Where else can I go Jump racing around the world? Part IV New Zealand
New Zealand, a country better known among sports fans for its rugby and cricket, has a thriving racing sector too. The “land of the long white cloud” – a translation of the Maori title for Aotearoa, reflects the country’s temperate climate, where the greenery is very conducive to breeding top-flight race and sport horses. Jump racing is growing in popularity in New Zealand, a country that more than rivals Ireland for density of racecourses per head pf population. These wonder
What dangers lurk for Point-to-Point racing when normal service is resumed?
Sports administrators from football to tennis, racing to cricket, are all exercising their intellects to bring their sports back into circulation when the government permits. In horseracing, the return of Jump racing is taking a back seat to the late-emerging Flat season, where a flurry of April Classic trials have disappeared, and a generation of aspirant Classic contenders is missing out on opportunities to win valuable black type. Yet scant regard has been made as yet to t