Busy week ahead for Diamond Racing

Busy week ahead for Diamond Racing

We're just over six weeks into the 2024 Season, and this week is an extra busy week for the Diamond Racing Team. We have six horses engaged in tomorrow's (Wednesday) regular Rangiora Trials. 3YO Filly DOUBLE QUICK is looking to qualify, while 2YO Filly ALLETS has her...

Dexter Dunn to drive in Elitloppet

Dexter Dunn to drive in Elitloppet

It has been announced in Sweden and confirmed that four-time Dan Patch Driver of the Year and harness racing World Driving Champion, Dexter Dunn, will be competing in the upcoming Elitloppet in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday, May 28. Dexter Dunn Dunn, born and raised in...

Newman celebrates biggest win yet

Newman celebrates biggest win yet

The whip flourish from Korbyn Newman said it all. It may have also earned him a warning from the stewards for the 23-year-old horseman’s expression of sheer joy as he and one of his favourite horses Mighty Looee won the $90,000 Hydroflow Country Cups Championship at...

SUNDEES SON RETIRES

SUNDEES SON RETIRES

It's a sad day here at Diamond Racing as we announce the retirement of champion trotter SUNDEES SON. Last week we felt that Sunny wasn't feeling himself so we had X-Rays and a CT scan done at Rangiora Vet Centre Equine. The results were sent to a specialist in the UK...

CLASSIE MAKES HISTORY

CLASSIE MAKES HISTORY

Classie Brigade made history at the annual Kaikoura Trotting Club meeting yesterday when he took out the Kaikoura Cup for the third year in a row. This made him the first horse to ever win three Kaikoura Cups, let alone back to back. Classie is well known for his...

WE’RE HIRING!

WE’RE HIRING!

Diamond Racing, the premiership winning stable in both 2020 and 2021 are looking for full-time groundstaff. Duties will include: Bringing horses in and returning them to their paddock Gearing up Washing horses down Cleaning gear Cleaning tie up areas and boxes Horse...

SALES INTEREST

SALES INTEREST

RJ and John have been busy the last 3 weeks attending the NZB Standarbred Yearling tours across the North and South Island. They have picked out a number of horses that they believe are worth buying. If you’re interested in purchasing at the upcoming sales, or are...

A BIG WEEKEND FOR THE NEUMANNS

A BIG WEEKEND FOR THE NEUMANNS

Long-time stable clients Alan and Ian Neumann have had a quiet run by their standards of late, but that has well and truly changed over the past five days with two wins at Addington on Thursday night and a further win at Rangiora this afternoon with last season's top...

ALTA ORLANDO 2ND IN HUNTER CUP

ALTA ORLANDO 2ND IN HUNTER CUP

Alta Orlando put in a brave performance on Saturday night in the Group 1 Hunter Cup at Melton to finish second behind Lochinvar Art. Alta Orlando used his gate speed to take the lead, before handing up to Lochinvar Art first time past the post. With a 53.2 last half...

DASHING MAJOR RETURNS

DASHING MAJOR RETURNS

This week we have promising 3 year old Dashing Major returning to racing on Friday at Addington. He has been out spelling since Cup week and trialled nicely at Rangiora last week for second behind La Rosa. He is in race 10 at Addington on Friday night and should be a...

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK – 18 JAN, 2021

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK – 18 JAN, 2021

A look at some yearlings On Monday and Tuesday this week, Robert and John will be on the NZB Standardbred North Island Yearling Sales tour taking a look at some of the yearlings that will be for sale at Karaka on the 13th and 14th of February. If you’re interested in...

NEW ZEALAND'S PREMIER HARNESS RACING STABLE

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