Welcome to the Southern Harness Website
The website covers all meetings run by Southern Harness which include the following Clubs: Invercargill, Winton, Wairio, Riverton, Wyndham, Gore, Tuapeka, Northern Southland, Roxburgh and Oamaru.
Unique to New Zealand, check out the audio comments on the website from trainers each week prior to each race day. You’ll find these in the Tips section.
The website offers post raceday stories and photos, as well as other racing news, views, and interviews as they come to hand.
Note: If you missed any of the stories on this website – click on the Archive section. There you’ll find articles featuring southern harness racing personalities and horses, as well as features on stock produced by the Southern Bred, Southern Reared Group.
Bruce Stewart – Editor
Important date change
The Invercargill HRC meeting that was down to run on Saturday 18th September has been moved to Thursday 16th September.
This date has been changed at the recommendation of the TAB, with Auckland still in Alert Level 4 they are having difficulty staffing the Stanley Street Studio next Saturday.
For Southland Harness Awards Tickets please click on the link below
For the whole month ten male drivers will wear HRNZ Blue September silks and raise money every time they win a race. HRNZ will donate $100 per win, while the ten ambassadors have individual sponsors as well and most of the Clubs are also on board to donate at their meetings.
The ten drivers/ambassadors are: Blair Orange, Robbie Close, Korbyn Newman, Jonny Cox, Mark Hurrell, Zev Meredith, Matty Williamson, Zachary Butcher, Todd Mitchell and Brent Barclay.
Southern Harness – AGM’s
Tuapeka HRC – Tuesday 21st September, 8 pm Coach & Horses Inn, Lawrence
Roxburgh TC – Wednesday 22nd September, 8 pm, Presidents Room, Roxburgh Raceway
Central Otago TC – Thursday 23rd September, 7.30 pm, Matakanui Combined RFC Clubrooms, Omakau
Northern Southland TC – Friday 24th September, 7.30 pm, Balfour Bowling Club