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McNab all Smiles in Wellesley Stakes

Victory in the Listed Wellesley Stakes (1100m) is becoming a force of habit for Michael McNab as the northern hoop claimed a third-straight win in the two-year-old feature at Trentham with impressive filly Archaic Smile. McNab guided two classy juveniles to Wellesley glory in 2021 and 2022 with Hanalei and Codigo respectively, and on this[...]
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Damask Rose impresses on debut

A tilt at next month's Karaka Millions 2YO (1200m) at Ellerslie could be on the cards for promising filly Damask Rose following her debut win at New Plymouth on Wednesday. Stablemate Quintefeuille was the best away and quickly gave cover to Damask Rose from her ace barrier and she enjoyed an economical passage throughout. Turning[...]
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Mark Walker brings up 200th winner

Mark Walker is in rarefied air after becoming the first New Zealand trainer to record 200 domestic wins in a season at Awapuni on Thursday. Te Akau's head trainer went into the synthetic meeting requiring two wins to reach the mark and his eight-strong team duly delivered. Redsheis brought the Matamata horseman within one win,[...]
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Wessex chasing Opunake Cup success

Trainer Andrew Forsman is hunting more black-type with Wessex when she heads south to New Plymouth on Saturday to tackle the Listed Opunake Cup (1400m). The Turn Me Loose filly has already tasted stakes success, winning the Group 3 Rotorua Stakes (1400m) in May, but she is out for redemption after fading to finish fourth[...]
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