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Didham looking to the future

New Zealand horseman Peter Didham is now without his stable flagbearer, but he’s hopeful there are a few on hand to step into her shoes. Didham’s ability has been shown to best advantage in the last 18 months by House Of Cartier, who this season won the Group 3 Boehringer Ingelheim Metric Mile (1600m) and[...]
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Trentham triple threat for Didham

Awapuni trainer Peter Didham could line-up three stakes contenders at Trentham on Saturday, the first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival. Juvenile filly Kana has already qualified for next week’s DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) but Didham has elected to test her talents closer to home before deciding whether he will head north[...]
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Didham continues proud family legacy

As a member of one of racing’s best-known families, Awapuni horseman Peter Didham is hardly a surprise package in the country’s training ranks. Only weeks after being confirmed as the winner of the Gavelhouse.com Newcomer to Training Award for 2020-21, Didham was credited with his first black-type success when he saddled up House Of Cartier[...]
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The Pope set for raceday return

Popular Central Districts jockey Robbie Hannam is set to make a return to raceday riding at Awapuni on Thursday. Affectionately christened “The Pope”, Hannam hasn’t been sighted on raceday since March last year after breaking his femur in a trackwork accident and he is looking forward to getting back out on the track after such[...]
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Stakes targets for Didham pair

New Zealand trainer Peter Didham has revealed lofty ambitions for Trentham winners Floral Art and Far Site, after the pair provided him with a winning double on Saturday. Winter track specialist Floral Art revelled in the Heavy11 surface presented on the day as she stormed home out wide to record her first victory since October[...]
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Hannam happy to be back in saddle

It’s fair to say Palmerston North rider Robbie Hannam is a glass half full guy. The effervescent jockey has been back at work over the past couple of weeks after New Zealand’s month-long lockdown period due to Covid-19. The 53-year-old kept fit throughout the month off and like many was eager to get back to[...]
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