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Te Aroha abandoned after race three

The Te Aroha racemeeting on Saturday was abandoned when track conditions were deemed dangerous after the first horse past the post in race three slipped and feel shortly after crossing the finish line. Rain during the day caused the downgraded Dead6 surface to become slippery and forced the abandonment after the Cody Cole-trained Extortion slipped[...]
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Big decision ahead for Collett

New Plymouth trainer Robbie Patterson hopes Coventina Bay will make Sam Collett think twice about riding boom mare Levante in Group One company next month. Coventina Bay heads to Trentham on Saturday for the Group 3 Cuddle Stakes (1600m) fresh from a stunning victory in the Lisa Chittick Plate (1400m) at Matamata on February 27,[...]
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Levante slick from gates

High-class mare Levante ran out a ready winner of her 1230m heat at the Rotorua trials on Tuesday and most importantly jumped away cleanly from the starting gates and will be seen back at the races on Saturday week. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained four-year-old missed a place for the first time in her nine-start[...]
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Local galloper impresses at Pukekohe

Local runner El Tirador provided a dashing display on his home track at Pukekohe on Sunday when he strode home to defeat his age-group rivals over 1400m. The three-year-old son of Shocking made it back-to-back victories after opening his winning account narrowly at Ruakaka over 1200m earlier in the month. The Nigel Tiley-trained galloper appreciated[...]
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Class prevails at Rotorua

Multiple trials winner Babylon Berlin made a winning debut at Rotorua on Wednesday in the MacMillan Accountants 3yo (1100m). Sent out the $1.30 favourite, Babylon Berlin bounced straight to the lead under jockey Sam Collett and never looked in danger, going on to defeat a small pool of rivals, with Chopper Reed just over four[...]
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