The chance to set up his family's future is the driving force behind Blair Orange becoming only the second driver in New Zealand to win 200 races in a season.
Harness Racing has a new king of the breeding shed.
Leviathan Chinese owner ``Mr Wolf'' has dangled a $10,000 carrot in front of South Island broodmare owners ahead of the next breeding season.
The job of trainers preparing horses for Otago's premier jumping races just got a lot trickier after it was confirmed the Great Western Hurdles and Steeplechase would not be run this season.
Slashing puddles on the Riverton racetrack forced the abandonment of its Great Western Hurdles and Steeplechase race day yesterday.
Timaru trotter The Dominator did not let blustery conditions stop him from dominating his rivals at Oamaru yesterday.
Pres The Belle is unlikely to join Otago’s Harness Jewels contingent, despite cementing a qualifying spot when she won at Gore on Saturday.
Gore jumper Tai Ho is set to say tally ho to his rivals in tomorrow’s Great Western Steeplechase at Riverton.
Waikouaiti trotter Heard The Whisper is an each-way chance in the feature trot at Oamaru tomorrow.
Tonight's group 1 New Zealand Oaks at Addington has all of the hallmarks of last month's New Zealand Derby.
Wingatui trainer Claire Anderton is hoping a frustrating run with her stable star The Precious One will end at Riccarton today.
Racing writer Jonny Turner has a look at what the Budget means for racing in New Zealand.
Minister for Racing Winston Peters announced a $4.8 million tax cut for the New Zealand racing industry in today's Budget.
For a man with no background in racing, Jack McLeod sure has made an incredible contribution to the industry in Otago.
Star New Zealand-born jockey James McDonald showed he has not lost any of his class after 18 months out of the saddle with a returning win in Sydney today.
Trainer Jamie Richards has gone from the Taieri to become the head of New Zealand's richest racing stable.
New Zealand's racetracks needs to be better resourced to serve the racing industry - that was the key message heard from the New Zealand Racecourse Managers Association in Dunedin yesterday.
Wheelchair Norm raced into canine immortality at Forbury Park yesterday, becoming New Zealand's most winning greyhound.
Racing Minister Winston Peters has hinted that the long-awaited race fields legislation is not likely to be passed any time soon.
The Otago harness racing community is mourning the loss of Forbury Park Trotting Club general manager Rodney Moore, who died on Saturday.