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21 January 2018
APG graduate's perfect racing return
AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold purchase Atomic Red made a perfect return to racing at Tabcorp Park Menangle last night. Not only did the son of Rocknroll Hanover score first-up from a six-month spell, he secured a berth in the Chariots Of Fire. Australia’s premier four-year-old event, the Chariots Of Fire...
21 January 2018
Devonport Cup a wide open affair
The harness racing spotlight will be firmly fixed on the Devonport Paceway tonight for the running of the $30,000 Hardings Hotmix Devonport Cup. The exciting 10-event card also features the Tasfreight Dash For Cash and the Jeremy Rockliff MP Coastal Pacing Thousand Final. The Cup, over 3020-metres, has...
20 January 2018
Ballarat Cup winner's sibling in Melbourne APG Sale
INTEREST in Lot 156 at next month's Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold Sale in Melbourne is expected to increase following tonight's Ballarat Cup. While the colt was always going to attract some spirited bidding, the number of buyers looking to purchase the yearling is destined to grow. From Group...
20 January 2018
Club delegates receive highest honour
COLLECTIVELY they have served 70 years as directors of the Bathurst Harness Racing Club and yesterday Western District stalwarts John Brien and Ray Mawhood were honoured for their services. Both Brien and Mawhood were recipients of Harness Racing Australia’s Meritorious Service Award. Harness Racing...
19 January 2018
Paul Cavallaro returning to the fold
AFTER several years in the wilderness former top horseman Paul Cavallaro is returning to harness racing. Among South Australia’s leading reinsmen for more than a decade, Cavallaro left the industry citing a lack of earning opportunities as the force behind his decision. With the state experiencing...
19 January 2018
Nicol Shard's perfect aim
IN-FORM pacer Nicol Shard is expected to maintain his perfect South Australian record when he heads to Globe Derby tomorrow night. Transferred to prominent horsewoman Dani Hill last month, Nicol Shard is unbeaten from two starts since arriving from Victoria. The son of Somebeachsomewhere – which...
19 January 2018
A very smart mare
Two totally outstanding harness racing people, Pam and Lindsay Turner from Pukekohe in New Zealand, (I am very fortunate to be able to claim as family friends for more than 13 years) love keeping an eye on all things harness racing in AUS, as Lindsay developed his love of the sport from country Victoria...
19 January 2018
Breakfast of Champions at Melton in lead-up to Hunter Cup
Tabcorp Park Melton will stage the inaugural TAB.com.au Summer of Glory – Del-Re National Breakfast of Champions on Wednesday January 31. Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) is inviting all industry participants to attend the breakfast, which is also proudly supported by Schweppes, with the entertainment...
19 January 2018
Confidence rises that Lazarus Hunter Cup bound
The news is good for fans of champion pacer Lazarus - not so good for his rivals. The Inter Dominion champion has thrilled trainer Mark Purdon with how he has recovered from the hoof problems that threatened to ruin his $1.5 million summer and says he is confident the Del-Re National A. G. Hunter Cup...
19 January 2018
MACHRA visit to Yabby Dam Farms
Going back a few years, the Metropolitan and Country Harness Racing Association (MACHRA) instigated a number of highly successful “stable” tours, taking a coach to various training properties throughout the state which became very popular. MACHRA is now excited to announce a tour to the showplace...
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