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Savile Row to take on older horses at Te Rapa

Savile Row to take on older horses at Te Rapa

18 Jan, 2017

Trainer Mike Moroney is considering testing his three year old Savile Row against the older horse at Te Rapa on his way to the Group 1 NZ$1m Vodafone NZ Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on March 4.

Trainer Mike Moroney, above, is considering the Australian Derby at Randwick for his 3yo Savile Row. Photo by Taron …

Silent Achiever’s career at crossroads, decision to be made on her future

Silent Achiever’s career at crossroads, decision to be made on her future

28 Apr, 2015

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi mare Silent Achiever could have run her last race with Cambridge trainer Roger James saying a decision on her future will be made next week.

A decision on multiple Gi winner Silent Achiever’s future will be made early next week. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Silent Achiever ran the …

Habibi can earn Melbourne trip with Australian Oaks win

Habibi can earn Melbourne trip with Australian Oaks win

19 Apr, 2013

A Melbourne Spring Carnival preparation is up for grabs if crack New Zealand filly Habibi can take out the Group 1 $550,000 Patinack Farm Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick tomorrow.

Dear Demi winning the Surround Stakes above, will race without blinkers in the Australian Oaks. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ruakaka trainer Donna Logan has declared …

Royal Descent to back up in Australian Oaks

Royal Descent to back up in Australian Oaks

16 Apr, 2013

Connections of Royal Descent have followed the advice of top Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller and will run the filly in the Group 1 $550,000 ATC Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Royal Descent to back up in the Australian Oaks after an impressive win in the Adrian Knox Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …