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Tavi Mac returns in Sweynesse

Group Two winner Tavi Mac will try to get his spring preparation back on track at Arawa Park on Sunday when he lines-up in the Group 3 Sweynesse Stakes (1215m). The Tavistock gelding put in an uncharacteristic subpar performance when finishing ninth in the Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa last month and[...]
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Ryder on Sharrock’s radar

It’s already been one of Allan Sharrock’s most memorable seasons but the New Plymouth trainer is keen to add the icing on the cake at Otaki on Saturday. Sharrock has already set new personal benchmarks for wins in a season (54) and stakes earnings (NZD$1.11 million) but he heads to Otaki with a formidable team[...]
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Tavi Mac makes pleasing return

Tavi Mac, the surprise package of this season, made a pleasing start to his preparation at Foxton on Tuesday when comfortably winning his 1000m trial. The rising six-year-old gelding won four of his seven starts this term, including the Listed Matamata Cup (1400m), Listed Levin Stakes (1200m), Group 2 Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m), and finished[...]
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Tavi Mac steps into Seabiscuit role

Taranaki trainer Allan Sharrock is hoping his diminutive sprinter Tavi Mac can provide the movie fairytale finish to Saturday’s Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham. “It’s the old battler’s tale. The little horse from humble beginnings up against the expensive Fastnet Rock mare, and she’ll take some beating too,” Sharrock said[...]
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Feature targets for Sharrock fillies

Last start Group 3 Eulogy Stakes (1600m) placegetter Signora Nera will be aimed at further black-type features, but trainer Allan Sharrock said what path the three-year-old filly takes will become a lot clearer after racing at Awapuni on Saturday. The daughter of Sweynesse will jump from barrier two in the Spreading Rural Bulk 1400 and[...]
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Tavi Mac Telegraph bound

Trainer Allan Sharrock has confirmed his pocket-rocket Tavi Mac will have his next start in the Group 1 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham on January 16. The Tavistock five-year-old has won his last three races in a row culminating in a comfortable victory in the Group 2 Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at[...]
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Frodo too fast in Group 2 feature

Pocket rocket Tavi Mac, who affectionately carries the moniker Frodo due to his diminutive stature and ungainly build, captured the biggest victory of his burgeoning career when he dashed away from his rivals in Saturday’s Group 2 Kevin Pratt Memorial Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni. The Allan Sharrock-trained son of Tavistock has captured hearts[...]
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Tavi Mac primed for Awapuni challenge

Hot trainer Allan Sharrock is hoping Tavi Mac can exploit any weakness in the armour of Group 1 – winning rival Callsign Mav in Saturday’s Group 2 Kevin Pratt Memorial Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni. The pair dominate the TAB’s market for the weight-for-age feature with Tavistock five-year-old Tavi Mac a favourite ahead of[...]
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