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Future looking bright for Asterix

Wexford Stables were excited to see Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) hero Asterix back at the trials at his home track of Matamata on Thursday. The Tavistock gelding underwent foot reconstruction surgery following his Derby victory in March and trainers Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew Scott have been pleased with the way he has returned[...]
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Dragon Leap back in New Zealand

Trainers Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew Scott have elected to give quality galloper Dragon Leap a brief let-up after he returned home from his two-race Australian campaign. The Group Two winner ran fourth in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) before posting the same result in the Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m) a month later, but[...]
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Stable on trail of Group One double

New Zealand trainers Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew Scott are hopeful of building on their dream start to the new season with key indicators pointing toward a bold showing from Dragon Leap in Melbourne this weekend. The training partnership celebrated a significant early domestic strike when Dark Destroyer claimed the major prize on the opening day[...]
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Weatherley riding crest of a wave

Sam Weatherley is enjoying a rewarding season in the saddle highlighted by stakes successes at home and across the Tasman, while a notable milestone has also been ticked off. The Matamata jockey rode his 300th New Zealand winner when he successfully combined on the synthetic track at Cambridge on Wednesday with La Velocita, a mare[...]
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Young stallions produce at Matamata

Emerging young stallions were again to the fore at Matamata on Wednesday, with debut three-year-old winners by Turn Me Loose and Vadamos in consecutive 1200m maidens, while earlier on the card Enraptured, a two-year-old by Preferment was an impressive debut winner. The progeny of Windsor Park Stud stallion Turn Me Loose can do no wrong[...]
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Wexford set to defend Derby crown

Wexford Stables couldn't get what appeared to be their two leading chances in the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) to the starting gates, but it appears they won't be without a chance of retaining their title at Ellerslie on Saturday. Injuries kept Dark Destroyer and Karman Line out of the classic, but trainers[...]
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