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    Long break works wonders

    Long break works wonders

    October 21, 2021

    A LONG break appears to have worked wonders with well-bred freshman Repelling. After experiencing no luck during his previous campaign, the two-year-old was sent for spell by trainer Isabel Walsh. First-up for five months in Echuca last night, Repelling completed an eye-catching victory to break his maiden. “He had... Read more
    Date change a ‘boost’ for young trotters
    FOLLOWING the change of the racing season to a calendar year, Harness Racing Victoria has taken the decision to move the Need for Speed three-year-old trotters’ series from February to later in the year. The heats will take place on August 25, 2022, in Maryborough with the Finals and... Read more
    Kiwi seeking revenge for star dam
    NEW Zealand raider One Over All will seek revenge for his star mother during the weekend. Arriving from the Shaky Isle this afternoon, One Over All is engaged in a Victoria Trotters’ Derby heat in Maryborough on Sunday. Should all go according to plan, the three-year-old will then contest... Read more
    Step towards joining dam as ‘black type’
    TALENTED colt Webster Hall will take a step towards extending his family’s fantastic Group One record during the weekend. An exceptionally bred squaregaiter, Webster Hall is poised to tackle a Victoria Trotters’ Derby heat in Maryborough on Sunday. Should all go according to plan, the Anton Golino-trained youngster will... Read more
    Strong hand in another prestigious event
    FRESH from her recent domination of the Victoria Oaks, premier horsewoman Emma Stewart is poised to play a strong hand in another prestigious fillies’ event. After making a clean sweep of the Oaks heats – including preparing the quinella in both qualifiers – early this month, Stewart-trained runners filled... Read more
    Cup meeting break turnover record
    HARNESS Racing Victoria chief executive Dayle Brown joined Gait Speed on RSN to reveal this year’s Victoria Cup meeting was the most wagered-on Victorian harness racing card of all time. The October 9 meeting eclipsed $9m in turnover, more than $1m up on the previous top ranked event, the... Read more
    Time for cotton wool to come off
    HE’S been kept in cotton wool so far, but the wraps are about to come off. Deliberately taking his time with Willie Go West, trainer Dean Braun is ready to see if the four-year-old can meet expectations. Positive the son of Auckland Reactor is “the real deal”, Braun has... Read more
    Quadruple Group One winner retired
    QUADRUPLE Group One winner Red Hot Tooth has been retired. With the mare racing below her best this campaign, a decision was made to end her career after she finished towards the tail of the field in yesterday’s Maryborough Trotters’ Cup. In what was her 100th start, Red Hot... Read more
    Still got something to prove before Inter campaign
    GIVEN today’s phenomenal performance it’s hard to believe The Penny Drops has something to prove. Yet according to the trotter’s trainer Ray Harvey, The Penny Drops still has questions to be answered. As he sets his sights on the prestigious Inter Dominion, Harvey wants to be sure The Penny... Read more
    Electrifying youngster captures time honoured feature
    ELECTRIFYING young trotter Plymouth Chubb has joined one of his siblings on a prestigious honour roll. Triumphant in Ballarat just moments ago, Plymouth Chubb captured the time honoured Tatlow Stake for trainer Peter Manning. Manning also prepared the freshman’s half-brother, Dublin Chubb to secure the 2019 Tatlow. Driven by... Read more
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