• Superstar moving to new barn
    SUCCESSFUL sire Auckland Reactor is moving to a new breeding barn. Having completed a deal with the stallion’s former owners, veteran horseman Tony Peacock will stand the millionaire at his Moama property. Australia’s leading first season sire in 2016/17, Auckland Reactor has produced six Group One winners from his... Read more
    Haras des Trotteurs boosts Nutrien trot sales race series
    NUTRIENT Equine is thrilled to receive an offer of support from Haras des Trotteurs aimed at harness racing three-year-old trotting fillies and colts/geldings. Principal of Haras des Trotteurs – Pat Driscoll has offered to add an additional $150,000 to the 2023 Nutrien Sale Race Series, which would see 2... Read more
    Trainers take appeal to Supreme Court
    ON 23 December 2019, licensed trainer-driver Ellen Tormey and licensed trainer-driver Glenn Douglas, both applied to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) for a review of the findings and penalties imposed on each of them by the Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Racing Appeals & Disciplinary (RAD) Board on 19... Read more
    Stakes rise for pair of Group Ones
    TWO of Victoria’s premier races have benefited from stakes boosts. Harness Racing Victoria announced this morning the Victoria Cup and Great Southern Star will be increased this season. The extra funds into the Grand Circuit events will have no affect on HRV’s current stakemoney budget for the term according to... Read more
    Disqualification, suspension and fines from altercation
    YESTERDAY the Victorian Racing Tribunal considered charges issued by the Harness Racing Victoria stewards against licensed drivers Ken Rogers, Kaela Hryhorec and Michelle Phillips. These charges originated from the conduct of the above licensed persons at the Mildura race meeting on 6 February 2020. Charges Ken Rogers Licensed driver... Read more
    Sensational news for the breeding industry
    HE’S the 2018 US Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year and the reigning North America Cup holder – and he’s heading ‘Down Under’ this season. In sensational news for the breeding industries of New Zealand and Australia, Captain Crunch is the latest acquisition for the Alabar/Nevele R partnership. A... Read more
    Drawn to hit a high note

    Drawn to hit a high note

    June 17, 2020

    AN IDEAL draw and strong form has Pitch Perfect ready to hit a high note at Club Menangle on Saturday night. Boasting five wins and two seconds from his last seven starts, Pitch Perfect is set to contest the Multiquip Final for trainer Roy Roots junior. “I couldn’t be... Read more
    Patience rewarded with drought-breaking win
    CO-TRAINERS Mary and Joe Rando were rewarded for their patience at Club Menangle yesterday. Producing the kind of performance the couple know he is capable of, Do Ball broke a long drought from the winners’ circle. Causing a minor upset as the second elect, Do Ball registered his first... Read more
    Better the devil you know?
    VENDORS and breeders in New South Wales and Victoria face a diabolically difficult decision…who do they trust to sell their yearling in 2021? Australian Pacing Gold has been around for 30 years specialising in standardbred yearling sales. That’s not to say they don’t have their own demons to manage,... Read more
    Aussies shine in United States
    AUSSIES and Kiwis stole the show at The Meadowlands last night. Heading the charge was ex-patriot Australian Tahnee Camilleri who prepared top pacer Dancin Lou for a stunning first-up victory. Winner of last year’s Breeders’ Crown, the son of Sweet Lou was settled midfield early by New Zealand-born reinsman... Read more
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