Winter Cup

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Taplins begin northern raid

Isla Bank trainers Ian and Kerry Taplin will begin their northern assault at Awapuni on Saturday when they contest the Group 3 Boehringer Ingelheim Metric Mile (1600m) with in-form gallopers Ritani and Tappy’s One. Travelling is nothing new to the pair, having made plenty of trips to Riccarton from their southern base, and Ian Taplin[...]
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Justaskme gains Riccarton revenge

Taranaki galloper Justaskme gained a measure of revenge for an unlucky effort in last week’s Group 3 Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton when he triumphed in Saturday’s Heatstore Open Handicap (1400m) at the venue. The Allan Sharrock-trained six-year-old had finished runner-up in the Winter Cup after being held up at a vital stage in the[...]
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Ritani upsets in Winter Cup

Scenes of unbridled joy and celebration broke out on the Riccarton public lawn shortly after outsider Ritani () took out the 124th running of the Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations Winter Cup (1600m) on Saturday. Friends, family and connections of the Kerry and Ian Taplin-trained seven-year-old Makfi mare were besides themselves as rider Kozzi Asano[...]
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Cambridge double for Phelans

New Zealand trainers Craig and Shaun Phelan went home from Cambridge Jockey Club’s Wednesday meeting happy men after recording a double on the synthetic track, which was officially opened by former Racing Minister Winston Peters earlier in the day. Night ‘N’ Vegas opened the stable’s account in the Martin Collins New Zealand 1550, with stable[...]
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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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Special result for Sharrock in Opunake Cup

Local trainer Allan Sharrock gained a special result on his home track on Saturday to round out a record-breaking season for his New Plymouth-based stable. Sharrock prepared the quinella in the Listed Powerworx Opunake Cup (1400m) when rider Sam Weatherley guided race favourite Justaskme to victory over gallant mare London Express in an exciting finish[...]
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Apprentice comes up aces at Te Rapa

Rookie apprentice Ace Lawson-Carroll completed his first winning ride in fine style when he guided handy winter sprinter Crystallize to a comfortable victory at Te Rapa on Saturday. The 16-year-old, who weighs just 48kgs, made full use of his 4kg apprentice claim aboard the Danny Walker-trained runner as he set up a steady pace out[...]
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Bonus draws Quiz Kid south

A lucrative bonus has enticed the connections of Quiz Kid to send the in-form galloper down south early ahead of the Group 3 Winning Edge Presentations 124th Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton in a fortnight. The Cambridge gelding has made the long trek down to Oamaru to contest the Crombie And Price LTD Oamaru Cup[...]
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Cetus on a roll for Allan

Late-blooming Cetus is giving former New Zealand top jockey Tony Allan plenty to cheer about in his fledgling career as a trainer. The six-year-old gelding couldn’t have been more impressive when winning a Rating 74 event by more than six lengths over 1550m at Awapuni last Saturday, and he may back up this weekend in[...]
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