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Dark Destroyer ready to fire in Guineas

Matamata trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott are looking forward to heading south to Christchurch with promising three-year-old Dark Destroyer to contest the Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday. The Proisir gelding has just had three lifetime starts, for a win and two placings, and his[...]
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Fabulous five for Marsh

Victories by Oseleta at Awapuni and Global Currency at Tauranga on Saturday capped off a wonderful 24-hour period for trainer Stephen Marsh who had also taken out the first three races on the card at Hawera on Friday. The five-strong haul pushed Marsh into second place on the National Trainers’ premiership with 21 wins for[...]
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Special result for Sharrock in Opunake Cup

Local trainer Allan Sharrock gained a special result on his home track on Saturday to round out a record-breaking season for his New Plymouth-based stable. Sharrock prepared the quinella in the Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) when rider Sam Weatherley guided race favourite Justaskme to victory over gallant mare London Express in an exciting finish[...]
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Alexander hoping for Guineas fairytale

Comeback trainer Katrina Alexander is hoping to cap a fairytale return to racing when saddling Tinker Mcphee, the $3.10 favourite, in Saturday’s Group 1 Barneswood Farm New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton. The Matamata horsewoman reapplied for her trainer’s licence last season in partnership with husband Simon to fulfil the request made by her[...]
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Major Tom takes out Riccarton feature

Ruakaka trainer Kenny Rae enjoyed a red-letter day at Riccarton on Saturday as two of his three-horse team that he had brought south from his far north base took out feature events. After earlier upsetting pundits with promising Iffraaj gelding Zoltan, who defeated red-hot favourite Matchmaker in a three-year-old 1100m contest, Rae nabbed the big[...]
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