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Acutus scores northern victory

Acutus is loving the warmer climes of Ruakaka over winter. The Bob and Jenny Vance-trained six-year-old picked up his fifth career victory at the Northland track with his all the way win in the Northpine Waipu Cup (1400m), and he is set to be a frequent visitor to the track over the coming months. “Drawing[...]
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Times Ticking for Group 1

Opaki trainer Alby MacGregor has always been proud of his Scottish heritage, so much so that his horses sport the family tartan on raceday. While the colours have had success over the years, they are yet to win at elite level, and MacGregor is hoping that will change at Trentham on Saturday when Times Ticking[...]
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Keegan on the ride of her life

Trudy Keegan is still on cloud nine after taking out the Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Riccarton with Aimee’s Jewel last month. It was the first time the Stratford trainer had campaigned in the South Island and she said she couldn’t have hoped for a better experience. “Riccarton was our first[...]
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1000 Guineas raid for Tokorangi

Talented filly Tokorangi headed to Christchurch on Thursday morning ahead of a tilt at the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday for trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard. The daughter of Redwood charged into third in the Group 3 Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) last start behind De La Terre[...]
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Group 1 entire Wyndspelle retired

Group 1 winning miler Wyndspelle has been retired after suffering an injury while preparing for a tilt at the Group 1 Haunui Farm WFA Classic (1600m) later this month. Prepared at Otaki by Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard through the latter half of his career, Wyndspelle was a model of consistency, netting connections close to[...]
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Campin on cloud nine

As she waited to board a plane home from Wellington airport on Sunday afternoon, well-known bloodstock agent and racing identity Jen Campin was trying to work out just how she was going to answer the hundreds of congratulatory messages she had received after her favourite ‘cruisy dude’, Wyndspelle, finally broke his Group 1 maiden status.[...]
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Visitor draws for Cambridge duo

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman will be hoping 10 is their lucky number this weekend. The Cambridge training partnership have drawn the outside gate with Unition and True Enough in their respective 10-horse stakes fields at Trentham on Saturday and they believe they will need every ounce of luck they can get with those gates.[...]
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