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23 January 2019
2019 WA Racing Industry Hall Of Fame Number 6 - Andy Sheahan
Regarded as one of the truly great trainers and drivers of his time, Andy Sheahan won three Perth Driver’s Premierships and two Perth Trainer’s Premierships and was placed in both premierships a further five times and also finished third on the 1925 Melbourne Drivers Premiership. Andy Sheahan...
22 January 2019
Stars Collide In Melbourne Trotting Feature
This is it….this is what we’ve been waiting for! The two best trotters from either side of the ditch are coming head to head for the first time this season. Tornado Valley vs Marcoola. And the battle ground is TABCORP Park, Melton this Saturday night. Its leg three of the 2018/19 Australian...
22 January 2019
APG Brisbane sale among 'strongest' in history
By Duane Ranger APG Sales manager, David Boydell, believes the quality of maternal families will make this Sunday’s (January 27) APG Yearling Sale at Albion Park as good, if not better than last year’s successful one-day event. Victoria-based Boydell said the Sale might be small in numbers...
22 January 2019
Always Mysterious sets the scene on Oberon Night
THE Bathurst Harness Racing Club plays host each year to the Oberon Community by conducting a harness racing meeting which promotes everything that the small community has to offer. On Friday night, on a hot balmy night, a good crowd, many of whom made the 50 kilometre trip from Oberon into Bathurst...
22 January 2019
Hall of Fame breeder casts eye over APG Brisbane Sale
For 36 years Queensland Harness Racing Hall-of-Famers, Noel and Christine Denning, have thought nothing of getting up every day at 4am to tend to their standardbreds at Burwood Stud. The Pittsworth couple, who were inducted into the Hall-of-Fame in 2015, quietly go about their business just waiting for...
22 January 2019
Rickie Alchin hoping to transform lessons learned into Star showing
The what-ifs can long keep a trots participant up at night but Rickie Alchin may have his answered in a brisk shot at redemption. The trainer-driver of Tough Monarch told Gait Speed today he went off script and paid a price in December’s TAB Inter Dominion Trotting Championship, but gets a chance...
21 January 2019
Justin Prentice's WA Cup win starts a search of the record books
When the Justin Prentice trained Rocknroll Lincoln took out the $450,000 Group One TABtouch WA Pacing Cup on Friday night at Gloucester Park some were asking the question – Is Justin the youngest ever trainer of a WA Pacing Cup winner? The definitive answer is no and while Justin as a 30yo is in...
21 January 2019
Book Ends From Burwood
The Denning family from Pittsworth on Queensland’s Darling Downs have been breeding and rearing quality horses for a number of years ....... 37 in fact. Next weekend they will present a tip top draft of 14 yearlings at APG’s first Yearling Sale for the year at Albion Park. Many of these yearlings...
21 January 2019
Barrier draws for four Group 1s to be live streamed on HRV Facebook
The barrier draws for this Saturday night’s four Group 1 feature races at Tabcorp Park Melton will be live streamed at Harness Racing Victoria’s Facebook page tomorrow from 10am. Join GoodForm’s Jason Bonnington as the draws are conducted for the $250,000 Woodlands Great Southern Star,...
20 January 2019
Naracoorte star claims Wedderburn Cup win
It’s a seven-hour round trip from Naracoorte to Wedderburn, but as popular horseman Greg Scholefield told us almost three years ago, “I enjoy getting around to different places”.
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