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Leaderboard too tough in St Leger

Enigmatic performer Leaderboard put his best foot forward when he produced a superior staying effort to take out the Listed Barneswood Farm New Zealand St Leger (2600m) at Trentham. The former European stayer, who won once in his homeland before being purchased out of a UK sale for owners the Fortuna Leaderboard Syndicate, had won[...]
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Richards claims quinella in Mufhasa Stakes

Jamie Richards assault on the New Zealand black type features this season continued unabated at Ellerslie on Saturday when the Matamata mentor produced the quinella in the Listed Stella Artois Mufhasa Stakes (1400m). Richards saddled last season’s Group 1 Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) winner On The Bubbles and the runner-up that day in I[...]
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Hastings first-up for On The Bubbles

Connections of many of the country’s early three-year-olds will be breathing a sigh of relief when they hear Group One winner On The Bubbles won’t be contesting the first three-year-old stakes race of the season. Trainer Jamie Richards is taking a cautious approach with the son of Brazen Beau after he had an elevated temperature[...]
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Te Akau stars return

The 2020/2021 season will live long in the memory of Jamie Richards. The Matamata trainer, who heads Te Akau’s racing operation, sits atop the New Zealand Trainers’ Premiership with 157 wins and nearly NZ$6 million to his credit this term. While dominant in New Zealand, Richards also experienced success across the Tasman, posting four wins,[...]
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Richards out to continue dream season

Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards will be looking to extend what can only be described as a dream season when he lines-up a couple of stakes favourites this weekend. The 31-year-old horseman sits atop the New Zealand Trainers’ Premiership with 147 wins, 35 of those at stakes level, surpassing Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s previous[...]
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Group One glory for On the Bubbles

Jamie Richards and Te Akau Racing’s total dominance of New Zealand two-year-old racing rolled on with a richly deserved Group One triumph for On the Bubbles in Saturday’s Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m). The Awapuni feature was the 21st juvenile win of the season for Richards and the Te Akau team, with seven[...]
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Weather to dictate state for Sword

Plans for Group One winning juvenile Sword Of State will be determined by the volume of rain in the coming days, with the Jamie Richards-trained colt a warm favourite for Saturday’s Group 1 Courtesy Ford Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m). The son of Snitzel is not a confirmed runner, with the Te Akau team keen[...]
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