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Prospects strengthen for Blood Brotha

Winning the Metropolitan at Riccarton on Saturday, at his first course attempt, should prove an ideal platform for Blood Brotha to contest the New Zealand Cup

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Wall Street's breeders thrill of a lifetime

The win by six-year-old Montjeu gelding Wall Street in the Group 1, Emirates Stakes over 1600m at Flemington on Saturday has true international flavour.

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2000 Guineas to Jimmy Choux

Described previously as a tiger by his Hastings trainer John Bary, Jimmy Choux claimed the 2000 Guineas at Riccarton in Christchurch on Saturday for owners Richard and Liz Wood

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Selections preview for Te Rapa and Riccarton

2000 Guineas Day at Riccarton, and racing at Te Rapa, on Saturday

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Vincent Mangano primed for Stewards

Flashing home from last to win the Pegasus Stakes at Riccarton on Saturday should see Vincent Mangano strip in terrific order for the Stewards Handicap in four days time

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NZ racing publication closes down

The New Zealand weekly racing publication The Informant has published its final copy and on Friday editor Gus Wigley released a statement regarding the final issue.

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Selections preview for Poverty Bay

Racing at Gisborne on Friday

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Southern Heights in hat-trick for Lowry and Cullen

Promising mare Southern Heights was the first of three in a hat-trick for Hastings trainers Guy Lowry and Grant Cullen at Gisborne on Friday

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New Zealand thoroughbred turnover

New Zealand thoroughbred turnover for the period ending October 31st

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Nominations for NZTR Directors

Nominations for NZTR Directors retiring by rotation

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NZB quinella VRC Oaks

The Melbourne Spring Carnival just keeps getting better for New Zealand Bloodstock with the latest Group 1 race, the $1 million VRC Oaks (2500m) being quinellaed by its graduates Brazilian Pulse and Shamrocker.

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Selections preview for Paeroa

Good footing at Paeroa on Wednesday

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So You Think and Maluckyday brave in the Cup

Yesterday's 150th running of the Group 1 $6 million Melbourne Cup proven yet again that 'the race that stops two nations' is one of the toughest staying contests in the world.

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Nightime Jockey for NZ Cup

Pentire gelding Nightime Jockey further strengthened his prospects for the New Zealand Cup following a strong staying performance to win at Ellerslie on Melbourne Cup Day

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Weight-For-Age to Elblitzem

Under a superb ride by Vinny Colgan, Elblitzem mastered good footing with aplomb at Ellerslie on Melbourne Cup Day to win the Group III Nicolas Feuillatte Stakes

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NZB graduates exceptional in Melbourne

Australasia's greatest day of racing, Saturday's Victoria Derby Day at Flemington, saw some brilliant performances with four New Zealand Bloodstock graduates showcasing their potential for their Group 1 features this week.

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Barinka wins close go

Talented race-mare Barinka gave top jockey Hayden Tinsley his fourth win at Awapuni racecourse on Saturday when she scored in the Redcraze Bowl

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Feilding Cup to Butch James

Although now an eight-year-old Butch James is racing in the best form of his career and his win in the Feilding Cup at Awapuni on Saturday provided testament to the hardiness of NZ-bred horses

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Selections preview for Te Awamutu and Awapuni

Two North Island Saturday meetings on good footing

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Astrogal stars at Matamata

At only her third start, with form behind a Guineas favourite, Astrogal scored impressively at Matamata on Friday

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