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  • Amazing veteran still chasing century
    HE’S the world’s richest standardbred with more than $7.5million in earnings, but in his final year of racing, Foiled Again would like to nail down one more accomplishment. Stranding in the ‘nervous nineties’, the 14-year-old will make another attempt at his 100th win at The Meadows tomorrow. Foiled Again... Read more


    June 6, 2018

    First filly to win three Oaks THERE was no prouder man in Australia than breeder George Tennent when Shez All Rock made history in New Zealand. While her win in last weekend’s Harness Jewels at Cambridge was nothing short of historic, as far as Tennent is concerned, the filly... Read more
    Change of plans with boom youngster
    PLANS have changed with boom filly Shez All Rock. Sent across the Tasman to contest the Harness Jewels – which she won yesterday – Shez All Rock was expected to return to original trainer Mark Pitt ahead of two major targets. Selecting the daughter of Rock N Roll Heaven... Read more
    Another Harness Jewels domination
    POWER couple Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen have once again dominated New Zealand’s Harness Jewels day. Turning the program into their own special event recent years, the duo captured six of the nine Group Ones on the card. Since becoming a training partnership in 2014, Purdon and Rasmussen have... Read more
    Horses Cleared to Race

    Horses Cleared to Race

    June 2, 2018

    The Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen-trained horses tested for possible drug contamination when travelling from Christchurch to the Harness Jewels meeting in Cambridge have all returned negative results. The horses are therefore all clear to start in their respective events at the Jewels tomorrow . The New Zealand Racing... Read more
    Drama for Purdon stable
    NEW Zealand stewards have been advised by trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen that the following horses may have been exposed to a possible contamination during their transportation to Cambridge for Saturday’s Harness Jewels.  Princess Tiffany; Stress Factor; Funatthebeach; Sicario; Winterfell; Cheerful; Bubbled Up; Kayla Marie; War Dan Delight... Read more
    Lauren starts early to get in mood for Jewels
    THERE has been a change of plans for ‘Team Tritton’s’ attack on New Zealand’s Harness Racing Jewels with driver and co-trainer Lauren Tritton jetting out to the Shaky Isles a day earlier than planned. The Group 1 winning reinswoman arrived in the North Island on Tuesday to put the... Read more
    Draw makes it even tougher for ‘Maori’
    TAKING on the world’s best trotters is a huge ask, now it’s just even bigger for brilliant Aussie mare Maori Time. Owner-breeder Fred Crews was sweating on a good barrier for the radical Elitlopp series in Stockholm, Sweden which consists of two qualifying heats and the final on Sunday... Read more
    Croghan nabs another star Kiwi
    AUSTRALIAN-BORN American trainer Ross Croghan has gone to the All Stars well again. He and his stable clients have purchased More The Better, the 2015-16 New Zealand two-year-old of the year, out of the Rolleston stable of Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen. It is the third big-money purchase from... Read more
    Pete’s Big Jim

    Pete’s Big Jim

    May 14, 2018

    Pro golfer’s horse wedges way into Jewels. Juvenile pacer Petes Big Jim will take his place as the Australian representative in this year’s Two-Year-Old Emerald at the Harness Jewels. The Jewels, which will take place at Cambridge Raceway, New Zealand on June 2, is breaking new ground with an... Read more
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