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Racing loses a gifted horseman

The New Zealand racing industry awoke on Monday morning to the news of the death overnight of popular Canterbury trainer Tony Prendergast, aged 84. Prendergast, who trained in partnership with his wife, Lyn, from their West Melton property, had been suffering from cancer after being diagnosed a few months ago and his death came after[...]
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Topweight takes Timaru Cup

There were emotional scenes in the Timaru birdcage following the running of the Listed Craigmore Sustainable Holdings Ltd Timaru Cup (1600m) on Saturday as the connections of Who Dares Wins waited for their pride and joy to return to the winner’s enclosure. The rugged Iffraaj gelding gave weight and a beating to his rivals off[...]
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700 wins for Williams

Canterbury jockey Kylie Williams had a day to remember at Riccarton on Saturday. Not only did she pick up a winning double, she also secured her 700th career win in the saddle. Williams ticked up win number 699 aboard Morweka in the gavelhouse.com Open Handicap (1000m) before riding home Queen Jetsun to win the US[...]
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Winter Cup test for Prendergast duo

West Melton trainers Tony and Lyn Prendergast have two runners in Saturday’s Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations 122nd Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton. The husband and wife duo will be represented by the top weight of the field, Who Dares Wins, and Trudeau. Who Dares Wins strung together three wins in a row earlier this[...]
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Trudeau takes out Oamaru Cup

Weight relief may have been the deciding factor in a short-margin result in the Oamaru Cup (1600m) at Ashburton on Tuesday. The race was taken out by the Tony and Lyn Prendergast-trained Trudeau, who nosed out King Cougar into second, with Owen Patrick a head back in third. The five-year-old son of Pins was initially[...]
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