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  • Racing Tips
    Caduceus Club introduces its 2019 Living Legend
    KERRYN MANNING – we salute you BORN in Melbourne on July 10 1976 to Peter and Barbara Manning, Kerryn Elaine Manning moved not long after with the family to their current property in Great Western. One of four children Kerryn left school after year 10 to work with her... Read more
    Youngster to rely on inner warrior
    IN HIS first run back he lived up to his name, but at Tabcorp Park Menangle today Leonidas will need to show the courage and heart of a warrior. Leonidas was a battle-hardened King of the Greek city-state of Sparta, who was portrayed by Gerard Butler in the cult... Read more
    Stellar results for buyers and sellers
    AS PREDICTED yesterday’s Australian Pacing Gold Sale was a buyers’ and sellers’ paradise. With 225 quality Lots in the catalogue, the Melbourne leg had the right option for every budget, with offerings from all the major stallions and a host of former star race mares and prolific producers. From... Read more
    Dad retains title as King – for now!
    HEADING into yesterday’s Australian Pacing Gold Sale we noted the ‘old bull/young bull’ battle involving leading stallion Somebeachsomewhere and his son Captaintreacherous. Just to recap, Somebeachsomewhere – a dominant sire on both sides of the equator – has been challenged during the past year by his ‘Prince’, Captaintreacherous. In... Read more
    Ominous warning issued to rivals
    COLOURFUL trainer Kevin Pizzuto has issued an ominous warning following Picard’s super win at Tabcorp Park Menangle tonight. Leading throughout the Hondo Grattan Stake, Picard sealed a berth in the famed Chariots Of Fire which is programmed to be run at the same venue in a fortnight. Second-up from a... Read more
    Step closer to primary target
    COMEBACK pacer Chase Auckland took another step towards his primary target at Tabcorp Park Menangle tonight. Second-up from a 10-month injury-enforced spell, the Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen-trained gelding proved too slick for his rivals over 2300 metres. The son of Auckland Reactor hasn’t raced since curbing a hock during... Read more
    Interstate Group One on the agenda
    A TRIP across the Murray River is on the cards for Big Jack Hammer following his victory at Tabcorp Park Melton tonight. Discussing his plans for the son of The Pres after capturing the V L Dullard Cup, trainer David Aiken revealed he will take Big Jack Hammer to... Read more
    Tara chasing share of history
    OUTSTANDING pacer Tiger Tara will chase a share of history during the next few weeks. Fresh from his breathtaking victory in tonight’s A G Hunter Cup at Tabcorp Park Melton, Tiger Tara has been aimed at the famed Miracle Mile. Australasia’s premier sprint is scheduled to be run at... Read more
    Dad’s have to remind sons who is King
    AS A father of three sons I’ve learned the importance of keeping them in their place…after all, I don’t want the little buggers getting too cocky! Whether still managing to beat the 16-year-old in sport, outdoing the uni student in an IQ test or beating the youngest in wrestling,... Read more
    Are these your lucky APG lottery numbers?
    IT IS often said owning a champion is akin to winning the Lottery. Sure you can select the most common ‘numbered balls’ such as breeding and conformation, but it’s no guarantee they will combine for the jackpot! Keeping that philosophy in mind, it has been decided to highlight a... Read more
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