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


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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