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Talisker on 2000 Guineas path

Promising three-year-old Talisker took the next step on his path to the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) next month with a convincing victory at Ashburton on Sunday. Taken to the front by rider Sam Weatherley, the son of 2017 2000 Guineas winner Embellish, gave none of his age group rivals a look in[...]
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Crocetti sends Group 1 statement

Saturday's Group 2 James and Annie Sarten Memorial (1400m) at Te Rapa was an eagerly anticipated clash between a number of up-and-coming talents, but it turned into a tour de force by New Zealand's most exciting three-year-old. Crocetti extended his unblemished record to five out of five with another dominant display, leading every step of[...]
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Luberon impresses at Matamata

The promising filly Luberon, trained by Lance Noble and sired by Embellish, showcased her potential for an upcoming trip to Christchurch later in the spring. Luberon, in her three-year-old campaign, had previously won comfortably at Te Rapa over 1200m and continued her winning form over a longer distance in a 1400m contest. Jockey Warren Kennedy[...]
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Tokyo Tycoon ruled out of spring

The highly anticipated appearance of the dynamic three-year-old Tokyo Tycoon in the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton next month has been ruled out. The challenging conditions at Hastings on Saturday proved insurmountable for the Mark Walker and Sam Bergerson-trained runner, as the $1.40 favorite finished fifth in the Group 2 Hawke's[...]
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Crocetti dominates Ruakaka Group 3

Exciting three-year-old Crocetti displayed his classic credentials once again with another front-running demolition of his rivals to take out the Group 3 Northland Breeders Stakes (1200m) at Ruakaka on Saturday. After winning with ridiculous ease at the venue a fortnight again, punters were quick to send the showy chestnut out a $1.40 favourite despite being[...]
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Future looking bright for Asterix

Wexford Stables were excited to see Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) hero Asterix back at the trials at his home track of Matamata on Thursday. The Tavistock gelding underwent foot reconstruction surgery following his Derby victory in March and trainers Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew Scott have been pleased with the way he has returned[...]
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