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Racing: Make mine a Margarita

Racing: Make mine a Margarita

It is hard to ignore Cran Dalgety-trained pacers when they turn up at Forbury Park.

Racing: Distance, track made to suit

Lady Grace has been crying out for two things - distance and a good track.

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith catches up with Otago Racing Club chief executive Andre Klein.

Racing: First win for Raise The Flag

Racing: First win for Raise The Flag

On a day of firsts at Wingatui, Princess Brook's victory in the 1400m maiden could be the most important of all.

Racing Matters

Racing Matters

Twice bitten

The abandonment of the Ashburton gallops meeting on Saturday was unfortunate. The subsequent abandonment of the meeting on Monday was frustrating at best.

Racing: Mauritius rider feels right at home

Racing: Mauritius rider feels right at home

Mauritius is known for its beautiful beaches and for being a popular holiday destination.

Racing: Tyler wants trend to last

Kelvin Tyler has enjoyed plenty of success through ex-North Island gallopers, and he is hoping that continues at Wingatui today.

Racing: Wait over for first win

Racing: Wait over for first win

The wait for an elusive first win as a jockey is over for Taieri teenager Jake Lowry.

Racing: Ashburton on today

The Ashburton Racing Club meeting abandoned after one race on Saturday will be held today.

Racing: Fair test tomorrow for talented trotter

Racing: Fair test tomorrow for talented trotter

One of Southland's most exciting trotters starts his season at Winton tomorrow - but there could be much more around the corner.

Racing: Caulfield Cup eagerly awaited

Racing: Caulfield Cup eagerly awaited

Tyamanin Vital might be gone, but Who Shot Thebarman could continue his father's legacy when he takes his place in the $A3.15 million ($NZ3.46 million) Caulfield Cup in Melbourne tomorrow.

Racing: Guineas start at stake

Racing: Guineas start at stake

A fresh-up run at Ashburton tomorrow could decide when Swiss Alps will face his next ascent.

A fantastic debut winner at Oamaru in June, Swiss Alps faces a significant class rise when he has a crack at the $50,000 Ray Coupland Stakes for 3yr-olds over 1400m tomorrow.

Racing: Double value in trip north

A trip to Addington tonight is all part of the learning experience for Roxburgh mare Al Raza - but that doesn't mean she cannot win.

Racing Matters

Racing Matters

'Kiwi Bred': White Robe Lodge

I haven't had a chance to see it yet, but by all accounts, a nice story on North Taieri's White Robe Lodge featured on Kiwi Bred on Trackside 1 this week as episode seven of the series.

Racing: The question: where to sparkle?

Racing: The question: where to sparkle?

A minor leg issue is behind The Diamond One, but now her trainer is developing a minor headache as he considers the mare's best option for New Zealand Cup week.

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