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Thursday, June 29 2017

The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club has announced the appointment of Peter Jensen as Chief Executive Officer.

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Thursday, June 29 2017

The chairman of North Island Trainers and Drivers Association is delighted at the Auckland Trotting Club's recent stakes boost announcement.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 03:41 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, June 28 2017

Dave Iremonger's personal best season looks as though it can only get better after nailing three winners in two days last Friday and Saturday.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 07:03 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, June 27 2017

Anthony Butt has teamed with his brother Tim for so many big wins, but he was quick to declare My Field Marshal’s Len Smith Mile success “extra special.”

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:40 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Monday, June 26 2017

Just months after announcing some of the largest stake increases in harness racing history the Auckland Trotting Club has decided they are not big enough.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:37 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Sunday, June 25 2017

Bernie Hackett and Michelle Wallis have been left scratching their heads after Princess Mackendon’s third win in four starts in the feature trot at Alexandra Park last Friday night.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:35 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Sunday, June 25 2017

Vincent's amazing three-year-old season has come to an end with fans already wanting more.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:34 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, June 24 2017

The continued improvement of Donegal Carrickfin has seen the once rogue pacer become one of the finds of Canterbury racing season and the fun might not be over yet.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 03:08 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, June 24 2017

The McMillan Equine Feeds New Zealand Junior Driver Championship as we know it is changing. The event that highlights our top young drivers is set to take place over two race nights rather than the customary one night.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 03:06 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Saturday, June 24 2017

Mistacullect, who was advertised to give away, turned up trumps for new owner Mo Eddington when having his first start at Forbury Park on Thursday night.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 03:05 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, June 21 2017

Wyndham trainers Gordon and Colin Lee have the chance to wind up a successful season on a winning note at Forbury Park on Thursday night.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:26 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Wednesday, June 21 2017

The 25th annual North Island Harness Racing Awards, which will be held at Alexandra Park on Saturday September 2, has attracted three sponsors.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:25 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, June 20 2017

This year you can renew and pay for your licence on the HRNZ website.

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Tuesday, June 20 2017

Torrid Bromac, who is awaiting a flight to the United States after a change of ownership last week, won for caretaker trainer Gavin Smith at Oamaru on Sunday.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:21 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, June 20 2017

The barrier draw has only added to the intrigue of Sunday’s $100,000 Group 1 Len Smith Mile at Menangle.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 05:19 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Sunday, June 18 2017

Poppy Drayton’s fiery family traits could be seen in the winner’s circle shortly after the 3-year-old filly notched up her second career win at Cambridge Raceway last Friday.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

The racing future of Hunter Cup winner Bling It On remains uncertain after a nasty fall in his comeback race at Albion Park on Saturday night.

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Sunday, June 18 2017

David Aiken has a few words of warning for anyone doubting Lennytheshark ahead of next Sunday’s Group 1 Len Smith Mile.

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Friday, June 16 2017

Jim Dalgety won with Time Traveller at Forbury Park on Thursday night 58 years after he caused a boil over on the Dunedin track.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

With uncut gems on the line, a princess would be a more than fitting winner tonight at Addington.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

Cambridge Raceway’s leading trainers in 2016-2017 – Steve and Telfer and Chris Garlick can increase their lead at the top of the track’s training premiership Friday night.

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Thursday, June 15 2017

Fans have been dished-up an unexpected treat at Menangle on Saturday night.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 09:38 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, June 13 2017

Over recent weeks the Cambridge Raceway Board has been reviewing its current operation as a sustainable business and as a leading racing venue.

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Tuesday, June 13 2017

The newly established HRNZ Youth Council has recently been focussed on working with the NZRB on several initiatives designed to both increase participation and make it easier for young people within the industry to forge a successful career path.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 09:34 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, June 13 2017

Gordon and Colin Lee are closing in on a milestone they didn't consider relevant in the past.

Posted by: HRNZ AT 09:32 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, June 09 2017

He is still tiny and has a “bung” eye, but Chicago Bull is ready to pick-up where he left off.

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Thursday, June 08 2017

If anyone deserved a Jewels Crown at Ashburton last Saturday then it’s Auckland Trotting Club steward, David Turner.

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Wednesday, June 07 2017

Zac Butcher still doesn't know how Jacks Legend won Saturday’s Emerald crown without his lucky charm on-course to watch the 3-year-old upset the apple cart.

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Sunday, June 04 2017

Maurice McKendry believes his recognition in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours is more a reflection on the people who have helped him achieve all the success he has had in his career more so than of his own accomplishments.

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Sunday, June 04 2017

It wasn’t quite the half dozen that most predicted, but Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen still walked away from Ashburton on Saturday with smiles on their faces and a little more bling in their keeping.

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Thursday, June 01 2017

Hunter Cup winner Bling It On is ready to resume racing, but a big “tummy” means he won’t lock horns with Lennytheshark and co at Menangle in coming weeks.

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