• Racing Tips
    Primed to return on a winning note
    A WIDE draw should do little to stop King Of Swing returning on a winning note. Given a well-earned break after a successful Queensland campaign in July, King Of Swing will re-emerge at Club Menangle on Saturday night. Trainer Belinda McCarthy is utilising the 1609-metre sprint to prime the... Read more
    King’s throne under threat

    King’s throne under threat

    September 30, 2021

    HE’S been the ‘King of Globe Derby’ since arriving in South Australia, but Van Mara’s throne is under threat. Purchased from a claimer at Tabcorp Park Melton by Mount Gambier horseman Steven Fennell in April, Van Mara has had nine starts since changing stables for a debut second and... Read more
    Mike Ko’cass with all the winners at Tabcorp Park Menangle Saturday night
    RACE ONE: Although he hasn’t raced for a month, SPIRIT OF ANZAC (5) appeals as the one to beat after the Jack Trainor-trained son of Bettors Delight drew suitably in gate five. The former Kiwi is undefeated since crossing the ‘ditch’ with a hat-trick of wins appearing next to... Read more
    It’s ‘Tough’ to crack the half-million dollar mark
    A MASSIVE field of 14 squaregaters will face the starter in Saturday night’s Garrards Tony and Jill McGrath Trotters Cup at Tabcorp Park Menangle. Co-trainers Joe and Mary Rando have five horses in the race while Darren Hancock, Rickie Alchin and Blake Fitzpatrick will each have two runners. Alchin’s... Read more
    Sun shines brightly in Meadows feature
    HANDY pacer All Day Sunshine retook the lead at the quarter and made short work of the field from there, scoring an easy victory in yesterday’s feature at The Meadows. After zipping to the front from post six, All Day Sunshine briefly released former Australian mare Amelia’s Courage. Once... Read more
    First round Inter rankings released
    FOLLOWING this week’s release of the New South Wales State Governments Roadmap to Recovery, the Inter Dominion Planning Work Group has confirmed the 2021 Inter Dominion Series will proceed in accordance with the originally published conditions. The Roadmap to Recovery winds back restrictions over three stages. Stage three is... Read more
    Waiting for stablemates to run obvious quinella!
    IT APPEARS I’m not the only movie buff waiting for a certain quinella to occur. With a pair of pacers in his stable possessing the right names, trainer Andy Gath is also looking forward to the day the duo run first and second in a race. But even then... Read more
    Star stablemates set to dominate
    STAR stablemates Ladies In Red and Tough Tilly are expected to have little trouble dominating Saturday night’s Victoria Oaks heats in Bendigo. Although drawn the inside of the second row, Tough Tilly is a $2.20 favourite in the opening qualifier. Successful in the Australian Pacing Gold Final in May... Read more
    Australian record an ominous warning
    AN OMINOUS warning was issued during yesterday’s Club Menangle program. First-up from a 20-week break, Watts Up Majestic signalled his intentions ahead of a Victorian campaign with a stunning performance. With trainer Ricki Alchin in the cart, the son of Majestic Son set an Australian record over 1609 metres.... Read more
    Phoebe ‘bets’ Hursty’s horses can fire
    FROM the time she gained her license a little over two years ago, young Bathurst driver Phoebe Betts has found herself in much demand. Phoebe was born into the sport, with both her parents coming from a harness racing background, so it was no surprise the 18-year-old was hooked... Read more