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Derby trip a plus for Dynastic

Mark Walker is under no illusion about the enormity of the task ahead of Dynastic in this weekend's Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Te Rapa. The Matamata trainer was delighted with the winning effort of the three-year-old against older opposition on his home track on Saturday and the son of Almanzor has bounced[...]
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Ryder the perfect Doncaster Passage

Dawn Passage made an underwhelming return to racing but his Tulloch Lodge trainers are confident he will rebound in the Group One George Ryder Stakes. The four-year-old finished a lacklustre seventh to Savatiano when he resumed in the Canterbury Stakes, a performance that initially had co-trainer Adrian Bott feeling deflated. But on reflection, Bott believes[...]
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Samadoubt back in the Group One fold

There was a time when trainer Bjorn Baker feared Samadoubt's racing career might be over but the gallant gelding has fought his way back to fitness and into the Group One arena. The seven-year-old will line up in the Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday, his first start since suffering a tendon injury following[...]
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Pike launches Sydney autumn assault

Multiple Group 1-winning sprinter The Bostonian is set to return to action at Randwick on Saturday, kicking off a Sydney autumn carnival campaign for Cambridge trainer Tony Pike. The winner of the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m) and Group 1 Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) in Queensland last winter, the Jimmy Choux gelding will line up[...]
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