Otago Daily Times: Racing News

Racing: Follow the Howe-Cox team

Racing: Follow the Howe-Cox team

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.

Racing: Spinyback filling gap

Racing: Spinyback filling gap

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.

Racing: Ins and outs ...

Some horse owners might get frustrated at times, wondering what they're paying for and whether they will ever see their horse line up.

Racing: Saveapatrol set to improve

Racing: Saveapatrol set to improve

Where Blair Orange goes these days, it pays to follow.

Sharp sprint

Sharp sprint

Spinyback (right), driven by Nathan Williamson, edges out Takitimu Express in race 2 at Forbury Park last night.

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

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

Racing: Trainor thriving in NSW

Racing: Trainor thriving in NSW

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 Championship.

Racing: Junior drivers' quest priority for Golding

Racing: Junior drivers' quest priority for Golding

The battle to be crowned the season's best junior driver is on - but Stevie Golding is happy just to be in the fight.

Racing: New sire big acquisition

Racing: New sire big acquisition

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.

Racing: Star 2yr olds steal show at Menangle

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.

Racing: Kiwi Focus wins final the hard way

Racing: Kiwi Focus wins final the hard way

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.

Racing: Knights want third title

Geoff and Jude Knight are not waving the white flag just yet in defence of their winter claiming series title at Forbury Park tonight.

Racing: A day of firsts at Wingatui

Racing: A day of firsts at Wingatui

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.

Racing: Full of energy

Racing: Full of energy

Supercharged clears the second hurdle in the straight on the first circuit, ahead of Jachil in the Noel Welsh Memorial hurdle at Wingatui yesterday.

Racing: Whole lot of Williamsons

It's been quite a month for the well-known and popular Williamson family of Oamaru.

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Racing: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

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

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