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McNab finds winning groove at Ellerslie

A lengthy spell away from the racetrack to revitalise both his mind and body appears to have worked for talented jockey Michael McNab as he picked up his first victory on Saturday since making his return to raceday riding this month.

Kiwi racer Armstrong resurgent in Formula 2 at Mugello

New Zealand race driver Marcus Armstrong has reversed his recent form as the FIA Formula 2 field grapples with an unfamiliar circuit where tyre management is more than ever the key to a strong result.

Two Illicit makes stunning return at Ellerslie

The cream rose to the top late in the day at Ellerslie when four-year-old mare Two Illicit issued a powerful statement to her spring rivals with a commanding fresh-up victory over 1400m on Saturday.

Familiar look to Riccarton results with Pitman double

There was a familiar look to the results after racing was concluded at Riccarton on Saturday with the local training duo of Matthew and Michael Pitman racking up another winning double on the day.

Course specialist in charge at Ellerslie

Matamata mare Shoshone demonstrated her affinity for the Ellerslie turf when she headed home a quality field over 1200m at the venue on Saturday.

The Heart of Racing grab victory at South Island endurance series opener

The Heart of Racing claimed first place at New Zealand’s GT3 Endurance Series season opener. Spanish driver Alex Riberas has brought the team to victory at the Teretonga Motorsports Park in Invercargill alongside Kiwi driver Darren Kelly.

Matson moving on from Gallagher Chiefs

Gallagher Chiefs Assistant Coach Tabai Matson’s time with the Gallagher Chiefs has come to an end with the completion of his contract with the Chiefs Rugby Club and New Zealand Rugby (NZR).

Concussion rules Housby out of NSW Swifts' clash with Fever

NSW Swifts attacker Helen Housby has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash with West Coast Fever having suffered a concussion in Tuesday’s Round 11 loss to Melbourne Vixens.

Late change means spectators back at Teretonga Park

A late ruling by Motorsport NZ has allowed spectators to attend Saturday’s (12 September) opening round of the South Island Endurance Series at Teretonga Park.

The Southland Sports Car Club can now accommodate spectators on the outfield only, in groups of 100.

Mugello presents FIA Formula 2 field with new challenge

Kiwi racer Marcus Armstrong and the FIA Formula 2 field face a fresh challenge this weekend: a circuit the championship has not visited before.