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Classic ambitions for Tutukaka

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike believes quality three-year-old Tutukaka can bounce back to form in Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) as the Tavistock gelding presses on towards the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) on Saturday week. Pike has relied on the eyes and ears of Mornington horseman Tony Noonan as he prepares the half-brother to star[...]
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Derby campaign commences for Tutukaka

Don’t expect Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) candidate Tutukaka to win his seasonal debut at Flemington on Saturday, but he should be making solid ground at the line. The Tavistock half-brother to Melody Belle impressed as a staying prospect last season, ending a three-race Queensland campaign by winning the Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1800m)[...]
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Trans-Tasman plans for Catalyst

Tony Pike is looking forward to spring racing with his new acquisition Catalyst. The rising five-year-old son of Darci Brahma won six of his 10 races for former trainer Clayton Chipperfield, five of which were at stakes level, including the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m). He hasn’t raced since pulling up lame in[...]
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Pike plumps for Sunshine Coast option

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is confident he can figure in the thick end of the prizemoney in a Queensland stakes race for the second weekend in succession. The stable was represented by dominant Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1830m) winner Tutukaka at Eagle Farm last Saturday, and Pike is expecting a good showing from[...]
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Tutukaka Derby bound

The Tony Pike-trained two-year-old gelding Tutukaka ticked the first box as he makes a long-range bid for the Group 1 VRC Derby (2500m) with a dominant victory in the Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1830m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Ridden by Michael Cahill, the half-brother to Melody Belle always looked in control when sitting[...]
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Staying platform for Tutukaka

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is hoping to break maiden ranks with promising stayer Tutukaka and gets a gilt-edged opportunity in Saturday’s Listed Tattersall’s Life Member Stakes (1830m) at Eagle Farm in Brisbane, Australia. The newly introduced race, which caters for late-season juveniles looking for ground, initially attracted just five nominations, which was later bolstered[...]
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