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New Zealand Derby start in doubt for Silent Achiever

New Zealand Derby start in doubt for Silent Achiever

1 Mar, 2012

New Zealand trainer Roger James will not commit to a start for his star filly Silent Achiever at Ellerslie on Saturday because of the prospect of a heavy track.

Silent Achiever is the $2.80 favourite for the Group 1 NZ$750,000 Telecom New Zealand Derby (2400m) but James said he was reluctant to start his filly …

Jimmy’s Cox Plate Bid Temporarily Snowed In

Jimmy’s Cox Plate Bid Temporarily Snowed In

16 Aug, 2011

Jimmy Choux's spring preparation has been hampered by bad weather in New Zealand

New Zealand trainer John Bary is no stranger to big stakes racing in Australia and during the upcoming spring he has one of our biggest events on his radar.

Jimmy Choux is on target for the 2011 Cox Plate after he enjoyed …