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

Nov 19, 2018 After impressing with victory in the Gr.1 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m) at Riccarton earlier this month, Te Akau Shark has plenty of racing options ahead of him this season according to his trainer…
Nov 19, 2018 Barneswood Farm experienced one of its most memorable days in racing at Riccarton on Saturday. The South Island operation, owned by Ashburton’s Sarah Green and her racing partner Ger Beemsterboer,…
Nov 19, 2018 Racing Victoria (RV) has today announced a new A$5 million Weight for Age mile race to be run during the 2019 Autumn Carnival.  The All-Star Mile will be one of the richest mile race in the world…
Nov 19, 2018 Cambridge trainers Tim and Margaret Carter have been forced to lift their sights sooner than planned with Farm Boy after he exceeded expectations in his comeback at Tauranga on Saturday.Farm Boy was retired…
Nov 19, 2018 Waverley mare Glory Days took a step toward a few northern features when making a successful staying debut on her home course on Sunday.Trained by Bill Thurlow, Glory Days completed a hat trick of wins…
Nov 19, 2018 Outsider Silver Joy handed Kiwi trainer Bruce Marsh his 400th winner in Singapore after he won the S$85,000 Restricted Maiden race over 1600m on Sunday. The affable former jockey was all smiles as he headed…
Nov 19, 2018 First-season trainer Donna Logan may not be in town, but her staff headed by foreman Graeme Forbes did a great job to keep the home fires burning on the Kranji front with another winner – their…
Nov 19, 2018 Leading trainer Lee Freedman said Affleck’s return to the winner’s enclosure on Sunday gave him one of the best satisfactions he has had since he moved to Singapore in September 2017. It’s…
Nov 19, 2018 It’s not often the highest praise for a major race winner comes from the trainer of the runner-up. But that was the case after Beauty Generation’s course record breaking win in the Gr.2 BOCHK…
Nov 18, 2018 Lightly raced three-year-old Masetto indicated he may have a bright future over more ground when he produced a strong finish to take out the opening event at Tauranga on Saturday. The Team Rogerson-trained…
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