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First Aust & NZ Gr1 Race Of New Season Tomorrow

Friday, 31st August 2012

Tomorrow will see the first Gr1 race run of the 2012/13 season.Held at Hawkes Bay on the East coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Gr1 Makfi Challenge Stakes (1400m) has attracted a strong field including New Zealand Horse of the Year King Mufhasa who is chasing a 10th victory at Gr1 level. His stiffest opposition is expected to come from last start winner Fleur de Lune, plus Ocean Park & Guiseppina. The race is scheduled to jump at 4.31pm NZ time or 2.31pm on the Australian East coast.

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