• Racing Tips
    Dad retains title as King – for now!
    HEADING into yesterday’s Australian Pacing Gold Sale we noted the ‘old bull/young bull’ battle involving leading stallion Somebeachsomewhere and his son Captaintreacherous. Just to recap, Somebeachsomewhere – a dominant sire on both sides of the equator – has been challenged during the past year by his ‘Prince’, Captaintreacherous. In... Read more
    Dad’s have to remind sons who is King
    AS A father of three sons I’ve learned the importance of keeping them in their place…after all, I don’t want the little buggers getting too cocky! Whether still managing to beat the 16-year-old in sport, outdoing the uni student in an IQ test or beating the youngest in wrestling,... Read more
    Prepare yourself for a teal onslaught
    IF THE past two seasons are anything to go by prepare yourself for a teal onslaught. As of tomorrow Australasia’s leading ladies will don their specially designed pants as part of the Teal Pants Campaign. With the campaign going national in 2017 teal pants made their way into the... Read more
    Buy it, try it, be on the sly or pass it by?
    “ONE white foot, buy it; Two white feet, try it; Three white feet, be on the sly; Four white feet, pass it by!” – Mattie Ross, True Grit   IT’S that time of the year when the biggest ‘page turner’ within the industry is the Australian Pacing Gold catalogue.... Read more
    Our man claims HRA media award

    Our man claims HRA media award

    December 17, 2018

    OUR very own aging scribe Michael Court has been recognised by Harness Racing Australia during the Joseph Coulter Media Awards. Court’s (he finally has an ‘S’ with his name) sensational piece on Brian Hancock was recognised as the Best Feature of the season. Titled ‘This was one Miracle Mile... Read more
    Inter Dominion win only ‘second fiddle’
    WINNING an Inter Dominion would traditionally be the highlight of an owner’s night. After all, the Championship is the most prestigious event within the industry. For Mikey Hawli, however, co-owning tonight’s Inter Dominion winner Tiger Tara was his second biggest score of the evening. In front of a stellar... Read more
    Trotting Sales Finals announced
    HARNESS Racing Victoria has partnered with Australian Pacing Gold to conduct the Australasian Premier Trotting Sale on Sunday March 10, 2019. HRV and APG will run the sale for the next three years, with the addition of race series being attached to the APTS from next year. Separate $50,000 Finals will... Read more
    Inaugural HRA conference gaining traction
    THE first of its kind in Australia, HRA’s National Conference is shaping as a ‘must attend’ event. Scheduled to be conducted on December 14 – Inter Dominion Final eve – the conference will host numerous prominent ‘keynote speakers’ and guests, including world champion driver Jody Jamieson. Pleased with the... Read more
    Australian Drivers’ Championship competitors announced
    COMPETITORS for the upcoming Australian Drivers’ Championship have been confirmed with each state announcing their representatives. Scheduled to be conducted at Globe Derby on November 3, the series will see two drivers from zone compete for the national title. Winner of last season’s edition, Victorian ace Chris Alford will... Read more
    Trio of stars selected to represent SA
    INSPIRATIONAL reinswoman Dani Hill will spearhead the local resistance during next month’s Australian Drivers’ Championship. Winner of last season’s inaugural Australian Reinswomens’ Championship in Tasmania, Hill will be looking to become the undisputed Aussie title holder at Globe Derby on November 3. Having also captured the 2009 Australasian Young... Read more
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