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    Young Drivers heading north

    Young Drivers heading north

    September 18, 2017

    QUEENSLAND’s two clubs will host this year’s Australasian Young Drivers Championship series. To be sponsored by Garrards Horse & Hound stores, the series, for drivers under the age of 25 will be held at Albion Park and Redcliffe. “The future of this industry lies with its youth,” said sponsor... Read more
    Grand Circuit winner dies

    Grand Circuit winner dies

    September 18, 2017

    MUCH to the heartache of connections, former top pacer The Warp Drive had to be put down on Friday. Although vets tried valiantly to save the 18-year-old, his condition as a result of a twisted bowel led to the heartbreaking decision. “The vets did everything they could, but he... Read more
    Perfect pair

    Perfect pair

    September 17, 2017

    QUALITY youngsters Shez All Rock and Yankee Roller have been sent for spells with her perfect records intact. With several major targets part of the long term agenda, trainer Emma Stewart has elected to give the pair “good breaks” following their victories at Tabcorp Park Melton. Shez All Rock... Read more
    Wayville extravaganza

    Wayville extravaganza

    September 16, 2017

    AS CRAZY as it sounds, if Harness Racing South Australia could change one thing about their Wayville venture it would be the venue! As a one-off extravaganza, HRSA is conducting an evening of nostalgia, fun, entertainment, and of course, racing, at the state’s former home. Set down for Friday,... Read more
    Stay granted against disqualification
    AS THE saga continues, leading trainer Greg Bond has been granted a stay of proceedings against his disqualification. Originally denied a stay, Bond was given the leeway after submitting his objection to the Racing Penalties and Appeal Tribunal yesterday. Bond is appealing the conviction and sentence handed down by... Read more
    NEWS just keeps getting better for ‘purists’.
    Following a report earlier this week New South Wales stallion ranks have been increased with a squagaiter sire, Tasmania will herald the return of trotters on the Apple Isle. Just to recap, Group One winner My High Expectations will stand for prominent breeding establishment Medowie Lodge this season. The... Read more
    Kiwi trainer heading to Oz

    Kiwi trainer heading to Oz

    September 14, 2017

    I’M practically half Aussie anyway… That’s the light-hearted reasoning behind Tim Butt’s decision to move his operation and family to Australia. One of New Zealand’s most successful horsemen – who has won a host of majors on both sides of the Tasman – Butt will begin his transition at... Read more
    Shark favoured to reclaim title

    Shark favoured to reclaim title

    September 13, 2017

    LOCAL idol Lennytheshark is the early favourite in his bid to recapture the Victoria Cup title. Successful in the 2016 edition, Lennytheshark missed last season’s running which was captured by a rampaging Lazarus. With the son of Four Starzzz Shark contesting the Ballarat Cup a week before, trainer David... Read more
    Siblings to create history

    Siblings to create history

    September 12, 2017

    WAYNE and Dani Hill will create history when they head to Tasmania next month. Chosen to represent South Australia in the Australian Driving Championship, the two will become the first siblings to contest the series in the same season. Dani wore the state colours in 2015 – which also... Read more
    Trotter in enhance stallion ranks
    IN A move which is destined to please ‘purists’, stallion ranks in New South Wales are set to increase. Thanks to a deal finalised this week, former star trotter My High Expectations will stand at prominent breeding establishment Medowie Lodge this breeding season. A Group One winning son of... Read more
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