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Nereus outstays rivals in Awapuni Gold Cup

Shaune Ritchie & Colm Murray continued an outstanding season with their stayers when up-and-coming star Nereus powered home to win the Group 2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2100m). The Cambridge-based training partnership completed a rare double in March with two-mile specialist Mahrajaan victorious in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) and Group 2 Auckland Cup[...]
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Mahrajaan chasing further Cups success

Proven stayer Mahrajaan will open his quest for another major distance title when he returns to action at Trentham on Saturday. The Shaune Ritchie and Colm Murray-trained import will make his first appearance since he claimed top honours in the Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) at Riccarton. While first-up fireworks aren't expected from Mahrajaan,[...]
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Puntura wins Group 1 Thorndon Mile

A first-time winner at Group Three and Group Two level in his previous two starts, Puntura took his career-best campaign to even greater heights in Saturday's Group 1 Thorndon Mile (1600m) at Trentham. Even before the start of this breakthtaking breakthrough season, the Taranaki gelding had been a grand performer for his owner-breeders Carole and[...]
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Mathews hoping ‘Plan B’ pays off

Howie Mathews dared to dream of competing in this year's $300,000 Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) with Weneedashock, and while that plan didn't come to fruition, the talented gelding has ended up qualifying for a race on the undercard worth $50,000 more in prizemoney. The $350,000 Remutaka Classic (1600m), a race eligible for horses that[...]
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