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Super Photon salutes on debut

A bright future is being tipped for Super Photon following his debut win in at Rotorua on Wednesday. The son of Super Seth jumped away fairly from his ace barrier and took an early trail behind pacemaker Force Of Law before jockey Joe Doyle was able to navigate him into the coveted one-one position behind[...]
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Deebee Zapower impresses Opie at Rotorua

In a triumphant return to the winner's circle, Deebee Zapower, a six-year-old Power gelding, showcased resilience at Rotorua on Sunday. Despite two lacklustre performances in his recent outings at Te Rapa and Hastings, the consistent performer redeemed himself under the guidance of trainer Gavin Opie. Opie, acknowledging the challenges in the previous races, expressed confidence[...]
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Riodini set for Rotorua return

Renowned gelding Riodini, a million-dollar earner in his illustrious career, is set to return to the New Zealand racing scene after nearly four years away. This weekend, Riodini is poised to grace the track in the Group 3 Sweynesse Stakes at Rotorua. His journey began under the tutelage of Nigel Tiley in Pukekohe, where he[...]
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Valuable Rotorua Cup win for Poser

Up and coming stayer Poser showed just how tough she is when producing a determined finish to claim victory in the Listed Rotorua Cup (2200m). The five-year-old Kurtis Pertab-trained galloper had swept through the grades with three consecutive wins to round out her early summer campaign before being put aside for a short break. Having[...]
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Riproar has family bite

The Andrew Forsman-trained Riproar looks to have inherited some of the family ability, with the gelding a comfortable winner at Rotorua on Thursday at his second start. Ridden by Wiremu Pinn, Riproar proved too good for Sassy Lass and Balance Of Power in a four-horse field, winning by just over two lengths. “Obviously it was[...]
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Dream winning double for Doyle

Joe Doyle has wasted no time in showcasing his riding talent with a dream introduction to New Zealand racing. The 26-year-old Irish jockey posted a winning double at Rotorua to announce himself as another quality addition to the senior domestic riding ranks following the recent arrivals of the South African pair of Warren Kennedy and[...]
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