Blood Brotha followed in the footsteps of his Wingatui great-granddam, Princess Mellay, when he won back-to-back New Zealand Cups at Riccarton on Saturday.
Stunin Cullen returned to form with a superb win at Addington yesterday.
Spiro looks set to give Sylvia Kay, the Levin trainer, her third New Zealand Cup at Riccarton tomorrow.
Mark Todd may not have been at Riccarton on Saturday but he "could not stop laughing" after watching a video of his horse Kullu running his rivals ragged in the Metropolitan Handicap.
Sacred Falls kept his unbeaten record intact when he came from second-last on the home turn to win the $400,000 New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas at Riccarton on Saturday.
French Desire started her career on a winning note at Forbury Park last night.
Matt Maguire stands out in the main race at the Forbury Park Trotting Club meeting tonight.
Sacred Falls should maintain his unbeaten record when he contests the $400,000 New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas at Riccarton tomorrow.
Terror To Love cemented his $2.40 favouritism for his bid to claim back-to-back wins in the New Zealand Trotting Cup next Tuesday with a decisive win over his three rivals in the Cup Trial at Addington last night.
Invercargill trainer Brent Shirley had his best day since he took out a training licence six weeks ago when he trained and drove three winners at the Riverton meeting yesterday.
Trainer Mark Purdon will drive Fly Like An Eagle in the $600,000 New Zealand Trotting Cup tomorrow week.
Sleepy Tripp and Major Mark will represent Mark Purdon in the Hannon Memorial at Oamaru on Sunday.
Franco Ledger is guaranteed a start in the $600,000 New Zealand Cup on November 13 for his syndicate of mainly Otago owners, after winning the Maurice Holmes Vase at Addington last night.
Mah Sish showed he was on target to resume racing in the Hannon Memorial on Sunday week when he was successful at the Addington trials yesterday.
More than 300 Te Anau people gathered last night to form a group to intensify local opposition to the Routeburn-Hollyford tunnel and the Snowdon Forest monorail proposals.
Storm Light, the winner of eight races, has joined the Menangle stable of David Thorn.
Hurricane Bromac, who was given away by his breeders, credited trainer Robert Dunn with his first success from his new stable complex at Woodend Beach, when he won at Nelson on Sunday.
Irish Whisper continued his preparation for the Harness Jewels with success at the Oamaru trials yesterday.
Better To Be Bad continued her preparation for a race at Forbury Park on Friday night with success at trials on the track yesterday.
Spiro has been scratched from the $40,000 Great Autumn Handicap at Riccarton today after injuring himself in the float coming from Levin.