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NZB Wellington Guineas Looks Tough

Despite the looming threat of a heavy track at Trentham on Saturday the $85,000, Group 2 New Zealand Bloodstock Wellington Guineas (1500m) could be a stern pointer for future racing

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2010 NZTBA Scholarships

The New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association invites applications for its two International Scholarships in 2011.

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New series launched to reward owners of fillies and mares

A series of Fillies and Mares races run for increased stakes will start in December and culminate in a $40,000 1600-metre Final in February 2011.

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New Zealand thoroughbred turnover

New Zealand thoroughbred turnover for the week ending October 17th, 2010

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Selections preview for New Plymouth

Thursday meeting on dead ground

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Anabaa's Legacy goes back to back

Wednesday's Geelong meeting has seen another Ready to Run graduate salute the judge

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NZ Racing Board appointment

Racing Minister John Carter on Wednesday announced the appointment of Dr Alan Jackson to the New Zealand Racing Boards governing body.

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Group One trifecta for Windsor Park sires

High Chaparral stormed to the top of the Australian General Sires List on Saturday when his New Zealand-bred son Descarado led home a Windsor Park Stud-sired trifecta in the Gr.1 Caulfield Cup

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NZB graduates shine

Racing at Rotorua and across the Tasman on Saturday saw New Zealand Bloodstock graduates take three stakes races in a fantastic day for Kiwi horses

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Ready to Run Sale breeze ups complete

The Breeze Ups for New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale of Two-Year-Olds were concluded on Tuesday, with a total of 448 well educated youngsters filmed and timed over the final 200 metres of Te Rapa racecourse.

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Caulfield Cup dominance for High Chaparral

With his tally of stakes winners now at 22 and superstar son So You Think lining up to defend his Cox Plate title on Saturday, High Chaparral's top performing progeny have shone a spotlight on his 45 yearlings nominated for the National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka in January.

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Day One of Ready to Run breeze ups concluded

Day one of New Zealand Bloodstock's Ready to Run Sale Breeze Ups was conducted on Monday at Te Rapa Racecourse with 221 of the 494 catalogued lots galloping down the final 200 metres of the Te Rapa track.

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Hammer Down shortens for Guineas

Trained by Stephen McKee, O'Reilly colt Hammer Down tightened in the market for the 2000 Guineas after bolting in at Rotorua on Saturday

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Listed Rotorua Plate to Royal Era

Zabeel mare Royal Era gained a valuable black type victory when gunning down Sir Slick at Rotorua on Saturday

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Selections preview for Rotorua and Wanganui

Give in ground at both meetings on Saturday

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Sensational win by Twilight Savings

After producing a massive fresh-up performance to win the Listed, Lion Red Plate (WFA) at Rotorua on Saturday, Twilight Savings is set to tackle the boys in the 2000 Guineas

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3/4 brother to So You Think born at Windsor Park

An exhilarating Yalumba Stakes Day, starting with the arrival of a three-quarter brother to the Bart Cummings-trained champion So You Think.

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Masterton RC stakes increase

Eligibility for the sale of horses to Hong Kong is enabled by the Masterton Racing Club initiative to raise stakes at the Tauherenikau meeting on November 20

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Selections preview for Hastings

Heavy going on Thursday

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Kilkenny and Chico stem from good mares

Both Kilkenny and Chico, winners of consecutive races at Pukekohe on Wednesday, hail from mares that scored impressive wins during their racing careers

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