New Zealand Derby hero Xcellent underscored his Australian Derby chances by routing older horses in the Darley-sponsored New Century Stakes (NZ-I) in Auckland March 5.
Champion Australasian distafferSunline has been confirmed in foal to leading New Zealand sire Zabeel at the 16-day pregnancy test.
Australian filly Lashed has emerged as the current leader in the quest of New Zealand Horse of the Year honors.
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