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Robyn's Bad Boy hard to beat

Robyn's Bad Boy hard to beat

It is said a trotter needs plenty of kilometres under the belt to make the grade, but Craig Ferguson clocked up a few himself this weekend.

Racing: Jaccka Justy's feats made Otago and Southland proud

Racing: Jaccka Justy's feats made Otago and Southland proud

Jaccka Justy is gone, but he will never be forgotten.

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It's time for Tom

Racing: Prastiyou excited to have eight rides

Racing: Prastiyou excited to have eight rides

A guineas-bound filly gives apprentice jockey Doni Prastiyou just another reason to be excited about his rides at Riccarton.

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: Melbourne on the radar

Racing: Melbourne on the radar

Terry Kennedy might be in for his first racing campaign as a trainer in Victoria if the spring goes well for Princess Brook and Dalwhinnie.

Racing: 'He'll be very hard to replace'

Racing: 'He'll be very hard to replace'

Bart Cummings' influence in horse racing spread far and wide - and even as far as Otago.

Racing: Bart Cummings dies

Racing: Bart Cummings dies

Legendary racehorse trainer Bart Cummings has died at the age of 87 surrounded by family at his homestead in north western Sydney.

'Headache' horse prevails

'Headache' horse prevails

Mosgiel trainer Darryn Simpson hopes it will not be a case of blinking and missing the rest of Blink's career after the trotter's maiden win on Thursday night.

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.

Racing: Perfect debut by He's Talking

Not many learned followers of the Forbury Park harness meetings would have been surprised to see He's Talking step away in race 5 last night like a veteran.

Racing: Senior jockey sentenced for drink-driving

A senior New Zealand jockey who was the first horseman in the country to fail an on-course breath test was back in court today after being caught driving more than four times over the limit.

Racing: Dunn to start off in style

Racing: Dunn to start off in style

Two words - or a name to be precise - should set punters' minds at rest with Titan Banner at Forbury Park tonight. Dexter Dunn. 

Racing: Robertson 'one out of the box'

Racing: Robertson 'one out of the box'

A story about the Central Courage Syndicate involves plenty of figures.

Racing: UK job lures Klein back

Racing: UK job lures Klein back

Otago Racing Club chief executive Andre Klein is leaving his post and moving back to England.

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