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Semper Magico continues purple patch

A downpour of rain at Hastings on Saturday was welcomed by consistent stayer Semper Magico, who skipped through the heavy conditions to continue his red-hot form. Prepared by Awapuni conditioner Mark Oulaghan, Semper Magico was aiming to add a fourth victory in five starts this season and couldn't have looked more comfortable, travelling third and[...]
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Financier impresses in Heavy conditions at Hastings

Renowned Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh had every reason to celebrate as his consistent four-year-old, Financier, returned to the winner's circle at Hastings, New Zealand on Saturday. The son of Tavistock, lightly raced but full of promise, settled comfortably in midfield along the fence under the composed guidance of Opie Bosson. With precision, Financier surged through[...]
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Dimaggio impresses at Hastings

Dimaggio's connections are anticipating a promising spring for their gelding after his resilient victory at Hastings, New Zealand on Saturday. Under the skilled guidance of jockey Kozzi Asano, the son of Almanzor took an early lead and engaged in a spirited battle with the local contender, Gohugo, on the outside. In the closing stages of[...]
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Apostrophe causes Hastings surprise

In a surprising turn of events at Hastings, New Zealand on Saturday, trainer Roger James expressed his initial resignation to defeat as he watched jockey Warren Kennedy leg up aboard Apostrophe. However, the outcome proved to be quite the opposite, as Apostrophe secured a thrilling victory at the winner's stall. James had harbored concerns heading[...]
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Tokyo Tycoon returns a winner at Hastings

Last season's standout juvenile, Tokyo Tycoon, has signalled his readiness to tackle ambitious targets this season with a commanding performance against his three-year-old counterparts in the Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m) at Hastings. Trained by Mark Walker and Sam Bergerson, Tokyo Tycoon had previously enjoyed a stellar two-year-old campaign, including five consecutive victories,[...]
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