New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame News

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…
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…
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Industry News

Jan 18, 2018 Nigel Blackiston is happy to take on more mature horses with Homados in Saturday's Patrobas Handicap (2000m) at Flemington.Blackiston bought Homados for clients of his stable after the gelding's debut…
Jan 18, 2018 Volpe Veloce hasn’t missed a beat as she bids to complete a prestigious sprinting double.The Foxwedge mare won the Gr.1 Railway (1200m) at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day and she is the current…
Jan 18, 2018 Pukekohe trainer Nigel Tiley will have a close look at the opposition at his local meeting on Friday week before locking in the next step for Demonetization.“There’s the Rating 75 mile or…
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