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Plan comes to fruition for Justacanta

A thrilling victory by Justacanta in Saturday’s Listed Paris Lane Stakes (1410m) at Flemington saw the successful culmination of a plan hatched by trainers Shaun and Emma Clotworthy after the now eight-year-old had completed his summer campaign in March this year. A model of consistency over his 47 New Zealand starts, where he won six[...]
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Australian campaign for Justacanta

Group Three performer Justacanta has joined Patrick Payne’s Plumpton barn ahead of a Melbourne spring preparation. Formerly trained in New Zealand by Shaun and Emma Clotworthy, the decision was made over the COVID-19 enforced lockdown to send the eight-year-old across the Tasman. “He is just looking for some opportunities. He has got up a bit[...]
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Home targets for Justacanta

New Zealand trainers Shaun and Emma Clotworthy were eyeing an Australian campaign with Justacanta this spring, however, a change in circumstances have altered those plans. “We were going to go over to Australia with him but he had a slight foot problem so he has ended up staying here and we will probably carry on[...]
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Apprentice comes up aces at Te Rapa

Rookie apprentice Ace Lawson-Carroll completed his first winning ride in fine style when he guided handy winter sprinter Crystallize to a comfortable victory at Te Rapa on Saturday. The 16-year-old, who weighs just 48kgs, made full use of his 4kg apprentice claim aboard the Danny Walker-trained runner as he set up a steady pace out[...]
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Erin Leighton: born to ride

Erin Leighton is doing what she has always dreamed of – riding on raceday. The New Zealand apprentice entered the racing industry as a fresh-faced 16-year-old in the hopes of becoming a jockey, and while the 28-year-old has been given limited opportunities over the years, she is really starting to kick some goals this season.[...]
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Stakes winner no shock for Clotworthy

Shaun Clotworthy may have got the last laugh over wife and training partner Emma when strapping three-year-old Hezashocka upset the applecart at Ellerslie on Saturday with his win in the Group 2 Trelawney Stud Championship Stakes (2100m). Clotworthy had just bought the son of Rich Hill Stud resident stallion Shocking for $18,000 from the Grangewilliam[...]
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Hezashocka stars for Haub

Legendary former Ellerslie commentator Keith Haub savoured one of the highlights of his long career in racing when Hezashocka scored a stunning upset in Saturday’s Group 2 Trelawney Stud Championship Stakes (2100m) at Ellerslie. An iconic voice of the Auckland track for more than two decades until his retirement in 2004, Haub has also celebrated[...]
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Clotworthys break new ground with Seven Twenty

Shaun and Emma Clotworthy will take their Byerley Park stable into uncharted territory at Ellerslie this weekend. The couple will saddle their $14,000 yearling purchase Seven Twenty in Saturday’s DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m), giving them their first taste of the lucrative juvenile sprint for graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock’s yearling sales. “She’s[...]
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Bright future predicted for impressive Pukekohe winner

Promising galloper Edit provided further evidence of his racetrack talent when he dashed home for a decisive victory over 1200m at Pukekohe on Saturday. In the hands of runaway Jockeys’ premiership leader Danielle Johnson, the Swiss Ace gelding made it back-to-back victories after opening his winning account at Ellerslie earlier in the month. Johnson’s calculated[...]
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