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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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MARSH LOOKING FOR IMPROVEMENT

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh will be hoping that Ugo Foscolo can recapture his black-type form in the Gr.3 Red Badge Sprint (1400m) at Hastings on Saturday. The Group One-winning son of Zacinto ran third fresh-up over 1200m at Ruakaka last month before

BENNER HOT ON SCOTT BASE

Johno Benner has no doubt he is taking a horse to the races capable of winning Saturday’s Gr.1 Livamol Classic (2040m) at Hastings. Benner and his partner Holly Wynyard will saddle Scott Base and Wyndspelle for the weight-for-age feature, confident the

PROMISING 3YO TO DEBUT

Byerley Park trainers Peter and Dawn Williams will take three horses north to Ruakaka on Wednesday in the hope of recording their maiden victories.   Promising three-year-old debutant Jip Jip Rock has pleased her trainers with her three trials to dat

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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

Legh Has Golden Two Hours

Melbourne-based businessman Rupert Legh experienced the kind of joy that most thoroughbred horse owners can only dream about at Flemington on Saturday. In the space of a golden two-hour period, Legh collected valuable black-type victories at Melbourne Rac