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La Vernazza out for spring

Promising filly La Vernazza will head to the spelling paddock after pulling up injured last week. The Brendan and Jo Lindsay-owned filly had joined trainer Jamie Richards’ Sydney team ahead of the spring, however, she will now be put on ice until next year. “She injured her hamstring somehow. We will just take it easy[...]
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Melody Belle improved ahead of Winx Stakes

New Zealand’s champion trainer Jamie Richards is hoping high-class mare Melody Belle can mirror the pattern of her previous campaigns. The six-year-old mare has improved significantly from her fresh-up performances in her last two campaigns and the Matamata horseman is banking on that again being the case when Melody Belle contests Saturday’s Group 1 Winx[...]
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Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. Commands six-year-old Melody Belle has won three of her seven previous first-up starts though was fourth in last year’s Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa and fourth in the[...]
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Melody Belle On Song For Missile Stakes

Melody Belle’s trainer Jamie Richards is fast becoming an expert on WhatsApp as he prepares Te Akau Racing’s star gallopers remotely from New Zealand. The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented Richards from travelling to Sydney but he is grateful for the foresight of owner David Ellis, who left Melody Belle and Probabeel in Australia after the[...]
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High-Profile Horses To Trial At Randwick

A number of high profile spring carnival hopefuls are set to ramp up their preparations towards feature races in the new season at a rescheduled barrier trial session on Randwick’s Kensington track. Three heats for Group horses which had originally been scheduled for Tuesday were pushed back three days because of wet weather are set[...]
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Stars Set To Step Out At Randwick Trials

A host of feature race contenders are scheduled to continue preparations towards their new-season returns at a star-studded set of barrier trials at Randwick. Tuesday’s barrier trials session has attracted several Group One winners among the entries along with a number of other well-performed horses being readied for feature races in the new season which[...]
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Star NZ Mares Progressing Well In Sydney

The decision by Te Akau principal David Ellis to leave star mares Melody Belle and Probabeel in Sydney following their autumn campaigns is already paying a dividend. They have been in the hands of travelling foreman Ashley Handley, who is providing positive feedback to trainer Jamie Richards as to how the mares are progressing. Closed[...]
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Lung Infection Holds Up Shark Post Surgery

Star New Zealand galloper Te Akau Shark remains in an equine hospital in Sydney after undergoing eye surgery. Te Akau Shark had implant surgery last month and while recovering well from the operation picked up a lung infection that is causing concern. Trainer Jamie Richards said last year’s Cox Plate placegetter was making steady progress[...]
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