Waimate owner-breeder Lex Williams might be battered and bruised right now, but race-horses are providing him with a much-needed pick-me-up.
The brothers Barron are becoming an imposing pairing for their Canterbury rivals as they settle into life as a training partnership.
Southern Harness Racing has entered a new season of harness racing in Southland and Central Otago with all nine clubs in the region signing a heads of agreement in July that changes the...
A barrier draw of 2 for Luisanabelle Midfrew seemed like a godsend for Oamaru driver Matthew Williamson when he checked out the fields for tomorrow’s Breeders Crown meeting at Melton, near Melbourne.
In terms of timing, my story about Genevieve Crawford in Wednesday’s paper (and Stephen Jaquiery’s excellent photo) was printed on just the right day.
Apprentice jockey Jacob Lowry will take on the role of travelling foreman with High Forty as he makes the journey north from Wingatui to Ellerslie for the Great Northern Steeplechase.
Phil Williamson might have brought up 500 career training wins on Sunday, but he is still 19 wins short of the real target in his mind - 500 trotting wins.
Last season's leading pacer, Have Faith In Me, tops the New Zealand Trotting Cup rankings released yesterday.
Stable Status - Terry Kennedy, Wingatui
The New Zealand Racing Board needs to work on several key areas to build up the returns to the industry, its chief executive says.
STABLE STATUSGeoff and Jude Knight, Roxburgh
Ryal Bush trainer Brett Gray experienced the good, the bad and the indifferent at the Winton workouts last week.
The phrase "wonder mare" has been thrown around a few times in the last 20 years — Sunline and Black Caviar spring to mind — but Winx deserves the name as well.
The feet are sorted and so are the insides as Arran Chief starts to build up towards a possible tilt at one of New Zealand trotting’s great races with a race at Addington tonight.
Oamaru driver Matthew Williamson will spend the next few days studying the Australian 3yr-old fillies' form closely ahead of his Victorian driving debut at Bendigo on Saturday night.
Amber Hoffman has climbed to the top of the trotting pile before.
The weather in the North Island over the next two weeks will decide whether High Forty lines up in the Great Northern Steeplechase on September 3.
The best could be yet to come for the 2015-16 Otago Harness Horse Of The Year.
A touch of father-and-son magic seems to have uncovered the best of Lindali.
A second Grand National Steeplechase victory with High Forty tomorrow might have seemed a world away to Michael Mitchell as he wiped away the mud from his goggles at Riverton in May.