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.
A decision made yesterday at HRNZ’s Christchurch headquarters to change horses’ birthdays has been hailed as “a defining moment and a catalyst for change” in the harness racing industry.
A greyhound trainer could face tougher penalties after one of her dogs tested positive to methamphetamine after winning at Addington Raceway in Christchurch.
The chemical formalin is the latest performance-enhancing substance identified in Canterbury’s harness racing industry after a Woodend Beach trainer was nabbed by a sting operation.
Disgraced Canterbury harness racing trainer Jesse Alford has received a seven-year ban for horse doping offences as the crackdown on illegal activity in the industry continues.
It’s customary to get straight back in the saddle after a setback - but 70-year-old Canterbury harness driver-trainer Kevin Townley is not sure if he will ever climb into a sulky again after his latest accident.
An unidentified punter placed a $10,000 bet on a greyhound that later tested positive for methamphetamine after winning a race at Addington in Christchurch.
A greyhound trainer has been disqualified for four months and fined after methamphetamine was found in one of her dogs after a meeting at Addington Raceway in Christchurch last year.
Racing Minister Grant Robertson is launching a review into greyhound racing, saying he is not satisfied with the industry's work on animal welfare.
Disgraced former Canterbury harness racing trainer Mitchell Kerr has been banned for life after being found guilty of a range of charges related to duping owners on both sides of the Tasman.