A second Grand National Steeplechase victory with High Forty tomorrow might have seemed a world away to Michael Mitchell as he wiped away the mud from his goggles at Riverton in May.
Rory McIlwrick has already kick-started his season in the right manner.
Do not let the Americans hear us whisper it, but Hollywood has nothing on Omakau.
Jockey Matthew Cropp hopes carrying the top weight does not mean Wee Biskit will only be chasing crumbs in today's Grand National Hurdle.
Stunin Dude might lack the sheer brilliance of his brother, Stunin Cullen, but his consistency was once again on display in yesterday’s Kurow Cup in Oamaru.
Mongolian Khan has become a dual New Zealand Horse of the Year winner.
The first thing you notice when sitting down for a chat about horse racing with Dave Hay is his enthusiasm.
The trip back from racing at Addington and Oamaru this weekend will not be the same for Tomahawk trainer Nora Bishop after a crash claimed the life of her favourite horse, Hudson Sully, yesterday.
By most measures, West Melton trainer Paul Court had a stunning debut season as a solo trainer last season.
Joni Mitchell might have been writing about parking lots taking over the beauty of Hawaii (thank you Wikipedia) when she wrote Big Yellow Taxi.
Kelvin Tyler likes to be careful with his words.
This jumping season has had some obstacles of its own for the trainers of High Forty - most of it in the planning stages off the track.
If time flies when you are having fun, then Terry Moseley's 2015-16 season must have zoomed by in an instant.
The title was already in the bag, but Brad Williamson still enjoyed soaking up the moment as the country's leading junior driver at the Harness Racing New Zealand awards in Christchurch on Saturday night.
Kylie Williams has wasted no time getting back into the groove of race-day riding.
Few southern trainers have supported the South Of The Waitaki winter series over the past two years as well as Brendon McLellan.
A new chapter in White Robe Lodge's history is just around the corner.
The Beaumont Racing Club is in good heart.
Field Marshal is back from a break and is getting ready to take on the new season, but a crack at the New Zealand Trotting Cup in November is still off the table.
We continue our series on Otago's Olympians. Sports reporter Matt Smith talks to London 2012 gold medal-winning rower Hamish Bond.