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FRIDAY 14.04.23

Featuring the $1 million The Race by Grins, New Zealand's equal richest race and first of its kind in NZ and a live performance from Kiwi music legend, Mitch James. 

First-release GA tickets on sale now!

Could Self Assured defend his title in The Race, By Grins?

Gareth Hall and his Kiwi guests discuss The Race on the Karaka Wrap Up (from 7 min). Read more

Rock N Roll Doo confirmed for The Race by Grins

By Adam Hamilton, HRNZ The Rock N Roll Doo team feel they have unfinished business in New Zealand and now they’ve found a partner to help them tackle it. Owner Brendan James declared his intent toRead more

Hydroflow secure Old Town Road

Slot holders Hydroflow have secured four-year-old Bettor's Delight gelding Old Town Road for the $1 million The Race by Grins at Cambridge Raceway on April 14. The John Dickie trained pacer has had aRead more

The Race by Grins joins NZ’s richest races

The Race by Grins will join the thoroughbred code’s Karaka Million races and New Zealand Derby as the country’s richest races in 2023, with Waikato-Bay of Plenty Harness committed to a $1 millionRead more

2023 Market released for The Race, by Grins

The NZ TAB have released the following market for the 2023 edition of The Race, by Grins:Read more

Favourite Self Assured too good in The Race

Champion horseman Mark Purdon only had one complaint after favourite Self Assured won New Zealand’s first ever slot race at Cambridge on Thursday night. “He should have won by more,” laughedRead more

Aussie young guns lurking

There is only one group that strikes more fear into New Zealand harness racing drivers than battle-hardened Australians intent on leading our major races. That is young, fearless Australians whoRead more

WATCH: TAB NZ's The Race By Grins Preview Show

The Race by Grins is almost upon us! Matt Cross and Craig 'The Whale' Thompson are joined by Brittany Graham from Sky Racing Australia to preview Thursday's maiden running of The Race by Grins inRead more

WATCH: The Box Seat The Race By Grins Special

The Race by Grins at Cambridge Raceway is finally here. Check out this comprehensive preview with all the good oil #GIANThandRead more

Trainer-driver Brett Mangos - South Coast Arden ripe for picking in $900,000 The Race

Brent Mangos has fired the first tactical shots with South Coast Arden ahead of the $900,000 The Race By Grins. If the Pukekohe trainer-driver gets his way, his second-favourite could be settling a lRead more

Dexter Dunn protégé Jack Trainor sitting pretty with Stylish Memphis

When Dexter Dunn was really starting to make his mark in New Zealand about 13 years ago, he took a young kid under his wing. It was a life-changing gesture for the then 14-year-old Jack Trainor, whoRead more

Self Assured will need huge effort after draw for $900,000 race

Champion trainer Mark Purdon concedes favourite Self Assured is going to need to produce the performance of his career to win the $900,000 The Race by Grins at Cambridge on Thursday night. But he taRead more


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