Otago Daily Times: Racing News

Racing: Good work expected from Passito

Racing: Good work expected from Passito

Natuzzi's owners have gone back to the well with the progeny of Coats Choice and they could be on to a winner with Passito at the Southland Racing Club's meeting at Gore today.

Racing: Handy run by Nordea Wee Thing

Racing: Handy run by Nordea Wee Thing

Nordea Wee Thing defied her name and was on her best behaviour with a handy gallop at the Wingatui jumpouts yesterday.

Victory erases memories of 44 years ago

Victory erases memories of 44 years ago

Graduate Under Fire's Waikouaiti Cup victory yesterday helped Hilderthorpe horseman Ray Beale to shrug off a memory from 44 years ago.

Big targets ahead for Son Of Maher

Big targets ahead for Son Of Maher

Son Of Maher might have won the Dunedin Guineas on Saturday as a well-backed favourite.

Morrison ends drought with heady drive

Morrison ends drought with heady drive

It was hard to work out who was happier with John Morrison's first winning drive at Waikouaiti yesterday.

Racing: The Diamond One’s win tribute to trainer

Racing: The Diamond One’s win tribute to trainer

As Claire Anderton walked towards The Diamond One after the mare's third White Robe Lodge victory at Wingatui on Saturday, she produced the understatement of the year.

Racing: Quick As A Trick to repeat cup success

Racing: Quick As A Trick to repeat cup success

A stone bruise is very much behind Quick As A Trick as he seeks his second Waikouaiti Cup tomorrow.

Racing: Signify best ride for Bradley

Racing: Signify best ride for Bradley

Champions Day has been kind to Darryl Bradley in the past.

Gore called off after one race

Drizzling rain on a rock-hard track made the Gore track unsafe after one race at the Gore Racing Club's meeting yesterday.

Racing matters

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If you have the TV set to Trackside 1 tomorrow at that time, you will be perplexed to see a direct clash between the fourth race from Randwick and the third race from Caulfield - and there's no point blaming Trackside for it.

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

Video: Matt Smith's two minute racing tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing action.

Racing: Barnes joins senior rider ranks

Racing: Barnes joins senior rider ranks

A new era for Courtney Barnes starts today at Gore.

Racing: Man for the job in hot seat

Racing: Man for the job in hot seat

New Zealand's greatest reinsman will watch his stable star try to win the $A500,000 ($NZ544,285) Hunter Cup from the grandstand - by choice.

Racing: Pair’s fortunes turn for better

A somersaulting trotter helped add to the tally of Otago wins on Invercargill Cup day on Saturday.

Racing: Driver’s calls pay off

Racing: Driver’s calls pay off

A hopeful phone call in 2013 paid off for Matt Anderson on Saturday when he drove Costa del Magnifico to victory in the Invercargill Cup.

Racing: Right call on Smart 'N'Sassy - co-trainer

You were robbed if you were on Mongolian Falcon at Matamata when Smart 'N' Sassy was scratched at the barrier after flipping over backwards.

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