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Desperado gets Caulfield victory in driving finish

Former Kiwi galloper Desperado lived up to his name when he produced a desperate finish to take out the Robert Taranto Handicap (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Kingsclere seeking first Auckland Cup victory

Fresh off Orchestral’s dazzling display in the Gr.1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie last Saturday, trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood will head back to the Auckland track this weekend hoping to add another feature scalp to their record.

Aegon returns to pet distance

Trainer Andrew Forsman is looking forward to getting his Group One winner Aegon back to a mile at Otaki on Saturday in the Gr.1 Trackside Otaki-Maori WFA Classic.

Thurlow dreaming of another Auckland Cup

Waverley trainer Bill Thurlow claimed the Auckland Cup (3200m) with his top stayer Glory Days in 2019, and five years on he is daring to dream of adding another to his mantle.

No place like home for Robert Dennis

Robert Dennis is enjoying being back training in the deep south and is excited about the prospects of his growing stable.

Perfect Scenario defends Wingatui crown

Consistent performer Perfect Scenario made it back-to-back victories in the feature event at Wingatui on Saturday when he captured his second Gr.3 White Robe Lodge Weight For Age (1600m) title.

Tokyo Tycoon vying for back-to-back Karaka Millions

By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Diminutive gelding Tokyo Tycoon will be vying for back-to-back Karaka Millions titles when he heads to Ellerslie on Saturday to contest the $1.5 million TAB Karaka Millions 3YO (1600m). The son of Satono Aladdin was victorious in the Karaka Million 2YO (1200m) last year, and trainers Mark Walker and

Capo Dell Impero all class in Waikouaiti Cup victory

Topweight Capo Dell Impero made light work of his 60kg impost when he gave his rivals weight and a beating in the feature race at Wingatui, the WAE Waikouaiti Cup (2200m).

Sharp ‘N’ Smart ruled out for remainder of spring

The Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream is over this year for the connections of Sharp ‘N’ Smart.

Te Akau Racing make emphatic statement at Riccarton

The familiar tangerine and blue colours of Te Akau Racing showed once again they will be a powerful presence in South Island racing over the next two months as they unleashed some serious contenders for higher honours later in the spring at Riccarton on Saturday.