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Oh Romeo wins again by wide margin

Nick Wigley trains Oh Romeo.

Oh Romeo is one of the South Island's most exciting gallopers.

Norvall makes steady progress

Jockey Rogan Norvall is making progress in his recovery from a leg injury.

Injured jockeys making steady recoveries.

'Sleepy Bob' a great jockey video

Bob Skelton with one of his favourite horses, the indomitable Grey Way.

Champion jockey's advice to youngsters will live on.

Big race day in Melbourne

Wilmas Mate and driver David Butt will be a hard combination to beat at the Australasian Breeders' Crown meeting at ...

New Zealand-trained horses should make their presence felt at the Breeders' Crown race day.

Drummonds dream of Group I glory

El Pescado and Cameron Lammas chase Group I honours in the Makfi Stakes at Hastings.

El Pescado one for odds in Makfi, favourite's surgery revealed.

Locharburn scores

Tiger Tara, left, and Locharburn competed in the same trial at Rangiora on Wednesday. Locharburn won and Tiger Tara ...

Locharburn led home other New Zealand Cup entries to win a trial at Rangiora on Wednesday.

Trainers thankful for support

Kezia Murphy and training partner Danny Champion are grateful for the support they have received from the racing ...

Horse trainers credit racing community for getting them through strangles.

Xiong Feng heads Ruakaka talent

Karaka Million winner Xiong Feng heads a quality field of 3-year-olds at Ruakaka.

Talent galore in Ruakaka 3-year-old race.

Omar Sharif to resume

Harness racing will be held at Addington Raceway on Thursday night.

Omar Sharif is David White's only drive at Addington on Thursday night.

Trainers comment on Makfi runners

A share in Stolen Dance will be auctioned for the Cancer Society on Daffodil Day at Hastings.

Sharrock happy with Kawi heading into Makfi.

Makfi starter has grand record at Hastings

Ginner Hart could upset the favourites in the $200,000 Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings on Saturday.

Track specialist Ginner Hart is at $35 on fixed odds for the Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings.

Mares are Kawi's Makfi dangers

No More Tears will be a leading hope among the mares laying down a challenge to Kawi in the Makfi Stakes.

Mares the worry for Kawi in Makfi Challenge.

Trans-Tasman Group I hopes for Marsh

Sofia Rosa and Michael Walker on their way back from Friday's jumpout at Flemington.

Marsh has high trans-Tasman expectations.

Allen backs plan for profitability

New Zealand Racing Board chief executive John Allen.

The New Zealand Racing Board's road show attracted heated debate in Dunedin.

Jack Romanov out of Northern

A tendon injury injury means Jack Romanov will not get to defend his Great Northern Steeplechase crown.

Injury prevents last year's Great Northern winner from defending crown.

Oliver for Sacred Elixir?

Melbourne jockey Damien Oliver looks to be the frontrunner to ride Sacred Elixir in his two upcoming assignments.

Top Australian jockey looks to be the frontrunner to ride Kiwi three-year-old.

Malacanto searching for third win

Malacanto and Rosie Myers will continue their association at Otaki on Thursday.

Lightly raced mare looks a big chance at Otaki.

Greyhound bills passes

Greyhound racing will be banned in New South Wales following NSW parliament passing legislation.

Greyhound racing to be banned after parliament passes bill.

No Doctor Needed to resume

Former race caller Alby Gain part-owns No Doctor Needed.

No Doctor Needed is on schedule for the New Zealand Cup in November.

Bob Skelton remembered

Articles about Bob Skelton and photos of him during his riding career feature in Noeline Dobbs' racing memorabilia.

Noeline Dobbs, of Orari, had a friendship of 70 years with former top jockey Bob Skelton.

Ryan Mark withdrawn from Makfi

Southern Icon is among the 17 entries for the $200,000 Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings on Saturday.

New Plymouth star Kawi is the early favourite at $4.20 for Saturday's Makfi Challenge Stakes.

Myers, Fannin dominant

Kick Back and jockey Shaun Fannin won last weekend's Pakuranga Hunt Cup at Ellerslie.

Trainer Kevin Myers and jockey Shaun Fannin have had amazing good luck in jumps racing this year.

The Jewel dies

The Jewel was owned by the Dennis brothers, from left, Ray, Martin, Tony and Joe.

The Jewel's last foal, a colt by Savabeel, will go through the sale ring at Karaka.

Shillelagh nears Australian debut

Shillelagh had a jumpout to help prepare for her Australian debut.

Shillelagh prepares for Australian debut.

Sharrock rapt with Kawi

Kawi will be out to defend his Group I Makfi Challenge Stakes title on Saturday.

Hastings contender Kawi produced a rousing gallop at New Plymouth on Monday.

Houston proud of National run

Lucky Tonight and Michael Mitchell ran a brave second in the Grand National at Ballarat.

Houston comes up slightly short in ambitious Grand National quest.

Kaikoura TC breaks from tradition

Arden Rooney wins the first of his two Kaikoura Cups in front of a large crowd at South Bay Racecourse.

Kaikoura Trotting Club officials are excited about their first two-day race meeting.

Half-sister to Winx born

Winx made it 10 straight on Saturday and a few hours later her half-sister was born.

Half-sister to Winx born soon after champion continues on her winning way.

Good draw for Our Waikiki Beach

Breeders Crown draws fall in favour of semifinal winner Our Waikiki Beach.

Top Kiwi pacer gets plum draw on Australia's big day.

Sweet As wins first up

Longbush trainer Alan Paisley and Sweet As at Gore on Sunday.

Trainer Alan Paisley picked up a win and a second at Gore on Sunday.

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