Well-being and work opportunities for Auckland racing industry behind 'unique' meeting to be held even if Auckland remains at level 3.
Southland-owned stayer The Chosen One with be lining up in the Melbourne Cup for the third time next week.
The family of a New Plymouth sculptor are delighted his tribute to racehorse hero Kiwi is to be installed in South Taranaki as he wished.
The New Zealand horses failed to come through in a controversial Cox Plate, with the raid from Ireland being successful.
An elevated temperature has forced the WS Cox Plate scratching of Zaaki, a long-time favourite to win the $5 million race.
U May Cullect trainer Kirstin Barclay says retiring the star horse wasn't a particularly difficult decision given they had the horse's best interests at heart.
Spectators won't be allowed in, but it's hoped Cantabrians will still dress up and hit the champagne breakfasts.
Bryony Scott claims she was bullied and harassed by a male jockey, whose lawyer has claimed it will be impossible for him to get a fair hearing.
Parked up in a Tokyo airport, it was a "pretty emotional day" for the former All Blacks coach, as his horse claimed the world's richest race on turf.
Southland Racing Club officials are to decide on October 30 on whether its big social event for the public, Christmas at the Races, will go ahead.
Hot favourite Incentivise powered down the home straight to triumph in the 2400m classic and will chase the Melbourne Cup double.
Co-owned by the former All Blacks coach, the horse confirmed its standing as the best sprinting thoroughbred in Australia.
A picture-perfect ride by Danielle Johnson ensured the quality staying mare scored a Gr.1 win in Hastings.
The 2020 WS Cox Plate winner Sir Dragonet has been euthanised after suffering an injury in an exercise gallop.
An 83-year-old Invercargill man could soon have his biggest moment in racing.
Rohan Browning emerged from two weeks in hotel quarantine to smoke The Everest hope Lost And Running in a curtain raiser to Saturday’s $15.8m sprint.
After competing in four Olympic Games and finally taking home the single sculler gold from Tokyo, Twigg and her wife are enjoying some downtime together.
Willy Calder’s love of racing began as a boy picking up discarded betting tickets at the races and checking the results to see if any were worth money.
One of the Winton Jockey Club’s longest serving officials has stepped down from the committee.
Apprentice jockey Amless Bohorun thought he would never ride again after suffering a serious race fall.
Races without punters, no agricultural show, and struggling businesses missing out on the lucrative week which that could keep help them afloat.
Ticket sales are on hold under alert level 2 and the event may be held without spectators for the first time in its 117-year history.
The underrated Manawatū mare has marked her return to racing in emphatic fashion.
The 6-year-old unwound stylishly to put the result beyond doubt in a few strides as he eased to the line two lengths clear of Lady Kartel
Greyhound Racing New Zealand has indefinitely suspended racing at Hatrick Raceway in Whanganui.
A racehorse bred by Bluff fisherman Willy Calder has sold for an online world record of $4.1 million.
Isla Bank trainers Ian and Kerry Taplin will begin their northern assault at Awapuni on Saturday when they contest the Gr.3 Boehringer Ingelheim Metric Mile (1600m).
Global breeding giant Coolmore makes a monster bid for the nine-time group one winner after an injury-enforced retirement.
Greyhound Racing NZ is still pushing ahead with plans to build a straight track in Canterbury - but it won't be at QEII.
Willene Bale's trainer was fined after she tested positive for ketoprofen after a race in July - but he claims she picked it up from contaminated meat.