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TIMARU SELECTIONS

(By John Jenkins) Race 1 4 The Bieber 6 Teddytwinkletoes 3 Cashel 1 Doctor Eden Race 2 1 Visconti 5 Castlereigh 4 To Love You 2 Blue Race 3 2 Rainman 1 Buster Bolt 8 Lady Davone 11 Morrigone Race 4 1 Delacroix 2 Adequacy 5 Eion 3 Irish Dude Race 5 2 Miss

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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HASTINGS JUMPOUTS

(By John Jenkins) An easy all the way win by Smokin’ Oak and a good hit out by Sheer Elegance were among the highlights at today’s Hastings jumpouts. There were seven heats run at either 750m or 1000m and were held up against the running rail on the c

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

JULIUS ON TRACK FOR ROTORUA

Talented sprinter Julius prepared for a return to racing in the Gr.3 Sweynesse Stakes (1215m) at Rotorua on Saturday week with an exhibition gallop at Taupo on Wednesday under regular rider Jason Waddell. “He feels good,” Waddell said. “He is a bit

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