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Last hurrah for Magnum

Consistent sprinter Magnum will kick-off what will likely be his last preparation at Ellerslie on Saturday. The Lauren Brennan-trained gelding will carry topweight of 59kg in the Otakiri Reserve 1400 with leading hoop Opie Bosson aboard. The track was rated a Dead4 on Friday morning, which Brennan said would suit her charge. “I am very[...]
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Johnson to ride Avantage in Tarzino

Opie Bosson’s loss is Danielle Johnson’s gain. With Bosson unable to make the 56.5kg weight to ride the Jamie Richards-trained Avantage in Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings, Johnson will be the beneficiary. Johnson partnered the mare into an impressive first-up win in the Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) earlier this month and[...]
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No Limits for classy colt

New Zealand Bloodstock sales topping colt No Limits continued his strong trials record at Te Rapa on Tuesday when taking out his 900m heat. The son of Savabeel has now posted two trial wins and a placing from just the three attempts and could have a lucrative spring preparation ahead of him. Trainer Jamie Richards[...]
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Bosson to stay with Te Akau Racing

Te Akau Racing have confirmed that leading jockey Opie Bosson will remain as their number one retained rider for the upcoming 2020/21 racing season. Te Akau Principal David Ellis made the announcement via Twitter and on the Te Akau Racing website. “Opie and Te Akau go back a very long way – he started working[...]
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Sydney Carnival Ends At Randwick

The Sydney autumn carnival has been run against the odds under extraordinary circumstances and unprecedented restrictions. Saturday’s All Aged Stakes brought the curtain down on eight weeks of racing at the highest level in the shadow of the global by coronavirus pandemic. New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson rode the All Aged Stakes winner Tofane to[...]
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Bosson Considering Australian Move

Leading New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson is to consider moving his family to Australia amid uncertainty when racing across the Tasman will resume. Bosson ended the Sydney autumn carnival as the leading Group One rider with four elite victories aboard Probabeel (Surround Stakes), Te Akau Shark (Chipping Norton) Quick Thinker (Australian Derby) and Tofane (All[...]
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Grand final for Te Akau trio

Te Akau Racing will be hoping their trio of Sydney runners can finish their autumn campaigns on a high at Randwick on Saturday. Melody Belle and Te Akau Shark will contest the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m), while Probabeel will tackle 2400m for the first time when she lines up in the Group 1[...]
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