Owners of maidens racing at Forbury Park on Thursday night are in line for a $1500 bonus if their horses are fast enough to win.
Canterbury commentator Mark McNamara is known for his quick turn of phrase and he will need it to be at its quickest when he matches wits with All Black coach Steve Hansen, next month.
Delightful Memphis blasted away her usual bridesmaid's tag with a scorching 1.51.9 track record-breaking mile win at Winton on Saturday.
Carrying the top weight did not stop White Robe Lodge galloper Coulee from defending her South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes crown at Riccarton on Saturday.
A premium barrier to jump from puts Coulee and jockey Jacob Lowry in a perfect place for their tilt at back-to-back wins in the group 3 South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes at Riccarton...
After years of promises, the wait for action on the New Zealand racing industry’s race fields legislation is finally over.
In this column over the past four months, I have marvelled at some of the astounding skills, complicated intricacies and sometimes downright bizarre features that make the racing industry so...
A passion for horses is what is driving Otago’s newest thoroughbred trainer, Bridget Emerson.
With a pedigree page filled with riding talent, many would have thought White Robe Lodge apprentice Corey Campbell was destined to be a jockey.
There was plenty of equine firepower to heat up an otherwise cool morning at the Wingatui jumpouts yesterday.
Harness racing's new ratings-based handicapping system has achieved one of its main goals in the first week of its use in the South.
A dose of love is what helped two promising winners on yesterday's dual-code programme at Wingatui score their wins.
Local trainer Barbara Verlinden headed the list of career firsts on yesterday's thoroughbred card at Wingatui by training her first winner.
Wingatui galloper Princess Brook will have to overcome recent history to continue her hot season form at Wingatui today.
A daring front-running drive paid big dividends for punters and Waimate Cup winning trainer-driver Hamish Hunter.
Roxburgh trainers Geoff and Jude Knight and their stable reinsman Matthew Williamson went on a record-breaking spree at Oamaru yesterday.
The Forbury Park harness racing track is totally unfit for racing, but it is a good thing.
Bruce Negus’ racing team got plenty of the race spoils at Waikouaiti last month and he has headed south again in the hope of emulating those results on the grass surface at Oamaru tomorrow.
Their stable captures headlines across Australasia, so it may seem unlikely that the Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen training team has a forgotten horse on their hands.
Southland trainer-driver Kirk Larsen is hoping to end his week in stark contrast to the way it started.