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...

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...

Industry loses prolific Pentire

New Zealand has lost one of its most successful and undoubtedly versatile stallions with the death yesterday of Rich Hill Stud’s Pentire. The English-bred son of Be My Guest and the Mill Reef mare Gull Nook was the Walton farm’s foundation sire and subsequently made...