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JJ Atkins 2017 First Acceptances: Melody Belle To Pay Late Entry

JJ Atkins 2017 First Acceptances: Melody Belle To Pay Late Entry

Te Akau Racing will pay the late entry to get Melody Belle into the 2017 JJ Atkins after missing the first acceptance cut off for the two-years-old Group 1 run on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Racing Queensland took first declarations for the three upcoming features at the June 10 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival meeting that has…

2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality First-Up for Xtravagant

2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality First-Up for Xtravagant

Despite holding a nomination for the Chandler Macleod Stakes at Moonee Valley this weekend the Jamie Richards & Stephen Autridge-trained Cox Plate hope Xtravagant won’t kick off his spring bid until the Bobbie Lewis Quality 2016. The Te Akau Racing-owned New Zealand galloper was the highest-rated and 60kg top-weighted of 22 nominations taken for Saturday’s…

Xtravagant on Cox Plate 2016 Mission

Xtravagant on Cox Plate 2016 Mission

Managing owner and Te Akau Racing boss David Ellis has confirmed a Melbourne-only spring campaign for classy young Kiwi galloper Xtravagant who targets the 2016 Cox Plate in October. A winner of six of his 10 starts to date, three-year-old Pentire colt Xtravagant is a super-consistent up-and-comer prepared at Matamata in New Zealand by Jamie…