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Lord Bouzeron back in form for Hickmott

While Plan A didn’t come to fruition for South Australian trainer Michael Hickmott and former New Zealand galloper Lord Bouzeron, the combination bounced back with a victory at Morphettville on Saturday that has Hickmott ready for more. The rising five-year-old son of Burgundy did his initial racing in New Zealand out of the Chrissy Bambry[...]
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Tough Kiwi ready to rumble for Finnegan

Cranbourne trainer Francis Finnegan is confident Kiwi import Lord Bouzeron can again foot it with some of the better late-season three-year-olds when he returns to Caulfield on Saturday. The son of Burgundy will contest the Mark Needham Handicap (2394m) a fortnight after winning impressively on Australian debut for Finnegan, having transferred from his sister-in-law Chrissy[...]
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Kiwis dominate jumping card

The NZ suffix dominated proceedings at Pakenham on Sunday, with all six jumping races taken out by Kiwi horses. Plumpton trainer Patrick Payne led the way with three victories, including features with Tallyho Twinkletoe (Brendan Dreschler Hurdle, 3500m) and Slowpoke Rodriguez (Mosstrooper Steeplechase, 3500m). Payne labelled the former as the best jumper he has trained,[...]
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Lord Bouzeron Wins In His Australian Debut

Lord Bouzeron has made a successful introduction to Australian racing with a dominant victory against his own age on rain-affected going at Caulfield. Having his first Australian start and first for Cranbourne-based trainer Francis Finnegan, after notching three wins from 13 appearances in New Zealand, three-year-old Lord Bouzeron led Saturday’s Neds Handicap (2000m) before making[...]
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