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Woodsman wins but Aussie holiday cut short

Matamata trainer Tony Gillies banked some travel money when progressive jumper Woodsman ran out a ready winner of Friday’s Ocean Road Realty BM120 Hurdle (3230m) at Warrnambool.

NZOC pleased with further clarity around Tokyo Olympic Games

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has increased clarity around the Tokyo Olympic Games, following a call with the IOC overnight.

All quiet on the training front - NZ Racing Desk

New Zealand’s largest training centre the Cambridge Jockey Club is closed.

With up to 1000 thoroughbreds trained on the premises at peak times, it is the largest centre in Australasia but the committee has adhered to updated industry protocols and reacted swiftly to cease training.

Probabeel looking to turn tables in Vinery

Star fillies Funstar and Probabeel will continue their rivalry in the Gr.1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Funstar and Probabeel have met on four occasions, with both finishing in the top two each time.

House Of Cartier ready for Rosehill challenge

In a week in which he has had to retire Group One performer Luvaluva, trainer John Sargent will look to another stakes-performed mare from his stable to make her mark at Rosehill.

ARL Premier 2nd competition to carry the name of Auckland legend

The Auckland Rugby League Premier 2nd competition will have a new name from this season onwards, becoming the Ray Cranch Cup in honour of the organisation’s oldest living Life Member.

2020 netball season suspended for foreseeable future - Central Pulse

New Zealand’s ANZ Premiership along with community netball have been suspended for the foreseeable future whilst the Beko Netball League has been cancelled for 2020.

Squash calendar undergoing major changes due to coronavirus

Along with many other sports, Squash New Zealand is having to re-assess and re-jig it’s calendar as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Currently several nationwide and international events have either been postponed or cancelled and are constantly being updated.

Bishara Verry grateful for top mare

Ardmore Lodge trainer Nick Bishara is thankful to own a share in top mare Verry Elleegant and readily admits the New Zealand-bred daughter of Zed has extended the life of his business on more than one occasion.

2020 Netball season suspended

New Zealand’s ANZ Premiership along with Community Netball have been suspended for the foreseeable future whilst the Beko Netball League has been cancelled for 2020.