Warne coming to Cup Day

Shane Warne

Cricket superstar "who loves a good punt" to add some glamour to major NZ racing event, organiser says.

Ode to a horse?

Special song penned for Cup winner

Terror To Love

With three New Zealand Trotting Cups to his name there is no doubt Terror To Love has the X factor and now he has a song to prove it.

Jones happier after workout

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Mark Jones is hardly oozing confidence but he is much happier with his star trotter than he was seven days ago.

Jones waits for bicarb ruling

Mark Jones

Canterbury trainer Mark Jones faces an anxious wait to learn if his defence of breaching a bicarb charge will be upheld.

Cup hopeful can fly again

Fly Like An Eagle

He is the forgotten horse of 2014, but Mark Purdon is backing Fly Like An Eagle to get back to his best.

Clover Don too tough in front

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The tote suggested it was a race in two but Robbie Holmes always thought he had the best horse.

Terror and Smolda set to burn

Terror To Love

A tried and tested formula will be back in action tonight as Addington welcomes back the king of the cup.

Balclutha Cup a bonus

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North Canterbury trainer Steven Woodsford knows what conditions his runners needs at Wingatui tomorrow.

Trainers laugh off rival's jibe


Graham and Paul Court are not about to lose any sleep over claims Terror To Love is "a way overrated Kiwi horse".

Pennys From Heaven cashes in

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Gary Trusttum trained-mare beat News Flash home by half a neck in the feature race at Timaru.

Adore Me close to comeback

Adore Me

The queen of Addington Adore Me is back on track, but will not start a race until October 10.

Tiger Tara - as good as Terror?

Tiger Tara

Tiger Tara won his first open class start from just his second attempt at Oamaru yesterday.

Franco Ledger feels at home

Franco Ledger

Franco Ledger and Hamish Hunter are looking forward to their annual trip to Oamaru tomorrow.

Habibti favoured for Ordeal Cup

David Butt

Habibti is listed a 2-1 favourite for tonight's Ordeal Cup trot at Addington and it could be easy money.

Winning pair off to Sydney

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Whozideawasthis, winner of his last seven starts, has been sold to Australia, along with stablemate Alta Jerome.

Terror back as bright as ever

Terror To Love

Three-time New Zealand Trotting Cup winner makes an encouraging return to the track after four months on the sidelines.

Keepa Tramp earns cup start

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Keepa Tramp almost certainly booked his spot in the $100,000 Winter Cup with a win at Ashburton yesterday.

Ashburton reaps the benefits

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Today's Ashburton Racing Club meeting was the major benefactor from last Sunday's abandonment at Oamaru.

JC Skipper flies Thomas flag

Colin De Filippi

If JC Skipper wins at Addington tonight, Paul Thomas will be proud as punch to fly the Thomas flag again.

Dunn does it again

Dexter Dunn

It might have been a miserable old evening at Forbury Park but Dexter Dunn will remember it for a long time.

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