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The Shackler back to defend Wellington Hurdle crown

  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018
  • Richard Edmunds
The Shackler is in the right form to defend his Wellington Hurdle crown.

The Shackler is in the right form to defend his Wellington Hurdle crown.

Top-quality hurdler The Shackler will head to Trentham on Saturday and attempt to win the $75,000 Anuka Smoker Wellington Hurdle for the second straight year – at two different venues. Heavy rain washed out the meeting last year, and the Wellington Racing Club’s Prestige Jumping Races were rescheduled for Hastings five days later. Hastings-trained The Shackler capitalised on the change, bounding to victory by four and three-quarter lengths from future star steeplechaser Justa Char…
 

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