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Il Affare joins leading Sydney barn

Peter and Dawn Williams have lost one of their best three-year-old fillies to an Australian stable, but they’ve still got some other good fillies to keep them going in the new season. Peter Williams confirmed that Il Affare, who competed with distinction against the male and female three-year-olds this season, left the stable about two[...]
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Winter Cup puzzle for Midnight Runner

Midnight Runner is on trial for next month’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton but ironically a win at Ashburton on Thursday could rule him out of contention. The six-year-old Jimmy Choux gelding goes into Thursday’s Winter Cup Trial (1400m) at Ashburton as a form runner, having only gone down by[...]
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Erin Leighton: born to ride

Erin Leighton is doing what she has always dreamed of – riding on raceday. The New Zealand apprentice entered the racing industry as a fresh-faced 16-year-old in the hopes of becoming a jockey, and while the 28-year-old has been given limited opportunities over the years, she is really starting to kick some goals this season.[...]
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Il Affare to continue on Derby path

Il Affare’s iron constitution will serve her well as she continues her Classic preparation at Ellerslie this weekend. That’s the word from the Dundeel filly’s co-trainer Peter Williams as he puts the finishing polish on the two-win filly ahead of Saturday’s Group 2 AJC Avondale Guineas (2100m). Il Affare will back up from her fourth[...]
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Pearler Saturday for Nakhle

A lot can happen in 10 minutes. That was the case for prominent breeder/owner Daniel Nakhle who was on track at Pukekohe on Saturday to watch his promising mare Arrivederci win the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1200m). Nakhle barely had time to watch the replay before Crosshaven, a horse Nakhle co-bred and retained a[...]
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Il Affare looks the deal

Peter and Dawn Williams unleashed a three-year-old filly of promise when Il Affare broke maiden ranks over 1600m at Avondale on Wednesday. The daughter of Dundeel had bumped into a couple of smart gallopers previously, having finished second to Vamos Bebe two starts back before closing well for fourth behind the highly-touted Rocket Spade at[...]
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