Racing

A dry day out at the races

It will be a dry day for punters at Trentham's next horse racing meet.

Not a drop of alcohol will be served at Wellington's next big race day after organisers fail an underage booze sting.

Hurdling horses go hurtling video

Niall Quinn and Yipson go head-to-head with Puddle Alley and Emma Goodinson in the battle for the early lead in the open ...

Six jockeys hit the deck in a dramatic race in Hawera as horses come down hard in a hurdle crash.

Pike and Elixir on path to Atkins glory

Sacred Elixir (outside) in action at Ellerslie earlier this year.

Kiwis make mark at Doomben.

Cool Moon shines at Trentham

Bel Sorriso scampers away with the Trentham Gold Cup.

Cool day for Clement at Trentham.

Patience rewarded at Winton

Jabali and trainer Ross Hope after their win at Winton on Saturday.

Hobby trainer Ross Hope had his first win in three years at Winton on Saturday.

Wayward Ichiban wins Foal Stakes

Ichiban scouts down the outside rail in the Foal Stakes at Ellerslie.

Ichiban brushes waywardness aside in Foal Stakes.

Grieving husband's anger

Ross Neal, of the Racing Integrity Unit, at a hearing into charges against jockey David Walker.

Woman's motel room death prompts call for senior racing industry investigator's resignation.

Myers influence in Payne's win

In the familiar Myers colours Brad Mclean riding Angelology jumps the last steeple before winning the Australian ...

Former Myers jumper wins Australian Steeplechase.

Northview Betta triumphs

Reinsman Brent Barclay and trainer Brett Gray ungear Northview Betta after winning at Winton on Saturday.

Melbourne owners Merv and Meg Butterworth were back in the winner's circle at Winton on Saturday.

Enghien's manners a liability?

Greg and Ben Hope know there is serious work to be done before Ricky May drives Enghien in the two-year-old Ruby on Saturday.

Doubt surrounds dominant favourite after gallop at workouts.

Win 14 from 100 for tough John Gray

A determined Samantha Collett ride got John Gray home at Ellerslie to celebrate his 100th start and 14th win.

Ellerslie brings up John Gray's 100 for 14 wins.

Moki and Myers magic at Trentham

Duffers Creek is coaxed to victory in the North Island Challenge Stakes by Zinjete Moki.

Zinjete Moki gets one on board for "boss" Myers.

All Stars suffer in draws

Mark Purdon and co-trainer Natalie Rasmussen have been the biggest losers from the all important barrier draws.

Could bad barrier draws put an end to power stable's Harness Jewels dominance?

Top jockey fails cannabis test

Chris Johnson  has been stood down following a "non- negative"  test to cannabis.

Top jockey Chris Johnson has been stood down pending a hearing for his "non-negative" test to cannabis.

Moki making most of opportunities

Zinjete Moki has the busiest time of her career this weekend.

Busiest weekend in apprentice's career.

Boy making progress

Boy is nearing peak fitness for trainer Toby Autridge.

Hurdler trimming up for winter features.

Williams returns to saddle

Popular southern jockey Kylie Williams has answered the lure of race riding and is ready for a comeback.

Jockey mum-of-three ready for return.

Forbes back race riding

Alex Forbes, right, with New Plymouth trainer John Wheeler after winning on Lustre for him.

Forbes makes comeback to race riding.

Street Smart on Derby notice

Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie has taken Street Smart to Sydney in the hope of gaining a Queensland Derby start.

Street Smart and Sonorous to push Derby claims.

Pike's Elixir leads Doomben charge

Sacred Elixer in action at Ellerslie prior to his trip to Queensland.

Sacred Elixir carries Kiwi hopes in Sires Produce.

Ichiban number one in Foal Stakes

Leith Innes returns from suspension to ride Ichiban in the Foal Stakes at Ellerslie.

Track conditions hold key to Foal Stakes.

Maybe Miami southern hope in sprint

Riccarton trainer Kevin Hughes (left) sends Maybe Miami north for the Autumn Championships Sprint Final.

Southerner adds interest to Sprint Championship Final.

Trentham challenge for Tyler

Riverton trainer Kelvin Tyler pictured with with his grand-daughter Hayley Tyler, will tackle races at Trentham with ...

Attractive stakes lure runners from north and south to Trentham.

Michelle Payne to retire? video

Will Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne consider retirement after her bad fall?

Brother tells Melbourne Cup-winning jockey she should consider retirement.

Booze ban for Riccarton Cup

Police and friends tend to a young man who was allegedly kinghit at Riccarton Cup Day last year.

12 arrests and 40 boozy evictions mean Jockey club will have to apply for new special licence to serve alcohol at this year's event.

Know Decision tough to beat in St Leger

Know Decision is the likely favourite for Thursday night's Group II New Zealand St Leger final at Addington.

Know Decision looks top pick in St Leger

Mongolian Khan finds home

A star on the race track, Windsor Park Stud have high hopes Mongolian Khan can be just as successful at stud.

Dual Derby winner to stand at Windsor Park Stud.

Cup jockey has surgery video

A happy Michelle Payne after winning the Melbourne Cup on outsider Prince of Penzance in November.

Melbourne Cup winning jockey has surgery after bad race fall.

Trentham tilt for southern duo

Timy Tyler is having a tilt at the Trentham Gold Cup on Saturday.

Southern stars to tackle Trentham features.

Jockeys injured in horror fall video

Five horses crash to the ground in chain-reaction fall, leaving six jockeys in Australia injured.

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