Racing writer Jonny Turner previews tomorrow’s big day of racing across Australasia.
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Racing writer Jonny Turner previews the races that should have southern racing fans on the edge of their seats this weekend.
Racing writer Jonny Turner previews the races that will have southern racing fans enthralled over the next two days.
What a weird and wild ride the last two weeks in racing has produced.
Champions Day is almost here and I cannot wait.
If you like racing but you have plans for tomorrow, cancel them. And whether it is the thoroughbred or the harness code or both, you can fill your boots.
It seems the people have spoken.
Rider Corey Campbell is set to show his worth in the saddle on the South's most popular raceday tomorrow.
It might sound a little corny, but there is just so much going on in racing at the moment.
The Interdominions are upon us and they look to be one of the strangest yet. Just six New Zealand horses will contest the Melbourne series that starts at Melton tomorrow night.
Last week my comments on the Melbourne Cup losing some its lustre drew a mix of feedback. Some wholeheartedly agreed and others staunchly defended the great race.
Is it just me, or is the Melbourne Cup losing its wow factor? It just seems it has lost some of its magic and mystique.
We are only days away from the Melbourne Cup.
The future of the Forbury Park Trotting Club was hotly debated on social media last week.
I never thought I would say this, but Ashburton is the place to be this long weekend. It has an excellent card of gallops racing on Saturday and the harness racing on Monday looks just as good.
From a $A14 million sprint to a 3000m grass-track cup, there is everything a racing fan could possibly want on offer this weekend.
Another week into spring and there's more great racing in store, though, from a southern perspective, it will be impossible to top last weekend with Patrick Erin winning the Metropolitan.
Racing has got a little sidetracked recently.
Without fanfare, crowds or microphones, Racing Minister Winston Peters announced last week public submissions would be sought on the Messara review.
People in racing are simply incredible. Some would say a different breed, others that they are simply one of a kind.