Leah Zydenbos: Amateur jockey going places

23 May, 2022
The season is off to a flying start for amateur jockey and trackwork rider Leah Zydenbos, with Leah winning the first amateur race of the season earlier this month. We caught up with Le

Natalie Smith: Strapper, Rider & Acknowledged Retrainer

5 May, 2022
How did you first become involved in the racing industry?  I got asked by a friend to help a team out travelling to Christchurch for Grand National Week. Having never

Bill Hazlett: Koral and company

28 April, 2022
Bill Hazlett was a tough “Southern Man” who had an enormous impact on the New Zealand racing industry. A Southland farmer and businessman, Hazlett, who died in 1978, was

Erica Robertson: Self-proclaimed Racing 'Junkie'

27 April, 2022
We caught up with Canterbury based Erica Robertson to learn a little more about her background in racing, current role and a mare by the name of Da Vinci Girl who has a very special place in

Annabel Adams: A generational love

21 April, 2022
LOVERACING.NZ caught up with Annabel Adams, travelling foreman and trackwork rider for Valachi Racing to chat about her first introduction to the industry, current role and favourite racing

Meet Zach I’Anson: Stable Foreman & proud Strapper of Two Illicit

14 April, 2022
Ahead of Two Illicit’s tilt at the Group 1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes at Te Rapa this Saturday, we caught up with Zach I’Anson, foreman at Kingsclere S

Candice Gollan: For the love of the horse

4 April, 2022
Candice Gollan embodies a full facet approach to racing, working in stables, strapping at the races and working for Trackside. We caught up with Candice to learn a little more about her jour

Lauren Russo: Loving life in racing

28 March, 2022
Lauren Russo experienced one of the biggest thrills in her career last weekend, when she strapped Belle En Rouge for her winning performance in the Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand

Trainer Tuesday - Darryn Weatherley

22 March, 2022
In this edition of 'Trainer Tuesday' we highlight Matamata-based Darryn Weatherley, who has lived and breathed racing through his family connection and has shown great dedication to the in

Prestige and Profit can follow a New Zealand Oaks win

17 March, 2022
There will be more than the $230,000 first prize at stake in the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks at Trentham on Saturday. The $400,000 Group I Oaks is the richest fillies race in