Matt Smith

Racing: First win for Raise The Flag

Racing: First win for Raise The Flag

On a day of firsts at Wingatui, Princess Brook's victory in the 1400m maiden could be the most important of all.

Rugby: Cup goal for captain

Rugby: Cup goal for captain

Josh Clark knows every curve, every rise and every slow zone on the highway between Dunedin and Oamaru.

Racing Matters

Racing Matters

Twice bitten

The abandonment of the Ashburton gallops meeting on Saturday was unfortunate. The subsequent abandonment of the meeting on Monday was frustrating at best.

Racing: Mauritius rider feels right at home

Racing: Mauritius rider feels right at home

Mauritius is known for its beautiful beaches and for being a popular holiday destination.

Racing: Tyler wants trend to last

Kelvin Tyler has enjoyed plenty of success through ex-North Island gallopers, and he is hoping that continues at Wingatui today.

Greyhound racing: Industry winner still seeks top dog

Greyhound racing: Industry winner still seeks top dog

John Guthrie might still be waiting for that one champion on the racetrack but the greyhound industry has decided the man himself is a champion off it.

Racing: Wait over for first win

Racing: Wait over for first win

The wait for an elusive first win as a jockey is over for Taieri teenager Jake Lowry.

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.