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Riodini primed for Tauranga Stakes

Highly regarded filly About A Girl will continue her career in Australia from the champion Sydney stable of Chris Waller. The daughter of Almanzor made an impressive winning debut over 1200m at Tauranga last month for trainer and part-owner Nigel Tiley, prompting a trans-Tasman agreement for the three-year-old. “We did a deal with one of[...]
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Zackey makes instant impact

Newly arrived South African jockey Craig Zackey has made an immediate impact in New Zealand. The talented 27-year-old arrived just a matter of weeks ago and has quickly shown his class in the saddle. After a trio of runner-up finishes in the first three races at Tauranga on Saturday, Zackey notched his all-important first victory[...]
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Heavyweight test for Tavi Mac

You would be forgiven for thinking Tavi Mac had found himself in a Highweight at Awapuni on Saturday. The son of Tavistock has been lumbered with 64kg in the Courtesy Ford Red Craze Bowl (1400m), but he will get some weight relief with trainer Allan Sharrock utilising apprentice jockey Callum Jones' three-kilogram claim. However, he[...]
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Vernanme back to his best in Matamata Cup

Topweight Vernanme proved too tough for his rivals when he produced a gritty effort to take out Saturday's Listed Team Wealleans Matamata Cup (1600m). The Stephen Marsh-trained six-year-old came into the race off a confidence boosting fresh-up run for third at Hastings last month, after trialling nicely before launching his spring campaign. Asked to carry[...]
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