Racing Online - Posts tagged: Otaki

Lisa Allpress as motivated as ever

Four-time premiership-winning jockey Lisa Allpress has recently taken an enforced injury layoff from the sport, but returned to raceday riding at Otaki last Friday, with her motivation for winning as strong as ever. Noted as one of New Zealand's most successful jockeys since her career commenced as an apprentice in 2002, Allpress faced a shoulder[...]
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Fourth Group One for Levante

Matamata-trained mare Levante added a fourth Group One victory to her résumé when she defeated another class performer in La Crique to take out the Group 1 WFA Classic (1600m) at Otaki. The two quality mares had been expected to fight out the finish of the feature, with punters unable to separate then in betting[...]
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Forsman calls up younger troops

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman will be relying on younger members of his team to keep the stable in the black-type limelight this week. Forsman has three-year-old features in his sights with Devastate sent south to Otaki for Thursday's Group 3 Elsdon Park Wellington Stakes (1600m) while Lippy and Think Twice will run in the Listed[...]
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Butler looking to clean-up at Otaki

Promising gelding Butler will be after his first stakes scalp when he heads to Otaki on Thursday to contest the Listed Courtesy Ford Levin Stakes (1200m). The Allan Sharrock-trained five-year-old impressed when runner-up to Imperatriz in the Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) in August and followed that result with a win over 1200m at Awapuni[...]
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