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Last-gasp Guineas win for Dark Destroyer

With back-to-back stakes wins including a last-gasp thriller in Saturday’s Group 2 SKYCITY Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie, Dark Destroyer is stepping up to fill a void for owners David Archer and Diane Wright. The couple’s distinctive grey and blue colours have had a quiet few months following the retirements of quality trans-Tasman performers Bostonian[...]
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Northern summer sojourn for Asano

Leading apprentice jockey Kozzi Asano has decided to head north to Cambridge for the summer and if everything goes to plan it could be a permanent move. Previously based in Christchurch with Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston, Asano has had a couple of previous stints in the north, including a few months in Matamata at Wexford[...]
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Dark Destroyer ready to fire in Guineas

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are looking forward to heading south to Christchurch with promising three-year-old Dark Destroyer to contest the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday. The Proisir gelding has just had three lifetime starts, for a win and two placings, and his[...]
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Bright future for Dark Destroyer

Progressive three-year-old Dark Destroyer got off the mark in fine style when winning a maiden over 1300m at Taupo on Wednesday. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained gelding had caught the eye when charging home into third at his first start at Taupo last month, and punters duly supported him into even money favourite on[...]
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Punters take leap of faith

Comeback galloper Dragon Leap returns to the races for only the second time since February 2020 when he contests Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings. The now five-year-old was one of New Zealand’s top three-year-olds and a leading fancy for the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) after successive Group Two victories in[...]
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