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Special result for Sharrock in Opunake Cup

Local trainer Allan Sharrock gained a special result on his home track on Saturday to round out a record-breaking season for his New Plymouth-based stable. Sharrock prepared the quinella in the Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) when rider Sam Weatherley guided race favourite Justaskme to victory over gallant mare London Express in an exciting finish[...]
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Nicholas scores Avondale treble

Apprentice jockey Elen Nicholas experienced her best day in the saddle at Avondale on Wednesday, riding home a treble of winners. The Welsh national had yet to record a double, let alone a treble, prior to Wednesday, and was duly animated with her results. “I was in a bit of shock,” Nicholas said. “It was[...]
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Opunake Cup test for Tavis Court

Although New Plymouth Raceway is on Tavis Court’s backdoor-step, the seasoned Hawera galloper will have his first start at the Taranaki track this weekend. The five-year-old gelding will line-up in the Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) on Saturday and trainer Anna Clement is hoping he performs well on what was rated a Heavy11 surface on[...]
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Henderson juvenile Hong Kong bound

Stakes-winning New Zealand two-year-old Atullibigeal has been sold and will continue his career in Hong Kong. Prepared by Te Awamutu horseman Carl Henderson, the son of Street Boss was an impressive winner of the Listed Auckland Futurity Stakes (1400m), with all the makings of a nice middle-distance horse for the forthcoming season. But not surprisingly,[...]
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Tavis Court all class at Awapuni

Consistent New Zealand performer Tavis Court added to an impressive career record when he bolted away with an open 1400m contest at Awapuni on Saturday. The Anna Clement-trained five-year-old started a red-hot favourite in the seven-horse field and never gave his supporters an ounce of worry as he forged clear in the run home for[...]
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Helena Baby takes Opunake Cup

Progressive galloper Helena Baby took the next step in his burgeoning career in stunning fashion when he simply decimated his rivals in Saturday’s Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) at New Plymouth. Most pundits were expecting the four-year-old Guillotine gelding to prove competitive in his first crack in open company but none could have predicted the[...]
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Ruakaka first up for Seventh Up

Group 2 winner Seventh Up will make his raceday return on Saturday when he contests the Trigg Construction (1200m) at Ruakaka. The Shelley Hale-trained eight-year-old has been spelling since contesting all three legs of the Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival last year and Hale said she has taken a patient approach with the son of Shinko[...]
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