Pike spoils locals' party with Chachar and Hollywood Lass

Chachar (Vinnie Colgan) completes a stylish come-from-behind win fresh-up at Ruakaka.
Chachar (Vinnie Colgan) completes a stylish come-from-behind win fresh-up at Ruakaka.

Cambridge raider Tony Pike crashed the Logan-Gibbs party at Ruakaka this afternoon, producing Chachar and Hollywood Lass to finish first and third in the $25,000 Bay Of Islands ITM 1200. more

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Pike spoils locals' party with Chachar and Hollywood Lass
Sat, 22 Jul 2017
Chachar (Vinnie Colgan) completes a stylish come-from-behind win fresh-up at Ruakaka.

Cambridge raider Tony Pike crashed the Logan-Gibbs party at Ruakaka this afternoon, producing Chachar and Hollywood Lass to finish first and third in the $25,000 Bay Of Islands ITM 1200. more

Not Usual Trip makes journey to Ruakaka worthwhile
Sat, 22 Jul 2017
Classy two-year-old Not Usual Trip made an impressive return at Ruakaka today.

A dominant first-up performance this afternoon by the locally trained two-year-old Not Usual Trip ensured that the journey to Ruakaka was worthwhile for some well-travelled connections. more

Roger James injured in France
Sat, 22 Jul 2017

Multiple Group One-winning trainer Roger James is counting the hours before he returns home to New Zealand for surgery after breaking his tibia in France on Monday. more

Racing NSW buys property for retired racehorses
Sat, 22 Jul 2017

Racing NSW has made a major investment in horse welfare, buying a property to be used for retired racehorses with facilities for rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming. more

Starting attendant dies at Haydock
Sat, 22 Jul 2017

A barrier stalls attendant has died after suffering serious injuries in an accident before a race at Haydock overnight. more

Winx colours auctioned for charity
Sat, 22 Jul 2017

Hugh Bowman hopes his presence and the signed colours of champion mare Winx will help the family of a late jockey dealing with a "real-life tragedy". more

Bowman has the wood on Avdulla in Sydney premiership battle
Fri, 21 Jul 2017

Brenton Avdulla will sit idly by during more than half the races at Randwick this weekend, opening up further opportunities for Hugh Bowman to extend his premiership lead. more

Payne makes good use of time on the sideline
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Michelle Payne has got to the bottom of her medical issues while under suspension.

Michelle Payne's one-month suspension may have been a blessing in disguise with the jockey revealing she has now taken care of ongoing medical issues. more

In-form Harris one to follow at Ruakaka
Fri, 21 Jul 2017

Cambridge jockey Troy Harris has a strong book of rides on the seven-race card at Ruakaka tomorrow and rates Group Two winner Wyndspelle as his best of the day. more

Retirement for Eric The Viking
Fri, 21 Jul 2017

Versatile performer Eric The Viking has been retired. more

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Whangarei Preview
Sat, 22 Jul 2017

Dancing Light is the one to beat in race two. more

Hawke's Bay Preview
Thu, 20 Jul 2017

Brilliant Action is the one to beat in race eight. more

Futures Markets
Wed, 19 Jul 2017

Today's (Thursday) Wellington Hurdles and Steeplechase at Hastings give the riders double points for the Jump Season Jockey challenge on Futures betting option 996... more

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017

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Whangarei market movers Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:22AM

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Not Usual Trip has firmed in race one, opened $2 Final Field win odds and now $1.90. Race two Dancing Light is $2.10 to $2. Movement race three, Stradivarius is $12 to $10 and City Boy $4.50 to... more

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017
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McIlwrick makes no race of NZ Junior Drivers' Championship
Wed, 19 Jul 2017
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