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22 October 2018
APG purchases dominate more awards
AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold purchase Jilliby Kung Fu has been named Victorian Horse of the Year. Following an interrupted, yet highly-successful, 2017/18 season, Jilliby Kung Fu was bestowed the honour by Harness Racing Victoria last night. Trained by Marg Lee, the five-year-old won five of his eight starts...
22 October 2018
Star Kiwi steps out today in vital tune-up ahead of NZ Cup and ID18
Steven Reid finds out today where Star Galleria is really at. While that could be the case for many of his rivals in the Flying Stakes at Ashburton, for Pukekohe trainer Reid and his speed freak pacer it feels like there is more at stake.
21 October 2018
Huge wraps on unbeaten APG purchase
“HE’S as good as any of the three-year-olds in the stable!” That’s the high praise from trainer Emma Stewart when discussing unbeaten Australian Pacing Gold purchase Demon Delight. Especially considering her team includes Group One winners and fellow APG graduates Hurricane Harley...
21 October 2018
Jayden's Ticking Boxes
PHASE one complete, now to prepare for ‘phase two’ of his life plan. At a still ‘wet behind the ears’ 18 years, South Australian reinsman Jayden Brewin continues to show maturity that belies his age. Focused on forging a career as a professional driver Brewin is about to embark...
21 October 2018
APG purchase keeps Esky full
HIS name is a question which is easily answered following Whats In The Esky’s victory at Tabcorp Park Melton last night. Unbeaten from three starts this season, Whats In The Esky made sure there is an abundance of premium refreshments in the iconic Aussie cooler this morning! “We couldn’t...
21 October 2018
Legendary McKay newsreel steals the show
An 84 year-old newsreel featuring harness racing’s latest Legend Bill McKay driving the immortal pacer Walla Walla stole the show at the 10th annual VHRMA Hall of Fame presentation, that for the first time was held in conjunction with HRV’s Gordon Rothacker Medal presentation at Crown Palladium....
21 October 2018
Gordon Rothacker Medal awarded to Dick Lee amid a night of celebration and winners
The trots industry is given an almighty tip of the cap to outstanding participants and contributors in both season 2017-18 and over a lifetime at Harness Racing Victoria's Gordon Rothacker Medal night. It was great to hear from the following winners who were on hand to accept their awards at the Palladium...
21 October 2018
Gordon Rothacker Medal Night: Horse of the Year Awards as they happen
We're celebrating Victoria's premier performers of 2017-18 at the Gordon Rothacker Medal Night at Crown's Palladium in the heart of Melbourne. Follow on below as the awards happen.
20 October 2018
The King and 'the Birchip Bull' back in town with Swan Hill cups
Menin Gate and King Denny have turned back the clock to record stunning victories in Friday night’s Swan Hill pacing and trotting cups. Form and injuries have meant it has been a long time since either of the pair graced the winner’s circle, but the duo set up tantalising tilts at this year’s...
19 October 2018
Changes to 2yo & 3yo Feature Racing Calendar
Media Release HRSA – CHANGES TO 2YO and 3YO FEATURE RACING CALENDAR HRSA has completed a review of the 2YO and 3YO feature racing calendar and advise that the dates for these feature races in 2019 have been bought forward to better provide for the industry and its needs. In making these changes...
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