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The Pope set for raceday return

Popular Central Districts jockey Robbie Hannam is set to make a return to raceday riding at Awapuni on Thursday. Affectionately christened “The Pope”, Hannam hasn’t been sighted on raceday since March last year after breaking his femur in a trackwork accident and he is looking forward to getting back out on the track after such[...]
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Dreams to reality for Lavelle

Joshua Lavelle has always wanted to be a trainer, but he didn’t realise how much of an impact following that dream would have on his life. Lavelle was hooked on horses from a young age, growing up watching his mother Bronwyn Lavelle train a handful of gallopers in the South Island of New Zealand before[...]
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Latta duo on trial for Oaks mission

Promising three-year-olds Passione and Charms Star will take their next steps on the path to a possible Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) assignment at Trentham in March when they tackle the Group 3 New Zealand Bloodstock Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at the Wellington venue on Saturday. The Lisa Latta-trained fillies[...]
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Sir Beets breaks maiden

Three-year-old colt Sir Beets cleared maiden ranks on Wednesday, winning the Aquashield Roofing Maiden (1100m) at Otaki. Ridden by Johnathan Parkes, Sir Beets came from last to down his rivals in an impressive performance to score by half a length from Old Town Road for trainer Lisa Latta. Sir Beets had previously finished eighth behind[...]
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Kozzi, Kozzi, Kozzi – Oi, Oi, Oi

Kozzi Asano may not have been a household name in racing circles at the beginning of the season, but the talented apprentice jockey made sure he was by the end. A one-time leader in the New Zealand Jockeys’ Premiership, Asano will end the season in second position behind Central Districts hoop Lisa Allpress, but with[...]
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