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Wexford duo return home

Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Rocket Spade and Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) runner-up Sir Charles Road will return home following their exertions in Sydney last Saturday. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained pair didn’t trouble the placegetters in their respective Sydney targets, with Rocket Spade finishing eighth in the Group 1 Australian[...]
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McEvoy warming to Aegon in Doncaster

Fresh from his Group 1 win aboard Hungry Heart in the Vinery Stud Stakes, Kerrin McEvoy is turning his attention to The Championships. Having tested New Zealander Aegon in a recent barrier trial, jockey Kerrin Mcevoy is buoyant about his Doncaster Mile prospects, particularly given the forecast for rain. While Hugh Bowman has ridden the[...]
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Force Of Will primed for Vinery

Group Three winner Force Of Will has arrived in Sydney ahead of her tilt at the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained filly is still finding her feet after flying over to Sydney on Monday, but her connections are confident she will settle in well[...]
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O’Sullivan-Scott trio Sydney bound

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott look likely to produce a triple threat at the Sydney autumn carnival after another stellar day for their Wexford Stables at Ellerslie on Saturday. Fresh off the back of quality three-year-old Rocket Spade providing the partnership with a gritty victory in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m),[...]
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Rocket Spade cements Derby claims with Avondale Guineas victory

Well fancied Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) candidate Rocket Spade threw down the gauntlet to his three-year-old rivals when he produced a strong staying performance to capture the Group 2 AJC Avondale Guineas (2100m) at Ellerslie. The Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained colt had entered Saturday’s vital Derby lead-up as the second favourite[...]
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Te Rapa test for Derby favourite

Exciting three-year-old Rocket Spade is tackling older horses at Te Rapa on Wednesday as part of his preparation for the Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m). Rocket Spade, trained by Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott at Matamata, is the favourite on the TAB futures market for the Derby following his victory in the Group[...]
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Rocket Spade delivers Guineas repeat

Owners Hermitage Thoroughbreds and trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott have gone back-to-back, scoring their second consecutive victory in the Group 2 SkyCity Auckland Guineas (1600m) at Ellerslie on Friday. The combination captured last year’s edition of the three-year-old feature with Dragon Leap, and have struck Guineas gold again 12 months later with Rocket Spade.[...]
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