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Hastings milestone may be on cards

Alchemia could provide Katrina and Simon Alexander with a memorable milestone at Hastings on Saturday if she lives up to the promise she has shown her Matamata trainers.

Collett bullish with weekend prospects

Pukekohe trainer Richard Collett will saddle two solid chances at Ellerslie on Saturday, with My Callisto to contest the Dunstan Feeds 2100, while four-year-old mare Sweet Clementine will tackle a strong field in the JRA Trophy (1400m).

Macnab in winning groove

Almost two years after suffering serious head injuries in a race fall, apprentice jockey Sarah Macnab has made a fine start to the 2020-21 season.

NZ Briefs for 07th September 2020

Group One performed mare retired; Derby target for Young Werther; Atishu aiming for 1000 Guineas; Patience paying off with Tanaawol; Simply Optimistic back in the winner's circle

Russell enjoying winning streak with Hurry Cane

Thomas Russell’s hands-on involvement with racing was cut short just over six years ago through a life-threatening injury.

Lease filly shines in Wanganui Guineas

A lease arrangement brokered by Novara Park principal Luigi Muollo has allowed Sweynesse’s former trackwork rider to share in his black-type success at stud.

Sweynesse sires second stakes winner

Only Words lands Wanganui Guineas on Saturday

Only Words takes Wanganui Guineas

Sweynesse filly Only Words has provided her Te Awamutu trainer Clint Isdale with the biggest victory of his fledgling training career after taking out the Listed HS Dyke Wanganui Guineas (1200m) on Saturday.

Schofer out to continue strong start

Apprentice jockey Hazel Schofer has had a dream start to the season and currently sits atop the New Zealand Jockeys’ Premiership with nine wins.

NZ Briefs for 03rd September 2020

Sir Beets breaks maiden; Sectional data a welcome addition

Auret vying for back-to-back Guineas

Fraser Auret is hoping to unearth another quality three-year-old in the Listed HS Dyke Wanganui Guineas (1200m) on Saturday.

Former Kiwi horseman passes away

Former New Zealand jockey and trainer Ray Cleaver has died in Victoria just a few days after saddling up a runner at Mornington last Thursday.

Treble a boost for satellite stable

Stephen Marsh is hoping a treble at Riccarton on Saturday can be the springboard to boost numbers in his South Island barn.

Jakkal ready to pounce at Tauranga

Promising three-year-old Sheza Jakkal will contest Saturday’s Dobson's Refrigeration And Electrical 3yo (1300m) at Tauranga and trainer Gavin Opie senses a gilt-edged opportunity.