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Benner keen to get back into action

A pair of impressive trial winners at Foxton during the week has Otaki trainer Johno Benner looking forward to the return of racing in the Central Districts next month. Benner and partner Hollie Wynyard produced progressive winter galloper Happy Star to win an open class 1000m heat on Thursday while a well-bred Tavistock colt also[...]
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Group 1 entire Wyndspelle retired

Group 1 winning miler Wyndspelle has been retired after suffering an injury while preparing for a tilt at the Group 1 Haunui Farm WFA Classic (1600m) later this month. Prepared at Otaki by Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard through the latter half of his career, Wyndspelle was a model of consistency, netting connections close to[...]
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Otaki likely for Wyndspelle

Consistent Group 1 galloper Wyndspelle is likely to be aimed towards an elite level target on his home track after another strong performance when narrowly beaten into second in Saturday’s Group 1 Thorndon Mile (1600m) behind all-the-way winner The Mitigator. The son of Iffraaj has won the best part of $700,000 in prizemoney under the[...]
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Exciting weekend for Haunui Farm

Wyndspelle’s breakthrough Group 1 win topped off a big day at Trentham on Saturday for Haunui Farm. In winning the Group 1 Captain Cook Stakes (1600m), Wyndspelle became the 10th individual Group 1 winner for the Haunui Farm-based sire Iffraaj. Three races earlier on the programme Haunui Farm, as part-owners, shared in the success of[...]
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Campin on cloud nine

As she waited to board a plane home from Wellington airport on Sunday afternoon, well-known bloodstock agent and racing identity Jen Campin was trying to work out just how she was going to answer the hundreds of congratulatory messages she had received after her favourite ‘cruisy dude’, Wyndspelle, finally broke his Group 1 maiden status.[...]
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Shakespeare on Derby path

Johno Benner and Holly Wynyard will get a better line on three-year-old staying prospect Shakespeare when he contests Wednesday’s Victoria Derby Trial (1800m) at Flemington. The Otaki trainers are aiming high with the last-start maiden winner, with the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on November 2 the ultimate goal. Shakespeare will be ridden[...]
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Wyndspelle primed for Tarzino

Otaki conditioners Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard are pleased with Group 1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) contender Wyndspelle ahead of Saturday’s race. The six-year-old entire heads fresh-up into Saturday’s feature race at Hastings off the back of two trial wins and Benner believes TAB bookmakers have underestimated his charge, installing him as an $18 winning chance.[...]
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Spring targets beckon Wyndspelle

Otaki trainers Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard are hoping to ditch the bridesmaids tag with their consistent galloper Wyndspelle next season. The five-year-old entire recorded two runner-up performances at Group 1 level this season and a further placing in the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) in September, and they believe he can breakthrough at[...]
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