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First mile test for Spring Tide

Foxton trainer Chrissy Bambry isn’t too worried about the prospect of an improved track for Spring Tide for the second leg of the Hastings weight-for-age triple crown. Spring Tide made a huge impression in the first leg, the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m), beating all but Callsign Mav after mounting a strong run from midfield.[...]
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Star mare Avantage retired

Nine-time Group One winner Avantage has been retired from racing after suffering a tendon injury. The Jamie Richards-trained six-year-old was favourite for Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings, the first Group One of the New Zealand racing season. “We’re all absolutely gutted about Avantage but unfortunately this can happen in racing,” Richards said.[...]
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Domestic targets for Rogerson stars

The chances of high-class galloper Mascarpone venturing across the Tasman this spring are looking highly unlikely, however, Group One performed stablemate Beauden remains an outside hope of making it to Melbourne, where he holds a nomination for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) with an allotted weight of 53.5kg. After lumping 63.5kgs to finish fifth[...]
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Punters take leap of faith

Comeback galloper Dragon Leap returns to the races for only the second time since February 2020 when he contests Saturday’s Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings. The now five-year-old was one of New Zealand’s top three-year-olds and a leading fancy for the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) after successive Group Two victories in[...]
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Signs positive for Mav

The John Bary-trained Callsign Mav tuned up for his fresh-up tilt at the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) with a dominant trial victory at Taupo on Wednesday. The five-year-old gelding was given a solid hit-out under regular rider Jonathan Riddell, sitting outside the pacemaker Our Alley Cat before extending when asked in the straight to[...]
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Derby campaign commences for Tutukaka

Don’t expect Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) candidate Tutukaka to win his seasonal debut at Flemington on Saturday, but he should be making solid ground at the line. The Tavistock half-brother to Melody Belle impressed as a staying prospect last season, ending a three-race Queensland campaign by winning the Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1800m)[...]
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