Desert Gold Stakes

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Latta duo on trial for Oaks mission

Promising three-year-olds Passione and Charms Star will take their next steps on the path to a possible Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) assignment at Trentham in March when they tackle the Group 3 New Zealand Bloodstock Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at the Wellington venue on Saturday. The Lisa Latta-trained fillies[...]
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Feature targets for Sharrock fillies

Last start Group 3 Eulogy Stakes (1600m) placegetter Signora Nera will be aimed at further black-type features, but trainer Allan Sharrock said what path the three-year-old filly takes will become a lot clearer after racing at Awapuni on Saturday. The daughter of Sweynesse will jump from barrier two in the Spreading Rural Bulk 1400 and[...]
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Foote’s summer team nearing return

Cambridge trainer Ben Foote is looking forward to the raceday return of Group 1 winner Travelling Light, her Group winning half-sister Vitesse Bo and speedy three-year-old Babylon Berlin as his summer team kicks into gear. A talented horseman, whose primary focus has been pre-training, preparing ready to run horses and trade horses, Foote’s training operation[...]
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Jennifer set for more Gold

Bargain filly Jennifer Eccles will be out to maintain her lead in the lucrative New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series when she contests Saturday’s Group 3 New Zealand Bloodstock Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at Trentham. The Shaune Rtichie-trained filly shed the tag of New Zealand’s best maiden when winning the Group 2 Eight[...]
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Pike gearing up for Karaka assault

As he puts the finishing touches on star juvenile Not An Option’s bid for the $1m Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie later this month, Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is already well into the operational requirements for the second phase of his Colts Syndicate initiative that he successfully launched in 2019. Pike put together a[...]
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