Matt Smith

Racing: Ferguson's drives tale of two seasons

Racing: Ferguson's drives tale of two seasons

Craig Ferguson's two drives at Gore tomorrow are a brief snapshot of his career - past and present.

Ferguson began working for Invercargill trainer Wayne Adams at the start of the season, and jumps behind smart pacer Brindy in the 5yr-old's season debut.

Racing: Snow Line looking for rain

Racing: Snow Line looking for rain

The forecast might not be in Snow Line's favour at Timaru today, but if the rain comes - look out.

Dead certs and a roughie or two

Last year's inaugural attempt at crystal-ball gazing was a solid if not spectacular effort. Matt Smith tries once again to look into the future and work out what's going to happen in racing in the next 11 months.

King Cyril one to watch this season

King Cyril one to watch this season

LAST SEASON 93 starts, 29 wins, $159,363

Breaststroker eyes 2020 Tokyo Games

Breaststroker eyes 2020 Tokyo Games

It is not generally the done thing for a young New Zealand athlete to look up to a South African.

High hopes held for horse of the year

High hopes held for horse of the year

Jonny Cox would love to continue the fine Cox family tradition in some of Australasia's greatest trotting races.

Ice Skating: Pair set on achieving their goals

Ice Skating: Pair set on achieving their goals

Today, Dunedin - tomorrow, off to France. Not a bad way for Preeya Laud to spend her weekend.

Racing: Gentle Billie all go

Racing: Gentle Billie all go

He's an absolute gentleman around the ladies, but Billies A Star fires up when it's needed most.

Racing Matters

Racing Matters

Way back when ...

Racing: Change does the trick for Franco Theron

Racing: Change does the trick for Franco Theron

If the icy breeze was not enough of a shock for the hardy spectators at Forbury Park last night, Lawrence stock agent Brent Taylor got an even bigger shock after race 6.