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    Filly handed perfect draw on a ‘platter’
    ASTUTE horseman Barry Howlett is hoping for a touch of ‘heaven on earth’ at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Howlett is poised to contest the Western Australian Oaks with in-form filly My Prayer, which has been handed an ideal draw on a ‘platter’. The trainer’s early prayers were answered... Read more
    Filly out to emulate famous mother
    EXCEPTIONALLY-BRED filly Keep Rockin is well placed to join her famous mum on a Group One honour roll next month. Thanks to her victory at Tabcorp Park Menangle this afternoon Keep Rockin has earned a berth in the Australian Pacing Gold Final. The $350,000 decider is scheduled to be... Read more
    Emerald ready to sparkle in Oaks
    CLASSY filly Emerald Stride has drawn to bounce back to the winners’ circle at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Saturday night. Successful during her first two starts of the season, Emerald Stride was then runner-up against the ‘boys’ in the Bathurst Gold Coronet on March 23. Pleased with the youngster’s... Read more
    Some light in the middle of darkness
    IN THE midst of a battle between the governing body and premier club, South Australian participants have been delivered some positive news. For those who may been living in a cave, Harness Racing SA and the South Australian Harness Racing Club have been engaged in a ‘Mexican stand-off’ over... Read more
    Morris, Mahar chasing a double
    GUN reinsman Robbie Morris has been given the task of extracting the best from two Victorian fillies, which will be chasing heats of the rich Australian Pacing Gold series at Tabcorp Park Menangle today. Morris will partner Im Delightful (Race 5) and Sheza Mamacita (Race 7) for Wahring (Victoria)... Read more
    Grand producer chasing perfect strike rate
    GRAND producer Aratusa Lass will be chasing a perfect strike at Tabcorp Park Menangle tomorrow. Already the owner of an unblemished record as a matron with six winners from six starters, Aratusa Lass is on target to have each of her racing progeny be last start winners. Major Crocker... Read more
    Olive branch offered in SA dispute
    HARNESS Racing South Australia have advised the SA Harness Racing Club, that notwithstanding previous unproductive attempts to engage positively with the club to achieve substantive outcomes for the harness racing industry in SA, it has agreed to enter into formal mediation to resolve the many issues currently facing the... Read more
    First Australian invites to Harness Jewels
    HARNESS Racing New Zealand has issued the first two Australian invitations to the rich Harness Jewels Lulu Le Mans (Two-Year-Old Diamond) and Major Occasion (Four-Year-Old Diamond) have been invited to wear the Australian Jewels colours at Addington Raceway in Christchurch on June 1. A daughter of Bettors Delight and... Read more
    Aussie too slick at Yonker’s Raceway
    FORMER Australian Major Crocker and favoured Eye Ofa Tiger As proved best during the weekend winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $44,000 Open Handicaps. Driven by Dan Dube, Major Crocker began from post position four and was handy from first-up in the weekly adult pace. The son of Art Major engaged... Read more
    Trainer happy to pull the wrong rein
    ALTHOUGH he pulled the wrong rein at Albion Park last night trainer Grant Dixon was happy with his stable’s result in the Australian Pacing Gold heat. Dixon had a large representation in the futurity with his team eventually filling the trifecta as the leading horseman finished third with Good... Read more