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Matamata mare reigns supreme at New Plymouth

Underrated galloper Supreme Heights produced a gritty performance to lead all the way when taking out Saturday’s Gr.3 NZB Ready To Run Sale Trainers Series (1400m) at New Plymouth.

Te Akau Racing take first two-year-old race this season

Race favourite Quattro Quinta backed up an impressive trial performance ten days ago when he proved too quick for his rivals over 880m in the first two-year-old event of the season at Ellerslie on Saturday.

Last hurrah for Magnum

Consistent sprinter Magnum will kick-off what will likely be his last preparation at Ellerslie on Saturday.

Baker chases fifth Underwood crown

Hall of Fame trainer Murray Baker has won the Gr.1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield four times already so he well knows the formidable task he has set for The Chosen One on Saturday.

Cole out to snap streak of seconds

After a series of second placings over the last week, Matamata trainer Cody Cole is hoping to go one better on Saturday.

Hawke’s Bay runners provide plenty of optimism for Gerard

Hawke’s Bay runners provide plenty of optimism for Gerard

Colgan eager for raceday return

Top jockey Vinnie Colgan is feeling frustrated counting down the weeks until his return to raceday competition, but that’s a far cry from his outlook on his riding future earlier this year.

Versatile sprinter on Railway path

Trainer Stephen Ralph knows it is a big step up from an open handicap win at Ruakaka to the Gr.1 Sistema Railway (1200m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s day but he is confident he has the horse that can take that leap in versatile customer New York Jazz.

NZ Briefs 18th September 2020

Fashionable maiden win by Savabeel filly; New hoop for Jennifer Eccles; Ready to Run Sale trainers series schedule announced

Well-bred Savabeel breaks maiden

Te Akau-raced Fashion Shoot scores a Te Rapa

Sir Patrick sweet on promising filly

Iconic breeding and racing personality Sir Patrick Hogan has another promising filly on his hands.

The Mitigator chasing further Group One success

Matamata trainer Peter McKay recites the old adage that it's tough at the top as he prepares Group One winner The Mitigator for Saturday's Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) at Hastings.

Tavi Mac primed for Tarzino tilt

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock had a golden run in the Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) a few years ago, winning three on-end, and he is hoping he can add a fourth to his mantlepiece after Saturday.

Ready To Run Sale catalogue online

311 juveniles catalogued for two-day November sale