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Sheriff puts them away in dazzling Derby

  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018
  • Matt Markham
Sheriff and Blair Orange and Pat’s Delight and Dexter Dunn staged a memorable battle up the Addington straight in the New Zealand Derby.

Sheriff and Blair Orange and Pat’s Delight and Dexter Dunn staged a memorable battle up the Addington straight in the New Zealand Derby.

One thousand metres from home in the New Zealand Derby, Blair Orange was worried. The frenetic pace and tempo of the Group One feature had New Zealand’s leading horseman wondering if his charge, Sheriff, was going to see out the trip. But he need not have worried. Because as quickly as it felt like Sheriff was going to come back to him at one point, the tough three-year-old dug deep and pulled off one of the most remarkable Derby victories of all time. “He probably had no ri…
 

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