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Treble for Dennis

While much of the Dennis family focus was on homebred The Chosen One running a game fourth in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), trainer Robert Dennis quietly went about his vocation, racking up a treble at Wingatui on Tuesday. Dennis’ uncles Joe, Martin and Ray Dennis, along with father Tony, comprise the famed Dennis[...]
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The Chosen One a brave Cup fourth

New Zealand-trained stayer The Chosen One finished a gallant fourth in Tuesday’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Twilight Payment. O’Brien’s father Aidan again played second fiddle to his son, with Tiger Moth finishing runner-up, reminiscent of the 2017 Melbourne Cup, when Joseph’s Rekindling denied Aidan’s Johannes Vermeer. Perennial Cup placegetter[...]
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Breeder riding the wave

Milan Park principal Tony Rider has had a busy time of late. Rider and his team at Pak ‘N’ Save Clarence St, Hamilton, have been run off their feet supplying customers over the COVID-19 lockdown period. “It’s been full on, but it’s been good,” he said. “There have been some challenges that we have never[...]
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Cambridge trainers getting back in the groove

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman is pleased to have horses trickling back into the stable after the month-long lockdown period and is taking positives from the late-season timing of the Covid-19 lockdown. With level 4 restrictions eased on Tuesday allowing horse training operations across the nation to commence once again, Forsman, who trains in partnership with[...]
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Quick Thinker to cap fine campaign

Cambridge trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman look forward to Saturdays even more than usual at present. With New Zealand likely into its final week of a month-long Alert Level 4 lockdown due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the training partners have been watching from afar as Quick Thinker and The Chosen One have represented the[...]
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Sydney Cup Facts And Figures

SYDNEY CUP 3200m, $2 million, handicap at Randwick HISTORY Sydney’s premier staying event first run in 1866 when won by Yattendon Honour roll includes: The Barb (1868-69), Carbine (1889-90), Wakeful (1902), Eurythmic (1921), Rogilla (1933), Sailor’s Guide (1956), Sharply (1961), Galilee (1967), Reckless (1977), Double Century (1979), Kingston Town (1980), Our Paddy Boy (1981), Tie[...]
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