The finalists for the South Island Racing Awards have been named.
The home of Canterbury horse trainers Tony and Lyn Prendergast went up in flames a few hours after fire crews thought they had put out an earlier blaze.
Richie Mo’unga may not get to cut the Wallabies to shreds on Australian turf this year, but a NZ horse named after the Crusaders star is standing out across the Tasman.
A well-respected Canterbury horse trainer who died of cancer on Sunday had lost his house in a fire a week earlier.
Canterbury trainer James Dunn added to the incredible mark his family has made in harness racing when scoring his first win at Oamaru yesterday.
The Provincial Growth Fund is bankrolling a horse-racing track in the middle of Christchurch to the tune of $10.5 million, despite officials saying the project doesn't meet the fund's criteria.
Prominent Canterbury harness racing driver and trainer Nigel McGrath has been ordered to pay more than $9000 in costs after being banned for eight years.
A rising Canterbury harness racing star has been banned for six months for supplying drugs to other drivers.
Prominent Canterbury harness racing driver and trainer Nigel McGrath has been disqualified for eight years after pleading guilty to three serious racing offences.
Apprentice jockey Rohan Mudhoo proved to be the star of the show in the return of races at Riccarton following the easing of Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.
A Canterbury harness racing trainer is facing an assault charge after an incident at the Kaikoura races in November.
Race tracks under the threat of closure next season will find out soon whether they have won their battles to stay open.
A jockey has been disqualified for life after threatening to make a rival jockey, who was also his ex-partner, fall during a race at Riccarton.
Champion reinsman Ricky May is set to make arguably the biggest comeback in New Zealand harness racing history when he drives at Addington on Friday night.
Ricky May, the champion harness racing driver who "died" on the racetrack in January, completes his remarkable comeback by returning to racing at Addington on Friday night.
Canterbury trainer Ken Ford is excited about the return of harness racing at Addington today and tomorrow.
Embattled Canterbury harness racing trainer Nigel McGrath has admitted to three of the serious racing offences he was charged with after a raid on his property.