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Tavi Mac continues to impress

He may be small, but he is mighty. That’s trainer Allan Sharrock’s summation of consistent galloper Tavi Mac after his Listed Courtesy Ford Levin Stakes (1200m) victory at Otaki on Thursday. The diminutive gelding only had five rivals in the race as a result of the heavy track conditions, but that didn’t concern Sharrock. “He[...]
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Hawtin 3YO to make big impact

Te Awamutu trainer Keith Hawtin is delighted with the progress of talented three-year-old Double Impact. The Oaks Stud-owned son of Darci Brahma was an impressive maiden winner in August before featuring heavily in the stipendary stewards reports at his next two outings, when third at Hawke’s Bay before a sixth placing in the Group 2[...]
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Scintillating Guineas win for Catalyst

Catalyst continued his dominance of spring three-year-old racing with another breathtaking performance in Saturday’s Group 2 Sacred Falls Hawke’s Bay Guineas (1400m). A spectacular winner of the Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m) and Group 3 Northland Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) in his previous two starts, the super-talented son of Darci Brahma headed to Hastings[...]
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Catalyst all class at Hastings

Flashy three-year-old Catalyst contributed to a huge day for The Oaks Stud owner Dick Karreman and his resident sire Darci Brahma, when he captured the Listed El Roca-Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m) at Hastings in emphatic fashion. The Oaks Stud bred and raced three-year-old gelding Double Impact had opened his account in style with a[...]
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Te Akau stars trial to script

Reigning New Zealand Horse of the Year, Melody Belle, resumed at the Te Rapa trials on Monday with a close-up third over 900m behind stablemate Ritzy Sparkle for trainer Jamie Richards. Ridden by Troy Harris, the performance pleased connections as the six-time Group 1 winner returns to fitness ahead of a spring campaign that will[...]
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Verbalizer fulfilling potential

On a day where there were several eye-catching performances, it was the victory in the last race on the card at Ellerslie by the lightly-tried Verbalizer that captured most of the attention. Having just his second run in a new campaign, the Tobique five-year-old stormed home from near last in the hands of Troy Harris[...]
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