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Frodo too fast in Group 2 feature

Pocket rocket Tavi Mac, who affectionately carries the moniker Frodo due to his diminutive stature and ungainly build, captured the biggest victory of his burgeoning career when he dashed away from his rivals in Saturday’s Group 2 Kevin Pratt Memorial Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni. The Allan Sharrock-trained son of Tavistock has captured hearts[...]
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Parsons mare ideally placed

Six-year-old mare Kiwi Ida will start favourite in Wednesday’s Group 3 Valachi Downs Canterbury Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) on the back of an eye-catching performance when second to Wekaforce in the Listed Pegasus Stakes (1000m) last Saturday. The John and Karen Parsons-trained mare is rated 18 points superior to her nearest rival in the fillies and[...]
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Refreshed Parsons ready for racing return

Balcairn trainers John and Karen Parsons were in a more fortunate position than most throughout New Zealand’s month-long lockdown, with the husband and wife training combination able to utilise their private training set-up to lightly exercise some of their younger stock. The South Island conditioners have enjoyed another strong season and were fifth on the[...]
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Parsons’ hold strong hand at Wingatui

Balcairn trainers John and Karen Parsons are taking a team of ten horses to Friday’s Wingatui meeting, headed by Shezatoucha and Kiwi Ida, who will step out in open handicaps over staying and sprint distances respectively. Shezatoucha contests the Ford Ranger NZ No1 Vehicle (2200m) and wasn’t beaten far when third to talented stayer Dee[...]
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