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Bambry stars finally underway

New Zealand trainer Chrissy Bambry isn’t expecting any early fireworks from her Group One performers Spring Tide and Deerfield when they belatedly open their campaigns at Trentham on Saturday. The Foxton horsewoman has been frustrated by a lack of suitable races to kick off the duo, who will go head-to-head in the Southey Sayer Chartered[...]
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Special Cup winner for Bambry

A special pre-race plan helped Sergio become Kamada Bloodstock’s 100th race winner when he led all the way in Sunday’s Woodville-Pahiatua Cup (1600m). New Zealand trainer Chrissy Bambry had been worried about the Swiss Ace gelding hanging to his right, especially when going around the final turn. But she managed to figure out a way[...]
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Bellacontte out to defy recent history

Trainer Chrissy Bambry will attempt a rare feat on Saturday when high-class three-year-old Bellacontte takes on the older mares in the Group 3 Wyndspelle @ Grangewilliam Stud Taranaki Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Hawera. No three-year-old filly has won the race since the Murray Baker-trained Verlei surprised at big odds in the year 2000. A last[...]
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Bambry filly primed for Ryder tilt

Smart juvenile Bellacontte is on track for Saturday’s Listed Courtesy Ford Ryder Stakes (1200m) at Otaki after warming up with a comfortable maiden victory at Hawke’s Bay last week. The Chrissy Bambry-trained daughter of Burgundy had previously been stakes-placed in the Listed Castletown Stakes (1200m), with the patiently-handled galloper a last-minute addition to the 800m[...]
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Deerfield: The gift that keeps on giving

In an age where horses race much less frequently, seven-year-old New Zealand gelding Deerfield is like a throwback to decades gone-by. Since racing resumed in June last year after the COVID-19 lockdown, Deerfield has raced 19 times – a figure associated more with trainers like Bill Sanders and his team of ‘professional’ racehorses in the[...]
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Speed Call primed for Cup tilt

The John Turkington Forestry LTD Rangitikei Gold Cup (2100m) may not have its Listed status this year, but that doesn’t concern Foxton trainer Chrissy Bambry who will line-up race favourite Speed Call. The five-year-old son of Any Suggestion has won his two starts this preparation and Bambry has been pleased with the way he has[...]
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Bambry strikes treble at Awapuni

Foxton trainer Chrissy Bambry continued her red-hot run of form since racing recommenced following the COVID-19 hiatus, as she registered a winning treble at Awapuni on Saturday. Bambry had struck a winning double last week when racing returned at Wanganui with Speed Call and Spring Tide scoring for her emerging team and she went one[...]
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