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Ryder on Sharrock’s radar

It’s already been one of Allan Sharrock’s most memorable seasons but the New Plymouth trainer is keen to add the icing on the cake at Otaki on Saturday. Sharrock has already set new personal benchmarks for wins in a season (54) and stakes earnings (NZD$1.11 million) but he heads to Otaki with a formidable team[...]
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Waisake collects another Trentham feature

Class prevailed at Trentham on Saturday when last-start Group 3 Wellington Cup (3200m) winner Waisake collected another feature race at the venue with a gritty victory in the Listed Fasttrack Insurance 5K New Zealand St. Leger (2600m). Unsighted since taking out the Cup in late January with a booming late run, the Allan Sharrock-trained six-year-old[...]
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Gibbs praying for a storm

Ruakaka trainer Chris Gibbs is welcoming the wet weather forecast ahead of the Group 3 NZ Campus Of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) at Trentham on Saturday. Gibbs will line-up Dragon Storm in the two-mile feature and said the son of Shocking will appreciate any give in the ground. The six-year-old gelding was met[...]
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Emotional win for Corbett

It’s been a tough month for trainer Peter Corbett, but some light was put back into his life on Saturday when his pride and joy Dee And Gee recaptured form when storming home late to win the Waikouaiti Cup (2200m) at Wingatui. The former Group 3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) winner had been out of[...]
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Beauden defends Marton Cup crown

Exciting stayer Beauden returned to the scene of his 2020 triumph in the Listed Japac Marton Cup (2200m) on Saturday and made it back-to-back victories in the race with a devastating performance. The Team Rogerson-trained six-year-old came into the race off the back of an emphatic four length win in the Taupo Cup, where regular[...]
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Marton Cup next for Grand Bouquet

Cambridge trainer Lauren Brennan is hoping to put Grand Bouquet’s Group 3 NZ Campus of Innovation & Sport Wellington Cup (3200m) campaign back on track with a bold run in Saturday’s Listed Japac Homes Marton Cup (2200m) at Awapuni. Bred in the purple by Waikato Stud’s Garry and Mark Chittick, by Savabeel out of Group[...]
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