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Racing: Williamson takes tally past 500 mark

Ryal Bush horseman Nathan Williamson made Invercargill Cup day his own on Saturday, steering four of his stable's runners to victory to take his New Zealand career driving tally past 500 wins.

Racing: Johnny Fox gives Orange fifth win

Canterbury reinsman Blair Orange scored his fifth win in the group 3 Invercargill Cup when he drove Johnny Fox to victory at Ascot Park on Saturday.

Racing: Gallant Guru to fore

The fortunes of White Robe Lodge stallion Gallant Guru continue to shine after he sired a trifecta at Gore on Thursday, just five days after siring three winners at the same venue.

Video: Matt Smith two minute tips

Video: Matt Smith two minute tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith gives gives his tips for the weekends racing.

Racing: Our Premonition big hope on good track

Forget Our Premonition's run at Timaru last month.

Racing: Float trips only concern

Racing: Float trips only concern

A stablemate no longer stands in the way for Meticulous as he chases group 3 glory in the Invercargill Cup at Ascot Park tomorrow.

Racing matters: Houdini act for Harry?

Racing matters: Houdini act for Harry?

Otago Daily Times racing/sports reporter Matt Smith cast his eye over the important - and the not so important - matters in the racing industry. 

Racing: Filly aiming towards Oaks

Racing: Filly aiming towards Oaks

The first test to see whether Princess Brook could be bound for the New Zealand Oaks begins at Gore today.

Racing: Farrier awaits penalty

The Judicial Control Authority will wait for submissions before deciding on a penalty for farrier Billy McCraw, who was found guilty of misconduct at the Waikouaiti Racing Club's meeting on New Year's Day.

Racing: Insight into world of breeding

Racing: Insight into world of breeding

Racing books are often hard to find.

Racing: Stewart delighted with Raise The Flag quartet

Racing: Stewart delighted with Raise The Flag quartet

Gallant Guru is flying high for White Robe Lodge, and now it is Raise The Flag's turn to take centre stage for the stud at next week's select sale at Karaka.

Racing: Group 2 race beckons

Racing: Group 2  race beckons

The Otago attack on the premier mares' championship at Addington next week could be coming from two fronts.

Racing: Robinson forgives classy filly for barrier tizzy

The barrier battles for Belle Miraaj at Gore on Saturday have quickly become a distant memory for her trainer, Gay Robinson, as she eyes the Dunedin Guineas on January 31.

Racing: Timing all quality

Racing: Timing all quality

Quality Invasion has been a great horse to Bruce Graham over the past six years.

Racing: Feature option for Al Raza

Racing: Feature option for Al Raza

A chance to take on the country's best mares could be in the offing for Al Raza after her outstanding Oamaru Cup win on the grass yesterday.

Racing: Smith happy with options

A handicap of 40m is far from insurmountable for Mach's Gladiator in tomorrow's $12,000 Oamaru Cup.

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