There are calls for the prime minister to ban greyhound racing for good after two dogs died at race days in Christchurch.
Looking for something to do on Waitangi Day? Then why not head to the Rangiora racecourse for a fun-filled family race day.
Champion filly Millwood Nike is out of Sunday's Tennant Engineering New Zealand Pacing Oaks with her immediate future in doubt.
A significant police investigation into alleged race fixing in the harness racing industry has ended with the final charges being dropped, leaving those accused looking for answers and compensation.
Canterbury harness racing trainer and driver Katie Cox thought nothing of a cough she developed in early September.
Former career jockey Jason Laking has hung up his saddle and thrown away the scales to mentor the next generation of top Canterbury riders.
Forbury Park is finally going to market after the end of a protracted legal dispute that prevented the sale of the Dunedin racecourse.
A mass brawl at the end of Christchurch’s Addington Cup Day has led police to arrest several punters - with women in glamorous frocks and men in suits being led away in handcuffs.
Canterbury's Show Week kicked off in style on Tuesday as thousands of racegoers flocked to Addington Raceway for the New Zealand Trotting Cup.
Thousands of punters and spectators have descended on Addington Raceway today for the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup.
One of the gutsiest calls in Melbourne Cup history paid the ultimate dividend for jockey Mark Zahra when Without A Fight took out this year's race.
A huge line-up of items have been donated to Katie Cox's Melbourne Cup fundraising luncheon at Addington.
The future of the Rangiora Racecourse is looking more secure after a report recommended its closure be sidelined.
Canterbury harness racing driver Katie Cox has spoken out about her shock cancer diagnosis - thanking her supporters for raising more than $130,000 to help her fund treatment.
Canterbury greyhound trainer John McInerney may be disqualified for up to 18 months after one of his dogs tested positive for meth and another was left in pain and distress for five days.
Tickets have gone on sale for one of NZ's biggest social events of the year - the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup in Christchurch.
When Woodend Beach harness racing trainer Bob Butt headed out to begin working his team of horses last Sunday morning he found much of the training property was under water.
Disgraced reinsman Matt Anderson has been banned from the harness racing industry for more than five years for his part in "tubing" a horse and injecting it with vodka on Cup Day.