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Racing: Trainor thriving in NSW

Racing: Trainor thriving in NSW

Dunedin-raised Jack Trainor has found a new lease of life since moving to New South Wales to further his driving career. He talked to Matt Smith about his time across the Tasman just days after winning the New South Wales Rising Stars Championship.

Racing: Junior drivers' quest priority for Golding

Racing: Junior drivers' quest priority for Golding

The battle to be crowned the season's best junior driver is on - but Stevie Golding is happy just to be in the fight.

Racing: New sire big acquisition

Racing: New sire big acquisition

He does not quite have the staff at White Robe Lodge looking twice, but Ghibellines does evoke some memories of a great White Robe Lodge sire from the past.

Racing: Star 2yr olds steal show at Menangle

Two future superstars of harness racing stole the show at Menangle yesterday in the rich finals of the New South Wales Breeders Challenge for 2yr olds.

Racing: Kiwi Focus wins final the hard way

Racing: Kiwi Focus wins final the hard way

Kiwi Focus earned her Golden Girls finals win the hard way at Forbury Park last night but, for her breeders, it was a nice way to see their mare come full circle.

Racing: Full of energy

Racing: Full of energy

Supercharged clears the second hurdle in the straight on the first circuit, ahead of Jachil in the Noel Welsh Memorial hurdle at Wingatui yesterday.

Racing: Whole lot of Williamsons

It's been quite a month for the well-known and popular Williamson family of Oamaru.

Racing: Knights want third title

Geoff and Jude Knight are not waving the white flag just yet in defence of their winter claiming series title at Forbury Park tonight.

Racing: A day of firsts at Wingatui

Racing: A day of firsts at Wingatui

Winter meetings often throw up a few firsts and the Otago Racing Club's final meeting of the season at Wingatui yesterday was no different.

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Otago Daily Times racing reporter Matt Smith gives his two minute racing tips for the weekend.

Racing: Purdon eyes NSW spoils

Mark Purdon will look to add to his stunning season when he lines up four good chances at New South Wales Breeders Challenge day at Menangle on Sunday.

Racing: Kennedy joins the ranks

Racing: Kennedy joins the ranks

Just the small matter of 330 wins separate Terry Kennedy's two jockeys in the amateur riders' rating 65 1600m at Wingatui today.

Racing: Positive test to cobalt for NZ trainers

Racing: Positive test to cobalt for NZ trainers

An illegal cobalt positive drug test is the one thing we had all hoped would not appear in New Zealand. 

Racing: Tyler plotting Winter Cup path

Racing: Tyler plotting Winter Cup path

Kelvin Tyler is trying to figure out the ideal timeline for Timy Tyler after the gelding's Amberley Cup win at Riccarton on Saturday.

Racing: Abandonment down to bad timing

Racing: Abandonment down to bad timing

A bad case of timing caused the Oamaru Jockey Club's meeting at Oamaru yesterday to be abandoned after just one race.

Racing: Och Aye The Noo gives Cox bragging rights

Racing: Och Aye The Noo gives Cox bragging rights

The Jonny Cox and Martin Denton combination was in record-breaking form at Forbury Park last night - and gave Cox a chance for family bragging rights at the same time.

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