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Molly set to Bloom in Queensland

There has been a slight change in plans for Group One-winning filly Molly Bloom. The Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) winner was set to tackle this Saturday's Group 1 New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes (1600m) at Ellerslie but will now head straight to Queensland for a three-race campaign. “She had a busy time[...]
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Orchestral chasing Derby triumph

Winning a Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) is nothing new for Roger James, with the Cambridge trainer looking to extend his tally in the Classic to an even half dozen at Ellerslie on Saturday, while training partner Robert Wellwood will be looking for his first. Tidal Light (1986), Roysyn (1995), Zonda (1997), Hades (1999),[...]
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Sudbina claims overdue success at Hastings

Well-related filly Sudbina took advantage of a step-out of stakes company at Hastings on Saturday, taking an eye-catching victory. Displaying promise early into her three-year-old season, Sudbina broke maiden status at start three, and subsequently was thrown the challenge of black-type racing in her following two starts in the Group 2 Soliloquy Stakes (1400m), and[...]
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Crystal Mile next for Prowess

“It's been a frustrating few months for Prowess and her connections,” shared trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood. An abscess had kept the multiple Group One winner away from her initial target, the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) last month, and a stone bruise had led to her withdrawal from a trial at Taupo. However,[...]
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Orchestral to miss 1000 Guineas

One-time Group 1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) favourite Orchestral has been ruled out of the southern Classic. The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained filly had two starts as a juvenile, for a win and placing, and was second favourite when resuming in the Group 3 Gold Trail Stakes (1200m) at Hastings earlier this month.[...]
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