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  • HRA Chairman relinquishes role
    HARNESS Racing Australia will be looking for a new Chairman as Michael Taranto has advised the HRA Executive that he will not be seeking re-appointment as Chairman of HRA at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. Following a decision by the HRA Executive Members, he has decided to stand down... Read more
    Drawn to continue rise through grades
    CONSISTENT pacer Hesa Bit Different is expected to have little trouble continuing his way through the grades when he heads to Globe Derby tomorrow night. A last start winner at the same venue Hesa Bit Different boasts two victories and two seconds from his last four outings. With the... Read more
    Group One win four decades in the making
    HE’S only a freshman, but Manila Playboy’s Group One success was 40 years in the making! One of the most promising youngsters to come out of Queensland in recent years, Manila Playboy provided trainer Shane Fraser and driver Kellie Dawson with their maiden top shelf victories during the weekend.... Read more
    Odds stacked against veteran
    VARIOUS factors are against him at Redcliffe tomorrow night, but that’s no reason to disregard Glenferrie Hood as a genuine chance in the Gold Cup. One of five entrants on the 10-metre line, Glenferrie Hood will begin from the outside for trainer Wayne Graham. The 10-year-old’s draw is a... Read more
    One of the all-time greats passes
    ONE of the all-time greats has been lost to the industry. At a ripe age of 34, champion pacer Westburn Grant died at the property of his trainer and co-owner Vic Frost yesterday. Affectionately-known as Spot, the stallion was the best pacer in the Southern Hemisphere during the late... Read more
    Premier club awaits Nutrien race date proposal
    CLUB Menangle wishes to update the harness racing industry as to the current status of discussions with Nutrien Equine with regard to a request for Club Menangle to host three futurity races to be run in conjunction with a proposed yearling sale in 2022. As there are a number... Read more
    Talented trotter’s tricky Tabcorp task
    PROMISING mare Imsettogo faces a tricky task in her bid to return to the winners’ circle at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. Along with a wide draw, Imsettogo will once again clash with Zigzagzoo, which beat her by a half-head last weekend. On that occasion Zigzagzoo led from... Read more
    Metro racing to resume next week
    HARNESS Racing Victoria is on track to move out of region-based racing on July 1  and has set July 13 as the target date to resume racing at all Victorian tracks. The news will be a boon for industry participants and clubs with trainers, drivers and owners able to... Read more
    Classy mares earmarked for interstate trip
    SEVERAL mares from the Craig Cross stable have been earmarked for a northern campaign. With several suitable features programmed in Queensland next month Cross will send a boutique team across the border. The Cross crew will include a host of mares which will target events such as the Queen... Read more
    Brilliant pacer to stand at Alabar
    ALABAR has announce The Storm Inside will stand his debut season at their Australian farm in 2020. With a record of 16 wins from 19 starts, The Storm Inside is one of the most gifted pacers to have raced in Australia in recent times. He was a truly brilliant... Read more
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