Racing / 04 March 2015

Harness Racing: Trotters and Pacers

In harness racing, horses race at a specific gait (trot or a pace). So what’s the difference? Here’s everything you need to know. Trotter If...

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Fashion / 27 February 2015

VIVA PRIX DE FASHION 2015

New Zealand’s Fashions in the Field grand finale is Prix de Fashion. Held at Ellerslie during Auckland Cup Week each year, Prix de Fashion...

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Racing / 19 February 2015

Thoroughbred Racing Glossary

If you’ve been to a gallops event before, you may have noticed that the industry folk speak a different language. Not to worry. We’ve put...

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Fashion / 17 February 2015

Black & White on Derby Day: The Theories

Derby Day has always been synonymous with black-and-white fashion. When did this start? Why did it start? There are many theories behind this raceday...

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Racing / 13 February 2015

Passing on the Racing Gene

A lot of owners will agree that there are many important factors to consider when purchasing a racehorse. In the thoroughbred industry, the exploits...

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Racing / 11 February 2015

Racing Trivia Quiz

We’re fans of a good quiz here at The Races. So, for a bit of fun, we put together a racing trivia quiz with range of questions. Test your...

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