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Guineas favourite to join Waller

Just days after winning his first Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) with a mare who came to Australia after starting her career in New Zealand, Chris Waller has been confirmed as the soon-to-be trainer of another classy Kiwi female. Leading Group 1 Barneswood Farm 48th New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) prospect Tinker Mcphee will remain[...]
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Matchmaker chasing Guineas dream

It was a momentous occasion for the Wigley family of Inglewood Stud when Matchmaker won the Listed Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton on Saturday. Ever since the race was named after their champion mare, they have aspired to win the race, so for Matchmaker to do so in Canterbury Belle’s very same colours was[...]
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Local win in Canterbury Belle Stakes

Local filly Matchmaker gave her rivals a start and a beating when she took out Saturday’s Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton. The Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes-trained three-year-old had been touted as a topliner in the making after she blitzed her rivals over 1000m on debut at Riccarton back in[...]
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Wanzare finds a match with Kiwi fillies

Stakes success at Riccarton on Saturday would continue a run of success that Indian-born Sydneysider Manoj Wanzare can scarcely believe he’s been part of. Wanzare, 44, will look to continue his winning streak as a part-owner of talented Makfi filly Matchmaker, who contests the Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Canterbury Belle Stakes (1200m) at Riccarton. Wanzare,[...]
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Matchmaker makes impressive debut

Promising two-year-old Matchmaker got her racing career off to the best possible start when she raced away to an impressive victory at Riccarton on Saturday. The Makfi filly took on her age-group rivals off the back of an eye-catching trial win at Rangiora last week which saw her heavily supported in the 1000m dash on[...]
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Wigley turns to Matchmaker at Riccarton

Makfi filly Matchmaker is attracting plenty of interest ahead of her debut at Riccarton on Saturday – and not just from punters. North Canterbury trainers Nick Wigley and Kayla Milnes produced Matchmaker for an impressive two-year-old 850m trial win at Rangiora earlier this month in easily the quickest time of the day. Bred and raced[...]
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