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New challenge for Enzo’s Lad

The connections of Enzo’s Lad have set their sights on a new target for their talented sprinter. The dual Group 1 winner will step up to 1400m for the first time when he contests the Listed Speight’s Timaru Stakes at Riccarton on Saturday. Enzo’s Lad is fresh off a runner-up performance behind Avantage in Saturday’s[...]
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On The Rocks back to winning form

Classy customer On the Rocks is on the road to defending his Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes (2000m) title after a comprehensive fresh-up performance in the New World Summer Cup (1400m) at Tauranga. Off the scene and gelded since contesting the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) and Group 2 O’Shea Stakes (2200m) in Brisbane during[...]
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Not Ideal impresses at Tauranga

The Tony Pike-trained Not Ideal indicated he has a promising future ahead of him after he maintained his winning ways at Tauranga. The Nicconi three-year-old made a successful debut over 1400m at Hastings last month with his trainer keen on testing him against the best of his age group in the Group 2 Auckland Guineas[...]
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Loire successful in 1000 Guineas

Despite displaying some wayward tendencies over the closing stages Cambridge filly Loire stamped her class in emphatic style as she took out the Group 1 gavelhouse.com New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) on Saturday. The Tony Pike-trained three-year-old had been to the forefront of discussions in the weeks leading up to the Riccarton feature before a[...]
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Te Akau stars trial to script

Reigning New Zealand Horse of the Year, Melody Belle, resumed at the Te Rapa trials on Monday with a close-up third over 900m behind stablemate Ritzy Sparkle for trainer Jamie Richards. Ridden by Troy Harris, the performance pleased connections as the six-time Group 1 winner returns to fitness ahead of a spring campaign that will[...]
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