Racing

Cortado in Ryder test

Experienced jockey Vinnie Colgan takes the mount on Cortado in the Ryder Stakes.

Cortado into unknown on sodden Otaki surface.

Sophia and Lisa are Ryder dangers

Leading jockey Lisa Allpress takes the mount on Sophia Magia in the Ryder Stakes.

Sophia Magia and Allpress ready for Ryder Stakes.

Sacred Elixir chance for Cox Plate

Zac Purton and Sacred Elixir win the Group I J. J. Atkins at Eagle Farm.

Group I winning two-year-old could line up in Cox Plate next season.

Strangles found at racing stable

A racing stable has been placed in quarantine following suspected cases of the highly contagious strangles.

Suspected cases of the highly contagious disease found in Canterbury stable.

Busuttin and Young settle in

Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young's Australian dream is now reality.

Kiwi trainers getting used to life across the Tasman.

Ryan Mark for Ruakaka

John Morell, co-owner and trainer of Ryan Mark.

Ryan Mark adds to Ruakaka sprint talent.

Somervell up to old habits

Celebrity Miss (red cap) ridden by Trudy Thornton chases home stablemate Addictive Habit, relation of Impulsive Habit, ...

Big weight in tough conditions might stymie Celebrity Miss but Impulsive Habit ready to show talent.

Payne back in the saddle video

Michelle Payne is back riding trackwork at Ballarat but there is no news on a likely comeback to race day riding.

Melbourne Cup-winning woman jockey rides again after suffering a horrific fall.

Horse trainer emerges from bush

NSW horse trainer Bindi Cheers, who has walked out of the bush after three days.

Bindi Cheers went missing after a heated run-in with race officials. Three days later, she showed up.

Heaven Rocks staying home

Heaven Rocks overcomes a rocky start to beat home Astro Boy in a trial at Rangiora on Wednesday.

Breeders Crown trip off with more maturity needed for star pacer in the making.

Peter Moody finds new job

Peter Moody has found a new job as racing manager for Rosemont Stud.

Suspended horse trainer finds new employment.

Hawtin expands

Waikato trainer Brendon Hawtin.

Brendon Hawtin will be kept busy running stables at Te Awamutu and Cambridge next season.

Fortaleza looks Guineas material

Fortaleza is being considered for the Group I 1000 Guineas at Riccarton in November.

A run at the Te Teko trials will be part of Fortaleza's buildup to the 1000 Guineas at Riccarton.

Jockey expenses take toll

Lisa Allpress' 170 wins is a highlight of the 2015-16 racing season.

Stake money needs to be lifted in New Zealand racing, champion jockey Lisa Allpress says.

Ropiha uses successful plan

Cambridge mare Jayla Monet is progressing well for spring racing.

Jayla Monet has won her last three starts for Cambridge trainer Ben Ropiha.

Tomlinson needs six wins

Invercargill junior driver Sheree Tomlinson

Sheree Tomlinson hopes to drive her grandfather's horse, Amaretto Sun, in the Banks Peninsula Cup.

Three-pronged attack

Tim Johnson brings Platinum Command back to scale after a win at Awapuni this month.

Lisa Latta could saddle three runners for the $100,000 Winter Cup at Riccarton on Saturday week.

Xtravagant to race at Caulfield

Xtravagant and jockey Matt Cameron will team up again for racing in Melbourne in August.

Xtravagant is in top order ahead of spring racing in Melbourne.

Matost jumps to task

Charlie Studd has helped educate Matost and was rewarded with Sunday's Te Aroha win.

Matost a work in progress.

Our Vergara with Baker and Forsman

Sydney winner Our Vergara is a nomination for the Hawke's Bay Spring Carnival.

Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman are setting Australian mare Our Vergara for the Hawke's Bay Triple Crown.

Alley Way back jogging

Master Lavros (Mark Jones) wins from Alley Way (No 5, Matthew Williamson) in the Group I Dominion Handicap at Addington ...

Phil Williamson will be training Alley Way next season.

Pick6 split five ways

Five punters shared $100,000 in Saturday's Pick6.

Punters share jackpot.

Premiership race over

Franco Cristiano could have a warm up race in Australia before his Breeders Crown semifinal.

Comeback pacer continues to shine ahead of Australian campaign.

Sea King wins again

Sea King has won the A$100,000 Mosstrooper Steeple at Bendigo.

Kiwi jumper wins again across the Tasman.

Raisafuasho Farr too good

Ann Browne was encouraged to progress to the Great Northern Hurdles with Raisafuasho after his Te Aroha win.

Raisafuasho jumps into Norther contention.

Purvis heads south

Junior driver Matt Purvis

Junior driver Matt Purvis will soon be working for Ryal Bush trainer Nathan Williamson

Katie McKeen too strong

Katie McKeen (Rosie Myers) eases down for a comfortable win at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Mudlark Katie McKeen gave trainer Gary McBeth a home town victory at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Barabas leads way at Ruakaka

The Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs-trained Barabas was an impressive winner at Ruakaka.

Barabas leads the way for Logan and Gibbs.

Long shot Eja Patron wins

Brad Mowbray trains Eja Patron.

Addington winner Eja Patron was nearly shipped to the Chatham Islands.

Longchamp to Hastings

Longchamp cruises to a two-and-a-half length win in the Opunake Cup.

Opunake Cup winner set to step up into Group I company.

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