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IGRAINE TO HAVE ONE FINAL RACE

New Zealand owned and trained mare Igraine will have the final start of her career in the Listed Grafton Cup (2400m) on July 11 before being sent to be covered by Coolmore stallion Fastnet Rock. The Galileo mare, trained by Robert Priscott, capped a good

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LLOYD CHASING A FINAL GROUP 1 WIN

Jockey Jeff Lloyd will be out to secure one more Group 1 win before his retirement on July 31 when he teams up with impressive last start winner Multaja in tomorrow $A500,000 Tattersall’s Tiara at Eagle Farm in Brisbane. A champion in his native South A

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FLOWER USED CODED MESSAGES IN COCAINE CASE

High profile Australian racehorse owner Damion Flower used coded messages to let a baggage handler know where to find bags of cocaine coming into Sydney Airport, a court has been told. But prosecutors have no proof the man best-known for his stake in Aust

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DEE AND GEE SCORES BIG UPSET

Outsider Dee And Gee, pictured, stunned the Riccarton crowd on Saturday as she registered her biggest career victory when winning the Listed Redwood Metropolitan Trophy (2500m). The five-year-old Darci Brahma mare defied her rivals all the way down the lo

MAIDEN WINS WON’T BE THEIR LAST

Some exciting young talent was unearthed at Otaki today. Sentimental Miss and Atlanta Peach looked a pair  with bright futures. His apprentice days behind him, Tim Johnson (pictured) rode like an old pro to get Sentimental Miss home with a whirlwind fini

MELHAM TO RIDE BARMAN

Victorian jockey Ben Melham will be aboard popular stayer Who Shot Thebarman when the 10-year-old runs in his fourth Melbourne Cup next Tuesday. Melham replaces Tye Angland, who’s committed to Ace High. NZ-owned Who Shot Thebarman bounced back to form l

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MORE ROTORUA RICHES FOR PESO

A  year ago Peso, pictured, won a $23,000 R65 race at Rotorua. Twelve months later he returned to Arawa Park today to win  the $50,000 Jakkalberry Classic. That’s what you call progress. From the one gate, Rosie Myers gave Peso a calm ride, made h

EVAN RAYNER BACK IN THE FOLD

Veteran Wanganui trainer Evan Rayner, pictured, wasn’t going to renew  his trainer’s licence this season. But there he was at the track today, doing what he’s done for decades, applying the spit and polish to his team. Meanwhile, traini

Ellerslie track given green light

Following a successful test on its course proper on Monday, the Auckland Racing Club have confirmed racing will resume at Ellerslie Racecourse on Saturday Ocotber 27. Ellerslie has not hosted any race meetings since Auckland Cup Week in March, to allow fo