New Zealand 1000 Guineas

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Magic moment for magic man

Veteran jockey Chris Johnson established a new national record for race victories on Saturday at Awapuni when Sassenach provided him with win 2452 in New Zealand. The 56-year-old required one winner to surpass the previous mark set by David Walsh after drawing level at Invercargill last Saturday. In typical Johnson fashion he set the new[...]
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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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Alexander hoping for Guineas fairytale

Comeback trainer Katrina Alexander is hoping to cap a fairytale return to racing when saddling Tinker Mcphee, the $3.10 favourite, in Saturday’s Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton. The Matamata horsewoman reapplied for her trainer’s licence last season in partnership with husband Simon to fulfil the request made by her[...]
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Mile switch for talented Communique

In-form mare Communique looks one of the better chances in Wednesday’s Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton, although the daughter of Redwood has had an unorthodox preparation for the $230,000 feature. Prepared by Stephen Autridge and Kris Shailer, Communique was initially on a path towards the Group 3 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup[...]
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Tokorangi primed for Soliloquy

Three-year-old filly Tokorangi will sport different colours when she steps out in the Group 3 Waikato Stud Soliloquy Stakes (1400m) at Te Rapa on Saturday for trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard. Australian owner Ozzie Kheir has bought into the smart Redwood filly, who came from well back in the Group 3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders’[...]
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Autridge eyes Cup week gold

Stephen Autridge reckons his team is on track to make owner Kevin Hickman’s New Zealand Cup week a memorable one. Autridge, along with his training partner Kris Shailer, is private trainer for Valachi Downs principal Hickman, the Christchurch businessman whose aim is always to optimise his success over the biggest week of racing in his[...]
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Guineas hopes on trial for Marsh

Dual-Island trainer Stephen Marsh is looking forward to Saturday where he will be lining-up progressive gallopers at both the Te Rapa and Riccarton meetings. In the north, he will saddle a trio of promising three-year-olds who are on trial to head to Christchurch next month for Guineas targets. Bourbonaire and All Black Bourbon will contest[...]
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