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Jackfrost set for jumping return

Talented hurdler Jackfrost will make his long awaited return to the jumping scene when he runs in the Harold Pateman Hurdles (3000m) at Phar Lap Raceway on Friday. Two years ago the Brian and Shane Anderton-trained gelding headed to Victoria to try and plunder some of their rich jumping features, however, his campaign was cut[...]
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Possible return for Champion Jumper

Talented jumper Jackfrost may not be lost to racing just yet. The recently crowned New Zealand Champion Jumper was all but retired after injuring a suspensory ligament when campaigning in Australia earlier this year, but there are positive signs after recent stem cell therapy. “He’s had a stem cell plant done,” said Brian Anderton, who[...]
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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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Australian campaign planned for Jackfrost

Plans are underway to have Jackfrost, last year’s top hurdler, in Melbourne for a possible tilt at a couple of the feature steeplechases. Jackfrost ended last season with a hat-trick of wins and notably completed the Grand National Hurdles (4200m) – Great Northern Hurdles (4200m) double. He won the Riccarton feature effortlessly by eight and[...]
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