Metric Mile

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Taplins begin northern raid

Isla Bank trainers Ian and Kerry Taplin will begin their northern assault at Awapuni on Saturday when they contest the Group 3 Boehringer Ingelheim Metric Mile (1600m) with in-form gallopers Ritani and Tappy’s One. Travelling is nothing new to the pair, having made plenty of trips to Riccarton from their southern base, and Ian Taplin[...]
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Domestic targets for Rogerson stars

The chances of high-class galloper Mascarpone venturing across the Tasman this spring are looking highly unlikely, however, Group One performed stablemate Beauden remains an outside hope of making it to Melbourne, where he holds a nomination for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) with an allotted weight of 53.5kg. After lumping 63.5kgs to finish fifth[...]
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Black type goals for Francesca

Lightly raced four-year-old Francesca made a winning start to her spring campaign at Te Rapa on Saturday, as she sets out on a preparation aimed at securing some valuable black-type for a future breeding career. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained daughter of Iffraaj never looked in any danger of defeat as she sat outside[...]
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