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Forsman’s Moonlight Magic dazzles in Group 3 triumph

Underrated three-year-old filly Moonlight Magic employed a barnstorming finish from last to secure a valuable stakes victory when she captured the Group 3 Championship Stakes (2100m) at Ellerslie in spectacular fashion. The Andrew Forsman-prepared daughter of Almanzor had been thereabouts in all of her recent racing without having much luck, but ensured her maiden victory[...]
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Concerns over Ellerslie’s StrathAyr track

An investigation is set to commence tomorrow morning (Thursday) into the abandonment of Wednesday's meeting at Ellerslie as a result of safety concerns following a slip on the venues newly installed StrathAyr track. A decision was made to abandon the mid-week meeting following senior jockey Opie Bosson's report of his horse, The Storyteller, slipping near[...]
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Town Cryer set for Ellerslie Group 1

Quality mare Town Cryer performed with distinction in her first appearance at Ellerslie and trainer Roydon Bergerson has every reason to expect another bold showing there on Saturday. The daughter of Tavistock finished a gallant runner-up last time out in the inaugural Rangitoto Classic (1500m) to confirm a return for this weekend's feature, the Group[...]
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Velocious claims Group 1 Sistema Stakes

Superstar filly Velocious cemented herself atop the country's two-year-old ranks with a tenacious victory in Saturday's Group 1 Sistema Stakes (1200m) at Ellerslie. Velocious burst onto the juvenile scene on debut at Te Rapa in November, the daughter of Written Tycoon swiftly collecting black-type honours in the Listed Counties Challenge Stakes (1100m) at the following[...]
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