Champion rider Chris Johnson will have to wait another 24 hours to seal his national jockeys’ premiership title.
Maiden claimer-turned-intermediate-grade pacer Playboy Prince has the chance to cap his progressive season with a win in the South Of The Waitaki series final at Addington tonight.
At the risk of being completely predictable, with four days remaining in the racing term I am today taking a look back at the season, writes Jonny Turner.
If Claire Anderton's horses can show the racetrack speed and stamina she has recently, her stable is in for a big season.
While South Island trainers are on cancellation watch, they can rest knowing their Riccarton racing targets should go ahead.
South Island thoroughbred stables are facing a nervous wait before Friday's Timaru meeting.
A heavily saturated track has forced officials to abandon the Oamaru Jockey Club's July meeting.
Tara Tutaia paced to an emotionally charged win at Rangiora yesterday to honour former Otago breeder Ray Anicich.
The North Taieri equine community is in clean-up mode following the weekend’s heavy flooding.
Wild weather has forced the Oamaru Jockey Club to postpone its meeting scheduled for tomorrow until Wednesday.
A thinning of their local riding ranks means Central Districts trainers are flocking to call on classy southern hoop Samantha Wynne.
Race winner Amanood Lad with rider Aaron Kuru (left) and fourth placegetter The Oysterman with Hamish McNeill aboard tackle a fence during yesterday’s Wellington Steeplechase at Hastings.
The prediction of wild weather in North Otago has put Sunday’s Oamaru Cup meeting in doubt.
This week the ODT sports department has been rife with debate, speculation, analysis and opinion over who the best athletes of all time are, writes Jonny Turner.
After weeks of speculation, the immediate future of Gallop South has been assured.
Kipkeino will carry the hopes of Waimate in today's Wellington Hurdles at Hastings.
Pay parity for the trotting gait is in the hands of local racing administrators, rather than the sport's national body.
Finally the ugly ducklings of the harness racing world at starting to see some love.
Statistics will be on Princess Brook's side when she lines up in next month's Winter Cup at Riccarton.
The Forbury Park Trotting Club has followed New Zealand's major harness racing centres in confirming a funding boost for next season.