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Bishara banking more bucks

New Zealand trainer Nick Bishara knows what it is like to loosen the reins on a stable talent to enable them to reach their full potential. The Auckland horseman initially prepared star mare Verry Elleegant to win two of her three starts in New Zealand before her partial sale and relocation to Australia. A part-owner[...]
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Northern spoils beckon Connors pair

New Zealand trainer Raymond Connors is looking forward to heading north to Hamilton next week with a couple of contenders for the Signature Homes Waikato Steeplechase (3900m). His charge will be led by Mesmerize, who opened his account this year with a gutsy win over the Kevin Myers-trained Zentangle in the Ken Duncan Racing Steeplechase[...]
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Macnab in winning groove

Almost two years after suffering serious head injuries in a race fall, apprentice jockey Sarah Macnab has made a fine start to the 2020-21 season. The Wanganui-based rider kicked home a treble on her home track last Saturday, including a win in the Foxton Cup (2040m) on the highly promising stayer Hurry Cane. Her tally[...]
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Aigne heads Myers five-timer

Central Districts trainer Kevin Myers enjoyed a day out at Awapuni on Friday, saddling five winners. The wily conditioner linked with rider Shaun Fannin to win four of the five jumps races with Bakela, Ave Maria, Albaron and Napolean, but it was the flat victory of staying and jumping all-rounder Aigne in the Eddie Carson[...]
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Tallyho Twinkletoe Headlines National Noms

New Zealand jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe headlines entries for the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown. Tallyho Twinkletoe won last year’s Grand National Hurdle on his Australian debut and is one of nine nominations for Sunday’s contest over 4200m. Trained in New Zealand by Kevin Myers, Tallyho Twinkletoe is transferred to Patrick Payne when he crosses the[...]
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Jumping career beckons Kirkland

Kirkland won’t lack for fitness heading into Friday’s Lowe Schollum Jones Handicap (2060m) at Wanganui. Trainer Alexander Fieldes has Kirkland earmarked for a jumping career and has given the Highly Recommended five-year-old three outings at point-to-point jumping fixtures as well as a fresh-up flat run at Wanganui last month. Ridden by Sam O’Malley that day,[...]
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Tallyho Twinkletoe To Chase Jumps History

Trainer Patrick Payne rates Tallyho Twinkletoe the best jumper he has trained after adding the Brendan Drechsler Hurdle to his amazing record. Tallyho Twinkletoe has raced in Australia three times, claiming the Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase double last year along with Sunday’s win at Pakenham. Payne says Tallyho Twinkletoe is a naturally gifted jumper[...]
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National double defence begins for star jumper

Arguably Australasia’s best jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe will begin his Australian campaign to defend his Grand National Hurdle (4200m) and Steeplechase (4500m) titles at Pakenham on Sunday. The rising 10-year-old gelding has arrived at trainer Patrick Payne’s Plumpton stable in superb order, according to the Victorian horseman, and he is primed to tackle his first-up Australian[...]
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