Smokin Bird ruled out of $150,000 Sires' Stakes Final for 3-year-old fillies at Addington on Saturday.
King Prawn, who is in the Wairio Cup at Winton on Sunday, has had three weeks at the beach with Westwood trainer Amber Hoffman.
Key Steel defender Storm Purvis is out of action and Jane Watson is ready to step up and fill the void.
Successful Otago coach Lauren Piebenga has been appointed to the helm of the Netball South under 23 team this season.
Southland Times Club Of The Week series continues with a hockey club playing a key role in developing the sport in Invercargill.
Jhaniele Fowler-Reid doesn't hesitate when asked to describe her mum Dorothy Gibson.
Unlike traditional touch, in turbo touch the ball can be passed forwards, backwards, sideways with teams only having two possessions to create a Touchdown
Douglas Pealing and Anna Redmond won senior events at the Southland secondary schools' orienteering championships at Sandy Point, near Invercargill, on Sunday.
Jorge Story, Brodie Horrell and Tiana Tohiariki took honours in shearing competitions recently.
Many years of dedicated football training and playing in competitions has paid off for Ben Rea.
Invercargill race car driver Jamie Conroy is heading to the United States on a "reconnaissance trip".
Titan Banner, rated by Westwood trainer Graeme Anderson as the best pacer he has trained, will step out at Addington on Saturday.
Stags coach Brad Mooar says the relationship between the Stags and the Highlanders is blossoming.
Southland hooker called into the Highlanders squad for their trip to South Africa to play the Lions and Cheetahs.
Thistle dumped its horrific early season form line when they convincingly upset Queens Park 3-1 in Southland senior men's Donald Gray cup football competition at the ILT Football Turf in Invercargill on Saturday.
Sean Bellew cried for five minutes after his racehorse Sucre won the $50,000 Great Easter Handicap in Christchurch on Saturday.
The Invercargill-trained Sucre took her stake earnings beyond $200,000 with success in the listed $50,000 Great Easter Handicap (1400m) at Riccarton on Saturday.
Dramatic one-goal win over the Pulse moves Steel up to second in the NZ conference but they have arguably the hardest road home of playoff contenders.
Every rider has their reason.
Significant step taken towards trans-Tasman netball playoffs with pulsating 50-49 come-from-behind win in Dunedin.
Mud will fly this weekend as mountain bikers take to Sandy Point for the 2015 winter series.
Mallory Gerken, a 20-year-old Dunedin polytechnic student, had her first win as an owner when Rockefeller prevailed at Forbury Park on Thursday night.
Southland turn on masterclass at home in impressive 84-69 win over NBL pre-season favourites.
Hosts head for South Africa on high after turning on class to score seven tries in 48-15 humbling of Durban franchise.
A wonderful opportunity was missed by playing the Southern Steel v Pulse game in Dunedin.
Southern franchise must break a capital hoodoo to keep trans-Tasman netball league playoff ambitions alive.
Rider Ashley Frye, steadily recovering from a race fall, is in the process of gaining a clearance to drive.
xxx: Queenstown bowlers Margaret O'Connor, Christine Buchanan and Debra Floyd are the New Zealand champion triple winners after a tournament in Tauranga. Photo: supplied
It has been very hard getting out for a run while the weather has
Sam Wynne, who rides Invercargill mare Miss Three Stars in the Great Autumn Handicap at Riccarton on Saturday, has reached 100 wins.