New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame News

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…
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…
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Industry News

May 28, 2018 Alpha Centauri became the latest star and eighth Group-Grade One winner for her former Windsor Park shuttle sire Mastercraftsman when she claimed the Irish 1000 Guineas (1600m) at the Curragh on Sunday.…
May 28, 2018 New Zealand-bred gallopers dominated the Sha Tin card in Hong Kong on Sunday evening winning six races. Savabeel two-year-old Romantic Bonanza started the ball rolling when he won the opening event over…
May 28, 2018 Shaune Ritchie has good reason to think his promising staying mare Princess El Jay can make further progress this winter. “She’s by Rip Van Winkle and a half-sister to Bee Tee Junior so she’s…
May 28, 2018 Canterbury vet Peter Scholes is expanding his thoroughbred involvement. He was the major shareholder in the well-related stakes performer El Doute during the entire’s racing days and this season…
May 28, 2018 Doiknowyou’s next two starts will determine the Group performer’s winter path. “We’ll probably head to Wanganui next Saturday and then to Tauranga for the Kiwifruit Cup and decide…
May 28, 2018 New Zealand three-year-old Mazzuro will make one more appearance in Victoria before heading home. The connections’ decision to send the son of Rip Van Winkle across the Tasman has proved a masterstroke…
May 27, 2018 The powerful Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman training partnership produced another filly to watch over the next few weeks when stable debutant Rippin scored a courageous win at Hawera. The Rip Van Winkle…
May 27, 2018 Gallant mare Trisha Lea struck conditions to her liking at Trentham yesterday and she duly ran up to the stable’s expectations. The six-year-old has proved herself to be adept on rain-affected going…
May 27, 2018 Despite not managing to pick up a placing at Doomben on Saturday Matamata trainer Graham Richardson was delighted with the respective efforts of stablemates Wildflower and Volpe Veloce, who made their…
May 27, 2018 A solid hit-out at the Rangiora trials last Tuesday indicated well performed South Island galloper Maybe Miami is on track to make his raceday return next month. The powerful Iffraaj six-year-old, who…
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