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Lion ready to Roar at Randwick

Local trainer John O’Shea is looking forward to last season’s Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) winner Lion’s Roar resuming at Randwick on Saturday. The son of Contributer is set to tackle the Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) after pleasing in a couple of lead-in trials. “He looks to have made good improvement,” O’Shea told SENTrack.[...]
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Contributer headlines Mapperley Stud roster

Group One-producing stallion Contributer will headline Mapperley Stud’s stallion roster for the upcoming breeding season where he will stand at their Matamata property for a fee of $22,000 +GST. His first crop of three-year-olds have experienced a strong season on the track, headlined by the John O’Shea trained Lion’s Roar who was victorious in the[...]
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Lion continues to roar at Randwick

Group One winner Lion’s Roar will continue his autumn preparation at Randwick on Saturday. The son of Contributer has continued to please trainer John O’Shea after his third placing in the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at the Sydney track earlier this month, and he has elected to press on to the Group 3 Frank[...]
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O’Shea not scared of unbeaten Kiwi raider

New Zealand raider Aegon dominated at his Australian debut but rival trainer John O’Shea believes the locals won’t be such easy pickings in the first leg of Sydney’s three-year-old triple crown. Prepared by master horseman Murray Baker and training partner Andrew Forsman, Aegon showed sparkling acceleration to stretch his unbeaten record to five when he[...]
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Lion roars for Contributer

Multiple Group 1 winner Contributer sired his first winner when Lion’s Roar won the Good Luck Andrew Bensley 2YO Showcase Handicap (1200m) at Wagga on Thursday. Fittingly, the Champion Thoroughbreds-raced gelding was prepared by John O’Shea, who trained Contributer to win both the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) and Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m)[...]
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