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Ponies prove most powerful

An equestrian rider and her pair of Welsh mountain ponies dominated their divisions at the recent North Island Carriage Driving Championships held at Whatatutu. Faye Flintoff, riding with 18-year-old pony Clyde and 20-year-old Coal, made…

Double win for local duo

Cambridge-trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman’s team were on top form at Rotorua last Saturday when they were victorious in the two Group Three races of the day. The training duo’s first feature win of…

Cambridge runners on top

New Zealand marathon titles were up for grabs at the Rotorua Marathon last weekend, which doubled as the national championships. So, when Cambridge local Alice Mason won the women’s open, it meant that she retained…

Jill Morgan: On the leading edge of women’s sport

A Cambridge woman is paving the way in more than one sport on the international stage, having made it onto the inaugural New Zealand women’s senior golf team. Jill Morgan will be one of four…

Kiwi makes history

Jonelle Price has made it into the history books early Monday (NZT) after becoming the first New Zealand woman to win the Badminton Horse Trials. The 37-year-old was partnered with her mount, Classic Moet. The…

String of home games for new coach

New Cambridge coach Paul Richardson will get his chance to turn around the Reds’ Northern League form with four successive games at home ground John Kerkhof Park. The Lotto NRFL second division schedule sees Northland,…

Four in a row

Cambridge-trainer Stephen Marsh has held onto the Listed Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre Stakes (1100m) four years in a row after Santa Catarina was victorious in the event last Saturday at Te Rapa. Marsh’s previous winners…

Successful season for swimmer

A Karapiro School student has her eyes firmly set on gold, both in next year’s swimming season and on the future world stage, following on from a stellar performance in this year’s interschool, regional and…

Huge opportunity for Cambridge driver

When renowned rally driver Hayden Padden produced a clear win at the second round of the New Zealand Rally Championship in Whangarei last weekend, he did so with a Cambridge man by his side, co-driver…

Rowers set for world champs

Rowing New Zealand recently announced the national team which will contest the 2018 Junior World Rowing Championships in August. Two St Peter’s girls were named on the squad competing in the Czech Republic in August,…

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