• garrards 2020
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    Addition to stallion’s credentials
    HE’S already got the credentials to be a super sire. Record times, millionaire status and multiple Group One wins. Now Lochinvar Art has another impressive addition to his ever-growing resume. Thanks to a superb 2019/20 season, Lochinvar Art has been named Victorian Horse of the Year. Trained by David... Read more
    Winter escape after Group One glory
    THANKS to their Group One glory astute trainer Rickie Alchin and classy squaregaiter Tough Monarch are set to enjoy a winter escape. Campaigning in Queensland in recent weeks, the pair will remain in the Sunshine State for an extended holiday following their success in last night’s Queensland Trotters’ Cup... Read more
    Like a kid waiting for Christmas!
    COLOURFUL horseman Kevin Pizzuto admits he is “like a kid waiting for Christmas”. The reason behind Pizzuto’s anticipation was on show at Albion Park last night. In fact, the youngster was among the Group One winners on the stellar card. “I’m keen for the transport truck to get here... Read more
    Momentslikethese is what racing is all about!
    IMMEDIATE plans remain uncertain with classy youngster Momentslikethese. Thrilled with the filly’s success in last night’s Queensland Oaks at Albion Park, trainer Jess Tubbs is yet to decide on Momentslikethese’s next target. With a host of majors – including the Victoria Oaks – options later in the year, Tubbs... Read more
    Quality trotters shine in Super Bowl division
    QUALITY trotter Jujubee and Whiskey Blu, old rivals from a spring late-closer event, showed how well they’ve developed Friday at The Meadows, as each captured a division of the Super Bowl, a $147,706 Pennsylvania Sires Stake that wraps up the four preliminary legs in the series for three-year-old colt... Read more
    It seems that elementary!
    ANOTHER Group One card and another assembly of classy Australian Pacing Gold graduates – it seems that elementary! In what has become ‘the norm’ during the past three decades, APG stock will once again be in abundance during the weekend’s major meeting. This time it’s the Sunshine State which... Read more
    Licences suspended and fined for high TC02
    ON JUKY 22, the Victorian Racing Tribunal considered five charges issued by Harness Racing Victoria stewards against licensed trainer Rick Holmes under the following Australian Harness Racing Rules: Charge 1 – AHRR 190(1), which states: A horse shall be presented for a race free of prohibited substances. The charge... Read more
    Pair out to join champion relative as Group winner
    THEY are unlikely to reach the grand heights of their famous relative, but two handy pacers have the opportunity to become the clan’s latest Group winner. Set to clash in Kilmore tomorrow night, well-bred geldings Stingray Tara and Tango Tara are engaged in the Winter Championship, which carries Group... Read more
    Squaregaiter extends winning streak
    IN-FORM squaregaiter Jeffery P made an easy lead from post seven and jogged home from there, extending his winning streak to five in yesterday’s Open Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Once reinsman Dave Palone gave Jeffery P a 29.3-second quarter breather, the race for win was over. The son... Read more
    Strong card to honour local legends
    SOME local legends will be recognised at Kilmore on Saturday night. As far as equine names go, they don’t come bigger than Popular Alm, which was trained locally to win the club’s Cup in 1981 and 1982. Not only did Poppy, as he was affectionately-known, become the first dual... Read more
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