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New partners for Clements' Jumbo Jet duo

A rousing hit-out at the barrier trials on Thursday had Alibi nicely tuned up for his impending racing comeback in the Group 3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (1400m) next Sunday week

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Charger wins the Kranji Nursery Stakes

The Singapore Golden Horseshoe series is upon us again and it was Charger who lived up to his name when he charged home late to take out the first Leg of the yearly juvenile series, the $90,000 Kranji Nursery Stakes (1000m) on Friday

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Sha Tin trackwork Wednesday

Drenching rain accompanied the international contenders for Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong International Races as they worked at Sha Tin Racecourse this morning, with several going through their paces on the turf track.

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Acceptances for Rosehill, Moonee Valley and Sunshine Coast

The feature listed, Sydney Markets Ltd Civic Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill has a field of 13 with Sniper's Bullet the top-weight at 60.5kg and Title, the last start winner of the listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford two weeks ago, has 56.5kg with Jay Ford riding from barrier six.

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Big day for Booming and Don Eduardo

The feature race on Boxing Day at Ellerslie, the Group 1 Zabeel Classic (2000m), saw the 2010 Auckland Cup runner up Booming take his first Group 1 victory in fine fashion.

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Smoulder wins Group 2 Eight Carat Classic

The Group 2 Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic (1600m), the fifth leg of New Zealand Bloodstock's Filly of the Year Series, saw a great contest with Smoulder coming out on top.

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Eight Carat Classic attracts big field

The fifth leg of New Zealand Bloodstock's Filly of the Year Series - the $100,000 Group 2 Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Classic (1600m) at Ellerslie on Boxing Day - has attracted a large field

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Freshman Sires at Karaka 2011

Every January the Karaka sales ring sees yearlings from the first southern hemisphere crop of a host of emerging sires from all over the globe go under the hammer.

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New 'Horses-in-Training' Session at NZB May Sale

The 2011 National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale will host a new sales session dedicated to horses currently in training.

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New Zealand thoroughbred turnover

New Zealand thoroughbred turnover for the period ending December 19th, 2010

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Zabeel: the king of Karaka

Octagonal, Might and Power, Sky Heights, Vengeance of Rain, Efficient and Champagne, just some of the formidable line-up of Group 1 winners claimed by New Zealand's own super-sire, Zabeel.

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Notable updates to Karaka catalogues

Since New Zealand Bloodstock's Karaka 2011 catalogues went to print in November there are already a number of notable updates to the pedigrees on offer

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New Zealand news section

Over the coming days the New Zealand news section will be amalgamated into the International news section.

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Great season for NZ-bred gallopers continues

Beauty Flashs dominant victory in the Gr.1 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin last Sunday yet again confirmed the great season for New Zealand bred gallopers

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2YO action continues

The standard of two-year-old racing this season has been of a high quality and that is set to continue over the weekend with two New Zealand Bloodstock sponsored juvenile races.

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Further industry cuts

It cannot have come as a shock to the New Zealand racing industry, despite what industry leaders have said, that returns from the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) would be cut.

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Mark Webby to NZ for contract period

Mark Webbey to undertake a review of handicapping policy and to provide peer support to NZTR Chief Handicapper, Dean Nowell

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New Zealand thoroughbred turnover

New Zealand thoroughbred turnover for the period ending December 12th, 2010.

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Selections preview for Pukekohe

Good footing on Wednesday

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Thoroughbred racing clubs agreed major amendments to NZTR constitution

Thoroughbred racing clubs agreed major amendments to the Constitution of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Inc at its Annual General Meeting in Wellington, on Wednesday,

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