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The Cossack leaves Nelson perplexed

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesSunday’s Grand National Hurdle (4200m) at Sandown was billed as a match race between topweights Saunter Boy and Kiwi raider The Cossack, but the race proved to be anything but. The 71kg impost didn’t prove a problem for the former, scoring a three-quarter of a length victory over St Arnicca, while[...]
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Grand Impact remains unbeaten

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesSmart three-year-old Grand Impact kept his perfect record intact when he delivered a commanding front-running performance on the Lakeside track at Sandown on Sunday. The son of Satono Aladdin was quickly into stride from a handy gate to make the running under jockey Ben Melham and, after surging clear 250m from[...]
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Mr Maestro set for VRC Derby campaign

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesAn early decision to send Mr Maestro to Australia will give the gifted three-year-old every opportunity to stamp himself as a classic contender. The well-bred Andrew Forman-trained son of Savabeel will cross the Tasman in the early hours of Wednesday morning and, all going well, will open his Victorian campaign in[...]
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The Cossack set for Grand National Hurdle

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesChampion jumps trainer Paul Nelson will be in Australia rather than Christchurch this weekend as he watches his star hurdler The Cossack take on Australia’s best. Nelson won last season’s New Zealand jumps trainer title with 19 successes, including a startling eight prestige jumps races, but he won’t be represented on[...]
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