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Racing: Richly bred gelding wins

Racing: Richly bred gelding wins

The world of thoroughbred racing can often involve big money - and the family of Wingatui winner Astroturf is no exception.

Racing: Strong book of rides for Barnes to finish season

Racing: Strong book of rides for Barnes to finish season

Apprentice jockey Courtney Barnes has seven chances to end her season in style at her home track of Wingatui today.

Racing: Good draw should benefit Special Bella

Racing: Good draw should benefit Special Bella

Jeremy Markham hopes he can add to the holiday kitty for his parents when he takes Special Bella and Jean Sebastien to Rangiora tomorrow.

Racing: Unruly spot may aid Nero Star

Nigel McGrath had an awkward decision to make with Nero Star before his debut at Addington tonight.

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute tips

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing action.

Looking back at the season's highlights

Looking back at the season's highlights

The 2013-14 season has just a week left before it is consigned to the annals of history, so racing-sports reporter Matt Smith got on the phone and found out from some of the local trainers, drivers, jockeys and administrators what happened to be their memorable moments from the season.

All the power

All the power

Presidential gets to the line ahead of Miri (9, centre) and Indefinite (inner) in the c0 and faster trot at the Forbury Park trials yesterday.

Racing: Syndicates may hold key

Syndicates could be the answer to breaking down the barriers between Forbury Park Trotting Club and the rest of Dunedin.

Forbury Park facing big changes

Forbury Park facing big changes

To use a racing phrase, the Forbury Park Trotting Club is in an awkward - but not hopeless - spot.

Racing: Double ton for Double D

Racing: Double ton for Double D

Dexter Dunn holds up two fingers after bringing up 200 wins in a season for the third time at Forbury Park on Thursday night.

Racing: Anzac Star looks hard to beat

Racing: Anzac Star looks hard to beat

Wingatui trainer Paul Richards hit the ground running this week, and hopes his strong team of gallopers do the same at Oamaru tomorrow.

Racing Matters: An unforgettable feat

Racing Matters: An unforgettable feat

Cramping up ...

My Tuesday night viewing is erratic at best. Home And Away (sadly, I'm not joking), The Crowd Goes Wild, Catfish (a strangely entertaining show on MTV at 8.30pm) and then I tend to surf after that.

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing action.

Racing: Emphatic win - finally

Two years since New Years Jay had her maiden win snatched away for galloping too far in a race, she made up for it in the most emphatic fashion at Forbury Park last night.

Racing: Night of remarkable moments

Racing: Night of remarkable moments

It was a night of remarkable moments at Forbury Park last night.

Racing: Kym's Boy a big chance

Racing: Kym's Boy a big chance

Stop me if you think you've heard this one before.

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