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Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. Commands six-year-old Melody Belle has won three of her seven previous first-up starts though was fourth in last year’s Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa and fourth in the[...]
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Melody Belle On Song For Missile Stakes

Melody Belle’s trainer Jamie Richards is fast becoming an expert on WhatsApp as he prepares Te Akau Racing’s star gallopers remotely from New Zealand. The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented Richards from travelling to Sydney but he is grateful for the foresight of owner David Ellis, who left Melody Belle and Probabeel in Australia after the[...]
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Eduardo Fires On Debut For New Trainer

Former Victorian Eduardo has made a winning debut for new trainer Joe Pride, holding off the fast-finishing Roheryn to claim the July Sprint at Rosehill. Group One placed in last year’s Oakleigh Plate, Eduardo had lost form during the autumn and was transferred to Pride after finishing midfield in a Flemington sprint in May. Renowned[...]
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Star NZ Mares Progressing Well In Sydney

The decision by Te Akau principal David Ellis to leave star mares Melody Belle and Probabeel in Sydney following their autumn campaigns is already paying a dividend. They have been in the hands of travelling foreman Ashley Handley, who is providing positive feedback to trainer Jamie Richards as to how the mares are progressing. Closed[...]
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