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18 August 2018
Australian Pacing Gold graduate strikes first
IT DIDN’T take an Australian Pacing Gold graduate long to make its way into the winners’ circle during tonight’s Breeders’ Crown semi-finals. In fact, a filly purchased at the 2016 Sydney Sale captured the opening event on the card. Prepared by premier horsewoman Emma Stewart...
17 August 2018
Hilltopsomewhere hoping for a win in the Mermaid
CONNECTIONS of talented filly Hilltopsomewhere hope to gain a ‘consolation’ win at Globe Derby tomorrow night. Engaged in the Mermaid Stake, Hilltopsomewhere heads into the feature fresh from her gallant second in the Southern Cross Final at the same venue three weeks ago. The Peter Bain-trained...
17 August 2018
Amy's making her mark
THIS time last year Amy Rees, newly moved from the Gold Coast, was experiencing her first Bathurst winter, and doing it pretty tough. In fact, when her own horse Wee Jimmy was successful there last July, she enlisted her partner John O’Shea as his driver so she could stay warm by watching the race...
17 August 2018
Ignatius - Ascension to the Crown 2018
Tasmania's champion three-year-old pacer Ignatius has arrived in Victoria in preparation for his bid for Breeders Crown glory. The James Rattray-trained and driven superstar will take his place in the $20,000 second Semi-Final of the Three-Year-Old Colts and Geldings Division of the IRT Breeders...
17 August 2018
Grand Circuit Podcast - TAB Breeders Crown Semi-Finals
In several ways it's Christmas Eve, the night before what many say is the most exciting race night of the year – the TAB Breeders Crown Semi-Finals at Bendigo. And what better way to fire up for a huge punting program of action by listening to the insights of our Good Form experts Jason Bonnington...
17 August 2018
Crown trotter Ready for the Race to Royalty
Always Ready rewrote Maryborough's record books with a blistering run in the final Breeders Crown heat, setting the stage for a ripping finals night at Tabcorp Park Melton. Thursday's heats at Maryborough narrowed the Breeders Crown contenders for the prized finals on August 25, with $90,000 up for grabs...
17 August 2018
Great Things could finally Happen for Gavin Smith
Gavin Smith is hoping his patience pays off at On days like that Great Things Happen looks the equal of any trotter in Australasia outside of Monbet but when he resumes as a seven-year-old at Addington tonight it will be just his 32nd start. Which is not what Smith has wanted.
16 August 2018
Bubbles and Cheese for a Classic combination
A TOUGH draw and a change of conditions have made life difficult for Bubbles And Cheese at Globe Derby on Saturday night. With a lack of nominations for the Lord and Ladyship Stakes, Harness Racing SA combined the features to create the Two-Year-Old Classic. As such, Bubbles And Cheese has gone from...
16 August 2018
Media Release from Chief Executive Officer
Media Release 2018/19 UBet Country Cups Series Harness Racing South Australia has announced that the format for the 2018/19 Country Cups series has been amended whereby in the coming season all races will be programmed as standing start, discretionary handicap events for horses assessed at C5 and faster....
16 August 2018
Vale Ray Donnell
Former Gloucester Park track curator Ray Donnell passed away on Tuesday in the WA country town of Narrogin. Mr Donnell started work at Gloucester Park in May 1988 and during his time with the WA Trotting Association he prepared the track surface for three Inter Dominion Championships in 1989, 1996 and...
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