The New Zealand thoroughbred industry has been responsible for some of the best gallopers to have raced in Australia.
Whether having been bred in New Zealand or venturing across with their NZ based trainers to race, the likes of Phar Lap, Sunline and So You Think are just a few of the horses from across the Tasman who have been become synonymous as champion’s of Australian racing and even considered the flagship horses of their generation.
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Janine Dunlop was celebrating after the Gr.1 Vinery Stud Stakes, despite the Group One feature not delivering the result the Phoenix Park principal had been expecting.
“One of my clients, Terry Archer, had La Bella Diosa in so I was principally watching her,” she said.
Trent Busuttin is more hopeful than confident of turning the Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas form around.
A fortnight ago, the expatriate Kiwi horseman produced Anaheim to finish fourth and concedes his colt needs to lift to be a realistic winning chance in Saturday’s $A2 million Gr.1 Australian Derby at Randwick.
Stephen Marsh believes Chocante is capable of adding a feature mile to his burgeoning record.
The Cambridge trainer has already bagged the Gr.3 Counties Cup over 2100 metres with the lightly-tried stayer, who has since been freshened with a shorter target in mind.
Her ownership ranks might include All Blacks legend Stephen Donald, but the naming of social racing's latest filly will not be left to Beaver.
Stephen Donald, best known by his nickname Beaver, has joined the ownership of a two-year-old Darci Brahma filly out of Evana, raced on a shared lease between her breeder The Oaks Stud and the Social Racing No 3 Syndicate.
The emphatic nature of Iffraaj colt Jon Snow’s win in Saturday’s Gr.2 Tulloch Stakes has left Karaka breeder Richard Moore eagerly anticipating a spring arrival.
Moore bred the Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained three-year-old and Jon Snow ’s dam is currently back in foal to the Haunui Farm sire.
The powerful Lisa Latta and Lincoln Farms partnership looks to have unearthed another promising juvenile talent when All Too Hard colt Lincoln Hills made a winning debut at Tauherenikau today.
The stylish chestnut showed plenty of grit and determination as he downed his stablemate Dreams Of Platinum with a devastating home straight burst in the Per Incanto Maiden (1000m).
Royally bred four-year-old Cote D’or showed she will be a contender for higher honours next season when she dominated her opposition in the Bayleys Real Estate 2100 at Tauranga.
The Makfi mare started a warm favourite in the rating 75 contest off the back of an unlucky run on her home track just 10 days earlier. Leading rider Danielle Johnson had her nicely positioned on the rail in midfield during the early stages as Laddie Of Oakview set a steady pace at the head of affairs.
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