Coupland’s Bakeries Mile

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Bright future tipped for Fireglow

Fast-improving Riccarton three-year-old Fireglow could be set for some rich targets at next season’s New Zealand Cup carnival. Fireglow scored his second successive victory when taking out the Selwyn Rakaia Vet Services Three-Year-Old (1400m) at his home track on Saturday, getting up to beat Burgie and Palmetto for jockey Wiremu Pinn despite being blocked for[...]
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Frontman back on top at Tauranga

Promising galloper Frontman cast aside a disappointing run at his last start when he showed his true class with an outstanding victory at Tauranga in the Listed PRH Transport Trophy (1600m). The four-year-old entire had disappointed when he could only finish third in the Listed Matamata Cup (1600m) earlier in the month when sent out[...]
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Gold Watch set for Te Rapa return

Even though a spring setback has unfortunately ruled him out of next month’s Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton, owner-trainer Cliff Goss still has a lot to look forward to this season with his exciting five-year-old Gold Watch. An impressive winner of all of his four starts last season, the chestnut son of[...]
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Guineas goal for Mackenzie Lad

Mackenzie Lad is primed to showcase his Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) credentials when he tackles Saturday’s Group 3 War Decree Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton. That’s the opinion of Riccarton trainer Matthew Pitman, who trains the Vespa three-year-old in partnership with his father Michael. The Pitmans produced Marine to[...]
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Brando ready for starring role

Talented galloper Brando could get to walk in the shoes of one of Matamata trainer Jamie Richards’ best horses with a bold run in Saturday’s Group 3 Red Badge Spring Sprint (1400m) at Hastings. A winner of four of his eight starts, Brando goes into the Hastings sprint feature as the TAB’s final field favourite[...]
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