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Sheraco Stakes likely for Bonham

Former New Zealand mare Bonham could kick-off the Australian leg of her racing career in the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill next month. Purchased for NZD$160,000 by Gary Harding out of Little Avondale Stud’s 2019 New Zealand Bloodstock Book 1 Yearling Sale draft, Bonham went on to win four of her six starts[...]
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Kiwi O’Beirne back in the saddle

Riding a winner five months after giving birth is not a bad feat, and that’s exactly what New Zealand jockey Charlotte O’Beirne achieved at Wanganui on Thursday. The Central Districts apprentice guided the James Sweetensen-trained Liffey to a three-quarter of a length win in the Nga Tawa Diocesan School 1600, and O’Beirne was all smiles[...]
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Stable pet makes amends in Lightning

Less than an hour after lamenting bad luck in one Trentham feature on Saturday afternoon, Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard struck gold in the next one with stable favourite Grand Mayson. A perennial placegetter with 13 seconds and thirds through his 26-start career, the six-year-old son of Power produced a scintillating late burst to win[...]
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Montre Moi ready to capitalise in Derby

Otaki trainer Johno Benner believes it’s far from a vintage running of this year’s Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m), but he’s hardly complaining. Benner and his partner Hollie Wynyard will produce two-win Showcasing gelding Montre Moi in Sunday’s Classic, which will either be run at Ellerslie if the Government drops Auckland from its[...]
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