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  • 6000 WINS AND NO RETIREMENT ON THE CARDS FOR THE ‘ICE MAN’
    ‘I’ll know when it’s time to go,’ says Lang GAVIN Lang pauses and smiles when asked why he continues...
    Thompson glad that he had a Bitgoingon
      JOHN DUNNE FORMER South Australian pacer Abitgoingonhere broke his metropolitan maiden status when he scored a well-deserved win...
    WAYVILLE GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE TO ATTRACT NEW FANS
    A ‘BACK To The Future’ promotion by Harness Racing South Australia has proved an outstanding success. Under the guidance...
    Cobalt disqualification reduced

    Cobalt disqualification reduced

    September 24, 2018

    VETERAN trainer Ken Rattray has had a minor victory in his appeal against disqualification. Last March Tasracing stewards charged Rattray pursuant to AHRR 190(1),(2) and (4) for failing to present Destreos free of the prohibited substance Cobalt. Stewards concluded their case in June, which resulted in Rattray being disqualified... Read more
    Immigrant proves too slick in mainland raid
    VICTORIANS may want to cancel Illegal Immigrant’s import notice. Making a hit-and-run raid to the mainland, Illegal Immigrant proved too slick at Tabcorp Park Melton last night. Thrilled with the well-bred gelding’s performance trainer Troy Hillier is considering taking Illegal Immigrant back across Bass Strait later in the season.... Read more
    You never know what you’re going to get
    PROMINENT trainer Todd Rattray believes handy pacer Hayleys Comet is harness racing’s version of a box of chocolates. As Forrest Gump ever-so-eloquently explained “you never know what you’re going to get” when opening a box of chocolates. Although he is racing in solid form, Hayleys Comet is also like... Read more
    Demon ready to fire

    Demon ready to fire

    September 11, 2018

    IN-FORM pacer Demonstrative is in a strong position to complete a hat-trick in Hobart on Sunday night. Winner of his last two starts, Demonstrative has drawn three, with trainer Eric Jacobson confident the son of Western Ideal can continue his winning ways. “He’s been up for a while, but... Read more
    Ginger in fine tune

    Ginger in fine tune

    September 6, 2018

    FRESH from her track record performance a fortnight ago, Ima Ginger Rogers is primed to repeat the dose in Launceston tomorrow night. Driven by Ricky Duggan, Ima Ginger Rogers proved too slick in a 1680-metre stand, scoring in 2:00.7 after beginning from four. This time around the Steven Davis-trained... Read more
    Who said history never repeats?
    WHOEVER coined the term ‘history never repeats’ didn’t have Tasmania’s two main premierships in mind. Successfully retaining their titles, Todd Rattray and Ben Yole finished the season with the same amount of wins as the year before. Rattray won 87 races to be Tassie’s leading driver, while Yole notched... Read more
    Déjà vu all over again for premier horseman
    TONIGHT’S Hobart meeting is a case of déjà vu all over again for premier horseman Ben Yole. This time last year Yole went into the final Tasmanian meeting of the season requiring four wins to claims state’s training record. In a stellar evening for Yole, he registered the required... Read more
    Inquiry into betting activities concluded
    TASRACING stewards have concluded an inquiry into the betting activities of Zeke Slater whilst disqualified. On August 9, 2018, Slater reserved his plea to, and was then found guilty of, charges pursuant to AHRR 259(j) and written submissions were then made in relation to penalty. Under the provisions of... Read more
    Ginger to dance her way to glory
    ON THE ‘silver screen’ Ginger Rogers was renowned for her graceful steps as she danced her way into the hearts of fans around the world. In Launceston tonight trainer Steven Davis will be hoping the actress’ equine namesake – Ima Ginger Rogers – can step away just as eloquently... Read more
    Premier trainer’s racetrack assault
    IF YOUR driving towards Launceston on Friday night keep an eye out for a convey of standardbreds. With a massive team engaged at the meeting, premier trainer Ben Yole has a logistical nightmare transporting his runners to the venue. Yole has 41 entrants ready to contest 10 races, meaning... Read more
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