Canterbury's Samantha Ottley has helped a group of female harness racing drivers raise $44,000 for ovarian cancer - all by winning in teal colours.
Canterbury harness racing trainer Jesse Alford who was allegedly caught injecting a substance into two horses is now facing racing industry charges.
Canterbury is harness racing’s epicentre in NZ. But the industry is plagued by illegal activities. Chris Barclay reports.
Top Canterbury harness racing driver Blair Orange’s eight-week ban for being over the breath alcohol limit has been reduced by two weeks.
WARNING: Distressing image. The British Horseracing Authority has barred Irish trainer Gordon Elliott from racing in Britain, pending an investigation in Ireland into a photograph of him sitting on a dead horse.
Warning: Distressing image - A photo of a top British trainer posing while sitting on a dead horse has provoked horror and anger across the world.
Samantha Ottley was typically low key after becoming just the second woman to notch 500 driving wins in NZ on Wednesday.
Top harness racing driver Blair Orange has been banned for eight weeks after failing a pre-race alcohol test.
Two prominent harness racing figures are making a bid to get fallen from grace trainer driver Matt Anderson back into the industry.
The sabbatical being taken by champion Canterbury trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen has become very real.
A high-rolling Christchurch punter experienced the vagaries of betting when he made New Zealand’s biggest wager on greyhounds this year at Addington - and lost.
New Zealand’s most successful ever horse racing stable in Canterbury is being disbanded in news that will stun the industry.
A year on from producing the pinnacle of her trainers’ career, Dee And Gee prepares to defend her New Zealand Cup crown without the woman who dotes on her the most.
A grey gelding named to honour late New Brighton rugby stalwart Ceddy Smith has rekindled his widow’s love of horses after she was surprised to be gifted a part share.
Canterbury trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen took a chance with Self Assured and it paid off on Tuesday.
People have been flooding into Addington Raceway for the New Zealand Trotting Cup - here are some of the photos.
Trainer Ray Green, 75, will have his first ever starter in a New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington today.
Richie McCaw gave two WW2 veterans a ride to Addington Raceway in his helicopter today - dropping them off in front of thousands of Cup Day racegoers.