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Hanger back to winning form at Ruakaka

An inch-perfect ride from Ryan Elliot has seen progressive galloper Hanger return to the winner’s enclosure when successful over 1400m at Ruakaka. The O’Reilly gelding had been in indifferent form since winning first-up over 1200m at Awapuni back in January. A disappointing last start-performance at Te Rapa back in April saw trainers Roger James and[...]
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James Expects Good Showing From Hypnos

New Zealand trainer Roger James has seen encouraging signs from Group One placegetter Hypnos in Melbourne in the lead-up to the three-year-old’s second Australian start at Sandown. James, who trains in partnership with Robert Wellwood, nominated Hypnos for three races on Saturday’s program before opting for the $75,000 Ladbrokes Odds Boost Handicap, a 1600m benchmark-78[...]
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Trans-Tasman targets for James-Wellwood team

Kingsclere Stables will traverse the Tasman on Saturday as Hypnos continues his campaign in Melbourne, while Killarney, Hanger and newcomer Even Chance compete at Ruakaka. Roger James is in Melbourne as Group 1 Levin Classic (1600m) runner-up Hypnos prepares for Saturday’s Ladbrokes Odds Boost Handicap (1600m) at Sandown, while training partner Robert Wellwood is charged[...]
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Delayed Australian stint for Hypnos

Smart Cambridge three-year-old Hypnos is set to embark on a delayed Australian campaign, but with a change of direction. The Group 1 Levin Classic (1600m) runner-up is booked to leave New Zealand on Wednesday bound for Melbourne to make his Australian debut in a three-year-old handicap over 1400m at Caulfield next Saturday. The original plan[...]
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Newcomer stepping out as star returns

It might be a quieter time on the racing front for Roger James and Robert Wellwood, but there’s plenty of interest for their Cambridge stable this week. The training partners have welcomed top mare Rondinella back into the stable, while their attention will focus on runners at Hastings on Wednesday with a few more destined[...]
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