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  • Trainers line up to book the champ
    WITH 126 winners already this season, premier reinsman Luke McCarthy doesn’t need to go hunting for a few extra drives. Most of his winners are for the powerful Craig Cross stable, where he remains their No 1 pilot. Yet McCarthy finds himself in demand at Tabcorp Park Menangle today... Read more
    HRA Chairman relinquishes role
    HARNESS Racing Australia will be looking for a new Chairman as Michael Taranto has advised the HRA Executive that he will not be seeking re-appointment as Chairman of HRA at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. Following a decision by the HRA Executive Members, he has decided to stand down... Read more
    Drawn to continue rise through grades
    CONSISTENT pacer Hesa Bit Different is expected to have little trouble continuing his way through the grades when he heads to Globe Derby tomorrow night. A last start winner at the same venue Hesa Bit Different boasts two victories and two seconds from his last four outings. With the... Read more
    Group One win four decades in the making
    HE’S only a freshman, but Manila Playboy’s Group One success was 40 years in the making! One of the most promising youngsters to come out of Queensland in recent years, Manila Playboy provided trainer Shane Fraser and driver Kellie Dawson with their maiden top shelf victories during the weekend.... Read more
    This youngster’s bred ‘in the purple’
    Why Grace’s phone went flat
    Odds stacked against veteran
    VARIOUS factors are against him at Redcliffe tomorrow night, but that’s no reason to disregard Glenferrie Hood as a genuine chance in the Gold Cup. One of five entrants on the 10-metre line, Glenferrie Hood will begin from the outside for trainer Wayne Graham. The 10-year-old’s draw is a... Read more
    One of the all-time greats passes
    ONE of the all-time greats has been lost to the industry. At a ripe age of 34, champion pacer Westburn Grant died at the property of his trainer and co-owner Vic Frost yesterday. Affectionately-known as Spot, the stallion was the best pacer in the Southern Hemisphere during the late... Read more
    Keeping up the family tradition
    HARNESS Racing in the Riverina is steeped in history with many champions and many champion horsemen being produced from the state’s south-western region. And there was no greater period than the 1970’s when some of the best pacers of that era were trained out of the Riverina. There was... Read more
    Premier club awaits Nutrien race date proposal
    CLUB Menangle wishes to update the harness racing industry as to the current status of discussions with Nutrien Equine with regard to a request for Club Menangle to host three futurity races to be run in conjunction with a proposed yearling sale in 2022. As there are a number... Read more
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