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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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Dragon leaps back to health

Smart three-year-old Dragon Leap will contest Saturday’s Group 2 Jamieson Park Avondale Guineas (2100m) at Ellerslie after overcoming a minor hiccup which prevented him from running in last weekend’s Group 2 Waikato Guineas (2000m). This time last week the lightly-tried son of Pierro was the ruling favourite for the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby[...]
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