HRNZ Media Bites, May 15

HRNZ MEDIA BITES, MAY 15 The build-up to the 2013 Trust Ashburton Harness Jewels is well and truly on. This Friday’s superb meeting at Addington and other supporting meetings will only add to the build-up. Purdon’s Haul: It’s already been well documented the effort of the Mark Purdon team of horses last Saturday at Addington.…

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Mac Bubbles adds to big weekend

HUGE WEEKEND FOR CO-OWNER OF MAC BUBBLES Mac Bubbles win at Timaru on Sunday, May 12, completed a huge weekend for co-owner, NZ Metropolitan TC committeeman John Grainger, who also shares in the ownership of Saturday’s (Listed) $219,375 PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales 2YO Open Pace winner Isaiah. John co-races $45,000 yearling purchase Isaiah, also…

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Ginger Spice notches sixth win

GINGER SPICE DELIVERS FRESH AT ADDINGTON Ginger Spice, coming off a freshener after last racing in January, notched her sixth win from just 20 career starts with a tenacious victory at the Timaru meeting at Addington on Friday, April 12. She had raced solidly in heats of the Christian Cullen Canterbury Mares Speed Series in…

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HRNZ Media Bites, April 10

HRNZ MEDIA BITES, APRIL 10, 2013 Christen Me not going to Miracle Mile: Despite a crushing win in the Superstars Championship last Friday at Addington Christen Me is going to stay home and tackle the features at Auckland before the Harness Jewels. That’s great news for Kiwi race fans, not so much for potential race…

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HRNZ Media Bites, April 3

HRNZ MEDIA BITES, APRIL 3, 2013 Blitzthemcalder set to take on gun Trotting Derby field: This Friday’s Seelite Windows & Doors NZ Trotting Derby shapes up as a very strong one. The Aussie Blitzthemcalder will add significant flavour to the race and it promises to be a cracker with no clear top dog amongst the…

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HRNZ Media Bites, March 27

HRNZ MEDIA BITES, MARCH 27, 2013 Vulcan returns home with a more incredible Group 1 strike rate: Vulcan as a racehorse is becoming a bizarre story. He’s been in scintillating form of late, which culminated in his Great Southern Star win last Saturday but when you dig deeper into his record that’s where the unusual…

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HRNZ Media notes, March 5

HRNZ MEDIA BITES, MARCH 5, 2012 Huge clashes loom on Auckland Cup night: A Group racing bonanza awaits on Friday night at Alexandra Park. The Trillian Trust Auckland Cup will be the highlight of the night with so many stars involved but of course the Woodlands Northern Derby will be riding side-saddle and offers up…

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Christen Me primed after trial

CHRISTEN ME HOLDS THEMIGHTYQUINN IN TRIAL Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety believes Christen Me is in the right form to give the magical 1:50 mile barrier a shake in Sunday’s $A200,000 Chariots Of Fire at Tabcorp Park, Menangle. Cran couldn’t be happier with the star 4YO after holding dual Interdominion winner Im Themightyquinn in the…

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