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Pike quintet head to Avondale

It will be a rare occurrence for Tony Pike on Saturday when he heads to Avondale to line-up five runners. With Ellerslie out of action with the installation of a StrathAyr track, the rarely utilised Avondale track has been called upon to take up some of the slack left by the absence of its Auckland[...]
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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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