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Slight injury forces Snowdrop withdrawal

Irish Moon is attracting support in the Concorde Handicap early betting.

Market adjustment after Snowdrop falls out of contention.

Battle Time for Captain Cook honours

Allan Hayward, the owner of Battle Time, jockey Sam Spratt  and co-trainer Margaret Carter after the Couplands. The ...

Battle Time has class to down Captain Cook favourites.

Cattle prod allegedly used on greyhound

Greyhound trainer unlikely to face criminal charges for allegedly using a cattle prod to shock a greyhound.

Criminal charges unlikely for Greyhound trainer who allegedly used a cattle prod to make dog run faster.

Lazarus to wow Waikato

Lazarus with Mark Purdon in the sulky winning the New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington.

Lazarus heading north for Flying Mile.

Guineas winner dies in freak accident

Atlante, the 2013 2000 Guineas winner, had died in a freak accident just as his stud career was taking off.

Former Guineas winner dies in freak accident just as stallion career getting going.

Hills riding high on Ellerslie hotshot

Jockey Mark Hills unsaddles one of his 547 winning mounts.

Promising rides for one of the "good guys" of jockey ranks.

Speed machines clash in Concorde

Jockey Ryan Elliot has a black-type opportunity aboard Snowdrop.

Weights play in Snowdrop's favour in Concorde.

Leukaemia battle an inspiration

Finn Southerton gives Lazarus a brush.

A seven-year-old leukaemia sufferer has inspired a Kiwi rep, ahead of an Australasian harness racing championship.

Sharrock 3-y-o kicks off fresh campaign in style

Alfred Chan gets the Allan Sharrock trained Tellyawhat home in the maiden 3-year-old race at Pukekura.

Early Christmas present for Chan at Pukekura.

Clock ticking for Abidewithme

Abidewithme stormed home to beat El Pescado and Julinsky Prince in the Tauranga Classic.

Mum-to-be chases elusive Group I win.

Contrasting fortunes for Kiwis

Smolda and Mark Purdon seem certain to qualify for the A$1.1m Inter Dominion Grand Final on December 9.

Smolda looks safe but plenty of work to do for Franco Nelson in final qualifying heat on Friday.

Prince chases Captain Cook repeat

Johnathon Parkes and Julinsky Prince go back to Trentham seeking more Group 1 glory.

Julinsky Prince in top order for Trentham.

Captain Cook adventure for El Pescado

Cameron Lammas and El Pescado will be a force to be reckoned with in the Captain Cook Stakes.

Path made easier for Captain Cook contenders.

Gate four for Kawi in Classic

The old firm of trainer Allan Sharrock and jockey Michael Walker get down to business with Kawi in Perth this weekend.

Ideal gate for Kawi's major Perth mission.

Kawi ready to rock in Classic

Kawi is primed for the Kingston Town Classic, his main Perth mission.

Sharrock runner ready to give Aussies a taste of Kawi.

Franco Nelson will be better

Robert Dunn is optimistic the addition of a boring pole and half blinds will improve Franco Nelson in Tuesday night's ...

Trainer hopes gear changes will improve Franco Nelson in the second round of Inter Dominion heats.

Mister Impatience back in action

Mister Impatience (inside) beats Pentathlon in the Wellington Cup.

Mister Impatience back on the cups' trail.

Unbeaten Prom Queen resting

Prom Queen wins the Welcome Stakes at Riccarton.

Stable in no rush with smart youngster, Prom Queen.

Hannam chooses Aide Memoire

Robbie Hannam has chosen to ride Aide Memoire in the Captain Cook Stakes.

Hannam in demand for Captain Cook Stakes.

Dee close to losing claim

Michael Dee is just two wins away from losing his apprentice claim.

Kiwi apprentice jockey confident he can step up to do battle with the best Australian jockeys.

Payne does it again

Michelle Payne has created another slice of racing history.

She became the first woman to ride the winner of the Melbourne Cup. Now Michelle Payne has claimed another first.

Opinions clash over Wanganui decision

Opinions were divided after the Wanganui races were abandoned.

Stewards between rock and hard place but Wanganui abandonment divides opinions.

Mitchell makes most of Cromwell visit

Tarissa Mitchell is heading home after an extended stay in the south.

Mitchell finally heading home.

First Serve aimed at Telegraph

First Serve is being aimed at the Telegraph Handicap by her trainers.

Riccarton trainers eyeing northern features.

Williamson drives in brothers' footsteps

Junior harness driver Brad Williamson will follow his brothers as a New Zealand representative.

Brad Williamson will follow his brothers' footsteps.

Race streakers 'a bugger, really'

A man was arrested for disorderly behaviour after streaking at the Otago Racing Club meeting at Cromwell on Sunday.

The streakers came, one after another, at the Cromwell races and got bigger cheers than the horses.

Gold Fever strikes at windswept Te Rapa

Leith Innes won four and finished second to dominate the first five races at Te Rapa.

Gold Fever strikes at Te Rapa.

Australian drivers rule at Ascot Park

The Australian team, from left, Lisa Miles, Lance Justice, David Murphy and John Caldow, won the trans-Tasman Drivers' ...

Australian drivers Lance Justice, Lisa Miles, David Murphy and John Caldow were in the spotlight at Ascot Park.

Tough draw for Smolda

Mark Purdon and Smolda on their way to victory in the 2016 Hunter Cup.

Smolda's good finish on the first night is crucial now that he has a tough second round draw.

Stylish Attack summer hope

Coldplay in the Waikato Stud colours overcomes Ronchi in th Cambridge Stud colours to win the Eagle Technology Stakes.

Coldplay and Rising Shot to aim for Te Rapa feature.

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