The Jericho Cup

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Aigne heads Myers five-timer

Central Districts trainer Kevin Myers enjoyed a day out at Awapuni on Friday, saddling five winners. The wily conditioner linked with rider Shaun Fannin to win four of the five jumps races with Bakela, Ave Maria, Albaron and Napolean, but it was the flat victory of staying and jumping all-rounder Aigne in the Eddie Carson[...]
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Countdown begins to The Jericho Cup

The countdown to the third edition of Australia’s longest flat race, The Jericho Cup (4600m), has commenced with the confirmation of its 2020 date and the qualifying races guaranteeing an automatic start. The race, which commemorates Australian and New Zealand’s light horse involvement in World War 1, is run on the fourth Sunday after the[...]
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Fitting ANZAC winner of Jericho Cup

Former Wingatui-trained galloper Ablaze (Raise The Flag) has headed home a New Zealand-bred trifecta in the longest flat race in Australasia, the unique A$300,000 Jericho Cup (4600m) at Warrnambool on Sunday. Restricted to Australian and New Zealand-bred horses, the Jericho is the brainchild of philanthropist and historian Bill Gibbins to commemorate a three-mile race held[...]
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