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  • New season and a new face
    The new season kicks off tomorrow night at headquarters and one of Diamond Racings best kept secrets will hit the track with a his debut drive. Simon Smith is one of St Bedes finest graduates in recent years and joined the Woodend Beach stable with John in September last year. On his first night of driving he gets the steer behind the Westview owned Flashazz in Race Four.
    Posted: Thursday 1 August 2019
  • The curtain closes on another great season
    The 2018-2019 season is fast coming to an end in terms of our stable representation. Another chapter will come to a close following the Addington and Alexandra Park meetings tonight.
    Posted: Friday 26 July 2019
  • Rugby mates combine for success with miracle horse
    Brothers Alan and Ian Neumann have been involved in the racing game for many years, enjoying success with any number of runners. Come sales time last year and they decided that they wanted to share their interest with some good mates from their rugby playing days. They purchased three yearlings - Heroes Square, He's Aflyin and the first of the three to get to the races last night, Down To The Bone, formerly known as Assassin's Creed.
    Posted: Saturday 20 July 2019
  • It looks a wet cold night for Addington
    It is fast drawing towards the end of another very good season of racing. Tonight's Addington meet is the second last for that club for the season and despite the inclement weather features three stable runners.
    Posted: Friday 19 July 2019
  • John closing in on another season milestone
    For our number one stable driver John Dunn, this season has been as good as it gets in many ways. In terms of seasonal earnings and overall wins he sits second in the premiership behind Blair Orange and tomorrow night at Addington looks set to surpass the 100 win mark for yet another season as well as the $1.5 million mark in seasonal earnings.
    Posted: Thursday 4 July 2019
  • A big night ahead for Dexter at Woodbine Mohawk Park
    Dexter Dun has only been in North America for under ten months, however, he has quickly showed North Americans his class. Second in the drivers' premiership at the Meadowlands and third at Harrah's Chester, Dexter has already teamed up with a number of America's trainers and has repaid them with some outstanding form. Tonight North American time, this afternoon New Zealand time, he drives in Canada on one of their biggest night's of racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park and lands the drive on Bettors Wish for his boss and mentor Chris Ryder.
    Posted: Sunday 16 June 2019
  • 100 win mark looms for both Robert and John
    It has been another great season for Robert and John. With a month and a half left in the current season, but sit on 98 wins for the season and are surely only two or three meetings away from cracking the 100 wins.
    Posted: Friday 14 June 2019
  • Spellbound looks to bounce back in two year old Diamond
    Westview filly Spellbound will be looking to bounce back to form in tomorrow's two year old Diamond, courtesy of what looks a perfect draw from the inside barrier. She will not be lacking in support with her big entourage of Westview owners, including the Witches of Westview likely to turn up in big numbers.
    Posted: Friday 31 May 2019
  • Sundees Son looking to continue purple patch of form
    Sundees Son is in career best form and comes will start tomorrow's four year old Ruby for the trotters a deserved short-priced favourite. His driver John Dunn is delighted with what he has seen of the horse since returning from Auckland to Woodend Beach.
    Posted: Friday 31 May 2019
  • How the team rate on harness racings big day
    We have 12 runners that will be going around at Addington tomorrow chasing jewels glory. Sundees Son in the four year old trot looks set to start a short-priced favourite and heads up some great prospects for the stable.
    Posted: Friday 31 May 2019
  • Good representation in both islands
    It will be another busy night for the stable with runners in both islands. At Addington the feature race is a free-for-all featuring stable runners Alta Orlando and newcomer, the proven Classie Brigade.
    Posted: Thursday 23 May 2019
  • Group and listed racing features at Addington
    It is another cracker night of racing at Addington with the New Zealand Oaks for the three year old fillies and Sires Stakes finals the highlight of the card. The stable is well represented through the night.
    Posted: Friday 17 May 2019
  • Nevele R fillies final night
    Tonight is the Nevele R fillies final and we have three runners that will go around chasing the Group One glory. In what is a stellar field, our runners have not been well served by the draw and will be needing luck in the running to feature.
    Posted: Friday 10 May 2019
  • Sundees Son chases Rowe Cup victory
    Only considered a runners chance in last week's ANZAC Cup at Group One level, Sundees Son defied the form pundits, delivering a knockout blow to New Zealand's best square-gaiters. Tonight he returns to Alexandra Park as a form horse and undoubtedly looms as one of the key chances in the Rowe Cup.
    Posted: Friday 3 May 2019
  • It is an early kickoff at Addington today with Super Rugby at the stadium this evening also. Promising two year old Above N Beyond takes on a good field of two year olds, in the Sales Pace, Race Nine.
    Posted: Friday 3 May 2019
  • Rowe Cup win a major milestone for stable
    The former rebel with one of trotting's biggest motors has well and truly grown up. The ANZAC Cup win at Group One level last week was huge, but for Robert and John, trainer and driver, winning the Rowe Cup this evening was a major milestone in their respective careers.
    Posted: Friday 3 May 2019
  • Sundees Son just wow in ANZAC Cup win
    The meteoric rise to the top of the trotting ranks went to next level for Sundees Son at Alexandra Park this evening, as he put paid to the best in the business in the Group One ANZAC Cup. For owners Colin and Nancy Hair to finally see their champ put it all together when it counted must have been satisfaction on the highest level.
    Posted: Friday 26 April 2019
  • Breeding to the fore in pair of stylish victories
    Kabet - 6 wins and Cullen's Mercy - 5 wins, were nice mares that were trained by Robert. Yesterday at Addington the first progency from each to reach the racetrack, delivered their maiden victory which in the case of Above N Beyond also doubled as a Sires Stakes heat win.
    Posted: Sunday 21 April 2019
  • Alta Maetro chasing the Easter Bunny at Addington
    There are some good fields are Addington this afternoon, with the Easter Bunny handicap for the fast class pacers one of the highlights. We have 14 runners that will represent the stable over a long afternoon of racing.
    Posted: Saturday 20 April 2019
  • Heisenberg too strong in the Kotare Downs
    Competitive against the best three year olds all season, Heisenberg proved too strong in yesterday's Kotare Downs Stakes, with stablemate Franco Niven a strong third.
    Posted: Monday 15 April 2019
  • There are some great fields for Rangiora Classic Day
    While the Rangiora Classic is the feature and turns out the usual good field, the supporting races are also very good and feature a number of stable runners.
    Posted: Sunday 14 April 2019

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