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  • Tiger’s taking it slowly
    HARNESSLINK Geoff Dunn is taking a step back to reassess things with his star pacer Tiger Tara. The New...
    Back in Australia to buy stock
    FORMER Australian Chris Scicluna will complete his homecoming at Cranbourne tonight. Among Victoria’s leading concession drivers in his youth, Scicluna moved to the United States 15 years ago, where he has forged a successful career. In 2018 the New Jersey-based horseman has cut a regular path to the winners’... Read more
    Handy trotter continues strong form
    IN-FORM mare Expose Yourself completed a hat-trick with a convincing victory in last night’s $20,000 Filly and Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Although reigning Meadows Horse of the Year, Barn Girl, set the speed as she chased her fourth consecutive win, Expose Yourself proved too slick on... Read more
    Major takes command at Harrington
    HANDY pacer Major Uptrend was a dominant winner in yesterday’s $16,000 Open Pace at Harrington Raceway. Heavily supported to start at $2.60, the son of Somebeachsomewhere left from post position six and immediately made the front. With reinsman Tony Morgan maintaining an even tempo, Major Uptrend was never headed... Read more
    Aussie star on New Zealand Jewels trail
    WITH an invite his for the taking, Jilliby Kung Fu is being primed for a Trans Tasman campaign. Kept fresh since his sensational second in the Miracle Mile last February, the exciting son of Four Starzzz Shark is poised to head to New Zealand for the prestigious Harness Jewels.... Read more
    Returning home to buy pacers for US
    EX-PATRIOT Australian Chris Scicluna is returning to his native land this week. Among Victoria’s leading concession drivers in his youth, Scicluna moved to the United States 15 years ago, where he has forged a successful career. Training and driving winners on a regular basis for the first decade, Scicluna was... Read more
    Boom pacer to stand at stud in Victoria
    AS THE adage tells us, “every dark cloud has a silver lining!” Sadly, exciting pacer Vincent will never race again, but in a coup for breeders, the magnificent four-year-old will stand at stud next season. A lucrative deal has seen Vincent purchased by Alabar and Nevele R studs in what is... Read more
    Substantial offers for brilliant pacer
    A DECISION on the future of all-conquering pacer Lazarus is expected by the end of the coming week. The dual New Zealand Cup winner, which has earned connections more than $3.8million, is the subject of significant buyer interest. Two substantial offers have been submitted for the five-year-old, with both... Read more
    Sheriff lays down the law in Derby
    NIGEL McGrath has kept his cards pretty close to his chest for most of his career, but for as long as he’s been able to, he’s been touting Sheriff as a horse which could win the New Zealand Derby. At Addington last night his belief was realised when the... Read more
    Promising Kiwi sold to Aussie interests
    PROMISING Canterbury pacer Governors Bay has been sold and is destined to do his future racing in Australia. For now, the son of Rocknroll Hanover is heading to Southland where he will join Brett Gray’s stable. Victorian couple Merv and Meg Butterworth acquired Governors Bay from trainer Tom Bagrie... Read more
    Aussie-bred favourite in NZ Derby
    DESPITE being tasked with the widest alley, Sicario has opened as the post-draw favourite for tomorrow night’s New Zealand Pacing Derby with TAB bookmakers. The Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen-trained three-year-old is at $3.40, ahead of stablemate Anthem ($4) and Sheriff ($4), which drew the second row in the... Read more
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