Messara Report

Widespread track closures, an overhaul of the NZ Racing Board, outsourcing of the TAB’s commercial activities and a goal to double stakes headlined sweeping changes to the New Zealand racing industry when the Messara Report was unveiled in Hamilton tonight. Messara...

28th August

Melody Belle and Underthemoonlight looked the part ahead of Saturday’s Gr. 1 Tarzino Trophy when they galloped stylishly at Matamata this morning. Both mares worked against the rail of the course proper in the five-metre position, where the track was no worse than...

Awards Night

Avantage claims Matamata Horse of the Year award Avantage, the standout New Zealand two-year-old of last season, has claimed the Matamata Horse of the Year award for 2017-18. At the Matamata Racing Club’s annual Awards and Appreciation function, the Stephen...