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Quiet achiever Ridley farewelled

For the second time within a month family and many friends will be gathering in Christchurch to celebrate the life and achievements of successful trainer and former top jumps jockey Neill Ridley. Ridley (67) passed away peacefully at his home last Friday after a courageous battle with cancer, his death coming 13 days after he[...]
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Cup week spoils lure Ridley pair

Christchurch trainer Neill Ridley will get a tangible assessment of his chances for two of New Zealand Cup week’s major prizes when he produces He Kin Fly and Far Site at Riccarton on Saturday. Both horses have pleased Ridley in the leadup to their weekend assignments but their race performances will provide the best guide[...]
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Far Site faces her biggest test

A testing Riccarton track is trainer Neill Ridley’s biggest concern ahead of an early season assignment for promising Makfi filly Far Site. A winner of two trials leading into her debut win at Ashburton last month, Far Site will tackle the El Doute At Stud Cashmere Plate (1200m) at Riccarton on Saturday. Ridley is pleased[...]
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Mudhoo brings up century

Canterbury jockey Krishna Mudhoo kicked off his senior riding career in style at Waimate on Sunday, securing his 100th win when riding home Red Rose Warrior for trainer Neill Ridley. Mudhoo was excited to have reached the milestone, but admitted to being a bit disappointed he wasn’t able to reach it as an apprentice. “It[...]
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Ridley duo set for season finale

Trainer Neill Ridley has a strong hand in the (1200m) at his home track of Riccarton on Friday. Ridley prepares the two top-weights of the open handicap field, He Kin Fly (60kg) and Prince Oz (58kg). “Both Prince Oz and He Kin Fly have been going pretty well, but this will be their last[...]
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