NZ Racing Hall of Fame News

Apr 15, 2019 A Hamilton retirement village has been named after New Zealand’s most famous female jockey, Linda Jones MBE. The name of Ryman Healthcare’s new retirement village on River Road in Hamilton…
Dec 22, 2018 John Costello – Our Patron John or Coz to his many friends sadly passed away this week. Coz was a doyen among NZ journalists and we were lucky that horse racing was his passion. Coz was the…
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…
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Industry News

May 22, 2019 Staying filly Savigne has boosted her chances of sneaking into the Queensland Oaks field after beating older horses at Canterbury. Needing a win to improve her precarious place in the ballot order for…
May 22, 2019 Tony Noonan is hopeful Manolo Blahniq can strike winning form again ahead of a trip north for a Group One assignment in Brisbane. Manolo Blahniq lines up in Saturday's Listed Straight Six at Flemington…
May 22, 2019 Cambridge trainer Tony Pike might be enjoying a purple patch across the Tasman, but on Wednesday he unearthed a filly on the home-front that looks destined to go to the upper grades. Two-year-old filly…
May 22, 2019 Last start Group Three winner Vigor Winner will be vying for more stakes success when he tackles the Gr.3 Fred Best Classic (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The Lauren Brennan-trained galloper has been…
May 22, 2019 Trainer Stephen Marsh is Melbourne-bound in search of a golden ticket. The Cambridge trainer will saddle progressive stayer Felaar in the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes (2800m) at Flemington on Saturday,…
May 22, 2019 Cambridge Stud principals Brendan and Jo Lindsay have had a fantastic run with the progeny of their foundation mare J’Adane and they are hoping that will continue when Avadane contests the Listed…
May 21, 2019 Ballarat trainer Simon Morrish cannot remember the last time he has had two runners nominated for a stakes race. That is the case at Flemington on Saturday with Chouxting The Mob and Mental Telepathy entered…
May 21, 2019 Three-year-old colt Keep On Fly continued a stellar run for Windsor Park Stud stallion Rip Van Winkle, producing a powerful run from the rear of the field to win the 136th running of the Italian Derby…
May 21, 2019 Star New Zealand jumps jockey turned trainer, Craig Thornton, is relishing his time in China. The experienced horseman is doing his bit to upskill participants in the emerging racing nation as he oversees…
May 21, 2019 Talented O’Reilly mare Campari will continue her preparation aimed towards the Listed The Ultimate Ford and Mazda Tauranga Classic (1400m) next month when she contests the Race Images 1400m at Ellerslie…
May 21, 2019 Roger James is keen to welcome Sherrif back into his stable after the talented Cambridge galloper underwent a knee operation late last year. “He had a chip taken out of his knee and he’s had…
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