New plastic rails have arrived at the Cromwell racecourse, reducing the chance of injuries for horses racing around the 150-year-old track.
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.
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.
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.
A trainer and her horse have been banned from racing after methamphetamine was found in both their systems after a successful race.
Junior driver Tom Nally has seized his opportunity with King Of The North and formed a winning partnership with the trotter.
The first day of the Riverton Easter races, one of Southland's first major events since the change to Orange on the Covid framework, was postponed due to strong winds on Saturday.
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.
A Racing Integrity Board hearing into allegations of animal cruelty by a leading Canterbury thoroughbred horse trainer is underway.
Steve Allen couldn’t have picked a better place to step into the spotlight with the win of Follow Me Fantasy at Oamaru yesterday.
It was fourth time lucky for fast-finishing Firoden in the feature race on the Beaumont card as part of the dual-code meeting at Wingatui yesterday.
Wingatui thoroughbred trainer Graeme Mee is continuing to recover in hospital after he suffered serious head injuries in an incident with a horse last week.
On a day filled with highlights at Wyndham on Saturday, Chelsea Faithful enjoyed one of the biggest thrills of her training career with the quinella of Arnie’s Army and Tartan Raider.
Matt Purvis found the right races for Will He Rock and Jennabella to notch a winning double at Oamaru yesterday.
The new Otago Daily Times Southern Mile 10 race series finished at Wingatui today with the $60,000 final.