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Riccarton Park largely unscathed from earthquake damage

Engineers have given the "all clear" for the grandstands at Riccarton Park Racecourse after the recent earthquake which rocked Christchurch and Canterbury.

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Antonio Lombardo leads charge for 2011 Karaka Million

2011 Karaka Million Order of Entry leader Antonio Lombardo strengthened his position at the top of the table with a win in the 100% Barrells 2YO (880m) at Ruakaka on Saturday

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Hussonet-Sunline filly wins her first trial

Sunsett, the thre-year-old daughter of Arrowfield Stud's sire Hussonet and world champion racemare Sunline, on Monday won her first trial at Ruakaka

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Northern cup's to carry $100,000 stakes

DHL Counties Cup (2100m), Waikato Times Gold Cup (2400m) and the City of Auckland Cup (2400m) will each carry a stake of $100,000, a significant increase on the minimum stake level for a Group Two event.

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Selections preview for Ruakaka and Awapuni

Two meetings in the North Island on Saturday

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Smart resume by She Rules

In a race at Ruakaka on Saturday that saw the return of champion filly Katie Lee, the Brett McDonald-trained mare She Rules stamped her authority, over 1200-metres

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Spare A Fortune gains black type

Tough and talented galloper Spare A Fortune displayed his aptitude for heavy going at Awapuni on Saturday, winning the Group III Ancare/Merial Metric Mile

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Paignton scores for McCarroll

Cambridge trainer Ross McCarroll continued his good form when his first runner for the new season, Paignton, led throughout at Te Rapa on Friday

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Selections preview for Te Rapa

Heavy10 at Te Rapa on Friday

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Avondale Jockey Club and Auckland Racing Club agree on naming of Group features

Avondale Jockey Club and Auckland Racing Club reach an agreement between the two clubs with regards to the naming of the three Group Two races

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NZTBA members celebrate top results at Wanganui

The first two black type three-year-old races of the New Zealand season, the listed Wanganui Guineas, and the listed Fordell OLeary's Fillies Stakes were held at Wanganui.

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All Avondale JC licences re-allocated for 2010-11 season

The last four of a total of 13 licences, originally granted to the Avondale JC for the 2010-11 season, have been re-allocated to other clubs

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Chaparral's colt best of the modern era

So You Think (NZ) earned his champion title for his outstanding performances last season

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He's Remarkable seems ideal derby type

Shades of Xcellent were in evidence at Taupo on Wednesday when another son of Pentire debuted with an impressive win for trainer Roger James

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Selections preview for Taupo

Wednesday meeting at Taupo

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Scholarships awarded to apprentice jockeys

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing has awarded scholarships to the top three Apprentice Jockeys in New Zealand for the 2009-10 season,

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Karaka Million campaign underway

Australasia's first two-year-old event of the new season also heralded the launch of the battle for the 2011 one million dollar Karaka Million.

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NZ Racing Board announces turnover and profit growth in 2009/10

The New Zealand Racing Board has recently announced its unaudited result for the 09/10 season

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Fiddler wins Wanganui Guineas

Trained at Matamata by Tony Gillies, Fiddler caused a minor upset when winning the Wanganui Guineas on Saturday, under a top ride by Samantha Spratt

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Fillies Stakes to Rememba Howe

Locally trained filly Rememba Howe recorded a black type victory under an excellent ride by Lisa Allpress at Wanganui on Saturday

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