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22 June 2021
Bill and Anne to farewell Lauriston, but staying in the sport
Bill and Anne Anderson are preparing to wave goodbye to their much-loved Lauriston Bloodstock property, but remain committed to continuing a successful breeding and racing dynasty. The sale of the 250-acre establishment is set to be complete in late September, which will bring an end to the couple’s...
22 June 2021
Champion Bling It On to stand in Queensland
The impressive QBRED bonuses on offer and Bling It On’s outstanding racing record in Brisbane is behind the decision to stand the former star pacer in Queensland for the upcoming breeding season. The six-time Group 1 winner retired in the middle of 2018 with well over $1 million in prize money...
22 June 2021
The Week Ahead: In-form mares to clash in mouth-watering Matriarch
A showdown between brilliant last-start winners Sleepee, Keayang Livana and Illawong Stardust provides a mouth-watering storyline to this Saturday night's IRT Australia Matriarch Trot at Tabcorp Park Melton. Sleepee proved giant-killer when she emerged from a spell to run down Cover Of Darkness and win...
22 June 2021
Plenty left in the King's tank
Top reinsman Luke McCarthy has sent an ominous warning to King Of Swing’s rivals, declaring the star pacer still has many seasons ahead of him at a high level of racing. The six-year-old, a winner of more than $2 million in prizemoney, kick-started his 2021 TAB Queensland Constellations carnival...
22 June 2021
Kiwis plan Queensland assault as Ray's team ready to rise
Some sparkling Saturday trackwork has convinced Auckland trainer Ray Green the Kiwi harness assault on the Queensland winter can kick off with a win today. Superstars like Krug, Copy That and Auckland Cup winner Amazing Dream headline the New Zealand team for the winter carnival, which starts to get...
21 June 2021
A Night for Favourites at Bunbury
With seven races on the card at Bunbury, it was most definitely a night for favourite punters with all seven race favourites making their way to the winners circle on the night. It was the two-year-old fillies that opened the meeting at Donaldson Park, with the Justin Prentice trained Punchbowl getting...
21 June 2021
Hall Snr Not Giving Up On Bull Yet
Trainer Gary Hall Snr is refusing to give up hope of his champion pacer Chicago Bull returning to his best form, despite an underwhelming return to racing over the past month. Chicago Bull finished outside the top four for the first time in his career first-up this campaign, before a further two unplaced...
21 June 2021
Vale John Crowe
The harness racing industry in Victoria is mourning the loss of John Crowe, who passed at the weekend. A flood of tributes on social media for the man affectionately known as ‘Crowey’ speaks to the esteem in which the former Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) sponsorship manager and bookmaker...
21 June 2021
Big Bets: Hopeful play pays as punter tips a Beauty
One punter found a beauty to top off Saturday night's racing at Victorian headquarters, doubling up a $9000 play by finding the winner of the Melton Toyota Trot. Hopeful Beauty recorded a healthy 8.8-metre for the Yabby Dam Farms team and made it an easy ride for the punter, who features among this week's...
21 June 2021
Gordievsky Leis scores first up, and Yole lands six in Hobart
Lightly raced Life Sign gelding Gordievsky Leis picked up where he left off last preparation when he scored in Hobart on Sunday night. The pacer scored in Devonport on 27 November 2020 and wasn’t seen in public until Sunday evening, when he scored a last stride win in the Nutrien Sprint Lane Pace...
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