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Mark Walker brings up 200th winner

Mark Walker is in rarefied air after becoming the first New Zealand trainer to record 200 domestic wins in a season at Awapuni on Thursday. Te Akau's head trainer went into the synthetic meeting requiring two wins to reach the mark and his eight-strong team duly delivered. Redsheis brought the Matamata horseman within one win,[...]
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Bergerson joins Walker in partnership

Te Akau Racing has announced that Sam Bergerson will join Mark Walker in a training partnership in New Zealand, commencing August 1. The Matamata-based stable is the dominant force in New Zealand racing at present, with Mark Walker leading the premiership with 180 wins, nearly 100 clear of nearest rival Stephen Marsh (82). “Sam is[...]
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Entriviere retired

Following her sub-par first-up run in the Kerikeri Cup (1100m) earlier this month, Entriviere underwent a veterinary examination and the decision was made to retire the six-year-old from racing. “We had not been entirely happy with Entriviere following her resuming run and a nuclear bone scan has revealed fetlock issues that would see her side-lined[...]
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