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Te Rapa swansong for Two Illicit

Top quality New Zealand performer Two Illicit will be chasing the perfect end to a stellar racing career when she steps out in Saturday’s Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa. The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained daughter of Jimmy Choux has carried the colours of breeder Trelawney Stud with distinction and, as such,[...]
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Home targets for Justacanta

New Zealand trainers Shaun and Emma Clotworthy were eyeing an Australian campaign with Justacanta this spring, however, a change in circumstances have altered those plans. “We were going to go over to Australia with him but he had a slight foot problem so he has ended up staying here and we will probably carry on[...]
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Stakes winner no shock for Clotworthy

Shaun Clotworthy may have got the last laugh over wife and training partner Emma when strapping three-year-old Hezashocka upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday with his win in the Group 2 Trelawney Stud Championship Stakes (2100m). Clotworthy had just bought the son of Rich Hill Stud resident stallion Shocking for $18,000 from the Grangewilliam[...]
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Hezashocka stars for Haub

Legendary former Ellerslie commentator Keith Haub savoured one of the highlights of his long career in racing when Hezashocka scored a stunning upset in Saturday’s Group 2 Trelawney Stud Championship Stakes (2100m) at Ellerslie. An iconic voice of the Auckland track for more than two decades until his retirement in 2004, Haub has also celebrated[...]
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