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Dark Destroyer wins the Rough Habit Plate

Dark Destroyer built on his impressive runner-up performance in April’s Queensland Guineas (1600m), winning Saturday’s Rough Habit Plate (2000m) at Eagle Farm. The New Zealand-based three-year-old moved up stylishly at the top of the straight in the Group 3 event, towing jockey Sam Weatherly into the race. Despite only winning by two tenths of a[...]
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Bosson in demand for Brisbane

New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson’s Brisbane dance card is filling up well with the champion rider already locked in for half a-dozen feature race mounts during the Queensland winter carnival. All Bosson’s confirmed bookings to date are for New Zealand-trained contenders and he has enlisted the help of prominent Australian jockeys’ agent Mark Guest to[...]
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Te Rapa swansong for Two Illicit

Top quality New Zealand performer Two Illicit will be chasing the perfect end to a stellar racing career when she steps out in Saturday’s Group 2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa. The Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trained daughter of Jimmy Choux has carried the colours of breeder Trelawney Stud with distinction and, as such,[...]
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Costa Taking Giant Strides To Rough Habit

Trainer Michael Costa is sure Supergiant can underline his staying potential with another important Queensland winter carnival win. Supergiant has been in great form with a second in the Listed Daybreak Lover Stakes and a win in the Group Three Gunsynd Classic at his past two starts. And Costa is supremely confident Supergiant will be[...]
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Costa Takes Giant Steps To Gunsynd Classic

Trainer Michael Costa is genuinely excited about his promising three-year-old Supergiant stepping up to middle-distance racing. Supergiant will be having only his fifth race start in the Group Three Gunsynd Classic (1800m) at Eagle Farm. Supergiant’s ability was the worst-kept secret at the Gold Coast before it became public knowledge when he beat stakes horse[...]
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Anderson Chasing First Black-Type Quinella

Trainer Chris Anderson has one main worry as he attempts to land his first black-type quinella at Doomben. Anderson has Profit and Ballistic Boy in Saturday’s Listed Doomben Guineas (formerly Daybreak Lover Stakes) over 1600m where they look well placed under the set weights conditions of the race. The pair are clearly the top-rated horses[...]
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