A founder member at Forsyth Barr Stadium feels like he has been "kicked into touch" after being told he would be moved for next year’s match between the Highlanders and the British and Irish Lions.
The vagaries of thoroughbred racing provided Riccarton trainer Andrew Carston with a day at Cromwell that started badly, but only got better.
It was only a matter of time, but Flying Sardine’s trainer, Kelvin Tyler, was still relieved when the mare’s maiden win came at Cromwell yesterday.
Strong Riccarton form should be the pointer for the winner of the $30,000 1400m open handicap at Cromwell tomorrow.
Matt Smith gets up close and personal with the WBO heavyweight belt (aka Belty McBeltface) to find out the stories behind the bling.
Matt Smith discusses leaving the racing beat for other pastures.
Classie Brigade will be grateful for one factor at Orari tomorrow — he won’t have to chase Lazarus around as he did for much of last season.
Two of Otago's group contenders at New Zealand Cup week are back in action at Cromwell on Sunday.
The Dunedin Gymnastics Academy (DGA) will start afresh in its Vogel St gymnasium next year as the cleanup from the discovery of asbestos is completed.
Getting the basics right will move the Otago Volts a long way towards their first Plunket Shield win when they host the Wellington Firebirds at the University Oval from today.
Matt Smith gives us a rundown of the week in racing.
Anywhere the wind blows doesn’t really matter to Rory McIlwrick on his quest for the junior drivers’ premiership which continues at Timaru tomorrow.
Thank heavens - but not the heavens - for indoor sports facilities in Dunedin.
The absence of any land sales to boost the coffers left the Otago Racing Club's members with a tough financial year to reflect on at last night's annual meeting.
An unbeaten seventh first-class century from Andrew Ellis has put Canterbury in the box seat after day one of its Plunket Shield clash against host Otago.
Saturday's Welcome Stakes winner, Prom Queen, is the horse that Kenny Rae did not want.
There is a lot to be said for loyalty in the racing game.
Bad news, trotting trainers: Monbet is not 100% and he was still good enough to win the $260,000 Dominion Trot.
A winner trained south of the Waitaki River was guaranteed at Show Day at Addington yesterday.
Matt Smith gives an overview of this week in racing.