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Savy Yong Blonk too crisp in Livamol

A picture-perfect ride by Danielle Johnson ensured quality staying mare Savy Yong Blonk was given every opportunity to succeed at Hastings on Saturday and she duly delivered with an outstanding victory in the Group 1 Livamol Classic (2040m). The Jamie Richards-trained six-year-old was touted as one of the major prospects in an even field, starting[...]
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Brando ready for starring role

Talented galloper Brando could get to walk in the shoes of one of Matamata trainer Jamie Richards’ best horses with a bold run in Saturday’s Group 3 Red Badge Spring Sprint (1400m) at Hastings. A winner of four of his eight starts, Brando goes into the Hastings sprint feature as the TAB’s final field favourite[...]
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First-up win for Brando

New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale graduate Brando resumed in the best possible way when winning the Phill Cataldo Bloodstock 1200m at Te Rapa on Friday. Signalling his readiness when coasting home for fifth at the trials on 21 September at Cambridge, and smooth in the prelim, Brando confronted a well-rounded field and rose[...]
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Star mare Avantage retired

Nine-time Group One winner Avantage has been retired from racing after suffering a tendon injury. The Jamie Richards-trained six-year-old was favourite for Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings, the first Group One of the New Zealand racing season. “We’re all absolutely gutted about Avantage but unfortunately this can happen in racing,” Richards said.[...]
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Rupert Clarke awaits Probabeel

Classy Kiwi mare Probabeel remained unbeaten at Caulfield when claiming Saturday’s Group 3 W.W. Cockram Stakes (1200m) and will seek a second Group One success at the venue next month. The Jamie Richards-trained five-year-old found a good spot midfield under an ace Damian Lane ride, crossing from the outside barrier of 10. Probabeel was placed[...]
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Home Ground Avantage

Connections of star mare Avantage have opted to keep the six-year-old on home soil as she works towards a start in the Group 2 Valachi Downs Foxbridge Plate (1200m) which will be run at Te Rapa on Saturday, pending an Alert Level downgrade on Friday. The Jamie Richards-trained mare was nominated for both the Group[...]
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