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Double Cup delight for Myers

Kevin Myers' stable successfully defended its crown in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) with rising staying star Aljay prevailing in a driving finish at Riccarton dominated by Central Districts raiders. The Wanganui trainer had triumphed in last year's edition of the Martin Collins-sponsored feature with Mondorani, who was unplaced in his title defence[...]
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Sharp ‘N’ Smart chasing Spring Champion glory

New Zealand trainer Graeme Rogerson is setting Sharp ‘N' Smart the task of joining an exclusive four-horse club. Since the inaugural Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) in 1978, only four horses have completed the Spring Champion Stakes-VRC (Victoria) Derby double: Stylish Century (1989), Nothin' Leica Dane (1995), Monaco Consul (2009), and Ace High (2017).[...]
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Coupland’s target for Burnvue

New Zealand trainer Lance Robinson has big plans at the Riccarton November carnival for Saturday's New Zealand Cup Trial (1800m) winner Burnvue, but not for the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m). The seven-year-old is instead being set for the Group 3 Coupland's Bakeries Mile (1600m) on November 9 as Robinson doesn't think he'll be[...]
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Clash of the titans at Hastings

This weekend is brewing to be an exciting one for New Zealand jumps fans, with top-class hurdlers The Cossack and Dr Hank going head-to-head in the Te Whangai Romney's Hawke's Bay Hurdle (3100m) at Hastings on Saturday. Leading jumps jockey Shaun Phelan regularly partners both horses, but has opted for The Cossack on Saturday, citing[...]
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