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Il Affare joins leading Sydney barn

Peter and Dawn Williams have lost one of their best three-year-old fillies to an Australian stable, but they’ve still got some other good fillies to keep them going in the new season. Peter Williams confirmed that Il Affare, who competed with distinction against the male and female three-year-olds this season, left the stable about two[...]
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Moroney savours Tofane’s special double

Despite COVID-19 restrictions creating ongoing logistical headaches and isolating him from his family and friends in New Zealand, trans-Tasman trainer Michael Moroney has taken special satisfaction from the last couple of weeks. Moroney watched on from his Melbourne base as his high-class Kiwi-bred mare Tofane became just the third mare in history to complete Brisbane’s[...]
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Tiara tilt for Tofane

A third Group One scalp is in the offing for New Zealand-bred mare Tofane this weekend when she lines-up in the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The daughter of Ocean Park won the Group 1 All-Aged Stakes (1400m) last year, and on the cusp of being sold as a broodmare[...]
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Hang Man pounces to claim Easter Cup

A freshen-up beckons for Hang Man ahead of some winter warmth at the Brisbane Winter Carnival after the Irish-bred galloper took out the Group 3 Easter Cup at Caulfield on Saturday. The Michael Moroney stable is eyeing the Group 1 Doomben Cup after Hang Man staged a last-to-first victory in Saturday’s 2000m contest. Providing Daniel[...]
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New Zealand Oaks likely for Tokorangi

The Ballymore Stables of Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard are likely to be represented by two runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m), headed by Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi and her Group Three-placed stablemate Dragon Queen. There had been some consideration to bypassing the Oaks with Tokorangi and focusing[...]
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Options open for Tokorangi

Trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard have plenty of options to mull over with Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi after the daughter of Redwood finished seventh in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) on Sunday. The filly was forced down onto the rail and didn’t get the rub of the green in the Derby on[...]
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New Zealand campaign for Sound

Multiple Group Two winner Sound traveled to New Zealand on Wednesday night as he bids to add some Cup wins to his record for trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard. The eight-year-old stallion is set to tackle the Group 2 Wallen Concreting Avondale Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday week with Troy Harris booked to[...]
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Catwalk Girl ready to strut at Te Rapa

Four-year-old mare Catwalk Girl is cherry ripe ahead of the Foster Construction Mile (1600m) at Te Rapa on Saturday according to trainer Pam Gerard, who prepares the progressive galloper in partnership with Michael Moroney. An impressive last-start winner at Te Rapa, TAB bookmakers have installed Catwalk Girl a favourite as she looks to handle the[...]
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1000 Guineas raid for Tokorangi

Talented filly Tokorangi headed to Christchurch on Thursday morning ahead of a tilt at the Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday for trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard. The daughter of Redwood charged into third in the Group 3 Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) last start behind De La Terre[...]
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