19 September 2023

Classie Linc - win No 8 comes with some ‘extras’

Well-known trainer Bruce Negus has given the recently activated Harness Racing New Zealand credit/bonus schemes a big tick.

7 September 2023

Hazel Van Opzeeland and her ‘Dutch Connection’

Well known Canterbury harness owner and breeder Hazel Van Opzeeland is actually of Scottish heritage and was born in New Zealand but through marriage developed a Dutch connection.

2 August 2023

Mark Smolenski … and his winter reward

Now a North Canterbury trainer, Mark Smolenski is in a quandary about his most recent winner, Winter Rewards winner Sophia Bromac.

24 July 2023

The big "moments" that helped Katie Cox

Katie Cox is forever grateful to Paul Corkran when the longtime owner-breeder-trainer decided to get out of the horses and sell his Leeston property. That was about six years ago.

30 June 2023

Namesake could stand at stud near Christchurch

Christchurch is a real possibility to be standing at stud just outside Christchurch at Nevele R in the not too distant future.

30 May 2023

30 years on and the Mossdale horses just keep winning

The Mossdale horses are synonymous with Archie Affleck and his origins within the Southland farming community, and Mossdale Ben's win at Addington last Thursday, with Ben Hope in the bike, continued a family tradition which began over 30 years ago.

25 May 2023

$52,000 top price at weanling sales

A Bettor's Delight - Asabella filly has been the sales topper at today's NZB Standardbred National Weanling Sale at Karaka.

24 May 2023

Landora's Pride lives on through talented progeny

Legendary horseman Jim Dalgety used to say that very good stud book families can be 'dormant for a time but retain the ability to reinvent themselves back into the limelight. '

23 May 2023

Bluto latest Sweet Lou colt to shine

What a run of success Sweet Lou is having of late.