Southern staying star Orepuki Lad will attempt seal a triple crown of cup victories on his home track today.
The Croupier rewarded Northern Southland trainer Shane Matheson after testing his patience when winning at Forbury Park on Thursday.
The epic wait for overseas betting operators to pay for the use of New Zealand racing and sports products is finally over.
A big drop in class could see Sweet Mary rewarded for her good recent form at Forbury Park tonight.
Who Dares Wins showed his huge fresh up win in the Easter Cup was no fluke when powering to victory in Saturday's group 3 Canterbury Gold Cup at Riccarton.
The good times continued to roll for trainers Kirstin Barclay and Paul Ellis at Winton on Saturday when they scored their first race trifecta.
Relief was the overwhelming emotion driver Ricky May felt after A G's White Socks ended his season with a swooping win in the Rangiora Classic yesterday.
Tact Maggie will solve a mystery when the tapes fly to start the Winton Businesses Cup today.
White Robe Lodge warmed up for a massive weekend with two victories on its home track yesterday.
The New Zealand thoroughbred industry took one of its first official steps towards major rationalisation of its racetracks yesterday.
Landing a handy barrier draw could mean Wingatui mare Scandalous finally breaks her maiden status today.
Canterbury jockey Samantha Wynne completed her brilliant return to race riding with success aboard Who Dares Wins in the 1600m Easter Cup at Riccarton Park on Saturday.
Southland trainers Kirstin Barclay and Paul Ellis's winning roll did not stop after they prepared U May Cullect for a break-out performance at Addington on Friday night - they produced Luvtahavtime...
The equine freak show rolled on at Addington Raceway in Christchurch last night when Turn It Up willed his way to winning the Easter Cup.
Race tempo could decide Southland pacer Franco Santino's fate when he returns to racing at Ascot Park today.
A winning combination and their winning tactics will not be changed when Gallant Boy starts in tomorrow's Easter Cup at Riccarton.
There were no complaints about a rain-soaked evening at Forbury Park from Sheree Tomlinson after she notched her 100th driving win in New Zealand with Hurricane Banner.
Bookmakers have done what champion trainer Mark Purdon could not do this week.
Wingatui jockey Jacob Lowry has beaten out his counterparts to land the ride on star South Island filly Emily Margaret at Riccarton on Saturday.
It could be a case of turn about for Waimate trainer Wayne Low at Forbury Park tonight.