Otago Daily Times: Racing News

Racing: Club made right call: Klein

A big increase in jumpers left the Otago Racing Club between a rock and a hard place for tomorrow's meeting at Wingatui.

Racing: Hudson Sully's win Bishop's most exciting

Racing: Hudson Sully's win Bishop's most exciting

Tomahawk trainer Nora Bishop is starting to make a habit of winning at Forbury Park.

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

ODT racing reporter Matt Smith talks to Matthew and Brad Williamson ahead of the Harness Jewels in Ashburton this weekend

Racing: 'There with a chance and we're proud to be there'

Racing: 'There with a chance and we're proud to be there'

The group 1 memories of Pembrook's Delight still linger long in Geoff Knight's mind.

Racing: More numbers ...

Now that Springbank Eden has made the 3yr-old ruby field, it is great to see six contenders from within the greater Otago region lining up at the Harness Jewels tomorrow.

Racing: Anderson unfazed by Jewels draws

Racing: Anderson unfazed by Jewels draws

At first glance, Westwood Beach trainer Graeme Anderson might rue the two second-line draws he has been handed at Ashburton on Saturday.

Racing: Williamson hoping simple tactic pays off

Brad Williamson has one simple plan with Father Christmas in Saturday's group 1 Harness Jewels 4yr-old ruby division at Ashburton - follow that horse.

Racing: Jewels qualifying a thrill for 'battling' trainer

Racing: Jewels qualifying a thrill for 'battling' trainer

Katiki trainer Ricky Allen describes himself as ‘‘just a battler from the beach''.

Racing: Sire has performance, pedigree

Racing: Sire has performance, pedigree

Speed is coming to White Robe Lodge in the form of new stallion Ghibellines.

Racing: Win for apprentices' horse

It was appropriate Owe The Ransom's long-awaited maiden win came with apprentice jockey Doni Prastiyou aboard at Oamaru yesterday.

Racing: Oamaru track lives up to reputation

Racing: Oamaru track lives up to reputation

A firm track at Oamaru yesterday proved to be just what several horses were looking for.

Racing: Mixed bag for Otago

Otago-trained horses have been handed a mixed bag of starting positions following the barrier draws for the Harness Jewels at Ashburton next Saturday.

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

ODT racing report Matt Smith gives his racing tips for the weekend.

Sage advice

Sage advice

Sage in full flight as she wins the second heat of the Forbury Sprint Series at Forbury Park last night.

Racing: Record all his own

Racing: Record all his own

Hyde horseman Mick Prendergast edged ahead of the late John Burgess as the oldest winning driver in New Zealand history when he took the passing lane at Forbury Park with Holdon Toyaspurs last night to win the c1 trot.

Racing: Claim to make difference

Racing: Claim to make difference

Weight relief in the form of Jake Lowry should give two hardy gallopers a helping hand at Oamaru today.

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