7 September 2021

Promising signs for Lazarus

The early signs are encouraging for one of the all-time greats of New Zealand racing who has returned home to try and save his Down Under breeding career.

6 September 2021

Kennedy delighted to see colt make race debut

So much can go into getting a horse to the races, and Friday's debutante Absolute Dynamite is a case in point.

6 September 2021

Standardbred Breeding at Alert Level 4

The breeding season is officially upon us as of September 1, and with the Auckland Region remaining at Alert Level 4 for the time being, this presents some challenges for a sector that is incredibly time sensitive.

28 August 2021

Ray Reekie doing it "Tough"

Canterbury breeder Ray Reekie has spent a lifetime involved in harness racing having grown up working in stables with the likes of Jack Carmichael, Jack Smolenski, and Cecil Devine.

25 August 2021

Rose gives Purdons breeding success

We’ve become accustomed to seeing the names Barry and Katrina Purdon in the credits of race winners in New Zealand for well over 30 years.

23 August 2021

Brad the Breeder switches stables

In a fresh initiative to try and bolster breeding numbers, Brad Reid has made the move to Harness Racing New Zealand, after six years at the NZ Standardbred Breeders Association.

21 August 2021

Downbytheseaside recovering well from surgery

Up-and-coming pacing sire Downbytheseaside is recovering well after undergoing colic surgery in Auckland on Friday (August 19th).

13 August 2021

Serene Miki - the Arabian Standardbred

A recent workout winner in Canterbury, Serene Miki is no ordinary standardbred.

27 July 2021

Downbytheseaside - a sire on fire

Downbytheseaside is a sire making a splash in the harness racing scene already.