• Racing Tips
    WE can never get enough of our champion pacers. And while his shoes are yet to be filled ON the racetrack, Lazarus will make a welcome return to our shores to resume his “OFF TRACK” stud duties in a matter of weeks. Regarded by many as the best pacer... Read more
    Three out of four ain’t bad
    ANY frustrations brought about through training about 15 square-gaiters were soon forgotten at Menangle this week. The state’s leading trainer of trotters, Blake Fitzpatrick, must have left Tabcorp Park Menangle feeling very satisfied with himself after a day to remember at the south-western Sydney home of harness racing. Blake... Read more
    State bodies give APG Series tick of approval
    AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold has received approval from regulators in Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria for its ‘terms and conditions’ relating to the APG Series 32 for yearlings sold in 2021. APG Yearling Sales will be held in Perth, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne early next year and... Read more
    Little brother doesn’t need Elder advice
    PROMISING young trainer Melanie Elder knows better than to fill her little brother’s head with advice. So, it will be up to one of the Hunter Valley’s up and coming young reinsman, her little brother Brad, to get the job done when he takes her stable star Ashark onto... Read more
    Bartender serves up a double
    JUST occasionally something really worthwhile happens which makes you glad you are tied up in this noble sport of harness racing. . . . And so often, it’s just the people you meet along the way. I had to talk former Surry Hills publican Graeme Hartman into letting me... Read more
    Settree making hay at Bathurst with a double
    AMY REES TRAINER Ben Settree left Bathurst a a huge smile on his fact after qualifying two of his runners for the $100,000 TAB Western Region Championships in Wednesday night’s second round of heats. Settree’s first runner, Kanena Provlima (Anthony Frisby) began from barrier one on the second line.... Read more
    Alchin ready to add to a big week
    FRESH from one of the most satisfying wins of his career, former Riverina horseman Jarrod Alchin heads for Penrith tonight looking to add to his big week. Alchin scored a stunning win for his young brother, trainer Alex Alchin when promising square-gaiter Andyou won Tuesday’s $17,000 Bulli Trotters Cup... Read more
    HRA announces change to racing season
    AUSTRALIA is poised to experience its longest and shortest racing seasons. With a host of major races cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Harness Racing Australia has announced the 2019/20 term has been extended to allow several events, such as various state Sires’ schemes, to be conducted.... Read more
    The horse they’re all talking about
    MAYBE results don’t always paint the full picture. And while there were five pretty impressive winners of the five Riverina heats of the Regional Championships, there was only one horse that everyone wanted to talk about – and marvel at his effort . . . Whereyabinboppin. That’s not taking... Read more
    Multiple Group One winner set for commercial stud career
    AS A racehorse he was one of the most popular pacers of the modern era. With tremendous speed and a seemingly endless supply of stamina, Tiger Tara won the admiration of enthusiasts throughout Australasia. It’s those same qualities which carried Tiger Tara to glory in seven Group Ones, including the... Read more
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