Waikato Steeplechase

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Pythagoras back in calculations

Pythagoras made a promising start to his New Zealand steeplechase career three years ago and the nine-year-old has made a return to the fences to try and pick up where he left off. The Peter and Jessica Brosnan-trained gelding won his first two steeplechase starts but subsequently suffered some leg issues that resulted in an[...]
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Back-to-back premierships for Fannin

Shaun Fannin reckons there’s no buzz for a rider that’s quite like winning a major steeplechase. The New Zealand jockey did plenty of winning in the past 12 months, with his 16 victories securing his second consecutive jumps jockeys premiership. A second premiership seemed like a longshot when he fell from Laekeeper in the Hawke’s[...]
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Northern spoils beckon Connors pair

New Zealand trainer Raymond Connors is looking forward to heading north to Hamilton next week with a couple of contenders for the Signature Homes Waikato Steeplechase (3900m). His charge will be led by Mesmerize, who opened his account this year with a gutsy win over the Kevin Myers-trained Zentangle in the Ken Duncan Racing Steeplechase[...]
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Shamal on track for Waikato Steeplechase

Last year’s Grand National Steeplechase (5500m) winner, Shamal, looks like he is right on track to add another coveted jumping prize to his locker after he took out the Ken & Roger Browne Memorial Steeplechase (3900m) at Te Rapa on Saturday. The Te Rapa event is the traditional lead-up to the Signature Homes Waikato Steeplechase[...]
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