New Zealand horse racing news

Bright summer tipped for Adam I Am

Adam I Am made quite the impression with his two wins over spring and trainer Glenn Old said he has returned a more furnished animal...

Weatherleys hoping to commence Cups path at Pukekohe

Black-type winning stayer Ess Vee Are will return on Saturday at Pukekohe, with trainers Darryn and Briar Weatherley hoping to kick off a Cups campaign.

Talented stablemates to clash in Bonecrusher

Roger James and Robert Wellwood will have a strong hand to play in Saturday’s feature at Pukekohe, with fillies Orchestral and Sudbina to go head-to-head.

Te Akau looking to serve up mid-week appetisers

Te Akau Racing are hoping they can whet their appetite for Group racing at Trentham on Saturday with entrees at New Plymouth and Riccarton earlier...

Te Akau trio vying for early black-type

Te Akau Racing are never short of quality juveniles, and New Zealand’s leading stable is hoping to unearth a few more at Trentham this weekend.

Black-type quest for promising filly

Steven Cole is hoping to kill two birds with one stone when he heads to Trentham on Saturday with Hard Attack to tackle the Group...

Staying star set for another feature Cup

Well-performed stayer Uareastar is back in work with Marton trainer Fraser Auret to build toward another extreme distance target.

Aegon to make NZ return

New Zealand punters will see Aegon step out on raceday in his homeland when the gelding lines-up in the Group 1 TAB Classic (1600m) on...

High-priced Karaka purchase set to make debut

High-priced Karaka purchase Mad Max is set to make his much-anticipated debut this week, but where is yet to be decided.

Defibrillate retired

Talented middle-distance specialist and million-dollar earner Defibrillate has been retired following a disappointing effort in the Wanganui Cup.

Capo Dell Impero grips on to claim Cromwell Cup

Brian and Shane Anderton’s classy performer Capo Dell Impero added the Cromwell Cup (2030m) to his impressive record on Sunday.

Waitak returns a winner at Te Rapa

Waitak made a powerful statement at Te Rapa on Saturday afternoon when he opened his summer campaign with a comfortable victory.

El Vencedor triumphs in Group 3 Eagle Technology Stakes

El Vencedor capped off some consistent form and provided Stephen Marsh with a winning black-type double when claiming the Group 3 Eagle Technology Stakes.

Glamour Tycoon salutes in Fillies’ Stakes

Glamour Tycoon scored her second win in a row with a dominant performance in Saturday’s Listed O’Learys Fillies’ Stakes (1340m) at Wanganui.

Just As Sharp claims Listed success at Te Rapa

Bailey Rogerson guided Just As Sharp to a convincing victory in the Listed Trevor & Corallie Eagle Memorial 3YO (1500m) at Te Rapa.

Kelly Coe claims Wanganui Cup

The Listed feature at Wanganui on Saturday, the Wanganui Cup could have had no more fitting and popular winner than Kelly Coe.

Blake Shinn snares ride on Molly Bloom in New Zealand

Blake Shinn will be in action in New Zealand on Boxing Day at Pukekohe Park as well as at the lucrative Karaka Millions meeting at...
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Anderton duo chasing Cromwell Cup success

Leading Otago trainers Brian and Shane Anderton are set to make their presence felt with two well-credentialled runners in Sunday’s $50,000 Cromwell Cup.

Defibrillate set for handicap challenge in Wanganui Cup

Handicap conditions won’t be in the favour of middle-distance specialist Defibrillate when the classy gelding contests the Listed Wanganui Cup (2040m).

Stephen Marsh with strong hand at Te Rapa and Wanganui

A busy Saturday afternoon is looming for Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh, who has 19 runners entered across the Te Rapa and Wanganui meetings.

Zaila chasing Group 3 success at Te Rapa

Kylie Hoskin is hoping she has the luck of the Irish at Te Rapa, having secured expat Samantha Wynne to ride Zaila in the Group...

Grail Seeker leads Wexford Stables Te Rapa charge

Emphatic last-start winner Grail Seeker will lead the Wexford Stables charge at Te Rapa on Saturday where she will step into stakes company.

Chase claims emotion-filled victory at Otaki

Johnathan Parkes has had many memorable wins throughout his riding career, but his victory aboard Chase at Otaki would feature right up there sentimentally.

Up The Anti chasing Stakes success at Otaki

A successful first campaign will draw to a close on Thursday for future Group One hope Up The Anti when the promising three-year-old is stepped...

Scott confident in Geriatrix’s chances at Otaki

Explosive finishes are becoming a habit for Geriatrix, and co-trainer Andrew Scott is hopeful the eye-catching colt can produce another in Thursday’s Group 3 Wellington...