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Locharburn “massive” in Derby slog to beat Isaiah

 

It was a week Cran Dalgety was satisfied with the signs. He said he wasn’t a voodoo person – which has got us feeling better – but he could see there were pleasing pointers that did his mental health no harm. “It was the demeanour in the yard, the mood of the staff, and after a slow start, we had horses working well and winning races,” he said.

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Majestic Time’s Oaks win good for all says Barron

 Ken Barron put a worldly spin on the win by Majestic Time in the Storer Motors/NZ Trotters Trust NZ Trotting Oaks at Addington. The result last Friday night was an easy one for the favourite, one of a couple trained by West Melton builder and small-time breeder, 60-year-old Michael Ward.

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$5000 purchase wins Final for McCarthy stable farrier

 

Those “in the know” are not at all surprised young horseman Anton Golino has a budding star on his hands. Golino, 32, is a virtually unknown name in Australasian harness racing, except those industry insiders who have worked alongside him.

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Trip back “home” for Great Southern Star Final winner

Nicole Molander’s fairytale ride with trotter Keystone Del looks set to take her back “home” next month for the Anzac and Rowe Cups. Keystone Del’s amazing Aussie success reached new heights last Saturday night when he unleashed his now trademark brilliant finish to win the $300,000 Group 1 Great Southern Star final at Melton’s Tabcorp Park. It followed his second successive win in the Group 1 Glenferrie Challenge at Menangle on Inter-Dominion final day (March 2).

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The Fiery Ginga injured

The Fiery Ginga has fractured a sesamoid and veterinary opinion is that he is unlikely to race again. The winner of 27 races from 123 starts and $395,729 in stakes, The Fiery Ginga has been representing New Zealand in the Trotting Masters series in Australia.

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