Easter Handicap

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McNab dominates at Pukekohe

Defending New Zealand Champion Jockey titleholder Michael McNab, who currently sits atop the National premiership ladder with 124 victories for the season, showed all his undoubted class when he dominated the three feature events at Pukekohe on Saturday. After earlier taking out the Listed Champagne Stakes (1600m) aboard Loch Katrine followed by the Group 3[...]
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Habana ready for stakes target

Progressive galloper Habana thrust himself firmly into discussions surrounding the upcoming Group 3 Easter Handicap (1600m) with a professional display at Pukekohe on Saturday. The Lance Noble-trained gelding has a real affinity for the Pukekohe track, claiming his fourth win from four outings there and will look to extend that record in a fortnight when[...]
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Australian campaign for Tiptronic

New Zealand Group One winner Tiptronic has arrived in Australia ahead of a three-start Queensland winter carnival campaign. The Graham Richardson and Rogan Norvall-trained seven-year-old flew into Sydney on Sunday and has made his way north by road to Brisbane, where he will be based at Eagle Farm. The son of O'Reilly finished third behind[...]
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Tiley takes stakes double at Ellerslie

Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley enjoyed a red-letter day at Ellerslie on Saturday, taking out two of the three feature races on offer with two-year-old Lady Maroal winning the Listed Staphanos by Deep Impact Champagne Stakes (1600m) before stable star Demonetization powered home to take out the Group 2 Manco Easter Handicap (1600m). Tiley had a[...]
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Richards out to continue dream season

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards will be looking to extend what can only be described as a dream season when he lines-up a couple of stakes favourites this weekend. The 31-year-old horseman sits atop the New Zealand Trainers' Premiership with 147 wins, 35 of those at stakes level, surpassing Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman's previous[...]
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