Matt Smith

Racing: Perfect debut by He's Talking

Not many learned followers of the Forbury Park harness meetings would have been surprised to see He's Talking step away in race 5 last night like a veteran.

Star halfback in no hurry to leave Dunedin

Star halfback  in no hurry to leave Dunedin

All Black and Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith says he is in no hurry to leave Dunedin and its special lifestyle.

Rugby: Smith signs for another four years

Rugby: Smith signs for another four years

Aaron Smith might be arguably the No 1 halfback in the world but he is not resting on his laurels.

Cricket: Rooms to take name of Larkins

The Albion Cricket Club's rooms at Culling Park will be renamed the Warwick Larkins Pavilion to honour the club's late stalwart.

Racing: Dunn to start off in style

Racing: Dunn to start off in style

Two words - or a name to be precise - should set punters' minds at rest with Titan Banner at Forbury Park tonight. Dexter Dunn. 

Racing: Robertson 'one out of the box'

Racing: Robertson 'one out of the box'

A story about the Central Courage Syndicate involves plenty of figures.

Stallion a leap for McCullum

Stallion a leap for McCullum

Brendon McCullum's reputation on the cricket ovals of the world has been built on aggression and risk-taking.

Racing: Richards on trail of northern breakthrough

Racing: Richards on trail of northern breakthrough

Former Wingatui trainer Paul Richards is getting rather familiar with second placings.

Racing: Rewarding times

The Harness Racing New Zealand awards on Saturday didn't spring too many surprises.

Racing: Winning way can continue

Racing: Winning way can continue

There is no rest at the start of the new season for Samantha Wynne, but the Irish-bred jockey would not have it any other way as she travels to Oamaru today.