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Rogie bounces back from cardiac scare

Rogie bounces back from cardiac scare

By Dennis Ryan

During more than half a century in racing, Graeme Rogerson has never been one to stay down for long. Through it all he’s won multiple trainers’ ...

 
HRNZ rolls the dice with $30 million investment

HRNZ rolls the dice with $30 million investment

By Garrick Knight

Last week was a pivotal moment for harness racing in New Zealand with a $30 million cash injection announced over three years.New Chief Executive ...

 
O’Leary’s patient game pays off with Te Kahu

O’Leary’s patient game pays off with Te Kahu

By Dennis Ryan

Marton dairy farmer-come-trainer Dan O’Leary knows the value of patience when handling horses, as illustrated again with his comeback steeplechaser ...

 
Melbourne Cup Tour brings past and present together

Melbourne Cup Tour brings past and present together

By Dennis Ryan

Whether recalling the deeds of past champions or pondering which horse might be the next, there’s no getting away from the allure of the Melbourne ...

 
Warwick brings wide range of industry experience to NZTR Chair

Warwick brings wide range of industry experience to NZTR Chair

By Dennis Ryan

With the backing of a lifetime spent at all levels of racing, Russell Warwick is up for the challenge of taking the reins as Chairman of New Zealand ...

 
Locals deny the visitors with feature Tauranga double

Locals deny the visitors with feature Tauranga double

By Dennis Ryan

Just four of the 95 starters on last Saturday’s Tauranga Classic card were trained on the eastern side of the Kaimai Ranges, but up against the ...

 
Rehoming racehorses and driving demand

Rehoming racehorses and driving demand

Scroll through social media or talk to trainers at the track, and it becomes apparent that it’s becoming increasingly harder to find thoroughbreds ...

 
Syndicators vie for two-year-old honours

Syndicators vie for two-year-old honours

By Richard Edmunds

The ever-growing influence of syndicators in New Zealand racing has been mirrored by their decade-long stranglehold on the Champion Two-Year-Old ...

 
Dan Vegas puts the spotlight back on Totara Park

Dan Vegas puts the spotlight back on Totara Park

By Dennis Ryan

The bargain basement has for years been the genesis of many successful outcomes in the bloodstock world, and to that can be added last Saturday’s ...

 
Quality abounds at National Weanling Sale

Quality abounds at National Weanling Sale

By Dennis Ryan

“We’ve staged parades at farms around the North Island and the three days I attended last week in the Auckland/Waikato area gave an excellent ...