Otago Daily Times: Racing News

Racing: Smolda withdrawn from NZ Cup

Swings and roundabouts would be the best way to describe the last few days for All Stars stable trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen.

Racing: Stable change may pay off for Dwindle Mist

Racing: Stable change may pay off for Dwindle Mist

It has worked for Jag's Invasion, and Dwindle Mist is the next trotter who could benefit from a move to Nathan Williamson's Ryal Bush stables.

Racing: Alley Way confirms tilt at Dominion

Racing: Alley Way confirms tilt at Dominion

A tilt at the Dominion is well and truly on for Alley Way after a two-length win in the feature trot at the Tuapeka Harness Racing Club's meeting at Forbury Park yesterday.

Racing: Irish-trained Adelaide wins Australia's Cox Plate

Irish-trained galloper Adelaide won the $3 million Cox Plate, one of Australia's most revered horse races.

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.

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