Michael McNab

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Leaderboard too tough in St Leger

Enigmatic performer Leaderboard put his best foot forward when he produced a superior staying effort to take out the Listed Barneswood Farm New Zealand St Leger (2600m) at Trentham. The former European stayer, who won once in his homeland before being purchased out of a UK sale for owners the Fortuna Leaderboard Syndicate, had won[...]
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Field Of Gold to come of age

Tony Pike feels the time is right to take on older horses at weight-for-age with his top three-year-old Field Of Gold. The Cambridge trainer bypassed the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) last week in favour of Sunday’s Group 1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m), where he will carry 54.5kg, 4.5kg less than the older[...]
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Richards claims quinella in Mufhasa Stakes

Jamie Richards assault on the New Zealand black type features this season continued unabated at Ellerslie on Saturday when the Matamata mentor produced the quinella in the Listed Stella Artois Mufhasa Stakes (1400m). Richards saddled last season’s Group 1 Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) winner On The Bubbles and the runner-up that day in I[...]
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Field Of Gold shines in Waikato Guineas

Strapping chestnut Field Of Gold is aiming to emulate his older half-brother Sherwood Forest by winning the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) next month. The Tony Pike-trained three-year-old enhanced his credentials with an all-the-way win in the Group 2 Legacy Lodge Waikato Guineas (2000m) at Te Rapa on Wednesday under a brilliantly judged[...]
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