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Sharp ‘N’ Smart chasing Spring Champion glory

New Zealand trainer Graeme Rogerson is setting Sharp ‘N' Smart the task of joining an exclusive four-horse club. Since the inaugural Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) in 1978, only four horses have completed the Spring Champion Stakes-VRC (Victoria) Derby double: Stylish Century (1989), Nothin' Leica Dane (1995), Monaco Consul (2009), and Ace High (2017).[...]
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Pike after Derby spoils

New Zealand trainer Tony Pike is hoping the turnaround in weather can play into the hands of his Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) contender Tutukaka at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Usually lapping up the Queensland sun at this time of year, Pike and his fellow Kiwi raiders have been experiencing a deluge of rain, more[...]
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Pike searching for Guineas Gold

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is confident strapping chestnut Field Of Gold can be in the thick end of the prizemoney in Saturday's Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m). The gelded son of Starspangledbanner has drifted to with the bookmakers for the Riccarton feature in a market headed by Noverre ()[...]
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