• Racing Tips
    This could be a ‘Day’ to remember
    WAGGA has, for many years, been a happy hunting ground for prominent trainer-driver Neil Day. Whether it be on the old Showground circuit or at the spacious new Riverina Paceway, Day has relished heading to the south-west of the state with his pacers from his Goulburn base. Day will... Read more
    Keeping up the family tradition
    HARNESS Racing in the Riverina is steeped in history with many champions and many champion horsemen being produced from the state’s south-western region. And there was no greater period than the 1970’s when some of the best pacers of that era were trained out of the Riverina. There was... Read more
    Premiership title is heading his way
    SITTING at the top of the table in the Riverina driving ranks for the fourth consecutive season, Coleambally-based reinsman Blake Jones is well on his way to claiming yet another south western region premiership. Dubbed “the Riverina Wizard”, Jones is riding on the crest of a wave after landing... Read more
    Jared ‘fit’ enough to be a contender
    AT the beginning of April, Jared Kahlefeldt’s world was turned upside down. The Covid19 pandemic abruptly shut down his highly-regarded and well-patronised Fitness Centre in the heart of Wagga and to date, a decision on when gymnasiums will be allowed to re-open in the state is unknown. The gym... Read more
    Rivals have a Riverina mountain to climb
    NOBODY knows the enormity of the task facing Western Sonador in this afternoon’s $100,000 Riverina Region Championships more than gun reinsman Blake Jones. Despite winning his past four starts in grand style, Western Sonador faces his toughest career test to date when he takes on boom pacer Whereyabinboppin in... Read more
    This ‘Bopper’ could be something special
    IT will provide the shortest-priced favourite of the four $100,000 Regional Championships contested around New South Wales this week. Yet Friday night’s Riverina Regional Championship at the Wagga track has to be the most anticipated of all the regions involved. That’s because it threatens to produce the horse with... Read more
    The horse they’re all talking about
    MAYBE results don’t always paint the full picture. And while there were five pretty impressive winners of the five Riverina heats of the Regional Championships, there was only one horse that everyone wanted to talk about – and marvel at his effort . . . Whereyabinboppin. That’s not taking... Read more
    Baily’s ‘Blissfull’ week at Wagga
    NEITHER driver was quite game enough to ‘claim’ victory. And it wasn’t until he returned to get the all-clear that Baily Scott discovered he was a winner . . . for the first time in his short career. Scott drove the perfect race to score a narrow victory aboard... Read more
    Heavy hitters ready to cash in
    THEY’RE queueing up for a crack at the $100,000 Riverina Regional Final in the southern areas of the state and the contenders get the chance to show their stuff this afternoon. The Riverina Paceway at Wagga will play host to five heats of the championship, easily the biggest array... Read more
    HARNESS RACING

    HARNESS RACING

    July 7, 2017

    LONG drives and a knack for putting his horses into the action has been paying dividends for young Riverina reinsman Blake Jones this season. Jones heads for Young trots tonight with five genuine chances to add to his burgeoning tally of winners, most of them for the Leeton stables... Read more
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