The racing industry will get a $72.5 million emergency support package, Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced.
Good news for sports fans and punters alike as greyhound racing returns to the track in Christchurch at noon today.
Trackside’s Greg O’Connor talks to Hong Kong-based and former Christchurch race caller Mark McNamara on life in Hong Kong amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
A high-profile Canterbury harness racing trainer has handed in his trainer’s licence after being charged with offences including attempting to administer a banned substance to a horse.
Cran Dalgety and Nathan Purdon are set to make an impact on tonight’s Forbury Park meeting with a small but select team.
New Zealand's top riders will assemble in Christchurch on Thursday for the national show jumping and show hunter championships.
Champion harness racing driver Ricky May is in Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition after suffering a medical event during a race at Omakau.
Concerns are being raised in the harness racing industry about a new performance-enhancing drug – gas from refrigerators.
The most unlikely New Zealand Cup of champion trainer Mark Purdon's career meant so much more because he didn't drive the winner.
With the country’s biggest day in harness racing on Tuesday we continue our Canterbury sporting icon series with a man who has driven his way to more New Zealand Trotting Cup wins at Addington than...
A Kiwi jockey who was banned and fined for whipping his horse in today's Melbourne Cup says he's devastated he couldn't win the race for his family
Anyone organising the office Melbourne Cup sweepstake is being warned by authorities to stick to the rules - or face hefty consequences.
Next month's New Zealand Trotting Cup Day at Addington Raceway will be a nervous time for Canterbury's new race caller, Matthew Cross.
Last season's two wins from two starts will be a hard act to follow for Rangiora trainer Glenn Gillard and his talented mare Sky Vale.
Three people with a special connection to the Melbourne Cup were among the first to greet the most sought-after prize in Australasian racing when it arrived at Wingatui last night.