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Double Cup delight for Myers

Kevin Myers’ stable successfully defended its crown in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) with rising staying star Aljay prevailing in a driving finish at Riccarton dominated by Central Districts raiders. The Wanganui trainer had triumphed in last year’s edition of the Martin Collins-sponsored feature with Mondorani, who was unplaced in his title defence[...]
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Happy Star wins Grand National

Happy Star cemented Kevin Myers at the top of the Grand National Hurdles (4200m) ladder when winning the Wanganui trainer’s fifth title in the race at Riccarton, New Zealand on Wednesday. With Myers training the four fancied runners in the seven-horse field, he was odds on to take victory in the race, but nothing is[...]
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Mare cherry ripe for Tauranga

Don’t be surprised if Cherry Lane shows sharp improvement when she contests the feature at Tauranga on Saturday. The Redwood mare had her first race in six months in an open 1200m handicap at Te Rapa last weekend, looming up on the turn before running out of condition in the straight to finish seventh while[...]
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Fannin seeking first training win

Top jumps jockey Shaun Fannin has been enjoying another aspect of racing lately – training. The Central Districts horseman took out his trainer’s license last season and now has half a dozen horses in work at Awapuni. “I pottered around with one or two horses last year and now I have got seven or eight[...]
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Sutherland scores first win

It was an exciting day for Lily Sutherland at Hawera on Wednesday when she recorded her first riding win. The 18-year-old was having her ninth raceday ride when victorious aboard the Kevin Myers-trained Shockproof in the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1600m), and she was duly delighted with the result. “It was very exciting. I[...]
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