The John ''Coaster'' Howe and Jonny Cox combination could be
in for a feast or a famine at Timaru tomorrow but it all
comes down to an intangible quality.
Spinyback is doing his best to fill the gap left by
Successful Way for Invercargill trainer Alister Black and his
Lorneville co-owner, Pete Duggan.
Some horse owners might get frustrated at times, wondering
what they're paying for and whether they will ever see their
horse line up.
Where Blair Orange goes these days, it pays to follow.
Spinyback (right), driven by Nathan Williamson, edges out
Takitimu Express in race 2 at Forbury Park last night.
Otago Daily Times racing reporter Matt Smith gives his tips
for the weekend.
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.
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.
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.
Otago Daily Times racing reporter Matt Smith gives his two
minute racing tips for the weekend.
more roadtests & reviews
search cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, Southern Rural Life - Otago and
Southland, The Courier - Timaru, Courier Country - Canterbury and
West Coast, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, The Oamaru Mail - Oamaru, The
Greymouth Star - Greymouth, Hokitika Guardian - Hokitika,
West Coast Messenger - West Coast, The Ashburton Courier -
Ashburton, The News - North Canterbury, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury