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17 for Tapizar Wild On Ice (3 g ex Slamitagain by Grand Slam) provided his sire Tapizar (Tapit) with a 17th individual stakes winner when causing a shock in Sunday’s Sunland Park Derby (Gr 3, 9f). The Joel Marr-trained gelding held off Low Expectations (Nyquist) to score by one and a quarter lengths at odds... Read More

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Stakes winner Miss Conteki to be sold at Magic Millions Four-time stakes-winning mare Miss Conteki (Eurozone) will be sold at May’s Magic Millions Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale after being retired by connections. The Simon Miller-trained six-year-old had been set to try and gain a slot into the $4 million The Quokka (1200m) at Ascot... Read More

New Zealand Latest

Tulsi tackles Sires’ Produce Stakes The Johno Benner and Hollie Wynyard-trained Tulsi (The Autumn Sun) is set to run in Saturday’s Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m) at Awapuni on the back of a third placing in the Sistema Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) at Pukekohe on March 11. “She’s spot on and this has... Read More

Japan set the standard again

The rising sun shone brightly again in the Middle East on the weekend as Japan, for a second successive year, dominated Dubai’s World Cup meeting at Meydan, with a new star shining bright on the global stage.  Japan’s on-track prowess now comes as no surprise. A year ago, Japan sent out five winners on World... Read More

Sound familiar?

Following a commanding win by Prowess (Proisir) in Saturday’s Vinery Stud Stakes (Gr 1, 2000m), co-trainer Roger James commented: “She does things that I haven’t had another horse be able to do.” If this sounds familiar it’s because a very similar comment was made by Ken Kelso, just three weeks earlier, immediately after Legarto (Proisir)... Read More

Five for Brave Smash

New winners Brave Smash – Aquis Farm’s first season sire Brave Smash (Tosen Phantom) earned his fifth first crop winner courtesy of Kimochi’s (2 f ex Summer Fun ex I Am Invincible) victory over 1100 metres at Randwick-Kensington. The Gary Portelli-trained two-year-old finished second on debut in November but went one better when scooting away... Read More