The sun made a welcome appearance at Wingatui’s Melbourne Cup Day today, keeping the crowd in good spirits.
High-profile runner Anthony Van Dyck has been euthanised after failing to complete the course in the Melbourne Cup.
Twilight Payment led from start to finish to claim the Melbourne Cup, handing jockey Jye McNeil a dream debut.
Fine weather and a Covid-free environment are expected to draw large crowds to the race that not only stops Australia, but some of Dunedin, too.
The hottest Melbourne Cup forecast for six years will have no punters to bask in the sunshine and cheer the stayers down the straight.
Driver Ricky May received the biggest thrill of his comeback to race driving when Stylish Memphis won the group 3 Southland Oaks at Ascot Park yesterday.
Finding a good position in the first 100m of today’s Southern Supremacy Stakes at Ascot Park will be crucial for home-town hero Pembrook Playboy.
The New Zealand Cup awaits Robyns Playboy after he scored back-to-back wins in the Tuapeka Cup at Forbury Park yesterday.
Harness racing enthusiasts and Dunedin locals were out in force for the Tuapeka Harness Racing Club’s annual meeting at Forbury Park yesterday.
The country comes to the town tomorrow as the Tuapeka Harness Racing Club holds its annual meeting at Forbury Park.
Dunedin's Martin Dippie won the South Island Endurance One-Hour Series title after a finale thriller in Timaru at the weekend.
Has Mr Intelligence just loped into contention for the New Zealand Cup with a win at the Otago Racing Club’s meeting at Wingatui yesterday?
Steve added to 90-year-old Oamaru owner Gordon Martin’s five decades of harness racing thrills when winning at Winton yesterday.
The only thing left to debate after Nathan Williamson won with Pembrook Playboy, Chinese Whisper and Ragazzo Mach at Ascot Park on Saturday was which performance was most impressive.
New Zealand Cup contender Robyns Playboy’s standing start manners will be key to his chances of winning the ‘‘Battle of the Playboys’’ at Ascot Park today.