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30 June 2022

Vale John Gordon (Jack) Phillips

After being involved in breeding, racing and harness racing administration at the highest levels for over 60 years, Jack Phillips has died in Timaru, at the age of 93.

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23 June 2022

Vale Keith Grice

A character through and through, respected and successful Mid Canterbury horse breeder and farmer Keith Grice, has died aged 96.

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6 May 2022

Vale Gary Allen

Long-time administrator, breeder and owner Gary Allen is being remembered as a "genuine man" who had a huge impact on harness racing over many decades.

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29 April 2022

Vale Jim Dalgety

If you didn’t know him, or know the people who knew him you may be tempted to think the passing of Jim Dalgety was not quite the significant event many of those people believe.

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13 April 2022

Vale Alan Clyma

Alan Clyma, a life member of the Forbury Park Trotting Club, is being remembered as a "gentleman who was passionate about harness racing".

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5 April 2022

Polish orphan made a life with horses in New Zealand

The passing occurred earlier this month of veteran Ardmore horseman and successful businessman, Alek Goryl.

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10 March 2022

Vale Cliff Thomas

A long-time harness racing owner and administrator Cliff Thomas is being remembered as a "great guy" who loved racing, rugby and his family.

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14 February 2022

Vale Ray Kennedy - the man behind all those Maguires

Ray Kennedy would have been cross that he didn’t make it to the yearling sales this week.

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3 February 2022

Roy Purdon dies, aged 94

Just 15 months ago champion trainer Mark Purdon received a reminder of the greatness of his father Roy, the harness racing icon who passed away on Thursday.

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