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  • Instant crowd favourite following successful debut
    GAINING a solid following before he’d made his way to the races, Holstein appears destined to enjoy cult-like status following his debut in Shepparton. An unfashionably-bred pacer, Holstein is a remarkable looking skewbald – a fact which has earned the gelding his share of admirers. Thanks to a triumphant... Read more
    Emotions high as late horseman remembered
    EMOTIONS were running high early in the evening and again later on the card at Albion Park last night. Enjoying as training double, Darren Weeks dedicated the wins to his father, Des, who passed away last Tuesday. A prominent horseman during the 1970s and ‘80s, Des prepared numerous handy... Read more
    Change of plans for promising filly
    AS HAS become common practice during present conditions, plans with talented youngster Dancing Finn have changed in recent weeks. Setting Dancing Finn for the Southern Cross series, trainer Lance Holberton has to design an alternative program for the two-year-old. Originally scheduled for mid-May, the Southern Cross has been postponed... Read more
    Mecca completes heavenly pilgrimage
    IN RACING terms the winners’ circle is the industry’s ‘holy land’. Thanks to his promising mare, Freddie Taiba made the pilgrimage into the heavenly arena at Tabcorp Park Melton last night. Taiba’s ‘hajj’ was made possible by Our Road To Mecca which outstayed her rivals to complete a minor... Read more
    Training or driving, Bartley has it covered
    WHETHER it was training winners or driving them, Ellen Bartley had it covered in Wagga last night. Heading to the Riverina venue with four members of her stable, Bartley registered two wins and two placings as a trainer. Bartley also combined with the Len Clement-prepared Jacks Last Hoo Raa... Read more
    Back in action after more than a decade
    HE PUT up a good fight, but in the end the force was too strong. Walking away from harness racing more than a decade ago, Rod Lakey swore he’d never return to the industry. “Looking back I just got burnt out,” Lakey explained. “I was 30 years old, didn’t... Read more
    Won’t have to look far to find trouble
    PROMISING freshman Northern Terror may not have to look far to find his biggest danger at Globe Derby tomorrow night. Set to contest the Sapling Stake, Northern Terror is one of two runners astute horseman Dale Afford has in the feature. Afford will also be represented by Ultimate Trouble... Read more
    Champion horseman gives Derby insight
    HAVING dominated the Western Australia Derby in recent years it is strange to see Gary Hall without a runner in tonight’s $200,000 edition at Gloucester Park. With his name etched on to almost every honour roll in his home state, Hall has won five of the past seven editions... Read more
    Omen bet goes by the wayside
    IT WAS the omen double for journalists at Club Menangle last night – but sadly, this journo missed out. Capturing the opening event on the card, Flying Scribe caused an upset for trainer Shane Sanderson. Driven by Cameron Hart, the son of Sportswriter accounted for Wha Hae and Oursouthernstar... Read more
    Busy night for leading horsewoman
    LEADING horsewoman KerryAnn Morris is in for a busy Saturday night. Along with having a large team entered at her ‘home track’, Morris has numerous runners engaged at Albion Park. Morris will harness 13 members of her stable at Club Menangle, with six racing north of the border. “We’ve... Read more
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