Otago Daily Times: Racing News

Trackside: We won't shirk the issues

Trackside: We won't shirk the issues

It's a case of back to the future - and forward to the future - for the Trackside television channels with the return to the screens of a thoroughbred review show and a greyhound show next week. Matt Smith has a look around the new Stanley St set-up in Auckland and asks what viewers can expect from the shows and the revamped Trackside channels.

Racing: Williams has faith in drive

Racing: Williams has faith in drive

When a horseman says a race is full of depth, it is generally worth watching.

Racing: Heat on seven in-form 3yr-olds tonight

Racing: Heat on seven in-form 3yr-olds tonight

Seven horses, seven last-start winners. It's hard to knock the form - and the breeding for that matter - of any runner leading into tonight's $25,000 3yr-old Sires' Stakes heat at Forbury Park, so Matt Smith goes through the chances of each of the seven horses.

Racing: Bit Of A Legend on the move up rankings

Bit Of A Legend has made a bit of a move after a strong second placing behind Terror To Love in the Avon City Ford Cup at Addington last week.

Racing: King Cyril records fastest time of the day

Yesterday's trials at Forbury Park provided several horses with the chance to get fit for the Forbury Park Trotting Club meeting on Thursday night.

Racing: Natuzzi, The Diamond One dead-heat in awards

Racing: Natuzzi, The Diamond One dead-heat in awards

The two best Otago horses for the 2013-14 season will be seen at New Zealand Cup week. But whether we see them taking on each other is yet to be seen.

Racing: Nice timing for Richards

Racing: Nice timing for Richards

Alessio must have an astute sense of timing.

Long wait worthwhile

Graham Eade has been prepared to wait for Comanche Gold's next win.

Racing: One run at them plan for Jaccka Justy

Racing: One run at them plan for Jaccka Justy

Jaccka Justy is back to defend his Banks Peninsula Trotting Cup title at Motukarara tomorrow, but it is not going to be easy.

Racing Matters

Racing Matters

Time once again . . .

Excuse the impending pun, but it's been a while between drinks since I've complained about this, so it's time to bring it up again.

Racing: Anzac Star will never give up

Racing: Anzac Star will never give up

If you back Anzac Star, you are almost guaranteed one thing - a run for your money.

Racing: Stepping stone for Terror to Love

Racing: Stepping stone for Terror to Love

The return of Terror To Love to racing tonight has plenty of people excited - bookies included.

Racing: Withdrawal of Themightyquinn takes a little gloss off classic

The worst fears of ''Quinny'' fans were realised when Themightyquinn was withdrawn from the New Zealand Trotting Cup nominations on Tuesday.

Racing: Able youngsters coming on

Racing: Able youngsters coming on

LAST SEASON 278 starts, 24 wins, $159,956

Racing: Faulks taking 'good opportunity'

Racing: Faulks taking 'good opportunity'

One door closes but another one opens for Waikouaiti trainer Andrew Faulks when he moves to Canterbury at the start of next year.

Racing: Syndicate always about camaradarie

Racing: Syndicate always about camaradarie

Ask the veteran members of the Setarip racing syndicate how many standardbred horses they have owned or leased, how many winners they have had and the names of their favourite horses and they are quick with the answers.

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