Rogerson-trained juveniles have a proud record to protect tomorrow at Ellerslie, Trentham and Riccarton.
It took 11 starts for him to break through but Deschabeel's win at Te Aroha could be forerunner to a profitable summer.
Cambridge mare Clara Jane gets a black-type opportunity against a tough lineup at Matamata.
Sentiment will be rewarded if Queen's Rose can conquer her rivals in tomorrow's fillies' and mares' race at Hawera.
Prize Lad has inherited some of his dam's ability and his Taupo win suggests a bright future.
Tomorrowland overcame the odds to win at Hastings on Saturday while "in-the-know" punters lapped up the TAB odds.
Moochi Me sizzled around Ellerslie on Saturday to trounce her opposition in the Mortgage & Insurance People 1400.
Mare Hannah Mary surprises and pleases owner and trainer Paul Mirabelli with a win at Ellerslie on Saturday.
Track conditions at Ellerslie tomorrow will play a big part in the outcome of the Bonecrusher Stakes.
Avisto carries the hopes of a large syndicate in the Soliloquy Stakes for three-year-old fillies at Ellerslie.
The hotshots were getting rolled at Matamata yesterday but Bounding indicated she would be hard to beat.
Trainer Linda Laing will wait another six weeks before producing her stable star, Veyron, on raceday.
Although he didn't land any major prizes there was plenty for trainer trainer Roger James to be happy about.
Investment in New Zealand racing is bringing early rewards for Inner Mongolia's Rider Horse Group.
The return of several of last season's leading juveniles highlights tomorrow's racing at Ruakaka.
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.
Tiger Moss bounced back to form at Pukekohe on Saturday to the delight of connections.
Waikato girls help calendar capture colour, glamour and athleticism of New Zealand's female jockeys.
Two-year-old Nectacolecta collected a win for her large group of mainly first-time owners yesterday.
It has been a good week for the powerful Baker-Forsman Cambridge stable lining up three runners for three wins
Matamata jumper I'm Isaac is looking for a two from two steeplechase record when he tackles the Trentham country.
OPINION: Rachel Thomas has a go in the passenger seat at Morrinsville Trotting Track and gets sand in her face in the process.
Lisa Chittick loved only one thing more than dressing up and going to the races - the party afterwards.
The thoroughbred industry and wider Waikato community is mourning the loss of Lisa Chittick.
Peter McKay never thought he'd get another horse as good as Alamosa.
OPINION: Wow. Just wow.
Matamata colt Puccini has held his place at the top of the TAB's TV3 New Zealand Derby market after yesterday drawing barrier three.
Survived has had a surprise switch of stables, writes Tim Ryan.
Premiership-leading jockey Matthew Cameron will today have a dress rehearsal for tomorrow's $750,000 TV3 New Zealand Derby - riding a mechanical horse.
Michael Coleman has revealed how he nearly cost himself the ride on leading New Zealand Derby contender Rising Romance. Racing editor Aidan Rodley reports.
Jan McGiven never had any great ambitions to train.
Ian Hogan can't believe his luck.
Jockey Sam Spratt and 90-year-old owner Arthur Avis stole the show on Matamata Breeders’ Stakes day. Aidan Rodley reports.
Top jockey Matthew Cameron was hurt at yesterday’s Matamata trials but he’s adamant he’ll ride in Saturday’s New Zealand Derby, writes Aidan Rodley.
Four Matamata fillies will mount an offensive against six visiting fillies in Saturday's Gr II $100,000 J Swap Matamata Breeders' Stakes (1200m).
A multi-million Sydney campaign awaits star Cambridge stayer Silent Achiever.
Matamata colt Puccini showed he was on song for next month’s Gr I New Zealand Derby with his third Guineas win at Ellerslie on Saturday, writes Aidan Rodley.
Outspoken racing personality Rob McAnulty yesterday settled his debt stemming from personal attacks on two high-profile racing administrators but don't expect him to be gagged any time soon.
Samantha Collett is hoping Steel Rose can again bloom on Matamata Breeders’ Stakes day, writes Aidan Rodley.
Cambridge trainer Shaune Ritchie will chase the Avondale Cup and Guineas double at Ellerslie tomorrow. Racing editor Aidan Rodley reports.
The aches and pains of old age weren't going to stop Syd Brown making the trip back home from Sydney for the New Zealand Racing Hall Of Fame gala dinner at SkyCity in Hamilton last night.
Talented Cambridge filly Hera will do her future racing in Australia, writes Aidan Rodley.
A rapturous reception awaited Viadana as the Matamata mare and jockey Craig Grylls returned to scale after winning Saturday's Gr I $200,000 NRM Sprint (1400m) at Te Rapa.
A bouncy Hera yesterday gave Cambridge trainer Roger James reason to reconsider plans to sent her straight to the paddock.
Costume was a perfect fit at Te Rapa on Saturday.
It was a public display of affection in the extreme.
It's time for Chambord to stamp himself as a genuine New Zealand Derby contender, says Matamata trainer Jason Bridgman.