New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame News

Sep 2, 2018 This tribute to new 2018 inductee "O'Reilly" was read out as part of the Inductee ceremony. Sir Tony O'Reilly is a world famous Irishman who first visited NZ in 1959 as part of the…
Apr 16, 2018 It is always pleasing to receive compliments about our induction events and we received the following communications about our February 2018 induction dinner: Chris Waller – Inductee …
Mar 11, 2018 When you get Noel Harris and Murray Baker in the same room you know there is always going to be plenty of laughter reminiscing their entwined moments in racing. That was the case at this year’s…
Feb 20, 2018 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame recognises notable achievements and one of its biggest supporters, Haunui Farm, is busy creating its own. Haunui Farm is truly one of the proven stayers in the stud ranks…
Feb 7, 2018 Success in a lifetime is built around achievements and for Gerald Fell one of his proudest accomplishments will be on show again on Friday evening in Hamilton. Fell (77) was one of the small group of…
Feb 6, 2018 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that it will be auctioning 2018 services to three quality stallions by way of silent auction at its induction dinner on Friday 9th February, namely Swiss…
Jan 23, 2018 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame will be inducting nine new inductees on Friday 9th February in Hamilton. The NZ Racing Hall of Fame is a registered charity and as such raises its funds from donations and…
Jan 18, 2018 It will be another walk down memory lane for John Kenny when he attends next month’s NZ Racing Hall of Fame function in Hamilton. The NZ Racing Hall of Fame inductee dinner is always a time of…
Jan 8, 2018 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the following nine new inductees to the NZ Racing Hall of Fame. The inductees will be officially inducted at a gala dinner to be held at Sky City in…
Jan 3, 2018 The NZ Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that it has chosen Guy Heveldt from TVNZ Sports News as the 2018 Leishman Media Racing Awareness Awardee. In announcing the winner Chairman Chris Luoni…
Dec 22, 2017 Marie Leicester’s time for anything other than horse racing will be limited as the first six weeks of 2018 rolls by. The successful Auckland owner-breeder will start 2018 off on New Year’s…
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Industry News

Sep 22, 2018 The James Peters-trained Destroyer Eclipse reaped the full benefit of blinkers for the first time with a return to winning ways in the $60,000 Class 4 Premier race over 1200m on Friday night. An all-the-way…
Sep 22, 2018 After flirting with that maiden win for a while, Cracking Tottie (NZ) finally smashed the door wide open under an inspiring ride from Michael Rodd in the $38,000 Kranji Stakes D race over 1600m on Friday…
Sep 21, 2018 Morethanlucky was a prominent player in the Frankie Lor success story last season and the trainer is looking to Saturday’s (22 September) Class 2 Washington D.C. Handicap (1400m) for a signal that…
Sep 21, 2018 Jockey Michael Coleman expects a much-improved performance from Francaletta in Saturday's Gr.1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) at Hastings. Coleman admitted he was disappointed with the Murray Baker and Andrew…
Sep 21, 2018 The Tony Pike-trained debutant Bolt From The Blue made a winning start to his career when he scored at Taupo by nearly two lengths in the NZ Jumps Jockeys (1000m) on Friday. The Rip Van Winkle gelding…
Sep 21, 2018 Cambridge horsewoman Tarissa Mitchell will launch another chapter in her life at Riccarton on Saturday with a horse who seriously injured her 11 months ago. Mitchell, a promising trainer and former jockey,…
Sep 21, 2018 Red-hot trainer Jamie Richards isn't getting ahead of himself despite having the favourites for both feature races at Hastings on Saturday. Richards will produce Melody Belle and stablemate Our Abbadean…
Sep 20, 2018 Rising Red missed the 2017 spring carnival because of injury but his connections are hoping the New Zealand Derby runner-up can be a contender in feature staying races this time year. The Trent Busuttin…
Sep 20, 2018 Tony Pike is making no secret of the high regard he holds for Riccarton debutante Sacred Quartz. The Cambridge trainer will produce the Raffles Racing-owned Zoustar three-year-old gelding in maiden company…
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