Belkmyster graduated to open class and took his stake earnings beyond $100,000 with success in the Group III $50,000 Rangiora Classic at Rangiora on Sunday.
Rangiora's Stevie Golding is seizing opportunities throughout the South Island in his bid to win the national junior drivers' premiership this season.
Jamie Searle's selections for the Gore Harness Racing Club meeting on Monday:
Rugby Southland will investigate an alleged assault on a referee following a club game.
Rowe Cup placegetter Alley Way is expected back at Colin and Julie De Filippis' Christchurch stable today, with the view to two starts at Addington in May.
Highlanders coach refuses to blame the absence of his star All Blacks for defeat in Canberra.
Trudy Burdon used to write about running for The Southland Times - now she's part of a community care group for families.
This time of year is always special for the Southern Steel's Te Paea Selby-Rickit.
Just Cala, who won her first race at Gore, is the next Australian pacer in line for an invitation to the Harness Jewels at Ashburton on May 30.
Invercargill's Connor Spriggs has snatched the final trophy up for grabs at Oreti Park Speedway this season.
Expectations were high that one or more of the teams representing Southland would be to the fore in national competitions contested at Palmerston North and Christchurch in recent weeks, but it was a sad tale that followed all the teams home.
It was a case of so agonisingly close, yet so painfully far for Southland's elite bowler Craig Merrilees who narrowly missed out on national glory last week.
Shane McNaught is cycling 250 kilometres as part of a charity ride but he says it is not about the fundraising.
Old Boys managed to turn a dominant first half into an average second half as they outgunned Southend United 5-2 in their Southland Football premier men's Donald Gray cup game played at the ILT Football Turf on Thursday night.
Recap the Super Rugby action as the Brumbies hosted the Highlanders in Canberra.
Jamie Joseph confident of result against Brumbies despite resting his All Blacks.
OPINION: Some of you may have read former Australian Diamonds captain Liz Ellis's opinion article this week.
Pirates-Old Boys could be bolstered by the return of hooker Talemaitoga Tuapati this weekend for their Southland premier club rugby clash with Blues.
The feature game in Southland's division two competition on Saturday will be between the unbeaten Ohai-Nightcaps and Mataura.
Heading into round five of Southland wide club rugby it is Wyndham and Drummond-Limehills-Star who are leading the division one competition.
Competition leaders Central Pirates can not afford to treat improving fourth-placed Balfour-Lumsden with complacency in their division three clash at Balfour on Saturday.
The Lion Queen, who changed hands for $95,000 as a yearling, cleared maiden ranks at Oamaru on Wednesday.
Jamie Joseph opts to rest all three of his All Blacks for Friday night's game against the Brumbies in Canberra.
Otago Cricket launch quest to light up University Oval and attract international matches.
Dominio is capable of a bold run fresh up at Oamaru on Wednesday.
Pulp Fiction, who has won seven races and $52,545 in stakes this season, has been withdrawn from the Harness Jewels and gone to the spelling paddock.
Northview Hanover and Hunter Fernco, who finished first and third, respectively, were claimed in the Amtec Electrical Pace at Ascot Park on Tuesday.
Te Anau boy wins Southland tennis award.
As a player, if there was a job needed doing, Donald Hay would do it.
Murray Carter, an Invercargill clothing retailer, began training thoroughbreds as a hobby 33 years ago and he has won 45 races.