Racing

World's top-ranked horse loses

Arrogate, ridden by Mike Smith, couldn't reproduce its form from March when winning the Dubai World Cup.

Hall of Fame jockey accuses overwhelming favourite Arrogate of not trying as he's stunned at Del Mar.

Sea King takes Bendigo Hurdle

Sea King won a  A$100,000 hurdle race across the Tasman after a technicality ruled him out of a feature steeplechase.

Hurdle, steeples, doesn't matter to star jumper Sea King.

Defending champ does business in Opunake Cup

Jockey Johnathan Parkes aboard Longchamp wins the Opunake Cup for the second successive year.

Longchamp digs in deep to make it back-to-back Opunake Cups.

Rosewood blooms on favourite track

Apprentice jockey Rebecca Goldsbury had a good day at New Plymouth winning on Rosewood and Lectio Divinia.

Filly goes three from three on her favourite track.

Stewards busy at Ruakaka

Jockey Ryan Elliot's season will finish early after he was suspended at Ruakaka.

Stewards kept busy at Ruakaka.

Horse chiropractor visit pays off for Katie McKeen

Katie McKeen broiught up win No 10.

New Plymouth trainer delighted with win.

Smedley goes back-to-back

Jordan Nason, foot out of the iron, urges Smedley clear of Kaharau in the Whangarei Cup.

Clayton Stevenson produces Smedley for back-to-back Whangarei Cup wins.

Art Deco medium of solid support

Art Deco's main goal in this campaign is Sunday's rescheduled Opunake Cup.

Rescheduled Opunake Cup draws field full of chances with Art Deco punters' elect.

Rough Trip on journey north

Not Usual Trip and Matthew Cameron after an easy win at Ruakaka.

Not Usual Trip as slip causes delays on way to Ruakaka races.

Harris the jockey to follow

Chasing Great and Troy Harris will return to Ruakaka trying to repeat their recent success.

Troy Harris the jockey to keep an eye on at Ruakaka.

Race meetings shuffled as bad weather hits

Longchamp will be back to defend his Opunake Cup crown at Sunday's rescheduled New Plymouth meeting.

Opunake Cup among rescheduled races as wild weather affects race meetings.

Te Aroha races rescheduled

Jumps racing featured strongly on the card at Friday's abandoned race meeting at Te Aroha.

Wild weather forces abandonment of another race meeting.

Lad back winning in Wellington Steeples video

Amanood Lad and Aaron Kuru complete a prestige jumps double for the Nelson stable at Hastings.

Amanood Lad back to his winning ways for new stable.

Boy run over by water tanker

The boy spent a month in Christchurch Hospital after the accident.

A 10-year-old boy spent a month in hospital after being struck by a water truck driven by a Canterbury horse trainer. 

The Shackler wins Wellington Hurdles

The Shackler and Aaron Kuru clear a jump on their way to victory in the Wellington Hurdles at Hastings.

The Shackler's hurdle win comes despite a couple of slight hiccups.

Longchamp after Opunake Cup repeat

Longchamp's jockey Timothy Johnson salutes after winning last season's Opunake Cup.

Longchamp after New Plymouth repeat in Opunake Cup.

NZ stable raid on Caulfield Cup

ATC Oaks winner Bonneval will spearhead a four-horse attack from the Baker-Forsman stable on the Caulfield Cup.

Murray Baker seeking to enhance great Australian record with strong spring team.

Sea King off to Australia

Sea King is off to for another tilt at Australian jumping riches.

Sea King heads to Melbourne, as The Shackler takes the bookies' eyes in Wellington Hurdles.

Home James for Nells Belle

Englishman James Seivwright rides Nell's Belle in the Wellington Steeplechase at Hastings on Thursday.

English jockey chases first New Zealand win in Wellington Steeples.

Change of stable for El Pescado

El Pescado is to race from a new stable.

Stable shift for talented but disappointing El Pescado leaves trainer miffed.

Abbey Marie to be aimed at Caulfield Cup

Trainer Mick Kent after Supido won the Monash Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Big races like for Supido while Caulfield Cup looms for Abbey Marie.

Kipkeino to try to out-run rivals

Shaun Phelan and Kipkeino in action on their way to victory in the Hawke's Bay Hurdles.

Jumpers get their chance at Hastings after Trentham abandonment.

Quiet campaign for La Diosa

Jockey Racha Cuneen riding La Diosa celebrates winning the Group I 1000 Guineas at Riccarton.

Group One winner La Diosa staying close to home.

Trentham call the right one

Wellington Racing Club track manager Kim Treweek surveys the ponding that caused the cancellation of Trentham's big ...

Our racing reporters revisit the main talking points from the weekend's racing on both sides of the Tasman.

Sentimental victory

Mark Purdon won the Queensland Derby as a driver, owner and trainer.

Three generations of one of the great families of harness racing in New Zealand celebrate special win.

Qiji Phoenix joins Waller

Qiji Phoenix will join the stable of Chris Waller this week.

Qiji Phoenix to leading Australian stable.

McDonald out of hospital

Dave McDonald has been released from Dunedin Hospital.

A Southland commentator, who was rushed to hospital before the first race, reportedly drives himself home.

Trio guilty of track-side brawl

Charges found proven against greyhound trio involved in an out of control brawl at race meeting.

Group of greyhound participants yet to learn punishment for their roles in a violent scrap that included gang threats.

Southern Icon returns victorious

Southern Icon ridden by Mark Hills made an impressive return to form at Te Rapa.

Alan Tait's patience rewarded as Southern Icon returns to form.

Getty gets Te Rapa gold

Getty's distinctive white face emerges at the head of the two-year-old field at Te Rapa to make his record two from two.

Favourite Getty gets punters off to flying start at Te Rapa.

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