As promised over the last couple of weeks, here are the first annual Smithys, given out rather liberally and without any pattern whatsoever:
Next month will mark Noeline Stoddart's 60th anniversary "working the totes" at race meetings throughout the South Island.
Racing is definitely in the blood for the Anderton family.
Racing clubs must declare their interests in pokies or risk losing their betting licences, it has been revealed.
Christchurch: Springbank Richard (Dominion Handicap) and Monkey King (New Zealand Free-For-All) are in line to repeat their wins of last year at Addington today.
Whites Rd was a battleground on Sunday, as competitors from Dunedin and all over Clutha contested the third Kaitangata Black Gold Off Your Trolley Derby.
My theory about the best games is that they must have a "Woah, where did that come from?" moment.
Team Good Bye Pork Pie has arrived in its 13th country, and is stocking up on medical supplies before entering the Middle East on their way to Mongolia.
Many an hour has been lost in my household thanks to cartoonish kart racing games.
The New Zealand Racing Board says it has achieved a solid half year result with revenue of $830 million to the end of January, slightly ahead of budget.
• The Beaumont Jockey Club was fortunate in securing perfect weather for its twentieth race meeting on Monday (says the Tuapeka Times), and the attendance was a record one.
Wellington student Tony Autridge (19) represented New Zealand at the Gran Turismo Academy, featuring 19 gamers-turned-drivers from 14 countries, at England's famous Silverstone track recently.
Paul Davies has retired as an auctioneer of standardbreds after 40 years on the job.
The person who threw a ballpoint pen into the field of horses nearing the finish of the $1 million New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington in November has been disqualified for two years and ordered to pay $350 costs after a judicial inquiry.
Driver enjoyment registered high enough to warrant running the New Zealand super saloons teams' event as an annual calendar fixture, organiser Shane Maaka said.
Results from today's Christchurch greyhound races.
Today's greyhound results from Christchurch. Weather, fine; Track good. TAB code: 9.
New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing has slated the decision of Racing New South Wales to allow Chris Munce to return to race riding, but have not ruled out a similar decision regarding New Zealand.
Trainers Peter and Dawn Williams have opted for an apprentice allowance on Sir Frankie at Riccarton today.
An Alexandra man is cashing in on his share of beginner's luck as a syndicate owner of his first horse, Tell A Tale, which won a million-dollar race at Riccarton Park last weekend.