• Racing Tips
    He’s becoming a Race 1 specialist
    THERE is something about that first race each Tuesday at Tabcorp Park Menangle which sparks ace Sydney reinsman Robbie Morris. During the past six weeks, on five occasions Morris has driven the first winner on the card, an occurrence that he would love to see continue. “It is a... Read more
    Nice way to bring up the 500-win milestone
    THERE could not have been a more fitting setting for Bathurst reinsman, Nathan Turnbull to bring up his 500th career win as a reinsman last Friday night. Turnbull brought up what was becoming an elusive milestone at Parkes, a track where he has racked up many wins. He scored... Read more
    They won today’s $1.3m Kosciuszko, but disappointed to miss tonight’s Menangle meeting
    SURE they’re celebrating today’s amazing victory in The Kosciuszko at Randwick, but members of the Robinson family are also disappointed they couldn’t attend tonight’s Club Menangle meeting. A grassroots harness racing tribe, the Robinsons captured the $1.3million thoroughbred event with star gelding Art Cadeau. The five-year-old is prepared by... Read more
    She may even be the best I have bred
    ONE conversation with Frank O’Sullivan and it’s obvious harness racing is his passion. The Canberra-based O’Sullivan has enjoyed a high rate of success throughout the years as a trainer, both at his home track an in ‘town’ – ie Harold Park and Menangle. O’Sullivan is also a keen breeder,... Read more
    Semi-final spot would be fitting reward for this ‘Heavenly’ three-year-old
    IT will be with a heavy heart that Adam Ruggari heads to Newcastle tonight to contest the qualifying heat of the New South Wales Breeders Challenge with three-year-old gelding Three In Heaven. Ruggari took over the training of the talented youngster following the passing of his grandfather Barry Matterson,... Read more
    Bathurst bound to keep Bernie busy
    LEADING Bathurst trainer Bernie Hewitt is hoping the fortnight ahead will be busy for him as the New South Wales Breeders Challenge moves into finals mode. Hewitt has qualified two horses for this Saturday night’s two-year-old semi-finals at Tabcorp Park Menangle but before that he will head to Bathurst... Read more
    Smart youngsters lining up to book their spots
    A further two heats of the New South Wales Breeders Challenge were run on Friday night at Newcastle’s International Paceway as the series begins to take shape in the lead-up to the semi-finals at Tabcorp Park Menangle over the next two Saturday nights. Talented filly Mystical Jazz booked her place... Read more
    Harry and G-Mac ready for a Breeders Challenge ‘Raid’
    GLENN McElhinney has won many feature races during a long and successful career as a reinsman. There would not have been a season go past that the ace freelance driver has not been associated with an above-average pacer and he remains highly regarded by his peers as being one... Read more
    Eight out of 10 makes for a busy night
    AMANDA Turnbull has become accustomed to having busy nights wherever she races. Yet, tonight at Bathurst, the star driver will be really on the hop when she takes the reins behind eight horses on the 10-race program. Of those she is driving, six of them are short-priced favourites so... Read more
    A big ray of Sunshine inspires Atkins
    DURING his time in harness racing, Hunter Valley horseman Rodney Atkins has been able to secure his fair share of handy pacers. But very few of them have been able to get him as excited as his current stable star, Sunshine Pepper. Atkins trains a small team of six... Read more
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