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Monday, 10 Jun 2024
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Solidify notched up his fifth career victory on... more
Friday, 03 May 2024
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson are currently... more
Friday, 26 Apr 2024
By Richard Edmunds, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Hall of Fame trainer Graeme Rogerson is hoping to... more
Monday, 22 Apr 2024
By Paul Vettise, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Westbury Stud stalwart Swiss Ace continues to be a... more
Saturday, 20 Apr 2024
By Jess de Lautour, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Exciting juvenile Domain Ace maintained his perfect... more
Friday, 05 Apr 2024
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk A future in Hong Kong could be on the cards for... more
Monday, 01 Apr 2024
By Jess de Lautour, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Domain Ace may find himself back on a truck to the... more
Sunday, 25 Feb 2024
By Kevin Robertson, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk A patient ride by Jonathan Riddell was the key to a... more
Friday, 23 Feb 2024
By Richard Edmunds, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Hall of Fame trainer Graeme Rogerson has bigger and... more
Monday, 15 Jan 2024
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Reigning New Zealand Horse of the Year Sharp ‘N’ Smart got his preparation back on track at... more
Saturday, 02 Dec 2023
By Kevin Robertson, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk A patient ride by Bailey Rogerson paid off in spades as she guided Just As Sharp to a convincing... more
Tuesday, 03 Oct 2023
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk The Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream is over this year for the connections of Sharp ‘N’... more
Thursday, 21 Sep 2023
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Westbury Stud stallion Ferrando had his first trial... more
Tuesday, 19 Sep 2023
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson could find themselves in search for a new jockey for Sharp... more
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2023
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk The champagne was flowing at Westbury Stud’s table at the New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the... more
Sunday, 27 Aug 2023
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk Graeme Rogerson can’t wait to tackle spring racing with his star galloper Sharp ‘N’... more
Wednesday, 23 Aug 2023
By Joshua Smith, LOVERACING.NZ News Desk It may not have been a pretty win, but it was a win... more
Monday, 24 Jul 2023
We are planning to take a good number of horses to the Te Rapa trials next Tuesday.   Along with Sharp ‘n’ Smart and Solidify... more
Friday, 09 Jun 2023
Graeme Rogerson is confident of a bold showing from Solidify at Eagle Farm on Saturday and... more
Monday, 29 May 2023
Promising two-year-old Solidify emerged unscathed from the home straight interference that counted him out of the finish of Saturday’s Gr.2 BRC... more
Tuesday, 23 May 2023
Ryan Elliot concedes he’s a mix of excitement and nerves ahead of his first foray into... more
Friday, 19 May 2023
Outstanding three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart returned to the Tuhikaramea stables of... more
Sunday, 30 Apr 2023
Graeme and Debbie Rogerson hope that it is a case of lightning striking twice after Solidify put... more
Friday, 14 Apr 2023
I would like to thank everyone who has supported us with Sharp 'n' Smarts career so far We have... more
Friday, 31 Mar 2023
Triple Group One winner Sharp 'N' Smart is ready to put his best foot forward when he contests... more
Saturday, 04 Mar 2023
Raging hot favourite Sharp ‘N’ Smart made good on the promise of co-trainer Graeme... more
Saturday, 11 Feb 2023
Outstanding three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart overcame a wide run in transit against a... more
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023
Graeme Rogerson believes his talented three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart can give his older opposition a fright in his return to racing at... more
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022
Sharp ‘N’ Smart will mark the start of the new year by making his first public appearance since finishing runner-up in the Gr.1 VRC Derby... more
Wednesday, 26 Oct 2022
New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame trainer Graeme Rogerson has won the Gr.1 Victoria Derby (2500m)... more
Monday, 24 Oct 2022
The Graeme and Debbie Rogerson-trained three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart is bidding to... more
Saturday, 22 Oct 2022
Kiwi three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart called on all his resolve to land the A$2 million... more
Monday, 17 Oct 2022
Graeme Rogerson is setting Sharp ‘N’ Smart the task of joining an exclusive four-horse club. Since the inaugural Gr.1 Spring Champion... more
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2022
With Group One goals in both Sydney and Melbourne looming large on his horizon, New Zealand three-year-old Sharp ‘N’ Smart kicked off his... more
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2022
A variety of Australian features remain in the mix for highly regarded three-year-old Sharp... more
Sunday, 10 Jul 2022
Trainer Graeme Rogerson hopes a special visit by officials from the Moonee Valley Racing Club to... more
Friday, 24 Jun 2022
Group One winning galloper Mascarpone was amongst the pointy-end of the market when the TAB... more
Saturday, 11 Jun 2022
With her grandparents Graeme and Debbie in Brisbane putting the final touches on promising... more
Wednesday, 08 Jun 2022
A margin thinner than a pencil line separated the Graeme and Debbie Rogerson-trained two-year-old... more
Sunday, 24 Apr 2022
Two-year-old galloper Sharp ‘N’ Smart put his best foot forward at Pukekohe when he... more
Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022
With 51 Group One wins to his credit, nine of them with wife Debbie, evergreen trainer Graeme... more
Saturday, 26 Feb 2022
Apprentice jockey Wiremu Pinn was back at work on Sunday in his boss Daniel Miller’s Matamata... more
Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021
Graeme Rogerson is confident Beauden is ready to show he can beat the best away from... more
Monday, 11 Oct 2021
Flashy chestnut filly Gwen Stephani showed she had taken plenty from an unplaced debut run at... more
Saturday, 04 Sep 2021
Punters who thought Saturday’s Gr.2 Valachi Downs Foxbridge Plate (1200m) was a two-horse... more
Monday, 26 Jul 2021
Class Waikato galloper Beauden is being set some lofty Melbourne targets this spring. The... more
Monday, 14 Jun 2021
Get yourself to the Chatham Islands, that’s the message from Graeme Rogerson. The Hamilton... more
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Beauden will be out to end his season on a high when he heads to Rotorua on Saturday. The Team... more
Thursday, 29 Apr 2021
It was a memorable day for Bailey Rogerson at Arawa Park on Wednesday, with the Hamilton... more
Saturday, 24 Apr 2021
North Island raiders Beauden and Hypnos fought out a thrilling finish to the feature event at... more
Sunday, 11 Apr 2021
Last start Gr.2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) winner Beauden is set to clock up further frequent flyer... more
Saturday, 03 Apr 2021
Awapuni has been the happiest of hunting grounds for Beauden, who returned to his favourite track... more
Saturday, 09 Jan 2021
Exciting stayer Beauden returned to the scene of his 2020 triumph in the Listed Japac Marton Cup... more
Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020
Owner Joan Egan is having a week to remember. On Boxing Day she won the Gr.1 Zabeel Classic... more
Monday, 21 Dec 2020
Talented Team Rogerson-trained sprinter Mascarpone is set to miss the Gr.1 Sistema Railway (1200m)... more
Saturday, 24 Oct 2020
A love affair with the Te Rapa track continued on Saturday when course specialist De La Terre took... more
Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020
Injured Waikato jockey Ryan Elliot is determined to be leaner and keener to make the most of his... more
Friday, 17 Jul 2020
Trainer Graeme Rogerson is confident smart two-year-old De La Terre can notch the third win of her... more
Saturday, 04 Jul 2020
Team Rogerson started a big day at Te Rapa on Saturday in fine style with a victory by promising... more
Friday, 03 Jul 2020
The search is on for a new Team Rogerson stable star after the retirement of Ferrando, who will... more
Friday, 19 Jun 2020
Saturday’s Counties meeting will mark thoroughbred racing’s return in New Zealand and... more
Wednesday, 10 Jun 2020
Team Rogerson were out in force at the Te Rapa trials on Tuesday with 48 representatives and a number of their runners have the Hamilton trio excited... more
Thursday, 28 May 2020
Hall of Fame trainer Graeme Rogerson is throwing all of his support behind New Zealand... more
Monday, 25 May 2020
Waikato jockey Ryan Elliot was a little disappointed about the season being curtailed as a result... more
Saturday, 04 Jan 2020
Tuhikaramea visitor Beauden made light work of his 59kg topweight as he took out the Listed Japac... more
Friday, 03 Jan 2020
Group One performer Beauden will return to his favourite track in search of his first black-type... more
Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019
It is all hands on deck in the Rogerson household again this Christmas as the in-form stable... more
Saturday, 21 Dec 2019
Exciting prospect Mascarpone sent a clear message to his age group rivals that he will be a force... more
Sunday, 15 Dec 2019
After narrowly avoiding disaster as he left the starting gates, promising galloper Beauden showed... more
Sunday, 08 Dec 2019
Co-trainer Graeme Rogerson admits he still hasn’t worked out whether enigmatic three-year-old... more
Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019
Team Rogerson will have a host of winning chances at feature meetings at both ends of the north... more
Sunday, 10 Nov 2019
Promising two-year-old De La Terre will look to improve on the family record in the Karaka Million... more
Sunday, 20 Oct 2019
Unheralded apprentice Joshua Kam was straight back to his normal Sunday morning routine less than... more
Saturday, 19 Oct 2019
In just his first full season of riding and with just one winner under his belt, 28-year-old... more
Friday, 16 Aug 2019
Debbie Rogerson is trusting race fitness to give Malambo and Comeback their edge as... more
Sunday, 21 Jul 2019
Trainer Graeme Rogerson believes his talented galloper More Wonder is ready for a break-out season... more
Wednesday, 03 Jul 2019
Talented four-year-old Comeback remains on track for a trio of black-type assignments this... more
Monday, 17 Jun 2019
Former top-class flat performer Gallante demonstrated his undoubted jumping ability when he... more
Saturday, 25 May 2019
The winning roll for impressive four-year-old Comeback continued at Trentham on Saturday when he... more
Saturday, 23 Mar 2019
Consistent performer Pasabache once again outlined her love affair for the Tauranga racecourse when... more
Thursday, 21 Mar 2019
Team Rogerson will venture south to Riccarton on Saturday with three of their better credentialed... more
Saturday, 16 Mar 2019
Speedy mare Volks Lightning was rewarded for consistency and good attendance when she landed the... more
Sunday, 10 Mar 2019
A mud-spattered Cameron Lammas completed an early raceday double in the worst of the conditions at... more
Sunday, 17 Feb 2019
Apprentice rider Shiarna Johnson was the quintessential picture of calm as she scored the first... more
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019
Graeme Rogerson thinks a lot of three-year-old gelding More Wonder, so much so that he is thinking... more
Friday, 08 Feb 2019
The Team Rogerson-trained Gift of Power was sent out a short-priced favourite in the Carters Ashhurst Pohangina Cup (1200m) at Awapuni on Friday, and... more
Thursday, 07 Feb 2019
We are excited that our latest apprentice rider Shiarna Johnson is having her first race day start this Saturday at Te Rapa on board Saignon in the... more
Monday, 28 Jan 2019
A pair of local buyers raised the stakes early on day two of the National Yearling Sale at Karaka... more
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019
Trainer Graeme Rogerson is hoping for better luck at Trentham on Saturday with tough three-year-old... more
Sunday, 23 Dec 2018
Talented three-year-old More Wonder backed up some good form of late when he accounted for his age... more
Friday, 14 Dec 2018
One of the budding stars of the New Zealand riding ranks took the honours at Ellerslie’s... more
Sunday, 18 Nov 2018
Lightly raced three-year-old Masetto indicated he may have a bright future over more ground when he... more
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018
More Wonder started as a dominant $1.60 favourite for the NZB Ready to Run Sale Premier (1400m) at... more
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018
Team Rogerson will saddle three runners at Riccarton on Wednesday, including Group One-placed... more
Saturday, 20 Oct 2018
A desperate finish to the Gr.3 Sweynesse Stakes (1215m) at Rotorua was decided by the photo-finish... more
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
Hamilton trainer Graeme Rogerson is excited to produce a bigger, stronger version of talented... more
Sunday, 26 Aug 2018
A winning double at Te Aroha followed by a hard-fought victory for class filly (Our) Malambo at... more
Monday, 23 Jul 2018
We couldn't be happier that our stable stalwart GB has been announced as a finalist for the... more
Monday, 23 Jul 2018
Group One performer Ferrando has been set for a southern sprinting feature. The Team... more
Sunday, 22 Jul 2018
A chance meeting at the Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale back in May had a fairy-tale conclusion... more
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018
Graeme Rogerson is no stranger to success in Darwin and the internationally-successful horseman has... more
Thursday, 17 May 2018
Well-related Ruakaka maiden winner McCartney might find herself in stakes company if she’s... more
Wednesday, 02 May 2018
One of the greats of the Australian turf has made a dashing impact in New Zealand. A son of the... more
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018
More Wonder will chase stakes success at Pukekohe on Saturday despite the persistence of Hong Kong... more
Saturday, 14 Apr 2018
The Gr.3 Cambridge Breeders’ Stakes (1200m) promises to be a hot three-year-old feature... more
Thursday, 12 Apr 2018
Sydney Cup winner Gallante won't run again till he strikes a wet track, Hamilton trainer Graeme... more
Thursday, 12 Apr 2018
Graeme Rogerson says talented filly Contessa Vanessa makes his job easy. The New Zealand Racing... more
Monday, 02 Apr 2018
More Wonder has been courting offshore attention and his popularity will have been further boosted... more
Friday, 30 Mar 2018
Underfoot conditions will play into Gallante’s favour when he makes his New Zealand debut in... more
Friday, 30 Mar 2018
A sizzling trial from her favourite horse Gift Of Power has Hamilton trainer Bailey Rogerson... more
Saturday, 17 Mar 2018
Short course specialist Ferrando has added to his travelling fund ahead of a South Australian... more
Thursday, 08 Mar 2018
Graeme Rogerson has his eye on training a second Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) winner after securing a... more
Saturday, 03 Mar 2018
The mount on a leading chance for the upcoming fillies’ classic at Trentham is going... more
Sunday, 25 Feb 2018
The outstanding season of three-year-old filly Contessa Vanessa continued at Matamata on Saturday... more
Sunday, 21 Jan 2018
Strong-willed filly Gift Of Power produced another show of determination on Saturday to maintain... more
Sunday, 07 Jan 2018
The connections of exciting three-year-old filly Gift Of Power have some big decisions to make... more
Tuesday, 26 Dec 2017
The Graeme & Debbie Rogerson trained Contessa Vanessa has upset predictions with a narrow... more
Saturday, 23 Dec 2017
Speed merchant Gift Of Power will be set a Group One challenge against the older horses in the near... more
Friday, 22 Dec 2017
Unbeaten three-year-old Sandrine is to be tested against the country’s best fillies. Her... more
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017
Quality sprinter Ferrando is being set for some big assignments this season, but track conditions... more
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017
Bailey Rogerson will become the world's youngest licensed trainer when she joins her grandfather... more
Sunday, 17 Dec 2017
A bold front-running victory at Te Rapa on Saturday has booked a start in the Gr. 1 Sistema Railway... more
Saturday, 09 Dec 2017
Speedy filly Gift Of Power is on target for a Group One meeting with the older horses. Trainers... more
Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
Graeme and Debbie Rogerson are planning a hefty attack on the opening fillies’ classic of the... more
Sunday, 24 Sep 2017
Raceday debutant Masque lived up to his trainer’s expectations when he delivered a winning... more
Saturday, 08 Jul 2017
Nuclear Fusion has boosted her chances of a crack at the last juvenile black type event of the... more
Friday, 07 Jul 2017
Two-year-old winners have been flowing for Hamilton trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson and it... more
Monday, 03 Jul 2017
A trio of winners from the Graeme and Debbie Rogerson stable at Te Rapa on Saturday might ensure the Rogerson-owned stallion Duelled is staying... more
Sunday, 02 Jul 2017
Capable flat performer Francis Drake has a date with a hurdle race somewhere in his future but that... more
Saturday, 01 Jul 2017
Busy youngster Malambo doubled her winning tally in rapid fashion at Te Rapa to earn herself a... more
Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017
Tuhikaramea trainer Graeme Rogerson enjoyed success in Singapore on Monday evening. He celebrated in the role of owner of the I Am Invincible... more
Thursday, 30 Mar 2017
Graeme Rogerson’s hopes of a start at The Championships for Ferrando are... more
Saturday, 04 Mar 2017
Talented three-year-old sprinter Ferrando looks to have booked a trip to Sydney care of an all the... more
Friday, 03 Feb 2017
Cups racing is now firmly on the agenda for the improving Tavistock stayer Francis Drake. The... more
Thursday, 02 Feb 2017
Shares are available in some fantastic horses purchased this week at the Premier & Select Sale, go to our Partnership page to view all that is on... more
Sunday, 29 Jan 2017
Flying filly Santuzza delivered on the promise she showed when finishing third on debut as she went... more
Saturday, 28 Jan 2017
Speedy mare Volks Lightning more than made up for missing a start in last weekend’s Gr. 1... more
Saturday, 21 Jan 2017
It’s no secret the regard that Graeme Rogerson has for Ferrando and he was again singing the... more
Sunday, 15 Jan 2017
Underrated mare Volks Lightning staked her claim for a possible Group One assignment at Trentham... more
Thursday, 29 Dec 2016
Reminisce has stretched the patience of her connections, but they are confident the lengthy wait... more
Sunday, 04 Dec 2016
Consistent mare Volks Lightning could be headed back to Ellerslie on New Year’s Day for a... more
Saturday, 03 Dec 2016
Gift Of Power continues to deliver the goods to all those connected with the unbeaten filly, and in... more
Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016
A week ago today Soriano proudly foaled a beautiful chestnut filly by Pins.  We would... more
Saturday, 22 Oct 2016
Talented youngster Gift Of Power completed a notable two-year-old double for Graeme Rogerson at... more
Monday, 12 Sep 2016
Punters who followed the form out of the Avondale trials late last month were well rewarded on... more
Monday, 05 Sep 2016
Graeme Rogerson isn’t in any hurry with his classic hope Ichiban. The Tuhikaramea trainer... more
Monday, 01 Aug 2016
Promising North Island apprentice Ryan Elliot will add a new experience to his riding resume when... more
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016
He may have just made history but Sydney-based Kiwi jockey Rory Hutchings' focus is firmly fixed on... more
Thursday, 14 Jul 2016
Dedicating himself fulltime to a career as a jockey could see Hamilton's Ryan Elliot competitive in... more
Monday, 16 May 2016
Star filly Serena Miss is a supplementary entry in next month's National Broodmare Sale on the Gold... more
Monday, 09 May 2016
Co-trainer Graeme Rogerson has no doubt his regally bred gelding Richie McHorse has what it takes... more
Saturday, 30 Apr 2016
Graeme Rogerson’s confidence in the prospects of Ichiban at Te Rapa on Saturday saw a few of the owners take extreme measures to be on course... more
Sunday, 24 Apr 2016
Promising apprentice Ryan Elliot produced a copybook performance to guide smart sprinter Snowdrop to a convincing victory at Ellerslie on... more
Friday, 01 Apr 2016
Maritimo will chase the second black type victory of her career when she returns to the central... more
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016
A pair of Group One performers will spearhead Graeme and Debbie Rogerson’s team to the... more
Friday, 12 Feb 2016
Denise Howell has one final wish for Soriano's swansong race - a little luck. Howell bred and races the dual Group One-winning Savabeel mare, who... more
Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016
Local trainer Graeme Rogerson maintained an active but somewhat low-key presence during the first... more
Friday, 29 Jan 2016
Jimmy is a long time owner & friend to our stables. He is in his ninety's & says his love... more
Wednesday, 06 Jan 2016
A promising run behind stablemate Unconquered at the Pirongia Boxing Day races proved the perfect... more
Monday, 21 Dec 2015
Pocket battleship Francis Drake returned to his favourite track on the weekend to register his... more
Thursday, 10 Dec 2015
Michelle Northcott is going into battle in foreign territory on Saturday. Northcott, who trains... more
Sunday, 06 Dec 2015
Progressive mare Torba proved her young trackwork rider’s judgement was spot on when she... more
Monday, 23 Nov 2015
Soriano’s class and versatility were showcased at Avondale where the mother-to-be added... more
Monday, 16 Nov 2015
Graeme and Debbie Rogerson were out of Group One luck at Riccarton, but it wasn’t long before... more
Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015
A big congratulations to Steve and Natalie Davis.  On the 30th of October they had their first winner in South Africa with Gavea Girl, a 3... more
Monday, 09 Nov 2015
New Zealand Bloodstock 1000 Guineas contender Maritimo issued an ominous warning to her... more
Monday, 09 Nov 2015
Graeme Rogerson is keeping his fingers crossed that Sanasar can remain injury free to reach the... more
Thursday, 01 Oct 2015
Group One plans for three-year-olds from the Graeme and Debbie Rogerson stable will become clearer after this weekend. With a throng of... more
Monday, 21 Sep 2015
Soriano is heading to Hastings for a third crack at the Livamol Classic. Plans for the mare to contest the weight-for-age feature on October 3... more
Monday, 24 Aug 2015
All New Zealand Race Clubs & Friends of NZ Racing On receiving the NZTR consolidation strategy email I cannot believe New Zealand racing is... more
Saturday, 15 Aug 2015
The apprentice provided the master with words of encouragement in the lead-up to Colonel... more
Monday, 30 Jun 2014
Versatile horsewoman Michelle Northcott capped an almost perfect week when she saddled Zenocoin for... more
Monday, 23 Jun 2014
Making turf history is nothing new for colourful trainer Graeme Rogerson. He remains the only New Zealand trainer to have won the Golden Slipper... more
Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014
It was a great day on Saturday for three of our stable jockeys. Leading NZ Apprentice jockey... more
Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014
Rory Hutchings ticked off another target for the 2013-14 season when he brought up his century of... more
Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014
The betting market suggested first-starter Champagne Rein was the two-year-old to beat at Ellerslie... more
Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014
Congratulations to our favourite owner Denise Howell for a well deserved win by her mare Soriano... more
Thursday, 20 Feb 2014
Hamilton trainer Graeme Rogerson has no problem making the four-and-a-half hour journey from his... more
Friday, 17 Jan 2014
Congratulations to Aimee & Rory who dead heated for the Jockey challenge at the Taranaki JC... more
Friday, 17 Jan 2014
Swiss Ace struck the first winning blow of his stallion career at New Plymouth on Thursday. Westbury Stud’s Group One winning sprinter was... more
Monday, 16 Dec 2013
Inspired by words of advice from one of New Zealand’s great jockeys, Aimee Taylor has promptly taken her career to the next level with her... more
Friday, 13 Dec 2013
Welcome to our new revamped website, it has & will continue to be a work in progress. We appreciate feedback so if you have any comments or ideas... more