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Neil Coulbeck retires from training

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesNeil Coulbeck isn’t planning to be idle now that he’s decided to stop training thoroughbreds. Coulbeck sent his last horse to the races at Riccarton last Saturday, and nearly had the perfect farewell when Zacat was a close second in the Neil Coulbeck Rating 65, a race event marking his exit[...]
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Happy Star wins Grand National

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesHappy Star cemented Kevin Myers at the top of the Grand National Hurdles (4200m) ladder when winning the Wanganui trainer’s fifth title in the race at Riccarton, New Zealand on Wednesday. With Myers training the four fancied runners in the seven-horse field, he was odds on to take victory in the[...]
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West Coast continues strong form

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesPromising steeplechaser West Coast looks to have attained the favourite’s tag for next Saturday’s Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 147th Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) with a dashing display to take out the traditional lead-up event at Riccarton on Saturday. Facing just three rivals in the Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge Koral[...]
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Oulaghan takes trio to Riccarton

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesThe cancellation of meetings in the Central Districts of late has hampered the preparations of Mark Oulaghan’s jumpers, but he is still hopeful of bold showings from his trio of southern raiders this weekend. The Awapuni trainer has ventured to Riccarton where he will line-up three runners on Saturday, including West[...]
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