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  • Premier announces immediate racing shutdown
    TASMANIAN participants are in shock after the state government declared the industry must shut down immediately. Just moments ago Premier Peter Gutwein announced several measures arising from the Coronavirus pandemic, which includes the three racing codes to cease. Gutwein introduced the rules after the Apple Isle has what is... Read more
    Trainer’s sacrifice to limit travel footprint
    HARD-WORKING mum Alyce Finnis hopes Wolf Of West Bay and Juddy Douglas can complete a successful last start for the stable during the weekend. With restrictions tightening due to the Coronavirus pandemic Finnis has elected to send the promising pacers to another trainer. Given the long drive from Mount... Read more
    Tubbs finds herself in an uncommon situation
    FILLING the trifecta, or finishing in the first four, with your stable runners isn’t too much to ask…is it? With 10 entrants at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday trainer Jess Tubbs finds herself in an uncommon situation. Seven of Tubbs’ runners are in just two races, with three to... Read more
    Strong form but success far from assured
    WITH his stable in stellar form, leading trainer Craig Cross looks set to experience another highly-enjoyable visit to Club Menangle. Cross has a strong team engaged on Saturday night’s card with multiple runners in most events. Despite the weight of numbers Cross stated success throughout the program is far... Read more
    Big fish in small pond…valuable or detrimental?
    IN NOVEMBER 2018 I wrote an article relating to Ben Yole’s dominating numbers at Tasmanian race meetings. Having observed the fields for the previous six months a pattern emerged in the amount of runners the leading trainer was taking to the track. With a seemingly endless supply of horses... Read more
    Drawn to break maiden status
    CONSISTENT youngster Bettaminethanyours has a prime opportunity to break a frustrating string of placings at Globe Derby tonight. Looking to register her maiden victory, the Gary Hill-trained filly has finished third in each of her three starts. “She gets her chance to break through tonight,” Hill said. “She has... Read more
    Money not received because of what?
    IT IS something everyone is working hard to avoid, but the dreaded Coronavirus is reported to have claimed its first harness racing victim…well, sort of. Despite practising a form of social distancing, it appears the developer involved with the Globe Derby land sale has suffered from contagious virus in... Read more
    President’s scathing attack on governing body
    SOUTH Australia Harness Racing Club President Anne Mowday has launched a bizarre and scathing attack on the state’s governing body. In a printed booklet to the financially struggling club’s members Mowday has accused Harness Racing SA of attempting to sabotage the club’s reputation for its own benefit, having ulterior... Read more
    APG graduates dominated Gold Crown card
    AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold graduates dominated the famed Bathurst Gold Crown card during the weekend. APG purchases won six of the 10 races conducted throughout the evening, including two Group Ones. Jay Ok started the ball rolling in the opening event before Radar Stride, Atomic Red, Our Antonio Rose, Joanna... Read more
    Making most of racing’s return
    TALENTED reinsman Ryan Duffy made the most of racing’s return during the weekend. After a small hiatus as a precaution to a possible Coronavirus threat, racing was back at Tabcorp Park Melton, which provided Duffy with his most successful night at the venue. Mildly confident he had a steady... Read more
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