Matt Smith

Racing: Tiger Tara jumps up rankings

Tiger Tara is heading in the right direction - both on and off the track - after the updated New Zealand Trotting Cup rankings were released yesterday.

Racing: McKay back in the swing

Racing: McKay back in the swing

Ascot Park trainer Sally McKay is taking a positive approach to the three first-starters she lines up at the Gore thoroughbred meeting today - ''they're champions until proven otherwise.''

Racing: Money up as Interdominions return to old format

Harness racing tragics can breathe a sigh of relief - the Interdominions are heading to Perth and back to the good old days.

Racing: Drumregal on best behaviour and form

Racing: Drumregal on best behaviour and form

Most roads lead back to Wingatui for gallopers who tackled the inner track there at the Otago Racing Club jumpouts yesterday.

Racing: Maldini coming along nicely

Racing: Maldini coming along nicely

Leading from barrier rise to the finish line at the Forbury Park trials yesterday has set up Maldini for a race date at Forbury Park early next month.

Racing: Nairn trotter living up to credentials

Racing: Nairn trotter living up to credentials

Breeding is never an exact science in horse racing - and neither is training.

Racing: Incentive for southerners

Owners of pacers trained by Otago and Southland trainers now have a new reason to head to New Zealand Cup Week in Christchurch.

League: Link to 1928 match earns test tickets

League: Link to 1928 match earns test tickets

A Pine Hill woman with one of the closest links to the most recent rugby league test in Dunedin will get to attend November's clash between the Kiwis and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Racing: 'Hard case' on NZ Cup trail

Racing: 'Hard case' on NZ Cup trail

A top-15 New Zealand Trotting Cup ranking surely beckons for Tiger Tara after his win in the group 3 Hannon Memorial at Oamaru yesterday.

Racing: Tiger Tara hunts Hannon

Racing: Tiger Tara hunts Hannon

It is hard to improve on a near-perfect run, but that is what Geoff Dunn is aiming for with Tiger Tara in tomorrow's $25,000 Hannon Memorial at Oamaru tomorrow.