The first-up raid has worked again for Dunedin man Ray
Chalklin and Westwood Beach trainer Graeme Anderson.
What a pleasure it was to see Christen Me back at the races
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.
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
It seems some Sams in the world have a culinary weakness.
Wingatui jockey Toni Direen is on the hunt for some
last-minute spending money when she rides at Wingatui today.
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.
Samantha Wynne could be the pride of the South if she guides
Miss Three Stars to a third straight win at Riccarton
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.
Britain's Jockey Club has
posted record annual figures for a seventh consecutive
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.
The mare who lifted up the hearts of the Otago racing
community in the most trying of times has been retired.
Otago pacer Titan Banner will team up with the best stable in
New Zealand this weekend, his trainer and part-owner
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.
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.
Canterbury filly Nek Time capped brilliant recent Southland
form with a win in the province's biggest race for 3yr-old
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