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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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Steeplechase features beckon Woodsman

Woodsman recorded his second win across the Tasman on Saturday when comfortably winning his 3480m hurdle at Casterton by seven lengths and he is now being earmarked for a future steeplechase career. The eight-year-old gelding has been in the care of Warrnambool trainer Patrick Ryan Jr since March and part-owner and former trainer Tony Gillies[...]
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Woodsman pleases in Terang Cup

Matamata horseman Tony Gillies was delighted with the run of exciting jumping prospect Woodsman, who made a return to the flat to finish fifth in Sunday’s Terang Cup (2150m). The dashing grey was having his first start for caretaker trainer Patrick Ryan, whom Gillies and wife Pam stayed with until their rushed return home to[...]
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Big weekend for Roustoby twins

An impressive debut jumps win for Woodsman at Te Rapa on Saturday marked the first leg of a special double for rider Michael Roustoby and his twin brother, Adam. A winner of eight races on the flat, Woodsman lived up to the expectations of his connections when giving a dominant display for Michael Roustoby to[...]
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