• Racing Tips
    Personal milestone for astute trainer
    ASTUTE horseman Adam Stephens notched a personal milestone last night. Fresh from a double in Bendigo 24 hours earlier, Stephens registered his 100th training win when Emily Vincent proved too good in Ballarat. Admitting to harbouring a few nerves heading into the card, Stephens stated he is relieved as... Read more
    Sights set on Sunshine State
    VICTORIAN trainer Kate Hargreaves is setting Ludacrous for a raid on the Queensland Winter Carnival. The Shelbourne trainer has been thrilled with the recent form of her mare, who has won three of five starts as a four-year-old in 2024. Ludacrous’ last outing was arguably her best of the... Read more
    Stablemate biggest threat to perfect record
    UNDEFEATED youngster Let Her Roll doesn’t have to look far to find the biggest threat to her perfect record. Winner of her three starts, including the $50,000 Southern Stars Final at Globe Derby, Let Her Roll is engaged in Saturday night’s Sapling Stake in Melton. Among the two-year-old’s rivals... Read more
    Industry mourns loss of ‘quietly spoken gentleman’
    NIGBHT trots at the Horsham Showgrounds in the 1960’s was simply spectacular and one of the stars of the show was the mighty mare Justaflicka for owner-trainer Bob Baker and his son-in-law, driver Brian Powell. Brian passed away recently but the quietly spoken Areegra farmer has left plenty of... Read more
    Perfect draw boosts confidence
    A PERFECT draw has connections confident with Libby Lou ahead of Saturday night’s Melton meeting. Engaged in an Australian Pacing Gold Bullion Final, Libby Lou has drawn barrier one for trainer Black Fitzpatrick. A noted quick beginner, the daughter of Sweet Lou is expected to have no trouble occupying... Read more
    Star to continue rise as another is honoured
    AS ONE star continues to rise, another will be honoured during the weekend. Set to have just his second start for the season – and first since  his win on March 16 – The Lost Storm will tackle open class rivals in Melton on Saturday night. Touted as one... Read more
    Veteran pair chasing consecutive wins
    REJUVENATED pair Graeme McIntosh and Wattlebank Flyer are on target for consecutive wins. Triumphant in Cranbourne last weekend, McIntosh and Wattlebank Flyer will return to the provincial circuit on Sunday as they chase their fourth success of the season. Last February, the duo broke long droughts from the winners’... Read more
    Promising youngster’s perfect draw
    A PERFECT draw has promising youngster Alot Like Louie in a strong position to continue his climb to the top this season. Winless from 13 starts in 2023, Alot Like Louie has been a revelation this campaign, with four victories and a second from five outings. Runner-up in an... Read more
    Back for a second crack
    STAR four-year-old  The Lost Storm will launch his quest for a second crack at the world’s richest harness race when he steps out at Melton on Saturday night. Winner of 12 of his 17 starts, The Lost Storm will have just his fourth start since last year’s $2.1mil TAB... Read more
    Domination becoming ‘the norm’!
    IN WHAT has become ‘the norm’, power couple Clayton Tonkin and Emma Stewart captured yet another South Australian major just moments ago. Regular cross-border raiders during the past decade, Tonkin and Stewart have dominated SA’s key features with phenomenal ease. Since 2015 HRSA has conducted 41 races offering prizemoney... Read more