• Racing Tips
    Exciting pacer back after two years on sidelines
    FRESH from capturing a Group Three at Club Menangle during the weekend, prominent couple Mary and Joe Rando are hoping for a “satisfying” result when they return to the world class venue tomorrow. Co-trainers of promising squaregaiter Toro Stride, the Randos were thrilled with the five-year-old’s performance to capture... Read more
    Champion suffers broken leg
    LEGENDARY horseman Brian Gath’s time in the sulky may be over after he broke his leg last week. Slipping while walking along his Longlea property, Gath broke his leg in three places, which required the 79-year-old to undergo surgery. It’s the same leg Gath broke his knee during a... Read more
    Closure leaves trainer searching for options
    IN-FORM pacer Mikicool is likely to undertake an interstate campaign in coming weeks. Already toying with the idea of travelling with the son of Always B Miki, South Australian trainer Greg Scholefield stated Globe Derby’s pending closure has all but forced his hand. With Globe Derby to undergo well... Read more
    Interstate campaign a distinct possibility
    SHORT term plans remain uncertain with Toro Stride despite his Group Three success at Club Menangle last night. Fresh from winning a trial just three days earlier, Toro Stride captured the Yamamoto Trotters’ Mile for co-trainers Mary and Joe Rando. Naturally pleased with the flashy chestnut’s performance, the Randos... Read more
    Justice receives prestigious honour
    CHAMPION trainer-driver Lance Justice has now won Victorian harness racing’s highest individual honour, the Gordon Rothacker Medal. The 66-year-old, who raced champion horses such as Smoken Up and Sokyola in a magnificent career on the track, joined an illustrious honour roll on Saturday night when he was acknowledged for... Read more
    Attorney lays down the law to beat Larry
    EXCITED is the understatement of the year according to Blake Caruana. After watching his classy pacer District Attorney produce a surprise upset last night, Caruana declared there are no fitting words in his vocabulary to describe how he and his father, Ted, are feeling. Having his second start for... Read more
    Meetings rescheduled due to track renovation
    PREMIER South Australian racetrack Globe Derby Park is set to undergo a track renovation, further highlighting the continued rejuvenation of harness racing in the state. In a bold move set to reward industry and provide further stability, the South Australian Harness Racing Club (SAHRC) as landowners at Globe Derby... Read more
    Should have made him sleep on the couch!
    REVENGE was extracted in Shepparton last night. Beaten by his wife, Laura, when attempting to register a personal milestone last month, Damian Wilson reversed the tables during the couple’s latest clash. Wilson was sitting on 999 wins when Laura relegated him to second by reining Hadtobeharry to victory over... Read more
    Another step towards next major target
    CLASSY pacer Captains Knock will take another step towards his next major target when he returns to Club Menangle this weekend. Successful at the world class venue a fortnight ago, Captains Knock is poised to contest the second event on Saturday night’s card for trainer Brad Hewitt. Hewitt is... Read more
    Fighter ready for round two
    RACE ONE: Classy four-year-old DOUGS PLATTER (10) returns to racing and despite the presence of a tricky gate, the son of Betterthancheddar should commence his charge towards a potential suitor for the Eureka in a few months time. Prepared by Kevin Pizzuto and to be driven by Josh Gallagher,... Read more