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Ride high Yong Chew

The New Zealand thoroughbred industry was saddened this week to hear of the passing of young apprentice jockey Yong Chew in his native Malaysia. The news rocked his friends and colleagues in New Zealand, particularly the Robinson family, with Chew apprenticed to Riccarton trainer Lance Robinson over the last two years. “He went home two[...]
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Cup assignment for Dawn Patrol

Group 1 performer Dawn Patrol will be out to add a second stakes victory to his record at Matamata on Saturday when he contests the Listed Team Wealleans Matamata Cup, a race which will be run over 1400m this year, having previously been contested at 1600m. The reduction in distance will suit Dawn Patrol, who[...]
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Bonecrusher: The horse of a lifetime

It says much for the impact that champion galloper Bonecrusher had on his trainer Frank Ritchie and strapper (and Ritchie’s son) Shaune that the mere mention of his name still sends a collective shiver down their spines. The athletic chestnut, affectionately known as Big Red came into their lives at a pivotal time for both[...]
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Ritchie seeking Ellerslie riches

Cambridge trainer Frank Ritchie is looking to plunder the rich spoils on offer at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day with a pair of stable runners. Impressive last start winner Kya Khoob Lagti Ho will contest the Dunstan Feeds Stayers Championship (2400m), while Dawn Patrol will be vying for Group 1 glory in the Sistema Railway[...]
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Feature targets for Ritchie pair

Cambridge trainer Frank Ritchie is heading into the last day of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival in high spirits. The Waikato horseman will take two stable representatives south to contest feature races on the ten race card on Saturday. Group One performer Dawn Patrol will line-up in the Group 3 Red Badge Spring Sprint (1400m)[...]
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