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Promising juveniles to debut for Sharrock at Hawera

Stratford trainer Gavin Sharrock will line-up a promising pair of two-year-olds at Hawera on Tuesday where he is keen to see if they can back up some impressive trial and jump out performances of late.

Belardo Boy too strong in Opunake Cup

Belardo Boy is on target to defend his crown in next month’s Gr.3 Winning Edge Presentations 127th Winter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton following his victory in Tuesday’s rescheduled Listed Sinclair Electrical & Refrigeration Opunake Cup (1400m) at Hawera.

Justaskme targets Opunake Cup history

Local marvel Justaskme will attempt to become the first three-time winner of the Listed Sinclair Electrical & Refrigeration Opunake Cup (1400m) when he contests the $100,000 feature for the fourth time at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Belardo Boy primed for Cup quest

Belardo Boy will make the final step towards his defence of the Gr.3 Winter Cup (1600m) when he contests Saturday’s Listed Sinclair Electrical & Refrigeration Opunake Cup (1400m) at New Plymouth.

Myers calls on Macnab for amateur success

There are no certainties in racing, but when Scotty Macnab and Kevin Myers combine in the Flair Amateur Riders Series, the result is often similar to what unfolded at Trentham on Saturday in the Fusion Electrical 2100.

Semper Magico makes bold statement at Trentham

Mark Oulaghan may have left his stable stars at home on Saturday, but Semper Magico stepped right up to the task securing his first success over the fences in the Cody Singer Memorial Maiden Hurdle (2500m).

Rathbone well represented at Wanganui

Local trainer Jo Rathbone will be represented by two of her well-performed gallopers in Billy Boy and Mr Twinkletoes at Wanganui’s Thursday meeting.

Caitlyns Wish aiming for sprint hattrick at Te Rapa

Quality mare Caitlyns Wish has fashioned an enviable record through the past two winters for Stephen Autridge, and she will chase a winning hattrick at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Sharrock eyes another Opunake Cup with Justaskme

Winter warhorse Justaskme is already a two-time winner of the Listed Opunake Cup (1400m), and New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock is using Saturday’s Valley D’Vine Restaurant Handicap (1400m) at Hastings as a springboard into another shot at the local feature on July 20.

Former top filly to be offered on Gavelhouse

Former top three-year-old filly Llanacord will be offered to the public through’s National Online Breeding Stock Sale, which will go live at 5pm on Friday, June 28.

Oulaghan chasing Hawke’s Bay crowns with star pair

Star hurdler Berry The Cash will chase his first title at Hastings on Saturday, while stablemate West Coast is out to defend his crown in the AHD – Animal Health Hawke’s Bay Steeplechase (4800m).

Duke Of Gloucester a highlight for Scotty Macnab

Scotty Macnab looks forward to competing in The New Zealand Hunts’ Association Duke Of Gloucester Cup (2100m) every season, and he will be aiming for a third crown in the iconic amateurs event on Saturday at Hastings.

De Lautour pair primed for Te Aroha

The 2023-24 season has produced a long line of placings for Waipukurau owner-trainer Lucy de Lautour, who is set to make her presence felt again with two well-credentialled runners at Te Aroha on Sunday.

Extra trip ideal for Melbourne series contender

Promising three-year-old Eliud is expected to relish the step up to a middle distance when he makes his Australian debut on Saturday.

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