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Andrew Forsman granted 13 Flemington boxes

Andrew Forsman is relocating his Victorian stable after being granted 13 boxes at Flemington. The Cambridge trainer established a permanent Australian base earlier this year at Macedon Lodge, roughly 60km north-west of Melbourne. But when Flemington made stables available via a competitive tender, Forsman jumped at the opportunity. “I'm thrilled to get those boxes at[...]
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Group 1 winner Defibrillate retired

Talented middle-distance specialist and million-dollar earner Defibrillate has been retired. The son of Shocking was bred by co-trainer Graham Richardson alongside the McInteer Family, both parties remaining in the ownership alongside several other close friends, including fellow trainer Lance O'Sullivan and former Black Cap Brendan McCullum. Defibrillate commenced his racing career in Richardson's Matamata stable,[...]
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Kennedy loving life in New Zealand

New Zealand is delivering everything experienced jockey Warren Kennedy had yearned for when he made the bold decision to relocate from South Africa five months ago. Kennedy left a successful career in his homeland in search of a better balance of work and time with his family and has no regrets, having quickly garnered the[...]
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Sinarahma retired

Group One performer Sinarahma has been retired following her seventh-placed run in the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at Pukekohe on Boxing Day. The Taranaki mare was on the road to retirement after being served in the spring, and the decision was made to bring down the curtain on her racing career following the Group[...]
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Polly wants a Classic cracker

Quality mare Polly Grey will be given the opportunity to boost her future broodmare value and attain millionaire status during a brief homecoming. The New Zealand-bred mare will depart from her adopted home in Sydney on Wednesday for a one-off crack at the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at Pukekohe on Boxing Day. The well-related[...]
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Tiptronic retired

Group One winner Tiptronic has been retired. The evergreen gelding has given his connections an enjoyable ride over the last few years, however, a series of disappointing results spelled the end of his racing career in the mind of co-trainer and part-owner Graham Richardson. The Matamata conditioner purchased the son of O'Reilly out of Waikato[...]
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