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Moroney dreaming of Royal Ascot

New Zealand-bred sprinter Roch ‘N' Horse has made waves in Australia since transferring to trainer Michael Moroney's Flemington barn earlier this year, and he is now itching to test her talents further afield. The daughter of Per Incanto carried breeder-owner Little Avondale Stud's silks to victory in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington[...]
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Headache draws for Ritchie

Shaune Ritchie thought he was in a nightmare on Wednesday. The Cambridge trainer was upbeat with his three runners heading into Trentham on Saturday, including Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) favourite Jennifer Eccles, but horror barriers quickly put a dampener on things. Jennifer Eccles, Swisswatch, and Bella Mente have all[...]
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Mark Zahra To Miss Australian Guineas Day

Mark Zahra's appeal against the severity of a careless riding suspension has been unsuccessful, with the jockey to miss the Australian Guineas meeting. Zahra was banned for careless riding aboard Lightning Stakes winner Gytrash at Flemington last Saturday. He lodged an appeal against the severity of the eight-meeting penalty, hoping to get one day shaved[...]
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