Racing

Spindle worth a shot in Te Rapa feature

Sam Spratt's suspension gives Vinnie Colgan the ride aboard Spindle at Te Rapa.

Spindle adds interesting twist to Te Rapa race.

Big cost of jockey's big night

Jockey Damien Oliver leaves the stewards room after he was suspended for a month after failing an on-course breath test.

Champion jockey Damien Oliver could've thrown away $282,000 with a boozy night out.

Oliver fails breath test

Damien Oliver has been suspended from racing for 29 days.

Champion jockey Damien Oliver has failed a breath test and has reportedly been suspended for one month.

No Song No Supper too tough

Richard Cully celebrates No Song No Supper winning the Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool on Thursday.

Jockey and trainer combine for second Grand Annual

Carston wants a Champagne win

Andrew Carston is hoping What Choux Want can notch a much deserved second win on Saturday.

Jimmy Choux deserves Listed success.

'Test dummies on an ice skating rink'

Thursday's meeting at Hawera was called off before a race was run due to the state of the track.

Integrity boss says new laws will not mean more abandoned meetings

Xtravagant's minder jumps into action

Daniel Miller takes Pentire colt Xtravagant  for a walk after arriving at Flemington for the Australian Guineas in March.

Rain arrives in time for jumpers.

Sakhee's Soldier ready for battle

Matthew Cameron and Sakhee's Soldier take on Volkstok'n'barrell and the Aussies this weekend.

Sakhee's Soldier ready for action in Brisbane.

Harness incentive scheme announced

Harness racing in the north has been boosted by a new incentive scheme.

Attempts made to revitalise and reinvigorate harness racing in north.

Ugo Foscolo can justify wrap

Stephen Marsh-trained Ugo Foscolo will face a quality field in the Listed 2-year-old stakes at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Ugo Foscolo can justify trainer's opinion in quality 2-year-old race.

Walker returns on Saturday

Michael Walker will make his return from a serious head injury at Flemington on Saturday.

Kiwi jockey makes his return to race day riding at Flemington on Saturday

James filly on trail

The Roger James-trained Romantic Maid will be on trial for the Queensland Oaks and Derby when she races at Rosehill on ...

Kiwi trainer looking to book spots in Queensland Oaks and Derby.

Moroney a chance for payout

Mike Moroney is a chance to have an extra A$527,000 to his name by the end of the day.

Kiwi trainer has chance to win a A$527,000 bonus on Thursday.

Second death at Warrnambool carnival

Gingerboy jumping the second last hurdle on his way to winning the Galleywood Hurdle on the second day of the ...

Darren Weir domination continues but day two at Warrnambool soured by another death

Volkstok'n'barrell arrives safely in Queensland

Co-trainer Donna Logan says Volkstok'n'barrell has travelled well and is ready to go in the Hollindale Stakes on Saturday.

Blake Shinn​ will ride Kiwi hope Volkstok'n'barrell​ in the Hollindale Stakes on Saturday.

Trainer keeps opening day tradition

Sucre and Darryl Bradley split the gap between Overtheriver and Toma Valea to win the 2015 Great Easter Stakes.

Open season for Sucre at Riccarton?

Great Western next for Cecil

Cecil (left, Shaun Fannin) and stablemate Keep It Tight (K C Walters) in action over the water jump at Riverton on ...

Cecil and Keep It Tight will provide Kelly Thompson with a strong hand for the Great Western Steeplechase on May 22.

Double delight for Marsh?

The Stephen Marsh-trained Ugo Foscolo will be a leading chance in the Listed 2-year-old stakes at Te Rapa on Saturday.

Cambridge trainer has a black type double on his mind.

Kiwi-bred chaser wins at Warrnambool

Brad McLean rides the Windsor Park bred Valedection to victory in the Brierly Steeplechase at Warrnambool on Tuesday.

Kiwi-bred jumper puts Windsor Park in spotlight.

Haworths looking for rain at Hawera

David and Emma Haworth are hoping for rain to push the claims of Endeavour in a rating 75 over 1600m at Hawera.

Father and daughter training partnership hoping for rain

Gai wins at Warrnambool

Gai Waterhouse, centre, enjoys the moment with jockey Brad McLean and an owner after Valediction's win the Brierly ...

Dream result for Gai Waterhouse at Warrnambool jumps carnival.

Prastiyou to ride at Pukekohe

Apprentice Doni Prastiyou.

 Apprentice Doni Prastiyou is in the north to gain more riding experience.

McCulloch back riding trackwork

Jockey Kelly McCulloch (nee Myers) has resumed trackwork riding and is likely to be back in the race day saddle in June.

Kelly McCulloch (nee Myers) will probably return to race riding in June.

Xtravagant ends campaign with win

David Ellis at the Karaka yearling sales in Auckland.

Xtravagant's highly successful three-year-old season is over.

Bary to train Bohemian Lily

Bohemian Lily's spring mission is the triple crown series at Hastings.

John Bary will train Bohemian Lily for Group races at the Hawke's Bay Spring Carnival.

Australian takes aim at Jewels

Auckland horseman Barry Purdon is looking after Australian pacer My Kiwi Mate.

My Kiwi Mate has run two splendid races in the lead up to the Harness Jewels on June 4.

Te Rapa jumps rehearsal

Daniel Miller pictured winning aboard Upper Cut in the Manawatu Steeplechase last season, was among the riders to school ...

Te Rapa hosts start of northern jumps season.

Ichiban number one at Te Rapa

Graeme Rogerson combined with his wife Debbie to win with Ichiban at Te Rapa on Saturday and will be back next weekend ...

Ichiban number one after tooth and nail battle in juvenile race.

Myers sends team to Riverton

Riverton Racing Club committee members Don Wilson, left, and Graham Watkinson set up a hurdle ahead of Wednesday's race ...

Krase, who won the Australian Steeplechase in Melbourne, will be in action at Riverton on Wednesday.

Mackintosh and Hutchings in form

Rory Hutchings thrilled with his win on Soriano in the Group 1 Herbie Dyke Stakes at Te Rapa before his departure to ...

Mackintosh gives Aussies something to suck on.

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