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Richards signs off a winner

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards went out in style when three-year-old gelding Ragamuffin won a Rating 65 Benchmark over 1400m at Matamata, with the race fittingly named the Good Luck Hong Kong Bound Jamie Richards. With three-kilogram claiming Te Akau apprentice Niranjan Parmar aboard, Ragamuffin, a son of Haunui Farm stallion Belardo, produced big late[...]
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Verry Elleegant on top of the world

Verry Elleegant has been rated the world’s best racemare according to the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings (WBRR) released by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) on Tuesday. The New Zealand-bred mare was given a rating of 123 for her win in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington in November, putting her[...]
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Hong Kong future for Scribe

The Tony Pike-trained Scribe will do his future racing in Hong Kong with the unbeaten son of Press Statement sold to clients of David Hayes. Two starts for two wins, including an impressive last-start triumph over Group One winner On The Bubbles and Sophisticardo was enough to earn the required Hong Kong 63 rating. Purchased[...]
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Richards quinellas own race

It was a fitting result in the Congratulations Hong Kong Bound Jamie Richards Maiden (1400m) at Matamata on Thursday, with Richards taking out the quinella. Felicienne finally broke through for her maiden win at the ninth time of asking, after previously finishing runner-up in four of her eight starts, and finished third in another. Despite[...]
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Summer riches await Royal Performer

Group One galloper Royal Performer resumes on Thursday for Jenny and Bob Vance in an Open Handicap over 1400m at Pukekohe Park. The well-travelled nine-year-old has been assigned top-weight of 63.5kgs with the stable to utilise four-kilo claiming apprentice Ace Lawson-Carroll to reduce the impost. “He will get back a little bit but he comes[...]
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Henderson juvenile Hong Kong bound

Stakes-winning New Zealand two-year-old Atullibigeal has been sold and will continue his career in Hong Kong. Prepared by Te Awamutu horseman Carl Henderson, the son of Street Boss was an impressive winner of the Listed Auckland Futurity Stakes (1400m), with all the makings of a nice middle-distance horse for the forthcoming season. But not surprisingly,[...]
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