Owners of maiden pacing and trotting winners will be $1500 worse off this season.
Stablemates Storm Prince and Tom Martin provided the stars turns on the Kurow Cup and gave their trainer Paul Court a late birthday present yesterday.
A connection with the Kurow community made Girls Get Loose's win in the feature trot on Kurow Cup day special.
Levels trotter The Dominator has been in a happy place recently and that spells unhappy news for his opposition at Oamaru tomorrow.
Trainer Matt Purvis is hoping for more luck in the running for his stable at Addington tonight than he has received recently.
Glamour stablemates Te Akau Shark and Melody Belle will square off in what shapes as an exciting start to the season's feature thoroughbred races at Te Rapa tomorrow.
Singing played an unlikely and important role in helping rider Shaun Phelan produce a brilliant front-running ride to win the Grand National Steeplechase on It's A Wonder at Riccarton on Saturday.
An exclamation mark was put at the end of freakish pacer U May Cullect's first season of racing when he was crowned Southland harness racing horse of the year in Invercargill last night.
Southland veteran The Gordonian relished the splattering mud the Riccarton track offered on Saturday when winning the Winter Classic.
Being on her best behaviour helped trotter Majestic Rose reward Kerry Kelly with her first training win at Gore on Saturday.
Waipukurau galloper Dez will attempt to notch a double double when he contests the Winter Classic at Riccarton Park today.
Canterbury raiders look ready to make an impact on the first meeting of the new Southland harness racing season at Gore today.
Rider Mathew Gillies will attempt to end an up-and-down week on a high with Gagarin in tomorrow's Grand National Steeplechase at Riccarton.
Forbury Park trainer Darryn Simpson has done as the name of his emerging trotter, Havehorsewilltravel, suggests.
Bold frontrunning tactics paid off for rider Buddy Lammas when Alfie Dee clung on to win the Grand National Hurdles in a thrilling finish.