The national harness trainers' premiership battle is not
quite over - but much will depend on the performance of
Robert Dunn's team at Forbury Park tonight.
Never mind the national jockeys' premiership.
Some harness fans will recall the 1200m harness races held at
Alexandra Park six or seven years ago.
A former Grand National Hurdles winner is back over the
smaller fences at Wingatui today as he chases future glory at
the Grand National carnival in August.
Both large and small racing clubs in Otago are the casualties
in next year's racing calendar as the national equine racing
bodies deal with declining horse numbers.
The richly bred One
Over Da Moon will be serving two roles next season.
A glance at the forecast and the track rating this morning
should give punters a guide for the Kelvin Tyler-trained
runners in the $30,000 Amberley Cup at Riccarton later today.
A runaway win to Midnight Cappa at Oamaru yesterday gave
Rangiora trainer Richard Ryan his second success as a
Phil Williamson would love to see Brads Kenny back at Forbury
Park in the next fortnight or so.
Good luck to the Wingatui connections of New Years Jay, who
makes her North Island debut at Alexandra Park tonight.
Do not be surprised if Come Fly With Me is at Riccarton
during New Zealand Cup week.
The first few hundred metres might tell the story with Satin
Jitterbug as she chases that elusive maiden win at Oamaru
Nathan Williamson is taking a week-by-week approach to
chasing down 100 driving wins for the season as he heads to
Forbury Park tonight.
A new face behind the general manager's desk is not the only
change at the Forbury Park Trotting Club over the next 10
The Manipulator is very much the novice of tomorrow's
Rangiora Winter Cup field.
A small salute was delivered with a trademark cheeky grin as
Oamaru trainer Phil Williamson recorded his 50th winner of
the season at Forbury Park last night.
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