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Fillies Vie for Group One Glory

Breednet

Three-year-old fillies will be chasing valuable Group 1 success on Saturday in the Group 1 $300,000 New Zealand Bloodstock 1000 Guineas at Riccarton Park, the second leg of the New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series, with four fillies racing for an extra $100,000.

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Dragon To Race On In NZ

Breeding & Racing

Ambitious Unicorn (Pins-Peep Show, by O'Reilly) will continue his three-year-old career in New Zealand following his impressive debut success at Awapuni yesterday, reports NZ Racing Desk.

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Turn Me Loose Wins Gr1 New Zealand 2,000 Guineas

Breeding & Racing

At Riccarton Park in New Zealand, Haunui Farm shuttler Iffraaj (Zafonic-Pastorale, by Nureyev) celebrated his first Gr1 winner in the Southern Hemisphere when 3YO colt Turn Me Loose (Iffraaj-Indomitable, by Danehill) scored a dominant 3-length win for trainers Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman in the NZ$400,000 Gr1 New Zealand 2,000 Guineas (1600m) for 3YOs, over fellow 3YO colts Rockfast (Fastnet Rock-Gypsy Princess, by Sadler's Wells) & Prince Mambo (Thewayyouare-Grace Park, by Danske).

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Turn Me Loose Wins Gr2 Hawke's Bay Guineas

Breeding & Racing

At Hastings in New Zealand, NZ Haunui Farm shuttler Iffraaj (Zafonic-Pastorale, by Nureyev) added a Group success when 3YO colt Turn Me Loose (Iffraaj-Indomitable, by Danehill) scored by a half head for trainers Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman in the NZ$100,000 Gr2 Hawke's Bay Guineas (1400m) for 3YOs, over fellow 3YO colt Prince Mambo (Thewayyouare-Grace Park, by Danske) & 3YO gelding Longchamp (Tavistock-Shot At The Title, by Danehill).

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