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The Cossack marches home at Te Rapa

A fleeting visit back home to New Zealand from Australia paid dividends for top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru as he guided last year’s Great Northern Hurdle (4190m) winner The Cossack to victory in the first of the prestigious jumping events this winter, the Fairview Motors Waikato Hurdle (3200m). Kuru, who now operates out of the[...]
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Better late than never

Shaun Phelan may have missed the majority of the jumps season through injury, but he is delighted he has managed to return to raceday riding in time for the end of season features. Phelan had been sidelined after breaking his wrist when schooling a horse in June and it has been a frustrating few months[...]
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Kuru to link with The Cossack

Top jumps jockey Aaron Kuru will be back in the saddle this weekend when he joins forces with the Paul Nelson and Corrina McDougal-trained The Cossack in Saturday’s Great Northern Hurdle (4190m). The talented rider parted company with Trueman at the final fence in a hurdle at Ellerslie earlier this month but has received a[...]
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Rees hoping for crowning moment on Saturday

Morrinsville dentist Simon Rees leads a busy lifestyle, and Saturday promises to be another action-packed day. Rees, who juggles training racehorses and taking sole-charge of his dental practice in the east Waikato town, will saddle-up Laekeeper in the Boutique Body Corporates Great Northern Hurdle (4190m) at Ellerslie. The eight-year-old jumper won the Pakuranga Hunt Hurdle[...]
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Jackfrost retired

Top jumper Jackfrost’s racing career has come to an abrupt end after suffering an injury in Australia. The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding was preparing for an Australian jumps campaign, but will now return home to undergo rehabilitation in preparation for an alternative career. “He’s done his suspensory,” Brian Anderton said. “The vet said he[...]
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