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Galaxy sparkles at long odds

Ping Hai Galaxy was an unconsidered 159/1 chance to win yesterday (Wednesday, 12 February) evening’s finale, the Class 3 Fo Tan Handicap (1200m) at Happy Valley, but John Size’s charge belied those odds with a comfortable win under Matthew Poon. The four-year-old had been unplaced at each of his five previous starts, which included running[...]
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Ting’s on fire

Jimmy Ting bagged a treble last Wednesday and continued his hot Happy Valley form last night (Wednesday, 15 January) with a double courtesy of Flying Godspell and Vigor Fame. That gave the trainer five wins from his last 12 runners at the downtown venue, a haul complemented by two second placings, and he was quick[...]
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Quest flies to the win

Flying Quest (115lb) arrowed wide down the home straight to land last night’s (Wednesday, 26 June) Happy Valley trophy contest, the Class 3 Manawatu Racing Club Challenge Trophy Handicap (1650m). The David Hall-trained galloper flopped out of gate nine and was soon four lengths detached at the tail with Matthew Poon scrubbing along. But, up[...]
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Sanna’s Treasure

Alberto Sanna has had a torrid season with two bad injuries curtailing his opportunities. The Italian was sidelined for eight weeks with a shattered hip and then, three months after returning from that set-back, endured five weeks out with a broken ankle. “It was tough this last time because it was my second injury and[...]
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