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  • Victory helps ease pain from fall
    ALTHOUGH she still wishes the racing surface was softer, South Australian reinswoman Tiana McMahon is feeling the pain a lot less thanks to her win at Globe Derby last night. Two days earlier McMahon crashed to the track during a trial, and although she was able to walk away,... Read more
    Welcome reason to smile after “terrible 24 hours”
    SOUTH Australian horseman Matt Maguire received a welcome reason to smile yesterday. Following what had been a “terrible 24 hours”, Maguire was success with Ona Highway Tohell at Globe Derby. The previous morning Maguire was left devastated when a member of his stable – Robert The Bruce – sustained... Read more
    Younger brother provides consolation
    PROMISING freshman Artillery provided connections with a minor consolation last night. Although some members of the group are different, the majority of the syndicate are also part-owners of the two-year-old’s brother Culture King. Raced by the Ready To Run Syndicate, Culture King was a gallant second in the Group... Read more
    Close, but no cigar…or money!
    TO STEAL a line from the second Lethal Weapon sequel “close is a lingerie shop without a front window.” While the phrase delivered by Rene Russo’s character is a non sequitur, it sprung to mind following a conversation with a South Australian Harness Racing Club committee member today. With... Read more
    33-month drought from winners’ circle broken
    CONNECTIONS of veteran pacer Magic Trump hope the time span between his wins is considerably shorter than the previous gap. Winner at Globe Derby last weekend, Magic Trump will return to the troubled venue on Saturday night in search of consecutive victories. Before his latest triumph the 10-year-old had... Read more
    Decade since sickening fall that shocked the industry
    TODAY marks the 10-year anniversary of one of the most sickening falls the sport has seen. Driving at Globe Derby, leading reinswoman Dani Hill crashed to the ground, suffering injuries which shocked the industry and changed her life. Showing a tremendous amount of intestinal fortitude, Hill not only made... Read more
    Milestone almost went unnoticed
    PROMINENT horseman Ryan Hryhorec reached a personal milestone at Globe Derby last night. Among South Australia’s leading drivers for the better part of two decades, Hryhorec recorded his 2000th win. Unaware of his pending achievement, Hryhorec explained the moment would have gone unnoticed if it wasn’t for his mother Lorraine.... Read more
    Trainer’s dilemma due to lack of options
    A LACK of suitable options is likely to see All That Glitters sent to a paddock. Speaking after the two-year-old’s success at Globe Derby yesterday, trainer Bronte Giorgio explained the limited racing opportunities and small pool of young trotters will restrict All That Glitters’ season. Earmarking a target for... Read more
    Industry mourns tragic death of legendary horseman
    HARNESS racing is in mourning following news of Dick White’s tragic death. A respected South Australian horseman, White, 85, died in a house fire during the early hours of the morning. The fire brigade responded to a large blaze in Globe Derby Park about 2:45am, with the dwelling already... Read more
    Waters chummed as Sharks prepare to clash
    THEY share almost identical names and come from the same stable, but that’s where the similarities will end at Globe Derby tomorrow night. Prepared by astute horseman Dale Afford, Hesashark and Shesashark will clash in the opening race on the card. While Shesashark has seniority in age, Hesashark leads... Read more
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