• Racing Tips
    Arrogant pacer to continue impressive start to career
    ARROGANT pacer Real Rocket will be looking to continue the impressive start to his career when he competes at Gloucester Park tomorrow night. Making a winning debut last month, the Kristy Elson-trained youngster boasts three wins and a second from four starts. “He has come along really well,” Elson... Read more
    David Wonson brings us up to date at Tabcorp Park Menangle
    Primed to add another Group One to tally
    OUTSTANDING filly Double Expresso “has plenty of options” in her bid for another Group One victory. Successful in two top shelf events during her debut season, the Australian Pacing Gold purchase has added a pair of Group Twos to her tally this term. At Gloucester Park tomorrow night Double... Read more
    Trainer Bourke suspended for cobalt
    YESTERDAY, the Victorian Racing Tribunal considered a charge issued by Harness Racing Victoria stewards against licensed trainer-driver Heath Bourke under Australian Harness Racing Rule (AHRR) 190(1). AHRR 190(1) reads as follows: A horse shall be presented for a race free of prohibited substances. The charge related to a urine sample collected... Read more
    Mick Ko’cass with tips for Penrith, Menangle and Melton
    Steph’s ‘Controversial’ ending to a historic day
    NOW here’s an exciting, if somewhat ‘controversial’ way to finish any day. Yet up and coming young reinswoman Steph Lippiatt would not have it any other way. And the Menangle mother of two capped another stellar day at the track when she trained her first winner at the ‘place... Read more
    Classy pacer sent for a spell
    CLASSY pacer Sicario has been sent for a spell in preparation for several end-of-the-year majors. Completing consecutive wins in Kilmore last night, Sicario will spend a month in a paddock according to trainer Brent Lilley. Lilley believes it is the ideal time to freshen the son of Somebeachsomewhere before... Read more
    Peter’s happy to forget those early ‘misdemeanours’
    ACCOMPLISHED horseman Sam Hewitt gave fellow trainer Peter Trevor-Jones some timely advice when he dropped off three-year-old filly Misdemeanour at his Bathurst stables. “This horse should come with a year’s supply of Panadol, she gives you that many headaches,” joked Hewitt, who was probably glad to see the back... Read more
    Happy to be beaten

    Happy to be beaten

    April 28, 2020

    WHILE not overly ecstatic about it, Blake Fitzpatrick was happy to be beaten in the opening event at Club Menangle today. Fitzpatrick drove Fancy which finished third behind her stablemates On Advice and Lucky Charm in a Foundation Series heat. Along with the satisfaction of training the trifecta in the... Read more
    Amazing tribute to lost legend
    ALBION PARK will pay an amazing tribute to Gavin Lang on Saturday night. Such was Lang’s reach, the Queensland club has named each of its races in honour the Victorian legend, proving he belongs to the industry, not his home state. Widely-regarded as the finest driver to grace a... Read more