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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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Group 1 option for Levante

Group 1 performed mare Supera may be joined in next month’s Group 1 Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha by emerging stablemate Levante, giving Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso a two-pronged attack on the fillies and mares feature. Levante suffered her first defeat in five starts when beaten into second[...]
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Exciting Levante ready for Guineas

Unbeaten three-year-old filly Levante will tackle Group company for the first time on Saturday when she contests the Group 2 carfinance.co.nz Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained daughter of Proisir has been installed a $2.50 favourite for the black-type assignment and has impressed in each of her four career victories, which[...]
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Three-pronged Oaks tilt for Autridge

Valachi Downs trainer Stephen Autridge will be vying for his first Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) when he lines-up three fillies in the race at Trentham on Saturday. Autridge will saddle Communique and Karalino in Kevin and Jo Hickman’s gold colours, while he will also contest the race with Nothing[...]
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Headache draws for Ritchie

Shaune Ritchie thought he was in a nightmare on Wednesday. The Cambridge trainer was upbeat with his three runners heading into Trentham on Saturday, including Group 1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) favourite Jennifer Eccles, but horror barriers quickly put a dampener on things. Jennifer Eccles, Swisswatch, and Bella Mente have all[...]
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Hannam hails standout season

Central Districts jockey Robert Hannam hasn’t let a delay to his New Zealand racing season hinder him from setting a record tally of stakes wins this term. The likeable hoop spent the early part of this season in India, where he was finishing off a four-month contract, which was halted in 2017 after he sustained[...]
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