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Coleman officially calls it a day

Michael Coleman has officially made the call to retire from race riding following the serious injuries he suffered at the Rotorua trials on June 30. Coleman, one of New Zealand’s leading jockeys for many years, suffered a broken femur and serious pelvic injuries when the horse he was riding to the start for the 18th[...]
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Leading NZ Rider Calls Time On Career

One of New Zealand’s long-term leading jockeys has retired from racing after injuries he suffered in a fall at the trials. Michael Coleman broke a femur and suffered serious pelvic injuries when a horse reared over at the Rotorua trials on June 30 which required the jockey to be airlifted to hospital. Coleman underwent surgery[...]
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Noble savours special win

Vernazza’s victory in the Group 2 J Swap Contractors Matamata Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) was a special moment in the career of trainer Lance Noble. The former Matamata horseman now trains privately for owner-breeders Brendan and Jo Lindsay at their property in Karaka, but he returned to his old stomping ground on Saturday and triumphed in[...]
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Riodini on Auckland Guineas path

Promising three-year-old Riodini maintained his unbeaten record with another impressive victory at Tauranga on the weekend, with trainer Nigel Tiley set to test him in Group company at the upcoming Ellerslie Christmas Carnival. The Proisir gelding made it two wins from two starts in his current campaign after a stylish debut performance on his home[...]
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