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Rae holds strong hand at home meeting

Promising New Zealand two-year-olds Dream Queen and Follow Your Dreams will meet for the first and potentially the last time at Ruakaka on Saturday. The Ken Rae and Krystal Williams-Tuhoro-trained pair will contest the 21 August Cambridge Stud Northland Breeders’ Stakes (1100m) before heading in opposite directions. Dream Queen is currently under offer but if[...]
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Hastings triple threat for Phelan

The prospect of decent footing has multi-talented Cambridge horseman Shaun Phelan excited heading into Hawke’s Bay’s showcase jumps racing day at Hastings on Saturday. Phelan has a realistic chance of completing the prestige jumps races double as he partners The Cossack in the Te Whangai Romneys Hawke’s Bay Hurdles (3100m) and It’s A Wonder in[...]
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Pike plumps for Sunshine Coast option

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is confident he can figure in the thick end of the prizemoney in a Queensland stakes race for the second weekend in succession. The stable was represented by dominant Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1830m) winner Tutukaka at Eagle Farm last Saturday, and Pike is expecting a good showing from[...]
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Moroney savours Tofane’s special double

Despite COVID-19 restrictions creating ongoing logistical headaches and isolating him from his family and friends in New Zealand, trans-Tasman trainer Michael Moroney has taken special satisfaction from the last couple of weeks. Moroney watched on from his Melbourne base as his high-class Kiwi-bred mare Tofane became just the third mare in history to complete Brisbane’s[...]
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Tutukaka Derby bound

The Tony Pike-trained two-year-old gelding Tutukaka ticked the first box as he makes a long-range bid for the Group 1 VRC Derby (2500m) with a dominant victory in the Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1830m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Ridden by Michael Cahill, the half-brother to Melody Belle always looked in control when sitting[...]
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