June 2, 2017

Something as seemingly innocuous as a second or two could be the difference between a decent payday and an also ran cheque for Gavin Smith Racing Stables hopeful, Bright Diamond today at Ashburton.

The untapped two-year-old, who will today have just his third race day s...

May 19, 2017

A reduced workload over the past week is hoped to bring another strong effort from Di’z Luck tonight at Addington.

The Gavin Smith Racing Stables trotting filly will have to face the wrath of outstanding juvenile trotter, Enghien, in the PGG Wrightson New Zealand Yearli...

April 21, 2017

What happens inside the first couple of hundred metres in tonight’s Anzac Cup at Alexandra Park will ultimately determine the chances of Gavin Smith Racing Stables star, Great Things Happen.

Fresh off the plane from Australia and back into New Zealand racing tonight the...

April 7, 2017

A patient approach with his drives in two of the big features at a bumper night of racing at Addington tonight should help Gavin Smith net the best possible results in both cases.

Gavin will take a dual-role approach to the meeting with drive’s in two of the night’s thr...

March 31, 2017

She’s come the long way to get there and Di’z Luck isn’t just there to make up the numbers in tonight’s Group Two $40,000 New Zealand Trotting Oaks at Addington.

The reigning two-year-old trotting filly of the year has been doing battle in Australia for the past month –...

March 2, 2017

  • By Matt Markham

A shot at Australian big race glory awaits Gavin Smith Racing Stables star, Di’z Luck.

The reigning New Zealand Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year, and her trainer and driver, snuck over to Australia last weekend and gained a mission accomplis...

February 5, 2017

After a quiet run of things for the past month, things kick back into full swing for Gavin Smith Racing Stables today at Amberley.

It’s been lean times, with a very small race team for the early stages of 2017, but the return of a couple of quality trotters today should...

January 5, 2017

There’s 16 wins on the board already, but Gavin Smith is hungry to add a few more to the tally before Summer is out.

With things quiet in terms of his own racing team, Gavin has turned his attention to outside drives and will take seven of them today at Timaru with the...

December 19, 2016

Gavin Smith didn’t want to be one of those people who gets stuck in the nervous nineties for too long.

Three months was long enough as it is, so when Imola took apart a tidy field of pacers in Sunday’s Rangiora Summer Cup, the North Canterbury horseman allowed himself a...

December 16, 2016

Gavin Smith thinks Red Moon Rising is pretty good, but just how good might be found out tonight at Alexandra Park.

The impressive debut winner jumps from the relaxed atmosphere of a Sunday afternoon on the grass track at Methven to the hustle and bustle of a premier nig...

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