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Racing: Pair combine for success again

Racing: Pair combine for success again

The first-up raid has worked again for Dunedin man Ray Chalklin and Westwood Beach trainer Graeme Anderson.

Racing: Oh me, oh my

What a pleasure it was to see Christen Me back at the races last week.

Racing: Franco Exeter to continue rise

Racing: Franco Exeter to continue rise

He might have been a late starter to the racing game but Franco Exeter can continue to shine for Canterbury trainer Mark Jones at Forbury Park tonight.

Racing: Drop back in distance works for ‘last-chance’ runner

Racing: Drop back in distance works for ‘last-chance’ runner

Ivanskavinskyvar must have stolen a glance at Steven Prince's stable notes this week, because he was on his last chance when he lined up in the rating 65 1600m at Wingatui yesterday.

Racing: Sam retiring after decade

Racing: Sam retiring after decade

It seems some Sams in the world have a culinary weakness.

Racing: Direen chasing spending money

Racing: Direen chasing spending money

Wingatui jockey Toni Direen is on the hunt for some last-minute spending money when she rides at Wingatui today.

Racing: Investigating made Kitto’s blood pump

Racing: Investigating made Kitto’s blood pump

Barry Kitto has been everpresent around racetracks in the South Island for more than 30 years. But he has hung up his boots. Racing reporter Matt Smith catches up with Kitto and the job he put a full stop on.

Racing: MissThree Stars thriving at right time

Racing: MissThree Stars thriving at right time

Samantha Wynne could be the pride of the South if she guides Miss Three Stars to a third straight win at Riccarton tomorrow.

Racing: Shine on you ...

One thing became rather clear when rifling through the leaderboards for this year's Harness Jewels - you can't chase every major race throughout the season.

Racing: Jockey Club posts record figures

Racing: Jockey Club posts record figures

Britain's Jockey Club has posted record annual figures for a seventh consecutive year.

Racing: Ayoub resigns to return to tourism

Racing: Ayoub resigns to return to tourism

The Forbury Park Trotting Club will begin searching for a new general manager after John Ayoub resigned this week to re-enter the tourism industry.

Racing: Glittery mare calls it a day

The mare who lifted up the hearts of the Otago racing community in the most trying of times has been retired.

Pacer at All Stars

Otago pacer Titan Banner will team up with the best stable in New Zealand this weekend, his trainer and part-owner confirmed yesterday.

Racing: Dancing Dixie, Extend well clear

Racing: Dancing Dixie, Extend well clear

They might have finished close together, but Dancing Dixie and Extend will have targets in different provinces after the Otago Racing Club jumpouts at Wingatui yesterday.

Racing: Jewels goal for Titan Banner

Racing: Jewels goal for Titan Banner

Titan Banner is Harness Jewels-bound - it just remains to be seen who trains him for his northern sojourn to Cambridge on Queen's Birthday weekend.

Racing: Nek Time ready for top fillies

Racing: Nek Time ready for top fillies

Canterbury filly Nek Time capped brilliant recent Southland form with a win in the province's biggest race for 3yr-old fillies.

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