Racing

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Ryan Mark withdrawn from Makfi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.

Kick Back - marvel at Fannin's talent

Kick Back and cool as a cucumber jockey Shaun Fannin clear an obstacle on their way to Pakuranga Hunt Cup victory.

Kick Back and enjoy the talent of Shaun Fannin.

Relegation robs Logan of win

Ngatira Gold was first past the post but lost the open hurdle at Ellerslie in the inquiry room.

Drama in Northern dress rehearsal.

Gatu and Pacorus triumph

Waikato's representative, Pacorus, with apprentice Viktoria Gatu and trainer Chris Wood after winning the ...

Rider Viktoria Gatu and trainer Chris Wood scored important wins at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Farr recovering, Cully sidelined after hurdle drama

Emily Farr was cleared of serious injury after being knocked unconscious in a fall from Raisafuasho at Ellerslie on Saturday.

Farr released from hospital, Cully on sideline after dramatic Ellerslie hurdle.

Pacorus continues winning run

Pacorus (No 5, Viktoria Gatu) withstands the challenge of Meritaggio (Rosie Myers) to win the Interprovincial Challenge ...

 Cambridge trainer Chris Wood landed wins with Pacorus and Wooden Edge at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Protest upheld in dramatic hurdle

Kick Back (centre) and Shaun Fannin clear the water jump on their way to a memorable Pakuranga Hunt Cup win.

Protest upheld in dramatic Ellerslie hurdle, Fannin in frame for Northern Steeples success.

Autridge wins with lone runner

Trainer Toby Autridge

Toby Autridge is keen to get a start with Irish Heartbeat at the Hawke's Bay Spring Carnival.

Kiwi racing legend dies

Bob Skelton during a return to the racetrack at Orari where his brilliant career had its foundation.

Kiwi racing community is mourning the passing of one of the greats of the turf.

Gargamel heading to Ellerslie

Winton trainer Leda Beck will start Gargamel in the Great Northern Steeplechase next month.

From one end of the country to the other for tough jumper.

Riversdale stablemates ready

Riversdale trainer Tony Stratford

Southland's first harness meeting of the season is at Gore on Sunday.

Bella Gioia has guidance from above

The big boss up above, commentator George Simon, part-owner of promising filly Bella Gioia.

Youngsters warm up for Classics with Taupo wins.

Race official picks Meritaggio

El Duque will be ridden by Danielle Johnson in the Interprovincial Challenge at New Plymouth on Saturday.

Saturday's $50,000 Interprovincial Challenge is likely to be held in fine weather in New Plymouth.

Southern Icon an uncertain starter

Southern Icon is no certainty to start in the Group I Makfi.

Makfi chance is no certainty to start next Saturday.

Amarula in control of trial

Shaun McKay brings Amarula home in last spring's Hawke's Bay Guineas and progressed towards this spring's carnival with ...

Important assignments await Taupo trial runners.

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