Investment in New Zealand racing is bringing early rewards for Inner Mongolia's Rider Horse Group.
The lure of home may have leading rider, Vinnie Colgan, back riding fulltime in New Zealand by Christmas.
Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso have a two pronged attack on the first Gr I of the season.
The two open trials at Taupo yesterday threw up some intriguing possibilities for spring and summer racing.
Saturday's feature race at Te Rapa had a dream result reports Tim Ryan.
The return of several of last season's leading juveniles highlights tomorrow's racing at Ruakaka.