Matt Smith

Squash: Family history encourages promising D grade player

Squash: Family history encourages promising D grade player

In sport, pedigree only takes you so far.

Racing: Fair test tomorrow for talented trotter

Racing: Fair test tomorrow for talented trotter

One of Southland's most exciting trotters starts his season at Winton tomorrow - but there could be much more around the corner.

On track with Colin's wishes

On track with Colin's wishes

Sandra Keen is fulfilling the wishes of her late husband Colin on the greyhound track - and she's doing one heck of a job of it.

Racing: Guineas start at stake

Racing: Guineas start at stake

A fresh-up run at Ashburton tomorrow could decide when Swiss Alps will face his next ascent.

A fantastic debut winner at Oamaru in June, Swiss Alps faces a significant class rise when he has a crack at the $50,000 Ray Coupland Stakes for 3yr-olds over 1400m tomorrow.

Racing: Double value in trip north

A trip to Addington tonight is all part of the learning experience for Roxburgh mare Al Raza - but that doesn't mean she cannot win.

Racing Matters

Racing Matters

'Kiwi Bred': White Robe Lodge

I haven't had a chance to see it yet, but by all accounts, a nice story on North Taieri's White Robe Lodge featured on Kiwi Bred on Trackside 1 this week as episode seven of the series.

Racing: Caulfield Cup eagerly awaited

Racing: Caulfield Cup eagerly awaited

Tyamanin Vital might be gone, but Who Shot Thebarman could continue his father's legacy when he takes his place in the $A3.15 million ($NZ3.46 million) Caulfield Cup in Melbourne tomorrow.

Racing: The question: where to sparkle?

Racing: The question: where to sparkle?

A minor leg issue is behind The Diamond One, but now her trainer is developing a minor headache as he considers the mare's best option for New Zealand Cup week.

Racing: Davey's Gift ready for step up to the next level

Racing: Davey's Gift ready for step up to the next level

Davey's Gift may need to adjust from his traditional front-running role when he lines up at Gore on Saturday after his second career win came at Forbury Park on Thursday night.