For some owners, the Harness Jewels are a chance for a quick return on their equine investments, but that is not the case for Dunedin's Tom Richardson.
There was no more touching moment on Harness Jewels day than when Dizzy Miss Lizzy strode to victory for driver Blair Orange.
Enghien looked more like a hip-hop dancer than a champion age-group trotter in his Harness Jewels win on Saturday.
Southerners held off a North Island invasion to take all of the riches on offer at yesterday's Otago jumps day at Wingatui.
A sickening head clash briefly halted play in the Chatham Cup football match between Queenstown Rovers and Roslyn-Wakari FC at Ellis Park.
A sickening head clash marred yesterday's Chatham Cup match between Queenstown Rovers and Roslyn-Wakari, at Ellis Park in Dunedin.
Chaotic scenes involving the mobile barrier at Addington have been labelled a freak occurrence by harness racing officials.
The Dunedin Thunder and the Southern Stampede will each bring winning form into their provincial derby in Queenstown this weekend.
Gallop South's future remains unclear following a meeting of Southland's thoroughbred racing clubs last week.
The winter blast hitting the South has forced Forbury Park Trotting Club to postpone its Thursday night meeting until Saturday afternoon.
The winter blast hitting the South Island has forced the Forbury Park Trotting Club to postpone the meeting scheduled for tonight until Saturday afternoon.
Trainer Kelvin Tyler will welcome one equine and one human talent from his stable back to the track tomorrow.
It is not just trophies and winning glory that Matt Anderson will be chasing in the New Zealand Junior Drivers Championships, which wrap up at Forbury Park on Saturday.