Dunedin-raised Jack Trainor has found a new lease of life
since moving to New South Wales to further his driving
career. He talked to Matt
Smith about his time across the Tasman just days after
winning the New South Wales Rising Stars
The battle to be crowned the season's best junior driver is
on - but Stevie Golding is happy just to be in the fight.
He does not quite have the staff at White Robe Lodge looking
twice, but Ghibellines does evoke some memories of a great
White Robe Lodge sire from the past.
Two future superstars of harness racing stole the show at
Menangle yesterday in the rich finals of the New South Wales
Breeders Challenge for 2yr olds.
Kiwi Focus earned her Golden Girls finals win the hard way at
Forbury Park last night but, for her breeders, it was a nice
way to see their mare come full circle.
Supercharged clears the second hurdle in the straight on the
first circuit, ahead of Jachil in the Noel Welsh Memorial
hurdle at Wingatui yesterday.
It's been quite a month for the well-known and popular
Williamson family of Oamaru.
Geoff and Jude Knight are not waving the white flag just yet
in defence of their winter claiming series title at Forbury
Winter meetings often throw up a few firsts and the Otago
Racing Club's final meeting of the season at Wingatui
yesterday was no different.
Otago Daily Times racing reporter Matt Smith gives his two
minute racing tips for the weekend.
Mark Purdon will look to add to his stunning season when he
lines up four good chances at New South Wales Breeders
Challenge day at Menangle on Sunday.
Just the small matter of 330 wins separate Terry Kennedy's
two jockeys in the amateur riders' rating 65 1600m at
An illegal cobalt positive drug test is the one thing we had
all hoped would not appear in New Zealand.
Kelvin Tyler is trying to figure out the ideal timeline for
Timy Tyler after the gelding's Amberley Cup win at Riccarton
A bad case of timing caused the Oamaru Jockey Club's meeting
at Oamaru yesterday to be abandoned after just one race.
The Jonny Cox and Martin Denton combination was in
record-breaking form at Forbury Park last night - and gave
Cox a chance for family bragging rights at the same time.
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