• OHOKA PUNTER
  • Among outsiders despite undefeated status
    SHE’S undefeated since arriving in Victoria and has an ideal draw, yet is considered to be among the outsiders in Bendigo tomorrow night. Joining Emma Stewart’s stable last May, My Bettor Lady has won her five starts by an average of 10 metres, including a demolition at Tabcorp Park... Read more
    Will media attention jinx exciting filly?
    JUST to clarify, if there is an upset in a certain Group Two during the weekend it’s not National Trotguide’s fault! It’s not uncommon for trainers to fear or claim the ‘mozz’ has or had been placed on their runner by the media after it is beaten. In fact,... Read more
    Wrath of stewards despite not taking bribe
    DESPITE knocking back the offer Western Australian horseman Craig Saligari has felt the wrath of stewards. Last January rival trainer Clinton Hall phoned Saligari and offered him $2000 as an inducement to hand up the lead with Crocodile Kid which was engaged in race three at Gloucester Park on... Read more
    Regionalised racing re-introduced
    FROM tomorrow Victorian harness racing will re-enter a period of regionalised racing for six weeks. Harness Racing Victoria announced the move ahead of the tightening of restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire, which take effect from 11.59pm tonight. Meetings scheduled for tomorrow and Friday (Ballarat tomorrow night,... Read more
    Drawn to complete overdue feature win
    PROMISING pacer Whereyabinpoppin has a prime opportunity to add an overdue feature win to his tally during the weekend. Successful in his heat at Club Menangle, Whereyabinpoppin will return to the world class venue to contest Saturday night’s Farmer Joes Outlet Final over 1609 metres. Whereyabinpoppin has contested two... Read more
    Stallion dominates Mohawk debutante races
    WOODBINE Mohawk Park in Canada hosted 11 races for two-year-old pacers during the weekend. Six of these qualifiers were won in impressive fashion by sons and daughters of first crop stallion Betting Line. All of them were trained by Casie Coleman-Herlihy and all were driven to victory by Jonathan... Read more
    Repaying new owners for their faith
    HANDY pacer Bulletproof Boy didn’t take long to repay trainer Ewen Scott for his faith. Following the death of one of his co-owners, Charles Okmasich, Bulletproof Boy was placed on the market by the deceased’s family and fellow owner Jeff Radomi. Aware of Bulletproof Boy’s potential, Ewen didn’t want... Read more
    Group One winner completes successful comeback
    MULTIPLE Group One winning veteran Glenferrie Typhoon made a triumphant comeback at Club Menangle tonight. Suffering an atrial fibrillation when unplaced at the same venue last February, Glenferrie Typhoon was stood down for 28 days. The squaregaiter was also required to pass an electrocardiogram and complete two successful trials.... Read more
    Scary thing is he will keep getting better!
    “Be afraid. Be very afraid!” While the classic Mel Brooks-originated line is best associated with the 1986 remake of The Fly, it’s also a fitting warning to prospective rivals following Ride High’s scintillating victory at Tabcorp Park Melton tonight. Second-up from a six-month spell, Ride High blitzed his opposition... Read more
    Trainer rewarded for her patience
    VICTORIAN horsewoman Gloria Council has been rewarded for her patience. Having his third start since returning from his latest long break, the Council-trained Pride Lands scored an upset in Ballarat last night. In what is the six-year-old’s second triumph from nine starts, Pride Lands is lucky to be alive... Read more
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