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Local galloper impresses at Pukekohe

Local runner El Tirador provided a dashing display on his home track at Pukekohe on Sunday when he strode home to defeat his age-group rivals over 1400m. The three-year-old son of Shocking made it back-to-back victories after opening his winning account narrowly at Ruakaka over 1200m earlier in the month. The Nigel Tiley-trained galloper appreciated[...]
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Three’s a charm for Mahoney

Jenna Mahoney is hoping three will be her lucky number on Saturday. The South Auckland conditioner will be taking three three-year-old fillies to Ellerslie on Boxing Day where she is hoping she will record her third stakes victory as a trainer. Her charge will be led by last start Group 3 Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) victor[...]
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Opalescence upsets in Ellerslie feature

Underrated filly Opalescence dented several reputations when she swept to victory in Saturday’s Group 3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) at Ellerslie. The Jenna Mahoney-trained three-year-old started at odds of nearly $13 despite being a last-start winner as punters set their sights on Group 2 Hawke’s Bay Guineas (1400m) placegetter Moana and two-race winner Jason[...]
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No denying Opalescence at Trentham

Nuggety northern two-year-old Opalescence gave punters another display of her never-say-die attitude when she fought back strongly to down her age-group rivals over 1200m at Trentham on Saturday. The Showcasing filly was narrowly beaten on debut when going down to the Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) candidate Preakness at Otaki back in November. Byerley Park-based trainer[...]
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Collett opts for filly in Levin Classic

After a decision she described as unprecedented in her career, leading jockey Sam Collett will ride Travelling Light in Saturday’s Group 1 Levin Classic (1600m) at Trentham. Collett is also the regular rider of Riodini, and both horses are prominent in the TAB’s fixed-odds market for the $225,000 feature. Harlech is the $2.50 favourite, with[...]
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