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Racing: Gelding has the goods

Racing: Gelding has the goods

Border Control might have run second to a wonder mare in national record time last week, but there's bad news for his rivals at Forbury Park tonight - he may have improved.

Racing: Either way it's good news, bad news

Lisa Vaughan is between a rock and a hard place as she prepares for the Riverton feature meeting on Saturday.

Racing: Return of The Vandal

Racing: Return of The Vandal

Almost two years away from the racetrack has not dulled The Vandal, judging by his jumpout win at Wingatui yesterday.

Racing: Cawbourne Philip shows how it's done

Cawbourne Philip sounded a warning to his Dunedin Cup rivals with a victory in the first of the two heats at Forbury Park yesterday.

Racing: Jordan resigns for family reasons

Racing: Jordan resigns for family reasons

Forbury Park Trotting Club is on the search for a new general manager following the resignation of Zelda Jordan.

Racing: Williamson winners not finished yet

Oamaru trainer Phil Williamson turned around the form of Invercargill winners Bet's Sun and Mokosun on Sunday and their driver thinks they have more wins to come.

Racing: White Robe Lodge tops SI sales again

Racing: White Robe Lodge tops SI sales again

The date may have changed, but that made no difference to White Robe Lodge which topped the South Island sales in Christchurch on Sunday for the second year running.

Racing: 'Beautiful ride' key to Natuzzi's win

To take a South Island sprinter to Melbourne is one thing.

Racing: Locharburn does it the hard way in impressive NZ Derby win

He has been as tough as teak all season, but 3yr-old Locharburn finally earned the group 1 accolades he deserved at Addington last night.

Racing: Focus on South Island sale

The deeds of at least two Wingatui-trained horses could add to the success of the South Island sale in Christchurch tomorrow.

Video: Matt Smith's two-minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith's two-minute racing tips   ODT racing writer Matt Smith with his tips for the weekend's racing.

Racing: Filly wins well for Lawrence owners

Racing: Filly wins well for Lawrence owners

To steal a popular modern phrase, it was a case of ''Lawrence represent'' at Forbury Park last night.

Racing: Wingatui happy hunting ground for Charles

Racing: Wingatui happy hunting ground for Charles

Ashburton trainer Terrill Charles reckons Wingatui is her favourite track - and a quick glimpse at her record suggests she's right.

Racing: Win first time in sulky

Jonny Cox had his first sit in the sulky behind Goodtobebad at Forbury Park last night and it proved to be a winning one.

Racing: Heavy track set to assist Wingatui pair

Racing: Heavy track set to assist Wingatui pair

Steven Anderton and Steven Prince might not be performing a rain dance tonight, but some rain might be their friend as they take on a multiple group 1 winner at Riccarton tomorrow.

Racing matters: Straddling Saddle Hill

I don't mind long days - some would argue I don't have many of them - but I do wonder at the common sense that goes on when Wingatui gallops and Forbury Park harness are held on the same day, such as yesterday.

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