A race day official is under investigation by the Racing Integrity Board for betting on races during Cup Week’s focal point at Addington.
Court proceedings involving a high-profile Canterbury harness racing figure caught up in a major police probe into corruption and drug use in the industry has been delayed again.
Canterbury horse racing's biggest week of the year has kicked off today without the usual crowd of 20,000.
New Zealand-bred horse Verry Elleegant has won the Melbourne Cup at Flemington, storming home in the final straight to win by three-and-a-half lengths.
The New Zealand Cup Meeting at Riccarton Park will go ahead with a limited number of people this year.
For the first time in its 117-year history Addington Cup Week will not be open to the public, organisers confirmed this morning.
Kaikoura’s hugely popular annual festive horse racing meeting could be moved to Addington if the Covid-19 alert levels don’t drop.
Covid-19 restrictions may mean Canterbury horse racing's biggest week of the year could be closed to most punters for the first time in 117 years.
A controversial plan to build a greyhound racing track at QE II Park in Christchurch has been rejected.
The harness racing industry is mourning exceptional horseman and administrator, Denis Nyhan, who died in Christchurch Hospital last week.
Champion Canterbury trainer Robert Dunn is looking to add another New Brighton Cup to his already impressive trophy cabinet tonight.
The greyhound racing industry has unnecessarily obfuscated information, a new government review says, and Racing Minister Grant Robertson is demanding changes.
Addington Raceway will hold a marathon 17-race meeting with no crowd on Sunday - but only if the level 4 Covid restrictions are not extended in Christchurch.
A horse part-owned by All Black midfielder Anton Lienert-Brown collapsed and died while exercising on a Canterbury beach.
The new Racing Integrity Board has embarked on its first major investigation after a costly canine enteric coronavirus outbreak in Christchurch forced the cancellation of greyhound meetings...
Craig Paddon has not really had time to ponder how he and others will feel when the gates close at Forbury Park for the final time.
The Racing Minister is under fire amid claims the image of a new organisation formed to police the industry has been compromised by a Christchurch board member’s link to a controversial harness trainer.