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Former Kiwis make mark at the ‘Bool

Former New Zealand-trained gallopers made an impact at Warrnambool on Sunday, headed by Gobstopper, who landed the feature race, the Kevin Lafferty Hurdle (3200m) with a hard-fought win over fellow Kiwi Woodsman. A brother to Group 1 winners Werther and Toffee Tongue, and Group 1 placed Milseain, Gobstopper has relished the switch to hurdling after[...]
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Gobstopper Jumps Into National Contention

Well-related gelding Gobstopper is making his mark during this year’s Victorian jumps racing season and trainer Eric Musgrove is now plotting a path for him to the Grand National Hurdle. By Tavistock out of Bagalollies, Gobstopper’s siblings include former Hong Kong Horse of the Year Werther and recent Group One Australasian Oaks winner Toffee Tongue.[...]
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Highden Park extends impressive honour roll

Boutique Manawatu thoroughbred nursery Highden Park, operated by Libby and Sam Bleakley, has experienced a purple patch with their graduates this autumn, extending their impressive honour roll. Although the farm has been in business for less than 10 years their list of quality graduates is extensive, and includes the likes of Dual Hong Kong Horse[...]
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Gobstopper Beats Runaway To Win Galleywood

Just days after his younger sister won the Group One Australasian Oaks in Adelaide, seven-year-old Gobstopper has claimed another feature win of his own in the Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool. By Tavistock out of Bagalollies, Gobstopper is a brother to last Saturday’s Oaks-winning three-year-old filly Toffee Tongue and former Hong Kong Horse of the Year[...]
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Toffee Tongue adds to family legacy

Regally bred filly Toffee Tongue added to her family’s rich legacy when finishing runner-up behind Colette in the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday. The Chris Waller-trained daughter of Tavistock is a full-sister to former Hong Kong Horse of the Year Werther, Group 1 performer Milseain, and Group 3 New Zealand Cup[...]
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Living legends comes to Manawatu

While Libby and Sam Bleakley of Highden Park haven’t set out to replicate Victoria’s famous Living Legends farm, the high-profile horses retiring to their Manawatu property shows they are well on their way. Living Legends, dubbed the international home of rest for champion horses, is home to the likes of Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m)[...]
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