Qatar Racing and Tweenhills Stud are absolutely devastated to have to announce the death of Roaring Lion who has been put to sleep after suffering another bout of colic in New Zealand. Tweenhills owner David Redvers said: “At approximately midday (GMT) / 23.00 NZ today Roaring Lion was observed to be uncomfortable in his stable […]
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European Horse of the Year Roaring Lion returned to Cambridge Stud in New Zealand on Aug. 8, following two colic surgeries in the last ten days. Roaring Lion was admitted to Cambridge Equine Hospital within minutes of arriving at Cambridge Stud from quarantine on Saturday, July 27. He underwent immediate surgery which had to be […]
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Roaring Lion was admitted to Cambridge Equine Veterinary Hospital early Saturday morning for colic surgery. Released from quarantine at 6.00 am, he had spent 15 minutes in his paddock at Cambridge Stud in New Zealand when symptoms of colic were noted. He was transferred to Cambridge Equine Hospital immediately and underwent emergency surgery. Thanks to […]
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New Zealand-based trainer Barbara Blackie reached a massive milestone on the weekend, celebrating a century of birthdays with family and friends. “We had the most wonderful celebration for her,” Blackie’s daughter Angie Brott said. “So many people called in to see her and there were wonderful floral tributes from the racing people from Wellington (NZTR) […]
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The mare Bonneval has become New Zealand’s Horse of the Year for the second year running. She defended the title she won last year, as a 3-year-old, when taking the premier prize at the New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards, in Auckland on Sunday She is the fifth successive Horse of the Year […]
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Werther may not have returned to his original home of New Zealand, but trainer John Moore believes the similarities between the land of the long white cloud and his current Japanese environment may prove an asset when the champion stayer tackles the Takarazuka Kinen (2200m) at Hanshin Racecourse on Sunday (24 June). Moore appeared at […]
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After serving an 18-month suspension for betting on his mount, jockey James McDonald returns to riding this week in Sydney, Australia. The New Zealander, previously the top rider for Godolphin in Australia, placed a $1,000 wager on his horse, Astern, at Randwick in 2015. The bet made a $4,000 profit but McDonald was quickly caught […]
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Ping Hai Star continued Highden Park’s impressive international strike rate on Sunday when he became the fifth New Zealand-bred winner of the Hong Kong Derby in the last decade. The 4-year-old is the latest Group One graduate of Sam and Libby Bleakley’s boutique Manawatu nursery, whose roll of honour includes former Derby winner Werther and […]
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Sixteen-year-old Bailey Rogerson she will become the world’s youngest licensed trainer when she joins her grandfather, Graeme Rogerson, and his wife, Debbie, in a three-person training team on Jan. 1. Rogerson will have her first runner at Ellerslie in New Zealand on New Year’s Day, including a starter in the G1 Sistema Railway (1200m – […]
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New Zealand star Thoroughbred Gingernuts (Iffraaj) was preparing for a start in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington when jockey Michael Dee felt the 4-year-old take a bad step. ‘’He was cantering down beautifully then I felt something go amiss,” Dee told racing.com. ‘’I felt it happen and then got off straight away.” After […]
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