Otago Daily Times: Racing News

Video: Matt Smith two minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith two minute racing tips

Otago Daily Times racing reporter Matt Smith  gives his racing tips for the weekend.

Racing: Fine farewell for Canterbury trainer

Dave Anderson made his last visit to Forbury Park a winning one last night.

Racing: High praise for Williamson

Racing: High praise for Williamson

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.

Racing: Change of plan may work well for McNally

Racing: Change of plan may work well for McNally

Plan B at Forbury Park has worked out pretty well for Stephen McNally.

Racing: Relief for McKay as filly wins

Racing: Relief for McKay as filly wins

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.

Racing: Cleo Layne hits the right note at last

Racing: Cleo Layne hits the right note at last

Jackie Jones has played the waiting game with Cleo Layne - and the reward came yesterday.

Racing: Bennet gets home winner in second race ride

Racing: Bennet gets home winner in second race ride

The smile as Hayley Bennet returned to the birdcage at Omakau yesterday was 11 years in the making.

Racing: Key to the door for longtime partners

Racing: Key to the door for longtime partners

The Cromwell Cup could be the coming of age for Dr Dee Bee and Toni Direen tomorrow.

Racing: Price seeks to build on track success

Racing: Price seeks to build on track success

Winton trainer Sophie Price would love it if her hot streak with Omakau continued today.

Racing Matters: Exciting weekend ahead

Racing Matters: Exciting weekend ahead

Otago Daily Times racing/sports reporter Matt Smith cast his eye over the important - and the not so important - matters in the racing industry.  

Racing: Big win has Roc Leone all set

Racing: Big win has Roc Leone all set

Roc Leone is ready for take two at Wingatui after another big win at the Wingatui jumpouts yesterday.

Reworked track gets tick

It might be early days yet, but the Riccarton track has passed its first test after sand slitting was completed around the track.

Racing: Cup among four wins for Ferguson

Racing: Cup among four wins for Ferguson

Invercargill driver Craig Ferguson took driving honours - and the Wyndham Cup - at Wyndham on Saturday.

Matt Smith: Racing matters

Matt Smith: Racing matters

What an average month or two it has been for harness racing and greyhound racing in Australia.

Backup big chance in cup

Backup big chance in cup

Matt Anderson believes a back mark of 20m holds no great fears for Backup in tomorrow's $17,500 Wyndham Cup.

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