• Racing Tips
    Aussie gold for Aussie-bred horses
    AS WE head towards nomination time for next year’s Australian Pacing Gold’s Yearling Sales, APG chairman Robert Marshall reflected on the contribution the sales company has made to standardbred breeding and racing. “APG is Australian focussed, always has been, always will be,” Marshall said. “Our mission is to provide... Read more
    Request submitted to defer time-honoured Championship
    WITH news filtering through about the Inter Dominion being cancelled this season, Club Menangle has provided some clarification on the situation. Due to the huge impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the industry, 2020 Inter Dominion partners Harness Racing New South Wales and Club Menangle have made the... Read more
    Club Menangle makes a tough call
    THE dreaded Corona Virus has finally caught up with NSW harness racing . . . even though they have been fortunate enough to continue racing for most of the past couple of months. Following Friday’s announcement by HRNSW of prizemoney reductions, following a diminished revenue from the TAB due... Read more
    APG’s Australasian Premier Trotting Sale
    AFTER the enormous success of the 2020 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale, the 2021 Sale has been set for Sunday, February 7 at the Inglis Sales Complex at Oaklands Junction in Melbourne. The sale will once again be held in conjunction with APG’s Melbourne pacing sale on the Sunday of... Read more
    Mike Ko’cass previews The La Coocaracha and Menangle Saturday night
     RACE ONE: DESPITE posting another frustrating effort last week, the Craig Cross-trained CANT REFUSE (11) receives another chance to redeem himself in what looks a suitable assignment, despite drawing closer to the car park than the pegs. Cant Refuse would have to be a rare commodity, as far as,... Read more
    Industry mourns loss of a legend
    HARNES racing is in mourning following the loss of the finest driver to grace a sulky in Australasia and perhaps the world – Gavin Alexander Lang. While there are some who possess equal prowess around the globe, it is widely agreed there would be none better than Lang. Lang... Read more
    More meetings than ever at Australia’s busiest harness track
    Mike Ko’cass previews Menangle Saturday night
    RACE ONE: IDEALLY drawn in gate three and with a last-start win boosting her confidence, SPEAK NO EVIL (3) is poised to give leading mentor Craig Cross another big night at the office. As per usual, the Cobbitty training establishment will supply a number of outstanding chances on the eight-event... Read more
    New player’s fate in hands of regulators
    EARLY May, that’s when industry newcomer Nutrien Equine will know the fate of its proposed race series. Planning to throw its gavel into the ring – the standardbred yearling sale ring – Nutrien Equine’s entrance into the racing side of the sport relies on a response from Harness Racing... Read more
    Open letter from APG Chairman
    Dear companions in harness racing, Australian Pacing Gold Board and Management are busy preparing for our 2021 sales with nominations opening in June 2020. APG will continue to be your national standardbred yearling sales company in 2021. We will bring our sales to you: in Western Australia, Victoria, Queensland... Read more
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