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Te Rapa test for Sweet Leader

Sweet Leader resumes from a six-month lay-off in tomorrow's three-year-old sprint feature at Te Rapa.
Sweet Leader resumes from a six-month lay-off in tomorrow's three-year-old sprint feature at Te Rapa.

Talented three-year-old Sweet Leader faces a moment of truth at Te Rapa tomorrow. more

Latest News

Testashadow shoots for quick-fire Cup double
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

It has already been a golden year for trainer Gary Portelli, who aims to keep the theme going for a little while longer. more

Realing to confirm Queensland Derby credentials
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Realing can confirm a Queensland Derby campaign when he races in the Gr. 3 Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm tomorrow. more

Cruz hoping for a change in fortunes
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Cambridge trainer Trevor Cruz is hardly daring to think that fitness, weather and the right races could all align for his three runners tomorrow. more

Handfull a horse to follow
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Shane Brown has predicted a bright future for his lightly-tried three-year-old Handfull. more

One direction for Ujjayyi
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Tony Pike already knows which path he'll be taking with his smart, but inexperienced filly Ujjayyi next season. more

John Anderson passes away
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Former successful jockey John (J.T.) Anderson has died in Hawke's Bay. He was 84. more

Te Rapa test for Sweet Leader
Fri, 28 Apr 2017
Sweet Leader resumes from a six-month lay-off in tomorrow's three-year-old sprint feature at Te Rapa.

Talented three-year-old Sweet Leader faces a moment of truth at Te Rapa tomorrow. more

Miss Cover Girl starts final campaign
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Group One-winning mare Miss Cover Girl is primed for a first-up tilt at the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm as she begins what will be her final racing preparation. more

Basanite to debut in stakes race
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Trainer Robbie Laing has thrown Basanite into the deep end for his debut at Caulfield. more

War Affair ready to resume
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Champion New Zealand-bred Singapore galloper War Affair is set to make his first start for more than six months in the Gr. 3 Saas Fee Stakes on May 14. more

Punting News

Marlborough Preview
Fri, 28 Apr 2017

Guy Fox is the one to beat in race six. more

Tauranga Preview
Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Lasting Friendship is the one to beat in race four. more

Around the regions with Mike Brown
Thu, 27 Apr 2017

OHCEEDEE ran on gamely at Ellerslie last week. He raced back on the outer and made ground in good style down the outer to finish third. The first two home shared the pace. He was caught wide on debt and battled soundly then too... more

Otago Preview
Wed, 26 Apr 2017

Pippi Rea is the one to beat in race five. more

Late Mail

Marlborough market movers Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:27AM

Mike Brown

Money race one for Bob'sthejob, opened $5 Final Field win odds and now $4.50. Race two Overtheriver is $16 to $10. Support race three for Unusual Achiever, in from $5.50 to $4.60. Race five Hot Date ... more

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Charmont out to end season with another big Te Rapa win
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Charmont (left) and Thee Auld Floozie will be rivals again in Saturday's Gr. 2 Travis Stakes at Te Rapa.

After breaking through for a richly deserved big-race win in the Gr. 1 New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes last start, Charmont will attempt to repeat that result when she brings her season to a close in... more

Black-type winners keep rolling off Tavistock production line
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Tavidream has emerged as yet another quality galloper by Tavistock.

Winning numbers have never been a problem for Cambridge Stud's exciting young stallion Tavistock. The son of Montjeu had three individual winners in his first crop of two-year-olds, in 2013-14; 18 with just two crops racing in... more

Quite A Moment's timing just right for Rowe Cup
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Timing could be the essence of Quite A Moment's Rowe Cup bid at Alexandra Park on Friday night.

In racing, absenteeism is often a good thing - particularly when you have a horse that cannot quite beat the best in the business... more

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