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Tony Lee bursts back into reality

Tony Lee will be back behind the microphone next week.
Tony Lee will be back behind the microphone next week.

The New Zealand Racing Board today confirmed that Tony Lee has been reappointed to his former role as raceday commentator for thoroughbred clubs in the lower North Island. more

Latest News

Elliott becomes first woman to head VRC
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Amanda Elliott has become the first woman to head the board of the Victoria Racing Club in its 153-year history. more

Moore and Moreira in action at Caulfield
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Two of the world's best jockeys will compete on Blue Diamond Stakes day for the first time, with Ryan Moore and Joao Moreira each on live chances in the Group One race Caulfield. more

Tony Lee bursts back into reality
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Tony Lee will be back behind the microphone next week.

The New Zealand Racing Board today confirmed that Tony Lee has been reappointed to his former role as raceday commentator for thoroughbred clubs in the lower North Island. more

Guineas winner makes Australian debut in Surround Stakes
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
La Diosa will be known as La Bella Diosa in her Sydney autumn campaign.

This season's New Zealand 1000 Guineas winner will have a new name when she begins her Sydney autumn campaign in tomorrow's Gr. 2 Surround Stakes at Randwick. more

Jukebox in doubt for Blue Diamond
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Leading Blue Diamond Stakes contender Jukebox is in doubt with Racing Victoria vets not happy with the colt's action on the eve of the race. more

Emotional day ahead for departing trainer
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Karen Zimmerman admits she'll likely shed a tear or two at the office tomorrow. more

Newcomer makes impression on trainer
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Former South Islander Stokers Rock makes his first start for a new stable tomorrow.

Peter McKay has been quite taken by Stokers Rock in the short time the southerner has spent with him. more

Highly regarded filly Margot starting to deliver
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Suzy Gordon felt a great sense of relief when Margot opened her winning account at Woodville earlier this month. more

Amarula back in business
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

A lighter version of the Group Two winner Amarula is now back in work at his Matamata base. more

Ellersie top priority for Consensus
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Stephen McKee will worry about Consensus' future programme after her next appearance at Ellerslie. more

Punting News

Canterbury Preview
Fri, 24 Feb 2017

Shoot To Kill is the one to beat in race five. more

Best Bets
Thu, 23 Feb 2017

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

Around the regions with Mike Brown
Thu, 23 Feb 2017

SCAGLIONI had no luck in running when finishing sixth at the Ellerslie twilight meeting recently. He settled second-last on the outer and was out widest on the home turn... more

Wairoa Preview
Thu, 23 Feb 2017

More Than fast is the one to beat in race three. more

Late Mail

Canterbury market movers Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:37AM

Mike Brown

Molly Pond is a late scratching in race one and those to firm on their opening Final Field win odds are Per Form $3 to $2.90 and Quiz $4.20 to $4. Race two Dan Cugat is $17 to $15. Money race three... more

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Otaki finale in triumphant campaign for Start Wondering
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
After adding the NRM Sprint to his exceptional formline, Start Wondering is poised to complete a Group One treble at Otaki on Saturday.

Overseas options loom on the horizon for dual Group One winner Start Wondering, but in the meantime he will bring a hugely successful summer campaign to a close in... more

Hennessy adds another important chapter to Ocean Park story
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Ocean Park took a big step forward in his stud career with a first crop winner at Adelaide's Morphettville track last weekend.

Gary Hennessy got any amount of thrills as the trainer and co-owner of 2013 New Zealand Horse of the Year Ocean Park, and now he's enjoying the next chapter in the Cox Plate winner's story... more

Gotta Go Dali Queen a standout at Alexandra Park
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Gotta Go Dali Queen should be back winning at Alexandra Park on Friday night.

Co-trainer Tate Hopkins blames himself for smart filly Gotta Go Dali Queen performing so well last start... more

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