Speed is coming to White Robe Lodge in the form of new
The Mt Aspiring College First XV achieved one of its season
goals after a 22-21 win over Kavanagh College in Wanaka.
A firm track at Oamaru yesterday proved to be just what
several horses were looking for.
Otago-trained horses have been handed a mixed bag of starting
positions following the barrier draws for the Harness Jewels
at Ashburton next Saturday.
It was appropriate Owe The Ransom's long-awaited maiden win
came with apprentice jockey Doni Prastiyou aboard at Oamaru
Weight relief in the form of Jake Lowry should give two hardy
gallopers a helping hand at Oamaru today.
Back on track
It's a good outcome for everyone in Otago racing with the
clearance for Wingatui to be used for a race meeting on May
Hyde horseman Mick Prendergast edged ahead of the late John
Burgess as the oldest winning driver in New Zealand history
when he took the passing lane at Forbury Park with Holdon
Toyaspurs last night to win the c1 trot.
Barring the Antarctic, Andersons Bay Inlet in June might be
as far away as you can get weather-wise from Death Valley in
Racing will resume at Wingatui on May 31 after the track was
given the all-clear following four jumpout heats yesterday.
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