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Mare cherry ripe for Tauranga

Don’t be surprised if Cherry Lane shows sharp improvement when she contests the feature at Tauranga on Saturday. The Redwood mare had her first race in six months in an open 1200m handicap at Te Rapa last weekend, looming up on the turn before running out of condition in the straight to finish seventh while[...]
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Halston breaks maiden at Matamata

New Zealand gelding Halston was rewarded for his consistency with his maiden victory in the Matamata Function Centre 1600 on Wednesday. Placed in four of his previous six starts, Halston was pressed forward early by late replacement jockey Sam Spratt from their wide gate to sit second. Halston travelled well approaching the home turn and[...]
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Wiles puts his faith in Warrior

Dean Wiles is making every post a winner from his new Cambridge base. The former Pukekohe trainer bought a property close to the Cambridge training track in January and has developed the bare land with paddocks and a new barn, and he’s seeing immediate results. “The horses have hit the ground running since I’ve been[...]
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Local takes out Waikato Cup

Local galloper Justamaiz left no excuses for his rivals as he led all the way to capture the day’s feature staying contest at Te Rapa, the Group 3 SKY CITY Hamilton Waikato Cup (2400m). The free-going Guillotine five-year-old was rated perfectly by rider Sam Spratt who judged her ride to perfection on the David Greene-trained[...]
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Yearn grabs deserved stakes success

Ultra-consistent galloper Yearn finally put it all together in stakes company to record a deserved success at Group level when she took out the Group 2 Dunstan Feeds Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1400m) at Pukekohe on Saturday. The Karen Fursdon-trained Savabeel mare had previously finished in the placings on three separate occasions at stakes level[...]
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Group 1 assignment for Vigor Winner

Vigor Winner may not have got the results his connections were looking for in Australia last season, but the trip across the Tasman has been the making of the now four-year-old according to trainer Lauren Brennan. He won three of his four starts in New Zealand, including dead-heating the Group 3 Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m),[...]
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