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    Happy ending satisfies Hryhorec
    LEADING horseman Ryan Hryhorec experienced the highs and lows of harness racing last week. Set to contest Saturday night’s Port Pirie Trotters’ Cup with the raging favourite, Regal Attire, Hryhorec was left “shattered” when he had to scratch the gelding which was battling a virus. “Regal Attire had been... Read more
    Long drought broken in Cup Finale
    “JUST the usual races”…that’s what is in store for last night’s Port Pirie Trotters’ Cup winner, Uncle Louis. With the feature doubling as the finale of South Australia’s country cup circuit, trainer Mario Borg stated “there simply aren’t any features to aim him at”. As such, Uncle Louis will... Read more
    Ready to take advantage in “wide open affair”
    REMOVAL of the hot favourite has thrown tomorrow night’s Final “wide open”. Dominating the state’s country cups in recent weeks, Regal Attire was an odds-on shot for the Port Pirie-based finale despite his 40-metre backmark. Regal Attire has won five of his six starts this season, including the Fred... Read more
    Can ‘Cups King’ complete coronation?
    MAKING a strong bid for the title of ‘Country Cups King’ this season, in-form pacer Artillery will aim to complete his coronation this weekend. Dominating the various provincial features, Artillery has won four Cups during his past seven starts, including the Gawler and Victor Harbor Cups at his last... Read more
    Riding the crest of a wave
    RIDING the crest of a wave, Rob Caton registered a personal milestone yesterday. Balancing a boutique stable with his employment at Globe Derby, Caton prepares a team of four, with two scoring at his work’s venue. As such, the underrated horseman registered his first training double. “That was the... Read more
    Disqualified for misconduct offences
    HAVING given considerable thought to penalties considered the previous poor record of misconduct offences by Mr. Trotta, further his pleas of not guilty to both charges and that any penalty should have a deterrent factor to all Licenced Persons this conduct will not be condoned by HRSA Stewards. Stewards... Read more
    Immediate future to be decided
    DESPITE his feature success yesterday, My Used To Be is no certainty to tackle the next leg of the country cup circuit. Racing solidly in the provincial events this campaign, My Used To Be backed up his two recent Cup placings by capturing Gawler’s Trotters’ Cup for co-trainers Jill... Read more
    Another Cup for classy pacer
    CLASSY pacer Artillery continued his strong Cup form yesterday. Runner-up in the Strathalbyn and Ladbrokes Cups during two previous outings, Artillery proved too good by capturing the Gawler Pacing Cup for trainer Paul Cavallaro. It is the second Cup success for the son of Art Major this season, having... Read more
    Shark ready to strike

    Shark ready to strike

    March 23, 2024

    CONNECTIONS of handy pacer Hesashark hope to “go a couple of spots better” this weekend. Third behind Clarenden Envoy and Culture King in last season’s Gawler Gold Cup, Hesashark is again among the main fancies ahead of tomorrow’s edition. Along with solid form, the Dale Afford-trained gelding has drawn... Read more
    Chasing fourth consecutive Cup win
    AN ACT of God appears to be the only factor capable of preventing Regal Attire from capturing his fourth consecutive Cup. In devastating form, the Ryan Hryhorec-trained gelding is undefeated from four starts this season, including Cups during his last three outings. Overcoming 30-metre handicaps in the Fred Jones... Read more