Harness Jewels-winning pacer Pat’s Delight is set to start a hot favourite in tomorrow’s Tuapeka Cup at Forbury Park.
I never thought I would say this, but Ashburton is the place to be this long weekend. It has an excellent card of gallops racing on Saturday and the harness racing on Monday looks just as good.
Hastings filly Xpression brings her One Thousand Guineas campaign south to Ashburton tomorrow.
The Forbury Park Trotting Club announced a deficit of almost $250,000 at its annual meeting last night.
Aimee Tyler scored her first win as a trainer at what may prove to be an historic Winton Cup meeting yesterday.
Tomorrow's Winton Cup meeting will be a day to remember for Woodlands horseman Robert Dennis no matter the result.
From a $A14 million sprint to a 3000m grass-track cup, there is everything a racing fan could possibly want on offer this weekend.
Wingatui mare The Precious One showed she could be in for a massive spring with an emphatic win at Riccarton on Tuesday.
Mosgiel trotter Pres The Belle did not just win at Ascot Park on Saturday, she absolutely bolted in.
Leading Wingatui mares Princess Brook and The Precious One are aiming for winning returns at Riccarton today.
Victory in tomorrow's group 1 Livamol Classic with Savvy Coup would start an incredible journey for Michael Pitman.
Will he step away?
Another week into spring and there's more great racing in store, though, from a southern perspective, it will be impossible to top last weekend with Patrick Erin winning the Metropolitan.
Two-time stakes race winner Courte Zarindi was crowned the 2017-18 Southland thoroughbred horse of the year in Invercargill on Saturday.
Former Otago stayer Patrick Erin gave his Melbourne Cup prospects a massive boost by winning the Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick on Saturday.
Rider Brett Murray gave his fiancee Ashley Frye an early wedding present at Gore yesterday.
Racing has got a little sidetracked recently.
Knapdale trainer Robin Swain unleashed The Empress at Winton yesterday, winning over a mile on debut by more than two lengths.
Wingatui rider Corey Campbell is a jockey to follow at today's Gore meeting.
Otago bred-and-raced stayer Patrick Erin will attempt to boost his Melbourne Cup prospects when he contests the Metropolitan Handicap (2400m) at Randwick tomorrow.