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The Irishman pleases at Te Aroha

Impressive debut winner The Irishman had a quiet trial at Te Aroha on Monday in readiness for a raceday return over the Ellerslie Christmas Carnival. The Tony Pike-trained son of Tavistock won at first time of asking at Avondale over 1100m before finishing fifth to Shezzacatch in the Listed Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m) at[...]
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Endless Drama retired

Well-travelled sprinter/miler Endless Drama has been retired after failing to find his best form in his latest campaign. The nine-year-old Lope De Vega entire began his career in Ireland where he won two of his eight starts and finished runner-up in the 2015 Group 1 Irish 2000 Guineas (1609m) before making his way to Australia[...]
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Pike braving the Trentham Storm

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will head south to Trentham on Saturday to a wet welcome, with rain forecast for the weekend’s premier meeting. Despite the gloomy outlook he is set to bring his own storm on Saturday in the form of unbeaten two-year-old Stormy, who will contest the Group 2 Pete’s Joinery, Precise Design &[...]
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Revitalised McNab in purple patch

A stint on the sidelines last season appears to have done jockey Michael McNab the world of good. The Waikato-based hoop rode a winning stakes double at Ellerslie on Saturday, bringing his stakes tally for the season to three, equaling his haul from last term. His winning rides came courtesy of the Tony Pike-trained Tellall[...]
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Khufu ready to reign at Ellerslie

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will introduce punters to a colt at Ellerslie on Saturday that could one day become their darling. Pike will produce American Pharoah colt Khufu on debut in the Eagle Charters 1100, hoping the youngster can showcase the ability that has his trainer so excited about him. Pike bought the Nearco Stud-bred[...]
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Sandown Cup aim for Sin To Win

Former New Zealand-trained galloper Sin To Win was back in the winner’s circle for the first time in 900 days, when successful in The Macca’s Run (2800m) at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day. Prepared by Tom Dabernig and Ben Hayes, the eight-year-old son of Sir Percy relished stepping up in distance at a track he[...]
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Telperion posts first winner

Westbury Stud-based sire Telperion made the best start possible to his stallion career when his first runner to the track was successful at Awapuni on Saturday. Stormy, a showy chestnut from the Tony Pike stable, showed plenty of grit and determination to win first-up over 1000m after waging a home straight war with fellow debutant[...]
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Cambridge Polytrack open for business

Horses stepped out onto New Zealand’s first synthetic surface last week with construction of the Polytrack completed at the Cambridge Jockey Club. Construction began in January this year and nearly 10 months on, Cambridge Jockey Club chief executive Mark Fraser-Campin is more than happy with the result and enthusiastic about the benefits it will bring[...]
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Not An Option on top at Matamata

Well-travelled three-year-old Not An Option reminded punters of his galloping ability when he defeated a small but classy field of rivals over 1400m at Matamata on Saturday. The Not A Single Doubt colt was having his first start since returning home from a three-race campaign in Australia during his two-year-old season that included a third-place[...]
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