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Rae holds strong hand at home meeting

Promising New Zealand two-year-olds Dream Queen and Follow Your Dreams will meet for the first and potentially the last time at Ruakaka on Saturday. The Ken Rae and Krystal Williams-Tuhoro-trained pair will contest the 21 August Cambridge Stud Northland Breeders’ Stakes (1100m) before heading in opposite directions. Dream Queen is currently under offer but if[...]
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Jumping future for Kaharau

Emily Farr has finally convinced New Zealand trainer Kenny Rae into a career change for evergreen stayer Kaharau. The nine-year-old gelding won his 2000m Open Hurdle trial at Cambridge on Monday, impressing both rider and trainer. “That’s the first time I have ever seen him jump. I was quite pleased with him,” Rae said of[...]
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Karaka Million dream turning to reality

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae is like a kid before Christmas as he counts down to Saturday’s $1m Doubletree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie. The knock-about horseman, who trains in partnership with daughter Krystal Williams-Tuhoro, will saddle exciting youngster Follow Your Dreams, a $7 third favourite in the million-dollar feature. Rae took the[...]
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Winter Cup tilt for Major Tom

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae was pleased to be back in the winner’s circle at Ellersliie on Saturday where he sent out a double. The Ruakaka horseman, who trains in partnership with his daughter Krystal Williams-Tuhoro, was delighted to see The Buffer break maiden ranks, while hardy galloper Major Tom notched the ninth win of his[...]
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Family pet fit to resume at Te Rapa

Kenny Rae describes Kaharau, the seven-year-old gelding he co-owns with Mike Harris and Guy Matches, as his family pet. “He’s named after a Maori warrior but he’s not a warrior, he’s a big softy and I’ve probably turned him that way,” Rae, who trains in partnership with his daughter Krystal Williams- Tuhoro, said. “I’ve had[...]
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