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Petrucci breaks maiden at Matamata

Petrucci kicked off her new racing campaign in impressive fashion at her home track of Matamata, New Zealand on Saturday. The talented daughter of I Am Invincible was resuming after a successful three-year-old season, where she secured victory in two of her four starts and finished as the runner-up in the Group 3 Cambridge Breeders'[...]
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Legarto on target for Golden Eagle after Matamata Cup success

In Saturday's Listed Matamata Cup (1600m), Legarto showcased a commanding performance on her home track, putting aside last week's weather-related challenges and setting her sights on Sydney. The impressive daughter of Proisir, a Group One winner in both New Zealand and Australia as a three-year-old last season, displayed her prowess once more. After an eye-catching[...]
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Luberon impresses at Matamata

The promising filly Luberon, trained by Lance Noble and sired by Embellish, showcased her potential for an upcoming trip to Christchurch later in the spring. Luberon, in her three-year-old campaign, had previously won comfortably at Te Rapa over 1200m and continued her winning form over a longer distance in a 1400m contest. Jockey Warren Kennedy[...]
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Aquacade to return in Listed Matamata Cup

The accomplished mare Aquacade is gearing up for an exciting spring campaign, starting with the competitive Listed Matamata Cup (1600m) on Saturday. The daughter of Dundeel had a remarkable four-year-old season, securing victories in the Group 2 Avondale Cup (2400m) and the Dunstan Stayer's Championship Final (2400m). Trainer Lance Noble expressed his satisfaction with her[...]
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Skew Wiff bound for Australia

Last-start Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) victor, Skew Wiff, has wrapped up her New Zealand racing stint and is set to relocate to Te Akau's Cranbourne base in early October, as confirmed by co-trainer Mark Walker. Skew Wiff secured her first Group One crown at Hastings on September 9, triumphing over a star-studded field that[...]
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Sam Spratt brings up 1000th winner

Sam Spratt was both delighted and relieved to post a winning double at Matamata on Sunday to reach a notable personal milestone. The affable jockey enjoyed success aboard Phillip Stevens' Thermoregulate and then closed out her day with victory on the Michael Rogers-trained Con Artist to reach 1000 domestic victories. “It was awesome to get[...]
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Kurtis Pertab continues strong form

It has been a season to remember for young trainer Kurtis Pertab, but he hasn't finished winning just yet. The Matamata horseman extended his season's winning tally to eight from 23 starts when he welcomed back Rhapsody Chic following their victory at his local track on Wednesday. The son of Sacred Falls was making his[...]
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