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Kiwis dominate jumping card

The NZ suffix dominated proceedings at Pakenham on Sunday, with all six jumping races taken out by Kiwi horses. Plumpton trainer Patrick Payne led the way with three victories, including features with Tallyho Twinkletoe (Brendan Dreschler Hurdle, 3500m) and Slowpoke Rodriguez (Mosstrooper Steeplechase, 3500m). Payne labelled the former as the best jumper he has trained,[...]
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Tallyho Twinkletoe To Chase Jumps History

Trainer Patrick Payne rates Tallyho Twinkletoe the best jumper he has trained after adding the Brendan Drechsler Hurdle to his amazing record. Tallyho Twinkletoe has raced in Australia three times, claiming the Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase double last year along with Sunday’s win at Pakenham. Payne says Tallyho Twinkletoe is a naturally gifted jumper[...]
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Nerves kick in for Payne

Nerves only come but once a year for Patrick Payne, and that time is now. The Warrnambool May Carnival is like Christmas Day for the Victorian trainer and he will once again have several live chances on one of Australia’s biggest days of jumps racing. “I love it,” Payne said. “It’s the only time I[...]
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Crucial Warrnambool hit-out for Zed Em

Star Kiwi jumper Zed Em heads to Warrnambool on Tuesday for a crucial steeplechase trial over 2800m as he looks to defend his crown in Tuesday week’s A$315,000 Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) at a revamped Warrnambool Carnival. The nine-year-old son of Zed was sent out $1.55 favourite for the Spencer Memorial Chase (3500m) at Pakenham[...]
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History Beckons In Grand National Steeple

As champion jumper Wells attempts a record fourth Grand National Steeplechase success, rival Tallyho Twinkletoe will be racing for his own slice of history at Ballarat. Tallyho Twinkletoe aims to become the first horse on Sunday since Mosstrooper in 1930 to win the Grand National Hurdle-Steeplechase double in the same year. Mosstrooper won the Grand[...]
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