000m), with co-trainer Graeme Rogerson convinced the weight-for-age feature is the ideal[...]
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