• Racing Tips
    King primed and ready to defend throne
    REIGNING champion King Of Swing rounded off his title defence preparation in the perfect manner. Scoring in 1:53.5 over 2300 metres at Club Menangle, King Of Swing is “in perfect shape” for Saturday night’s A G Hunter Cup at Tabcorp Park Melton. King Of Swing captured last year’s edition... Read more
    “This is what harness racing is all about.”
    CELEBRATING his biggest night at a race meeting last weekend, Aaron Dunn never expected to better it any time soon. Heading to Ballarat with two prospects, Dunn left with a pair of winners. While he had registered numerous provincial doubles throughout the years, it had been the better part... Read more
    Perfect start to Aussie campaign
    CONNECTIONS of classy New Zealand squaregaiter Majestic Man are glad he made the trip to Australia. With trainer Phil Williamson less than enthusiastic about travelling across the Tasman given the current conditions, the leading horseman’s son, Brad, elected to make the trek with the gelding. Making his Aussie debut... Read more
    Fakin proves he’s the ‘real deal’
    NEXT month’s New South Wales Derby heats are the main focus with promising youngster He Aint Fakin. Returning from a 10-week break with a Group Two win at Club Menangle tonight, He Aint Fakin has been set for the qualifiers by trainer Chris Frisby. Heats of the Blue Riband... Read more
    Jeffrey scores in personal best time
    HANDY performer Jeffery P overwhelmed a distinguished field at The Meadows last night, cruising to a career-best 1:52.1 victory in the Open Handicap Trot. Jeffery P quarter-poled to the top for Dave Palone and began drawing off past the half. From there, the only question was how much his... Read more
    Colleagues collide for APG bragging rights
    LAST year while having a browse through the Australian Pacing Gold catalogue, Kim Procter and I selected a Lot from each east coast sale we thought was the standout. The youngsters were selected purely on looks, with no regard for breeding, confirmation and so on. Bragging rights aside, the... Read more
    Mick Ko’cass’s race-by-race guide to backing a winner at Menangle
    RACE ONE: Ideally drawn in gate three, fitter for one run back from a two-month break and boasting an abundance of talent, ZEUSS BROMAC (3) appeals as an ideal way to start proceedings on what will be a program dominated by short-priced elects. Prepared by Hall of Famer Paul... Read more
    Goadsby hunting that next ‘Truffle’
    WHITTINGHAM might only be a tiny backwater near Singleton but for trainer Aaron Goadsby it’s a base for a hectic lifestyle as he shares his passion for harness racing with owning and operating a successful freight/courier business. Goadsby’s business Pit Express boasts a large fleet of vehicles and employs... Read more
    New trotting award announced by HRA
    HARNESS Racing Australia is delighted to announce the establishment of the Maori Miss Award to recognise excellence in trotting breeding. Previously trotting broodmares were eligible to win the Australian Broodmare of the Year Award title through the “Winona Award”, but now there is a stand-alone Australian Trotting Broodmare Of The Year... Read more
    Recent acquisition a terrific purchase
    RECENT stable acquisition Megiddo is proving to be a terrific purchase. Bought to aid Adrian Pace gain his driver’s licence, Megiddo has also assisted Joe Pace in being the world’s best Dad! Having his fifth start for Adrian as an owner when making an appearance at Tabcorp Park Melton... Read more