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Brosnan enjoys early season success

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesAfter a long time between victories, four in quick succession have helped improve things for Matamata trainer Mark Brosnan, but the horse he’s most excited about is still a maiden. Brosnan scored a double at Ruakaka on Saturday, bookending the card with victories by Fly My Wey in a 1600m maiden[...]
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Bishara pleased with Texas

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesTexas didn’t disgrace himself in strong company as a two-year-old and will be given early black-type opportunities this season to fully realise his stakes potential. The son of Rubick has been held in high regard by Nick Bishara for some time and the Ardmore Lodge trainer was both relieved and delighted[...]
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Da Cruz set to unleash Brontes Gold

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesBrontes Gold will be given his opportunity to carry his encouraging trial form over to race day when he makes his debut at Ruakaka on Saturday. The covers will finally come off the Zacinto four-year-old in the Alibaba’s Flying Carpets Stretch and Trim Maiden (1550m) with apprentice Elen Nicholas to aid[...]
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Chevron out to continue strong form

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesThe in-form Chevron is expected to give another bold home track showing on Saturday, despite an unplanned drop back in distance. The Ruakaka five-year-old has been in fine touch over ground in his most recent outings and circumstances have forced local trainer Chris Gibbs to change tack with the gelding. “He’s[...]
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