New Zealand Oaks

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Proud Nickalls homeward bound

Rangiotu trainer Stephen Nickalls was looking forward to being reunited with his family on Monday, as he returns to New Zealand following several weeks in Adelaide. The popular Central Districts horseman thoroughly enjoyed his time in the City of Churches, where his three-year-old filly Llanacord turned in a pair of game performances and landed some[...]
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SA test for exciting filly

Exciting filly Llanacord is giving trainer and part-owner Stephen Nickalls the ride of his life and he is hoping that will continue in Australia in the coming month. The daughter of Contributer won the Group 2 Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hastings last month before running third to Amarelinha in the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks[...]
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Sydney sojourn for Bosson

Star filly Amarelinha has given champion jockey Opie Bosson just the confidence boost he was looking for ahead of a trip to Sydney to partner her in Saturday week’s A$1 million Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick. Bosson rode Amarelinha in a 1200m open trial at Ellerslie on Tuesday and was delighted with the[...]
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New Zealand Oaks likely for Tokorangi

The Ballymore Stables of Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard are likely to be represented by two runners in Saturday’s Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m), headed by Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi and her Group Three-placed stablemate Dragon Queen. There had been some consideration to bypassing the Oaks with Tokorangi and focusing[...]
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Options open for Tokorangi

Trainers Michael Moroney and Pam Gerard have plenty of options to mull over with Group Two-winning filly Tokorangi after the daughter of Redwood finished seventh in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) on Sunday. The filly was forced down onto the rail and didn’t get the rub of the green in the Derby on[...]
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