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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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Auckland Cup placegetters bow out

Last Sunday’s Group 2 Auckland Cup (3200m) marked the final public outings for high-class gallopers Concert Hall and Sound, who signed off by finishing second and third respectively behind Central Districts visitor Uareastar. Retirement had been earmarked for both seven-year-old mare Concert Hall and nine-year-old entire Sound, and stud careers beckon the pair who ran[...]
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Hinepara upsets in Avondale Cup

New Zealand jockey Ashvin Goindasamy loves upsetting in big races at Ellerslie and he did it again on Saturday when guiding Levin visitor Hinepara to victory in the Group 2 Wallen Concreting Avondale Cup (2400m). Goindasamy had registered his biggest career win aboard Tiptronic in the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) at the venue on[...]
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