Markisa tops Karaka sale

Markisa, who topped today's Karaka Winter Sale at $90,000
Markisa, who topped today's Karaka Winter Sale at $90,000

Young bloodstock agent Glen Harvey signed for the sale-topper at today's New Zealand Bloodstock Winter Sale of Mixed Bloodstock when securing the young stakes-placed mare Markisa. more

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Markisa tops Karaka sale
Fri, 01 Aug 2014
Markisa, who topped today's Karaka Winter Sale at $90,000

Young bloodstock agent Glen Harvey signed for the sale-topper at today's New Zealand Bloodstock Winter Sale of Mixed Bloodstock when securing the young stakes-placed mare Markisa. more

Commanding Jewel begins Cox Plate campaign with jumpout win
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

The Cox Plate is the ultimate goal for Commanding Jewel, but trainer Leon Corstens will not make a decision on the mare's comeback race for another couple of weeks. more

Makfi entry order released
Fri, 01 Aug 2014
Loally trained Recite is the early $8 favourite for the Makfi Challenge Stakes at Hastings on August 30.

A month out from the first Group One race of the new season, the Makfi Challenge Stakes, makes interesting reading. more

NZTR announces key appointments
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing has announced two appointments to its senior management team following the recent departures to Australia of David Jewell and Ross Gove. more

Ryan loses apeal against riding ban
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Leading New South Wales jockey Greg Ryan has lost his fight to overturn a lengthy riding suspension. more

Cavalryman signals Melbourne Cup prospects
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

The Melbourne Cup beckons for Cavalryman after he led home a quinella for Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin in the Goodwood Cup. more

New Lindsay Park partnership up and running
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

A pair of last-start city winners spearhead David Hayes and Tom Dabernig's chances of victory at their first metropolitan meeting as training partners tomorrow. more

Richards makes decision to move north
Fri, 01 Aug 2014
Northern-bound trainer Paul Richards and his stable star Natuzzi.

Successful Wingatui trainer Paul Richards is determined not to die wondering whether he should give himself the chance to perform on the big stage... more

Zabeel's reign continues
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Super stallion Zabeel has again been crowned the champion broodmare sire of both Australia and New Zealand. more

Spellbinder back on track
Thu, 31 Jul 2014
The classy Spellbinder will gallop between races at Avondale tomorrow.

Group One performer Spellbinder will gallop between races one and two at Avondale tomorrow. more

Late Mail

Avondale market movers Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:26AM

Mike Brown

Support in race one for Henry Tudor, opened $8.50 Final Field win odds and now $8. Race two Kahui Lass is in from $14 to $12. Money for Soul Keeper race three, in from $10 to $9, also Jafa Jill $18 to $14. Kept In Style has firmed in race six from $5 to $4.50. Race seven Aluka is $8 to $7.50.

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Premiership winner ready to start new season in style
Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Premiership-winning trainer Lisa Latta has three prospects in the Winter Cup.

Hard on the heels of becoming the first solo female trainer to win the New Zealand premiership, Lisa Latta is lodging a three-pronged attack on... more

Johnson seeking third Winter Cup victory
Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Leading southern jockey Chris Johnson will be looking for his third Winter Cup victory at Riccarton on Saturday

Chris Johnson can become the seventh jockey to ride three Winter Cup winners when he gets aboard Coat Of Arms tomorrow (Saturday) for the 117th running... more

Rising star heads local team
Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Candle In The Wind will line up with strong prospects in the Ruakaka feature.

Another Ruakaka meeting, and another imposing team representing the local stable of Dean and Donna Logan - this time headed by a mare shooting for her... more

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Avondale Preview
Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Dance is the one to beat in race seven. more

Waverley Preview
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

It's A Wonder is the one to beat in race three. more

The unlucky ones in the past week
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

TO BE SURE: Didn't get the rub of the green at Ruakaka. He was knocked slightly off balance when attempting a run in the straight... more

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Best bets for the upcoming weekend of racing... more

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