Racing

Perfect Fit recovering

Perfect Fit is on the easy list while her future is decided.

Group One mare on easy list.

Terravista likely to tackle Everest

Corey Brown riding Terravista (outside) defeats Hugh Bowman riding Spieth in the Lightning at Flemington. The horses ...

The A$10 million Everest aim for Terravista

Derby strength grows as runners confirmed

Trainer Tony Pike is considering putting blinkers back on Sacred Elixir for the $1 million NZ Derby.

New Zealand Derby field is beginning to take shape.

Ugo all go in Sydney trial

Ugo Foscolo led all the way in the 2000 Guineas at Riccarton and did the same in his Warwick farm trial.

Ugo Foscolo romps home in Sydney trial.

Lazarus with work to do

Champion Kiwi pacer Lazarus will start the Miracle Mile from barrier eight.

New Zealand's best horse has drawn in the outside half of the field for the Miracle Mile.

Three decades of selling

Peter Lagan in action at the PGG Wrightson Standardbred sales.

Millions of bids, thousands of lots sold and standardbred duo still going strong.

Jones gives 100th winning salute

Jockey Anna Jones salutes after winning her 100th race and the Taranaki Cup aboard  Our King Sway, trained by Glenn Old ...

Anna Jones living the dream in New Zealand.

Punter's massive Miracle bet

An Australian punter has put $28,000 on Lazarus to win the Miracle Mile before the all-important barrier draws.

Australian punter puts huge and risky bet on Kiwi champion before Miracle Mile barrier draw.

Ritchie on Derby tenterhooks

Shaune Ritchie needs defections before Excalibur makes the NZ Derby field.

Uncertain wait for Shaune Ritchie around his NZ Derby prospects.

Longshot El Soldado wins another cup

Gingernuts tastes success at long odds in the Avondale Guineas run at Ellerslie.

El Soldado on track for carnival, question mark around Sacred Elixir.

Residential and La Nouvelle Vague win again

Pictured winning the Southland Guineas at Ascot Park is Residential ridden by Gosen Jogoo.

Ascot Park provided a double-double on Saturday with two horses backing up their victories from a recent Dunedin meet.

Oaks start not guaranteed despite impressive win

Vinnie Colgan salutes the judge after winning the Bob Sharrock Memorial Oaks Prelude on Sared Rythm.

Decision on Oaks dependent on how winner pulls up.

Residential riding high

Gosen Jogoo returns to scale after he and Residential claimed their second consecutive Listed victory.

Smart filly and clever apprentice continue winning ways.

Defending champ smashes record

Challenge Wanaka back-to-back winner Dougal Allan (centre), formerly of Wanaka, with Australia's Luke Bell who placed ...

Dougal Allan has done it again.

Partygoers derail last race at Ellerslie video

The Ellerslie races were disrupted by partygoers on Saturday when part of the running rail was removed.

Last race at Ellerslie delayed while running rail put back in place after party prank spills over.

El Soldado at again with Cup win

El Soldado scores an upset Avondale Cup win to lay claims to back-to-back Auckland Cup victories.

Weather no worries to upsetter El Soldado in Avondale Cup.

Double celebration for jockey after Cup win

Anna Jones celebrates winning the Taranaki Cup on Our King Sway.

Old family has great record in Taranaki Cup.

Wheeler takes Group III two-year-old feature

John Wheeler brought up his 999 New Zealand winner after winning the Group III Phoenix Park Classic.

"I thought we would win, I was real confident."

The horse that won't give up

Eyre I Come's trainer Mark Jones was told the gritty trotter would never race again, now he is a Group III winner.

Vets said his racing career was over last year but courageous horse refuses to quit.

Riverton trainer eyes Cups double

Riverton trainer Graham Eade.

Riverton trainer Graham Eade says La Nouvelle has 'got no sprint but is tough.'

NZTR chief Purcell resigns

Chief executive of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing, Greg Purcell, has announced he is standing down from the role.

Racing boss Greg Purcell resigns, saying the time is right for the NZTR to have a new boss.

Rain Highlad's Guineas Elixir

Highlad and Matt Cameron (outside) win the Listed Wanganui Guineas.

Rain a blessing for Highlad as he advances towards NZ Derby.

Turner wastes heavily for Taranaki Cup mount

The Roger James trained Romantic Maid is favourite for the Taranaki Cup at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Taranaki jockey wastes hard to win local Cup.

Class act stepping up

Classie Brigade faces a tough test in the Summer Cup but everything so far suggests he is up to it.

Age group star handling the big boys with ease so far.

Jockey notches 1000th win

Veteran jockey Terry Moseley brings up the magic milestone of 1000 wins aboard Admiral Rous.

Not everyone can say they love going to work, but popular jockey still feels the passion.

Minimum stakes increase announced

NZTR chairman Alan Jackson gave New Zealand racing participants some welcome news on Thursday.

Rise in minimum stakes announced by NZTR.

Long-time partnership continues

Sabin Kirkland and Steve Hansen, who race horses together.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will miss seeing Dezzies Delight live at Ascot Park on Saturday.

Guineas will make Derby road clearer

Charles Road will take an important step towards the NZ Derby in the Avondale Guineas.

Trainers hoping to boost Derby prospects in Guineas.

Big plans for Aim Smart

Aim Smart is in line for major juvenile races in New Zealand and possibly Australia.

China Horse Club aims high with talented youngster AimSmart.

Doyle back in three weeks

James Doyle expects to return from injury in three weeks.

McDonald's Godolphin replacement James Doyle back in three weeks.

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