The ‘X Factor’ Theory: What is it?

26 March, 2020
Hearing a horse being referred to as having the ‘X Factor’ is nothing new. It’s a term used to describe someone special, a champion, a horse with a great heart - and in s

Your guide to racing from home

19 March, 2020
With the world in a holding pattern due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, New Zealand racing is set to ta

Yeah the Girls: Racing's Groundbreaking and Trailblazing Women

10 March, 2020
With International Women’s Day last Sunday and NZ Oaks Day this Saturday - it’s a week for the girls! From the groundbreakers to the trailblazers, let's take a moment to reflec

Our first call with Ellerslie's resident Bugler: John McGough

2 March, 2020
Horses, jockeys and trumpets?    We sat down with Ellerslie Racecourse’s resident Bugler, John McGough, to learn a little more abou

Racing Tauranga appoints new manager

19 February, 2020
Louise Dean - photo supplied Racing Tauranga has appointed a new  General Manager,

Nicholas fulfills grandmother’s racing dream

17 February, 2020
Two years after doctors warned she might never ride again apprentice jockey Elen Nicholas was saluting the judge as she celebrated her first flat win.   It was

Hushed making a big noise on the show circuit

7 February, 2020
South Island showing rider Sam Gregory and her Facebook bargain buy Hushed recently took home both LOVERACING.NZ sponsored titles at the New Zealand Show Horse Council South Island Spectac

Never say never: The CatWalk Trust and Lot 313

23 January, 2020
What is The CatWalk Trust?    Founded by Catriona Williams MNZM in 2005, the CatWalk Trust is a charity whose mission is to get people ou

Racing Traditions - Where did they originate?

8 January, 2020
With a sport dating back thousands of years, there’s bound to be a few traditions. Many of us have heard the famous bugle call or adhered to the black and white dress code of Derby D

60 Seconds with Sam Collett

13 December, 2019
  From her biggest inspiration to gardening, check out what we covered in  60 seconds with group 1 winning jock Sam Collett…