New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame News

Oct 16, 2017 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame Board has recognized that many mainstream media journalists do not have an awareness of the NZ racing and breeding industries so it established the Leishman Media Racing Awareness…
Aug 17, 2017 Surprised and humbled by his unexpected Queen's Birthday Honour, Allan Fenwick was delighted the award was in part also recognition of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing. Mr Fenwick,…
Mar 2, 2016 Of all the many accolades Lance O'Sullivan has received over the years, he rates his induction to the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame as the most humbling. Last Thursday (18th February) at the annual…
Mar 2, 2016 Steven Spielberg’s epic film “War Horse” has thrown the spotlight on the military service of horses. More than 10,000 NZ horses were sent overseas during the First World War, and prior…
Mar 2, 2016 By Wally O’Hearn Waikato horses and men were to the fore at last night’s NZ Racing Hall Of Fame gala dinner at the Skycity Hamilton. Four horses and five people were the latest inductees…
Feb 10, 2016 A framed limited edition print of hall of fame racehorse Bonecrusher along with a set of shoes worn by him will be auctioned at the NZ Racing Hall of Fame inductee gala dinner to be held at Skycity Hamilton…
Feb 6, 2016 An award set up by the New Zealand Racing Hall Of Fame in honour of the late Phillip Leishman is achieving its goal. The Phillip Leishman Media Award was established two years ago to improve the awareness…
Feb 2, 2016 A quartet of New Zealand Racing Hall Of Fame trainers should be considered for induction into the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame. That’s the opinion of Chris Luoni, Chairman of the Board of NZRHOF,…
Jan 25, 2016 The Sixth Induction Dinner will be held at the SKYCITY Hamilton event centre on Friday February 12th 2016 on the eve of the Waikato Racing Club's International raceday. The last Induction Dinner was…
Dec 15, 2014 died 5 November 2014   THIS TRIBUTE WAS WRITTEN BY MARK CHITTY – DIRECTOR OF NZ RACING HALL OF FAME AND WE THANK HIM FOR ALLOWING US TO REPRODUCE IT.  Dr Don McLaren has been…
Oct 23, 2014 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame Board has recognized that many mainstream media journalists do not have an awareness of the NZ racing and breeding industries so at the 2014 Induction dinner it announced the…
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Industry News

Oct 24, 2017 Windsor Park Stud welcomed another thoroughbred rarity this morning.The Opera House is a white daughter of the legendary Zabeel and she delivered a foal of her own unusual colour at the Cambridge nursery. The…
Oct 24, 2017 First impressions can count for everything and Endean Rose quickly won over Rotorua trainer Iain Kennedy.The diminutive mare has subsequently won six races under his guidance and turned in a career-best…
Oct 24, 2017 Quality mare Consensus has two important engagements coming up.She is on target to defend her Gr.1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) title and the daughter of Postponed will also be heading to Cambridge Stud in the…
Oct 24, 2017 Group One performer Savvy Dreams is showing the benefit of a good break.Third behind Bonneval in last season’s New Zealand Oaks (2400m), she was turned out after an autumn campaign across the Tasman…
Oct 24, 2017 A back-up plan is in place for the talented filly Hasahalo, who was scratched from Monday’s Gr.2 Sarten Memorial (1400m) due to the rain-affected track.“She’s nominated for the Soliloquy…
Oct 24, 2017 Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman have classic hopes for Mission Hill.The Cambridge three-year-old beat the older horses at Te Rapa on Monday for the second win of his three start career.“It was a…
Oct 24, 2017 Jillian Morris’ season looks set to gain further momentum at Wingatui on Wednesday where she rates Passito as her best chance.The Christchurch-based jockey has retained the ride on Wednesday aboard…
Oct 23, 2017 Humidor will run against the super mare Winx in Saturday's Cox Plate as long as he pleases in his work on Tuesday morning. Darren Weir said the Caulfield Cup's fifth-placegetter and one of its best-supported…
Oct 23, 2017 New Zealand owner Graham Mackie and his wife, well-known racing photographer Trish Dunell, have once again enjoyed elite level success in Singapore with Gilt Complex landing an unexpected win in the S$700,000…
Oct 23, 2017 Dismay at an outside draw turned to delight at Te Rapa where Sumstreetsumwhere emerged as a genuine chance to defend his stable’s classic crown. The son of Highly Recommended downed a competitive…
Oct 23, 2017 Promising colt Karisto has pressed his claims for a trip to Christchurch. The son of Written Tycoon is a $26 chance for the Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) following his runaway…
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