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Beauden gearing up for Melbourne Campaign

Class Waikato galloper Beauden is being set some lofty Melbourne targets this spring. The multiple stakes winner appeared in public for the first time this preparation for an exhibition gallop between races at Te Rapa last Saturday, a gallop which left his trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson very satisfied. “He galloped well within himself, but[...]
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Cetus on a roll for Allan

Late-blooming Cetus is giving former New Zealand top jockey Tony Allan plenty to cheer about in his fledgling career as a trainer. The six-year-old gelding couldn’t have been more impressive when winning a Rating 74 event by more than six lengths over 1550m at Awapuni last Saturday, and he may back up this weekend in[...]
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Stewart turns back the clock in Cup

Former champion Sydney apprentice Ron Stewart has made a triumphant return to his old stomping ground, capitalising on a rare Group 1 opportunity for Chris Waller to clinch the Sydney Cup aboard Selino. The globetrotting jockey, who has had stints in Singapore, Macau and Mauritius, is currently based in Queensland but answered a call from[...]
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Colourful Pomare riding crest of a wave

Trainer Bill Pomare won’t be the least bit surprised if his stable star Ocean Billy does the almost unthinkable and wins tomorrow’s Group 2 Ultimate Mazda Japan Trophy (1600m). The last start Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner lines up as topweight in the Tauranga feature with conventional wisdom having the free-running stayer only just[...]
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Gelded Skyward set for Bendigo return

Having held spring aspirations for imported galloper Skyward, trainers Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young have gone back to the drawing board ahead of the stayer’s return in the Listed Golden Mile (1600m) at Bendigo on Saturday. With four wins on the board in France, Skyward was purchased with the dream of winning last year’s Melbourne[...]
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