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  • Racing Tips
    All the Menangle Late Mail from Mick Ko’cass
    Personal best a reward for Trainor’s consistency
    Painting the perfect picture at Leeton
    THE second round of the two year old divisions of the NSW Breeders Challenge are the feature races on a strong eight-race program at Leeton today. In all, eight rounds of the Breeders Challenge will be held throughout the state for the colts and geldings and the fillies for... Read more
    Mick Ko’cass with a race-by-race analysis of Menangle Saturday night
    RACE ONE: This race will centre around the availability of the reserve THUNDER DANCE (1), which would be the main selection of he gains a run. However, at this stage the one to beat is JACK FARTHING (4) from the stables of John McCarthy. And, if the field remains... Read more
    Ready to make a Breeders Challenge impact
    PENRITH Harness Racing Club tonight boasts the honour of launching this year’s delayed NSW Breeders Challenge Series and will host two $10,000 heats for both the colts and geldings as well as the fillies. That delay, of course, was caused by the Covid-19 outbreak prompting the board of Harness... Read more
    Blake’s now even busier

    Blake’s now even busier

    September 1, 2020

    NOT content with just racing one of the busiest harness racing stables in Sydney, leading trainer-driver Blake Fitzpatrick has just renewed his galloping trainer’s license after a few years in abeyance. “We have a couple of gallopers in work and hope we can win a few races with them,”... Read more
    One champ jets out . . . and another is just warming up
    Jack ready to add to a big week
    YOUNG Hunter Valley reinsman Jack Callaghan has had a most fortuitous start to his career . . . and at just 18 has done more than most teenagers in harness racing could ever dream of. Being born to a father that was a huge talent himself from an early... Read more
    Young guys ready to fill the void
    THE run of significant milestones being achieved by some of the state’s most promising young reinsmen has continued over the past week, which highlights just how much talent exists in the New South Wales’ driving ranks. Todd McCarthy flew out for the United States yesterday and a few months... Read more
    Seeking fame and fortune in the U.S.
    FROM a youngster who once preferred to be out riding motor bikes – to a prominent harness racing driver about to embark on an international career, Todd McCarthy has covered a lot of territory in the past 10 years. The youngest of the highly-regarded McCarthy brothers, Todd is leaving... Read more
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