News & Events

One Cup leads to another?

 

Champion mare Adore Me has cleared all three hurdles that stood between her and a legitimate shot at New Zealand Cup glory.

The four-year-old gained revenge over her Auckland Cup conqueror Terror To Love when she led for the last 2400m to easily hold him out in the $100,000 Easter Cup at Addington on Saturday.

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First Group win for Katie Cox

 

Katie Cox has represented New Zealand in equestrian events in Australia. She has competed in New Zealand Horse-Of-The-Year Shows. She has even worked in an elite Ohio-based show jumping stable travelling and competing around America.

The Christchurch-born and Rangiruru High School educated horse woman, who has a degree in Bachelor of Commerce and Property Valuation, has achieved a lot in her 24 years on this earth.

But on a cold old rainy night in Dunedin last Thursday (April 17) Cox achieved her greatest harness racing milestone yet when she won her first Group race in 253 career drives.

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Ottley overwhelmed at creating harness history

“They can never take this away from me. This is huge. I will always be the first. I can’t believe it.”

These were Samantha Ottley’s words after she created harness racing history at Forbury Park on Thursday (April 17) night.

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Trial setback for Terror to Love

 Terror To Love’s chances of defending the $100,000 Easter Cup at Addington on Saturday have been dealt a blow by a disappointing trial.

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Equine Research Survey - Parasite Control Practices

One of our key aims at the Equine Research Centre, Massey University, is to work together with breeders and trainers to understand the production and management of horses in the racing industry in New Zealand.

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