Champion jumps trainer John Wheeler says he was blown away by the talent among the track riders who attended a hurdle and steeplechase clinic he hosted at Riverton over the weekend.
Group 1-winning stayer Patrick Erin will start work on regaining the status he formerly held as Otago’s best galloper when he races in New Zealand for the first time in more than two years on...
Canterbury trainers Colin and Julie deFilippi dominated yesterday’s 10-race card at Oamaru in more ways than one.
Handling a quick turnaround is the main challenge for Southland trotter Moniburns, who will attempt to continue her brilliant form on grass at Oamaru today.
Oamaru trainer-driver trainer driver Brad Williamson added another accomplishments to his family’s long list of trotting achievements when Cracker Hill won the Hambletonian Classic at Ashburton on...
Ohoka trotter Never Mind left a quality line-up in his wake when bolting away with the feature trot on Waikouaiti Cup day at Oamaru yesterday.
Finding the perfect starting point for smart 4yr-olds Lota-muscle and Gil Favour to begin their seasons means trotting master Paul Nairn will make a rare trip from Leeston to Oamaru tomorrow.
Oamaru trainer-driver Brad Williamson has this week juggled the task of finding his next group 1 horse with preparing Cracker Hill for the first 3yr-old trotters’ classic of the season, the...
Leading trainer Jamie Richards is not taking anything for granted about his star mare Melody Belle attempting to pick up where she left off in Australia tomorrow.
Exciting trotter Chinese Whisper is back in action and ready to show off his speed at Ascot Park this afternoon.
Champagne flowed as southern-bred stock conquered all at the national standardbred yearling sales in Christchurch for the second consecutive year.
The southern jumps racing fraternity will gather at Riverton in an effort to rally support for their sport, which has faced being wiped off the national racing calendar.
Some of Otago’s best genetics set the sales ring alight at yesterday’s national trotting yearling sale in Christchurch when a colt by Love You from Queen Kenny sold for the record price of $280,000.
Waikouaiti mare Sheeza Sport helped raise money for ovarian cancer research and earned herself a reprieve from retirement when winning at Oamaru on Saturday.
Riverton 3yr-old Lightning Jack lived up to his billing and won his second southern guineas race when he produced a flying finish to win the Southland Guineas on Saturday.
Patience will be rewarded if Lightning Jack can add the Invercargill Guineas to his Gore Guineas win at Ascot Park today.
Woodend Beach trainers Greg and Nina Hope can continue their brilliant recent strike rate at Oamaru today with Homebush Lad.
Yesterday was a significant day for the future structure of the racing industry as administrators fronted the transport and infrastructure select committee at Parliament to present submissions on...