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Werther primed for Hong Kong feature
Posted On: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
    John Moore is confident he has Tavistock five-year-old Werther in a good place heading into Sunday's $HK10 million Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup, one of only three 2400m contests in the Hong Kong calendar and the season's final... more...


Longchamp ready to star for Tavistock through winter
Posted On: Monday, 22 May 2017
  Longchamp, a stakes-performed son of Cambridge Stud stallion Tavistock, is moving impressively through his paces ahead of his winter campaign. Unraced since he was unplaced in the Gr.1 Telegraph at Trentham in January, the lightly-tried Wairarapa... more...


Hard Merchandize flies Burgundy flag
Posted On: Monday, 22 May 2017
  Burgundy two-year-old Hard Merchandize proved a class above his rivals when he scored handsomely on his Awapuni home turf on Saturday. A son of Cambridge Stud's Group One performer Redoute's Choice stallion Burgundy, Hard Merchandize made it two... more...


Tavistock stayer lands G3 Rotorua Cup
Posted On: Monday, 22 May 2017
  Handy stayer Pacorus returned to his true form when he stormed to victory in the Gr.3 Campbell Infrastructure Rotorua Cup on Sunday, crediting Cambridge Stud sire Tavistock with his 13th individual stakes winner. Touted as a leading staying... more...


Big weekend for Power
Posted On: Thursday, 18 May 2017
  Cambridge Stud shuttle stallion Power has claimed a debut winner at the important French 1000 Guineas meeting. The Jean-Claude Rouget-trained debutante La Michodiere was a fitting winner of the €30,000 Prix de la Michodiere at... more...


Tavistock mares to the fore at Te Rapa
Posted On: Monday, 8 May 2017
  It was Tavistock's girls that took centre stage over the weekend. Galaxy Miss and Tomelilla stamped their mark at Te Rapa on Saturday with performances that suggested neither would be out of their depth in stakes company. "It's nice to see the... more...


Answer that phone - you never know what's on the other end
Posted On: Tuesday, 2 May 2017
  By John Costello (originally published in The Informant and republished here courtesy of that weekly racing publication)   A remarkable breeding event last Saturday would never have come to pass if Cambridge studmaster Patrick Hogan, not yet Sir... more...


Werther flies through final gallop for QEII Cup defence
Posted On: Thursday, 27 April 2017
  Tavistock gelding Werther whisked through the mist at Sha Tin on Thursday morning with a business-like final gallop ahead of Sunday's $HK20 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2000m) that reinforced John Moore's opinion that last year's... more...


Bowman has ample confidence in Tavistock's son Werther
Posted On: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
  Hugh Bowman, Australia's leading Group One jockey, is ever the "feet on the ground" realist and measured in his assessment of his major race prospects despite his remarkable success in recent seasons and an especially stellar 2016.   And that... more...


Sale pending for Tavistock's son Tavidream
Posted On: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
  A veterinary examination today on behalf of Australian interests will decide the future of autumn three-year-old star Tavidream, theinformant.co.nz has reported. The Tavistock gelding, who took his record to five wins from seven starts with victory... more...


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