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Bonham goes bang

Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard unleashed a smart filly at Woodville on Thursday when first-starter Bonham cruised to victory in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1100m). The three-year-old daughter of Per Incanto had won a trial impressively at Foxton and replicated that performance on raceday. Ridden by Rosie Myers, the Little Avondale-bred filly scored[...]
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Oaks winner pleases in Ruakaka

Shaune Ritchie was beaming after Jennifer Eccles’ 1050m trial at Ruakaka on Tuesday. He was delighted to see last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner relax in her heat and run on well to finish fourth against a quality line-up. “We are delighted with her,” said Ritchie, who trains in partnership with Colm[...]
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Red letter day for Waddell

Leading rider Jason Waddell had two reasons to celebrate a successful return to racing at Te Rapa on Saturday. The Cambridge horseman picked up a victory with his only mount on the day when he took out race six aboard the Stephen Marsh-trained Osaka while earlier in the day he experienced the winning sensation from[...]
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Waddell up for Aussie challenge

One of New Zealand’s top big-race jockeys is heading across the Tasman. Cambridge jockey Jason Waddell said he is at a stage in his career where he would like to test his talents in Australia. “I wanted to be a part of the ship that resurrected New Zealand racing, I really did, but sometimes you[...]
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Trentham specialist takes feature sprint

Trentham specialist Enzo’s Lad produced another courageous performance at his favourite track as he delivered a nail-biting victory in the Listed Te Akau Racing Lightning Handicap (1200m) on Saturday. The Michael and Matthew Pitman-trained seven-year-old had failed by the barest of margins to make it three consecutive wins in the Group 1 Telegraph (1200m) back[...]
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Comeback complete for Cambridge champ

The fairy-tale comeback of Cambridge galloper Julius was completed at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day when the gentle giant took out the Group 1 Sistema Railway (1200m). Retired from the racetrack just on twelve months ago due to a serious tendon injury, the lightly-raced eight-year-old spent time roaming the expanses of a west coast sheep[...]
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