South Island Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes

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Irish Girl primed for Riccarton feature

New Zealand trainer Kenny Rae says the blame would rest squarely with his daughter and co-trainer Krystal Williams-Tuhoro if their mare Irish Girl was to be beaten in Saturday’s Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton. Rae had hoped to boost his stellar record accompanying the El Roca mare in[...]
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Weight the query for The Gift

Trainer Robert Dennis has only one concern with The Gift ahead of the MLT/Three Rivers Hotel/Pioneer Tavern Fireside Cup (1335m) at Gore on Friday – weight. The four-year-old mare has been lumbered with 60kg in her final lead-up race to the Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton later this[...]
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Asathought tastes Ascot gold

New Zealand South Island trainer Lisa Vaughan is on the lookout for black type success for Asathought after the well-related mare won the Baillie & Lewis Pharmacy Invercargill Gold Cup (2600m) on Saturday. Asathought benefited from settling closer than usual to the speed at Ascot Park, trailing and then sitting one off the fence for[...]
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Pitman Magic on show at Riccarton

Trainers Michael & Matthew Pitman are pleased with the condition of stakes winning mare All About Magic as she looks to land the spoils for the home team in the Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton on Saturday. While conceding rival Belle Fascino will be hard to topple, Michael[...]
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Carston happy with Breeders Stakes duo

Andrew Carston has his two mares in peak condition for what he has revealed is their target race – Saturday’s Group 3 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Riccarton. The Christchurch trainer will produce Ticket To Ride and Monrecour in the set-weights and penalties fillies and mares feature, confident he has both[...]
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Hannam hails standout season

Central Districts jockey Robert Hannam hasn’t let a delay to his New Zealand racing season hinder him from setting a record tally of stakes wins this term. The likeable hoop spent the early part of this season in India, where he was finishing off a four-month contract, which was halted in 2017 after he sustained[...]
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