Racing

Oaks not out of question

A fully fit Zigwig may yet find herself in the Oaks at Trentham next month.

Things looking much brighter for talented filly.

Grylls after Breeders repeat

Craig Grylls will wear the familiar O'Sullivan and Scott colours and be fancied for a repeat in Saturday's Matamata ...

Craig Grylls knows what it takes to win hometown feature for O'Sullivan and Scott.

Parkes can add to quality season

Johnathan Parkes association with top sprinter Start Wondering has helped him top the jockeys' stakes ladder.

Johnathan Parkes takes a quality rather than quantity approach to his riding.

Weight right for Turn Me Loose

Kerrin McEvoy rides the Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose in the Futurity at Caulfield.

Star Cambridge galloper Turn Me Loose out to turn tables at Caulfield.

'He ticked all the boxes'

A half brother to Miracle Mile favourite Lazarus has sold for $120,000 on the final day of PGG Wrightson Standardbred sales.

A younger half brother to New Zealand's best pacer has fetched $120,000 at yearling sales.

Sofia Rosa to clash with Winx?

Sofia Rosa is being aimed at a clash with super mare Winx in the Group I Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

If top New Zealand mare performs on Saturday, she is likely to clash with Winx.

Race fixing inquiry ongoing

Franco Stallone, by Bettor's Delight and San Rafaella, fetched $190,000 at Tuesday's PGG Wrightson Standardbred sale in ...

An inquiry into alleged race fixing in harness racing has led to much speculation in the industry.

Oz buyers flash the cash

Legendary Lover, a Muscle Hill colt bred by Breckon Farms, sold to the Australian based Aldebaran Lodge for $125,000 on ...

Big prices for select bunch but slow going at yearling sales.

Stablemates set to clash

Stephen McKee's two star two-year-old's will clash in the Group I Diamond Stakes.

Two-year-old stablemates set to clash in Group I Diamond Stakes.

Classy mare gone for season

Smart mare Capella will not race again this season.

Fetlock strain ends exciting mare's season.

"It's pretty scary" - Walker

Michael Walker has confirmed he is on the sidelines indefinitely because of an undiagnosed back injury.

Kiwi jockey breaks down in tears of frustration with no answers to back pain.

First win for talented horsewoman

Genevieve Crawford had her first win at a harness racing meeting at Gore on Sunday.

First win at Gore harness racing meet for 20-year-old.

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."

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