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    Veteran primed for milestone celebration
    CONNECTIONS of veteran pacer Gangster Boy are quietly confident the gelding can celebrate his milestone on a high at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Saturday night. Making the trip south from Queensland, Gangster Boy will tackle the opening event on the card, which doubles as his 200th start. “We can... Read more
    Chance to claim bragging rights
    HAVING already matched her parents’ feat, Ellen Rixon has a prime opportunity to claim bragging rights over ‘the oldies’ this weekend. Rixon is one of two people representing New South Wales in Saturday night’s Australian Drivers’ Championship, with her folks previously wearing the state’s colours on the national stage.... Read more
    Third Inter Dominion rankings released
    A SUCCESSFUL return to racing has netted an additional ‘win’ for former top youngster Menin Gate. The premier performer of his crop as a three-year-old, Menin Gate was considered a rising star but has failed to meet expectations. Crowned 2015 Victorian Horse of the Year, Menin Gate’s wins that... Read more
    Searching for change of fortune
    TASMANIAN stars Ricky Duggan and Todd Rattray are hoping for a change of fortune when they make the trip to South Australia on Saturday. The pair will head across Bass Strait to represent the Apple Isle in the Australian Drivers’ Championship at Globe Derby that night. It will the... Read more
    Freak injury puts star’s career in jeopardy
    A FREAK accident has put Chicago Bull’s career in jeopardy. Fresh from his win in Auckland last Friday night, Chicago Bull suffered an anaphylactic shock to treatment the following morning, which resulted in him fracturing his withers. The withers are located above and behind the horse’s shoulders, near its... Read more
    Trotter’s life is about to get tougher
    LIFE is about to get tougher for boom squaregaiter Magicool. With connections hoping the lightly-raced gelding can force his way into the Trotters’ Inter Dominion, Magicool will face his first test when he heads to Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. Winner of his two starts this season, Magicool... Read more
    It’s all or nothing – no in between!
    IF EVER there was a horse which is a pure case of ‘hit or miss’ it has to be Celestial Daybreak. Having his seventh start for the season, Celestial Daybreak scored at the massive odds of $125.50 on the local tote. The Shane Loone-trained gelding was $126 shot on... Read more
    Tara takes the crown

    Tara takes the crown

    October 30, 2018

    GRAND Circuit winner Tiger Tara has been crowned New South Wales Horse of the Year. While the former Kiwi’s efforts last season have been fabulous, he still had to ward off a field of stars including several stablemates and last season’s Miracle Mile winner My Field Marshal to be... Read more
    Back to reclaim Australian title
    ACE Queensland reinsman Pete McMullen hopes to reclaim his former title when he heads to Globe Derby on Saturday night. One of two Sunshine State representatives in the Australian Drivers’ Championship, McMullen captured the inaugural edition in 2014. Missing the following year’s running in Tasmania, McMullen ventured back to... Read more
    Warning to rivals issued

    Warning to rivals issued

    October 29, 2018

    CO-TRAINER Joe Rando had a word of warning for other trotting stables after yesterday’s Jill McGrath Australian Franco Trotters Cup at Club Menangle. Rando had just won the 2300-metre standing start race with one of latest stable stars Kowhai Monarch. The seven-year-old gelding, with premier reinsman Todd McCarthy in... Read more