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Australian campaign for Farrenc

Improving New Zealand filly Farrenc will try her luck across the Tasman from the Lindsay Park stable for a short campaign. Trainers Simon and Katrina Alexander decided the trip to join the team of Ben and JD Hayes in Victoria was the best idea for the three-year-old filly after she won nicely in a 1400m[...]
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Thornton on a Derby mission

After experiencing the highest of highs and deepest of lows at Ellerslie over the years, on Saturday Trudy Thornton will be on a mission to claim one of racing’s biggest prizes at the country’s premier track. The 58-year-old, who began her career as an amateur jumps jockey in 1982, is set to ride Arjay’s Flight[...]
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Leading chance for Derby King

Vinnie Colgan will be taking an easier day of riding than normal at Ellerslie this Saturday to ensure he’s at his best for the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) on Saturday. Colgan is the most successful rider in New Zealand Derby history, having won the race six times, and he has a fantastic[...]
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Different path for Field Of Gold

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike has changed tack with Group Two winner Field Of Gold following his fifth place finish in Saturday’s Group 2 Avondale Guineas (2100m) won by impressive filly La Crique. The son of Starspangledbanner was beaten less than six lengths after setting the tempo for much of the contest, but a regression[...]
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