Matt Purvis has trained two winners at Young Quinn Raceway and both have been memorable, but for entirely different reasons.
Despair turned to jubilation when Afterburner sped to victory in the Winter Racing Series Handicap at Wyndham yesterday.
Mark Hurrell continued his great run with trotters when Port Pegasus strode to victory at Ascot Park in Invercargill on Saturday.
A winning treble on Bluff Cup day has continued an outstanding season for trainer Kirstin Barclay.
Few horses deliver fresh up performances as impressive as Tony Mac’s winning return at Winton yesterday.
Winton trainer Chelsea Faithful dedicated Pay Me Speedy’s win at Ascot Park in Invercargill on Saturday to the memory of Dunedin horseman Leon Crawford who died last week.
Although there have been some nerve-racking moments, American Eyretime could not have been more impressive in her two wins since joining Craig Ferguson’s barn.
It might not have been obvious that Nathan Williamson made a daring tactical move to win the the Group 2 Southern Supremacy Final with Sand Wave.
The Southland Oaks silverware was sent to Canada in the most dynamic fashion when Aardie’s Express powered to an emphatic Diamonds Day victory on Saturday.
Junior driver Tom Nally has seized his opportunity with King Of The North and formed a winning partnership with the trotter.
Olivia Thornley took the pressure of driving a $1.30 favourite in her stride to notch her first group race win with Don’t Stop Dreaming’s victory in the Kindergarten Stakes at Wyndham on Thursday.
Steve Allen couldn’t have picked a better place to step into the spotlight with the win of Follow Me Fantasy at Oamaru yesterday.
Matt Purvis found the right races for Will He Rock and Jennabella to notch a winning double at Oamaru yesterday.
Nathan Williamson may have some problems, but winning racing is not one of them.
Darryn Simpson’s horses are thriving in Oamaru and the trainer’s winning double at his new home track on Waikouaiti Cup day showed just that.
Had she not shifted camps, Joe’s Rock would have been part of a Canterbury whitewash at Ascot Park yesterday.
Tairlaw Toll is a horse in the zone and it showed when he ran to victory in the Gore Summer Cup yesterday.
A brilliant ride continued for the Reidie family when Macandrew Aviator dug deep to win the Riverton Cup in a thrilling finish at Ascot Park on Saturday.
Ben Hope continued the outstanding start he has made to the new harness racing season with a winning double at Oamaru yesterday.
The careers of Macandrew Aviator and driver Max Hill are on the up and it showed in their victory together at Young Quinn Raceway yesterday.