Injury prevents last year's Great Northern winner from defending crown.
Top Australian jockey looks to be the frontrunner to ride Kiwi three-year-old.
Lightly raced mare looks a big chance at Otaki.
Greyhound racing to be banned after parliament passes bill.
No Doctor Needed is on schedule for the New Zealand Cup in November.
Noeline Dobbs, of Orari, had a friendship of 70 years with former top jockey Bob Skelton.
New Plymouth star Kawi is the early favourite at $4.20 for Saturday's Makfi Challenge Stakes.
Trainer Kevin Myers and jockey Shaun Fannin have had amazing good luck in jumps racing this year.
The Jewel's last foal, a colt by Savabeel, will go through the sale ring at Karaka.
Shillelagh prepares for Australian debut.
Hastings contender Kawi produced a rousing gallop at New Plymouth on Monday.
Houston comes up slightly short in ambitious Grand National quest.
Kaikoura Trotting Club officials are excited about their first two-day race meeting.
Half-sister to Winx born soon after champion continues on her winning way.
Top Kiwi pacer gets plum draw on Australia's big day.
Trainer Alan Paisley picked up a win and a second at Gore on Sunday.
Kick Back and enjoy the talent of Shaun Fannin.
Drama in Northern dress rehearsal.
Rider Viktoria Gatu and trainer Chris Wood scored important wins at New Plymouth on Saturday.
Farr released from hospital, Cully on sideline after dramatic Ellerslie hurdle.
Cambridge trainer Chris Wood landed wins with Pacorus and Wooden Edge at New Plymouth on Saturday.
Protest upheld in dramatic Ellerslie hurdle, Fannin in frame for Northern Steeples success.
Toby Autridge is keen to get a start with Irish Heartbeat at the Hawke's Bay Spring Carnival.
Kiwi racing community is mourning the passing of one of the greats of the turf.
From one end of the country to the other for tough jumper.
Southland's first harness meeting of the season is at Gore on Sunday.
Youngsters warm up for Classics with Taupo wins.
Saturday's $50,000 Interprovincial Challenge is likely to be held in fine weather in New Plymouth.
Makfi chance is no certainty to start next Saturday.
Important assignments await Taupo trial runners.