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Oaks winner pleases in Ruakaka

Shaune Ritchie was beaming after Jennifer Eccles’ 1050m trial at Ruakaka on Tuesday. He was delighted to see last season’s Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner relax in her heat and run on well to finish fourth against a quality line-up. “We are delighted with her,” said Ritchie, who trains in partnership with Colm[...]
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Australian targets beckon Jennifer Eccles

An Australian spring campaign is beckoning Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Jennifer Eccles. The classy filly conquered all before her in her three-year-old term, recording four victories and four placings from just nine starts, including wins in the Group 2 Eight Carat Classic (1600m), Group 2 Fillies Classic (2000m), Group 2 Lowland Stakes[...]
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More in store for promising staying filly

A barnstorming finish that carried her into the runner-up position in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) could see promising filly Vancooga set for an Australian raid in the near future. The Gavin Sharrock-trained three-year-old was one of the outsiders for Saturday’s Group 1 feature having just cleared maidens at[...]
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Three-pronged Oaks tilt for Autridge

Valachi Downs trainer Stephen Autridge will be vying for his first Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) when he lines-up three fillies in the race at Trentham on Saturday. Autridge will saddle Communique and Karalino in Kevin and Jo Hickman’s gold colours, while he will also contest the race with Nothing[...]
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Headache draws for Ritchie

Shaune Ritchie thought he was in a nightmare on Wednesday. The Cambridge trainer was upbeat with his three runners heading into Trentham on Saturday, including Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) favourite Jennifer Eccles, but horror barriers quickly put a dampener on things. Jennifer Eccles, Swisswatch, and Bella Mente have all[...]
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