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Classic targets for Marsh duo

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is looking forward to tackling some Classic targets with a pair of promising three-year-olds. Last start Listed 3YO Salver (2100m) winner Milford has returned to Marsh’s barn after a light freshen-up and is being set for a tilt at the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on March[...]
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Milford too strong in Ellerslie feature

The familiar combination of trainer Stephen Marsh and owner Lib Petagna combined to take out another feature three-year-old staying event at Ellerslie on Sunday when Milford dashed home late to win the Listed Te Akau Gingernuts Salver (2100m). Medaglia D’Oro colt Crown Prosecutor carried part-owner Petagna’s colours to victory in the 2015 Group 1 Vodafone[...]
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Catwalk Girl ready to strut at Te Rapa

Four-year-old mare Catwalk Girl is cherry ripe ahead of the Foster Construction Mile (1600m) at Te Rapa on Saturday according to trainer Pam Gerard, who prepares the progressive galloper in partnership with Michael Moroney. An impressive last-start winner at Te Rapa, TAB bookmakers have installed Catwalk Girl a favourite as she looks to handle the[...]
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Leading NZ Rider Calls Time On Career

One of New Zealand’s long-term leading jockeys has retired from racing after injuries he suffered in a fall at the trials. Michael Coleman broke a femur and suffered serious pelvic injuries when a horse reared over at the Rotorua trials on June 30 which required the jockey to be airlifted to hospital. Coleman underwent surgery[...]
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Sydney off the agenda for Trelawney

Sydney was set to be a major focus point in the coming months for Trelawney Stud’s Brent and Cherry Taylor, however, their attention has swiftly changed with measures implemented as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Cambridge couple had yearlings set to fly over to go through the sales ring in Sydney, while exciting[...]
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Australian campaign for Scorpz

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is pleased with the manner in which talented three-year-old Scorpz has bounced back from his Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) exertions, with the son of Charm Spirit set to embark on a Sydney campaign. The Group 3 winner maintained a strong gallop to the line to finish third in the[...]
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Pike launches Sydney autumn assault

Multiple Group 1-winning sprinter The Bostonian is set to return to action at Randwick on Saturday, kicking off a Sydney autumn carnival campaign for Cambridge trainer Tony Pike. The winner of the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m) and Group 1 Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) in Queensland last winter, the Jimmy Choux gelding will line up[...]
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