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Talented youngsters follow famous footsteps at Hastings

  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018
  • Richard Edmunds
The two-year-old race on Hawkes Bay Cup day boasts a remarkable recent roll of honour, and a talented field of youngsters will attempt to continue that trend in Saturday’s $22,500 The Elbow Room 2YO. Subsequent stakes winners Exquisite Jewel, Saavoya and Red Striker filled the trifecta in 2014, and even bigger careers have been launched since. In 2015 the race was won by first-starter Xtravagant, who won by more than seven lengths. He later scored eight-length victories in the Gr. 1 …

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