Otago Daily Times racing reporter Matt Smith gives his
racing tips for the weekend.
Dave Anderson made his last visit to Forbury Park a winning
one last night.
Ray Hanson paid Oamaru driver Matthew Williamson a big
compliment after Lima Lad's debut win at Forbury Park - and
perhaps offered a new challenge.
Plan B at Forbury Park has worked out pretty well for Stephen
The sense of relief on Ascot Park trainer Sally McKay's face
was there for all to see after Indiana Pearl's win on debut
at Cromwell yesterday.
Jackie Jones has played the waiting game with Cleo Layne -
and the reward came yesterday.
The smile as Hayley Bennet returned to the birdcage at Omakau
yesterday was 11 years in the making.
The Cromwell Cup could be the coming of age for Dr Dee Bee
and Toni Direen tomorrow.
Winton trainer Sophie Price would love it if her hot streak
with Omakau continued today.
Otago Daily Times racing/sports reporter Matt Smith cast
his eye over the important - and the not so important -
matters in the racing industry.
Roc Leone is ready for take two at Wingatui after another big
win at the Wingatui jumpouts yesterday.
It might be early days yet, but the Riccarton track has
passed its first test after sand slitting was completed
around the track.
Invercargill driver Craig Ferguson took driving honours - and
the Wyndham Cup - at Wyndham on Saturday.
What an average month or two it has been for harness racing
and greyhound racing in Australia.
believes a back mark of 20m holds no great fears for Backup
tomorrow's $17,500 Wyndham Cup.
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