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Pike hoping Catalyst can find old zest

Comeback horse Alligator Blood’s Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) triumph has Cambridge trainer Tony Pike hoping that one of that horse’s most notable rivals can have a similarly successful return to racing next spring. Alligator Blood’s Stradbroke victory was his first trip to the winners circle since he took out the Group 1 Australian Guineas[...]
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Field Of Gold to come of age

Tony Pike feels the time is right to take on older horses at weight-for-age with his top three-year-old Field Of Gold. The Cambridge trainer bypassed the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) last week in favour of Sunday’s Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m), where he will carry 54.5kg, 4.5kg less than the older[...]
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Different path for Field Of Gold

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike has changed tack with Group Two winner Field Of Gold following his fifth place finish in Saturday’s Group 2 Avondale Guineas (2100m) won by impressive filly La Crique. The son of Starspangledbanner was beaten less than six lengths after setting the tempo for much of the contest, but a regression[...]
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Field Of Gold shines in Waikato Guineas

Strapping chestnut Field Of Gold is aiming to emulate his older half-brother Sherwood Forest by winning the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) next month. The Tony Pike-trained three-year-old enhanced his credentials with an all-the-way win in the Group 2 Legacy Lodge Waikato Guineas (2000m) at Te Rapa on Wednesday under a brilliantly judged[...]
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Pike searching for Guineas Gold

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is confident strapping chestnut Field Of Gold can be in the thick end of the prizemoney in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m). The gelded son of Starspangledbanner has drifted to with the bookmakers for the Riccarton feature in a market headed by Noverre ()[...]
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Asano continues upward trajectory

Apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano charged up the leading jockeys’ table when landing five winners at Riccarton on Saturday, with his tally of 14 victories for the season placing him third on the premiership behind Lisa Allpress (19) and Michael McNab (16). The 26-year-old, who has come from relative obscurity just a matter of seasons ago,[...]
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