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Holiday for Pareanui Bay

Despite a dogged effort when second behind the unbeaten Shamus in Saturday’s Group 2 Wellington Guineas (1600m) at Trentham, the immediate future for promising three-year-old Pareanui Bay is in the spelling paddock for the next month. Unbeaten in his first three starts, including the Group 2 James & Annie Sarten Memorial Stakes (1400m) at Te[...]
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Trentham triple threat for Didham

Awapuni trainer Peter Didham could line-up three stakes contenders at Trentham on Saturday, the first day of the Wellington Cup Carnival. Juvenile filly Kana has already qualified for next week’s DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) but Didham has elected to test her talents closer to home before deciding whether he will head north[...]
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Stable pet makes amends in Lightning

Less than an hour after lamenting bad luck in one Trentham feature on Saturday afternoon, Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard struck gold in the next one with stable favourite Grand Mayson. A perennial placegetter with 13 seconds and thirds through his 26-start career, the six-year-old son of Power produced a scintillating late burst to win[...]
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Benner out for more Guineas glory

Otaki conditioner Johnno Benner has a strong record in the Group 2 Fusion Electrical Wellington Guineas (1400m), which he is hoping to extend at Trentham on Saturday. Benner won the three-year-old feature in 2015 with Vespa, and again in 2018 and 2020 with Scott Base and Gold Bracelet respectively, training in partnership with Hollie Wynyard.[...]
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Bary back to his best

Back in full swing after being sofa-bound for three months, it’s onwards and upwards for astute trainer John Bary. The Hastings horseman had a quiet spring by his standards, even though it included a Group One victory in the Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) with Callsign Mav. But his team is starting to get moving[...]
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Scott Base retired

Multiple Group 2 winner Scott Base has been retired after finishing 12th in last Saturday’s Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m), with connections electing to call time on the career of the highly talented, but injury-plagued six-year-old. “He was just showing a few signs of wear and tear, and we just want to do the right[...]
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