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26 November 2020
Tasmanian Harness Highlights – Thursday, 26 November
The Summer of Stars isn’t too far away and we got a perfect entree in Hobart on Sunday night where a small but select field did battle in a Free For All event where Ignatius defeated Ryley Major. There is a host of feature races over the upcoming months in Tasmania including the heats and final...
26 November 2020
Southern Cross Heats - SA
REIGNING champion Ona Highway Tohell is set to endure a difficult title defence from the outset. Engaged in the opening Southern Cross heat for three-year-old colts and geldings at Globe Derby on Saturday night, Ona Highway Tohell will clash with the two top challengers. To make matters worse, the pair...
26 November 2020
Media Release - Harness Racing SA AGM
HARNESS RACING SA – AGM _____________________________________ This evening the Board of Harness Racing South Australia will release its annual report including the financial statements for 2019/20. It’s been a strong performance by the team with the major focus on growth. A profit of $76k...
26 November 2020
WA Trotting Media Guild Friday's Thoughts 27 November
You can tell it’s carnival time at Gloucester Park - leading trainer Gary Hall’s horses are firing on all cylinders. The Serpentine-based trainer has a knack of having his stable stars charging at this time of the year and 2020 is no different. It’s a fact underlined by six of the eight...
26 November 2020
American Brave is Ready
Talented pacer American Brave has been a work in progress for champion trainer Gary Hall Snr and the five-year-old is gradually overcoming his tractability problems of pulling hard and overracing. Following four trials in which he was handled with great care by star reinsman Gary Hall Jnr, the New Zealand-bred...
26 November 2020
Trial Points to Carrera Mach
Carrera Mach, a handy New Zealand-bred five-year-old in the stables of Ross Olivieri, will reappear after a 32-week absence when he starts from the outside of the back line in the 2536m Westral Plantation Shutters Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. He showed that he is capable of a bold first-up...
26 November 2020
Minor Concern for Chicago Bull
Superstar pacer Chicago Bull continues answer all challenges with aplomb and he should complete his preparation for the $450,000 TABtouch WA Pacing Cup on Friday week with a convincing victory in the $50,000 RWWA Cup at Gloucester Park on Friday night. He will start from barrier two on the back line...
26 November 2020
Balcatherine Ready for the Challenge
Champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr has overcome the disadvantage of a back line draw in the $125,000 Westral Mares Classic twice, and he has high hopes that Balcatherine will emerge triumphant in the 2536m event at Gloucester Park on Friday night after starting from the outside barrier (No. 3) on the back...
26 November 2020
Gorse Bush was part of the family
Recently one of the greats of Tasmanian harness racing was lost when Gorse Bush passed away during the birth of her 12th foal and to say it was a sad day for all of the Rattray family is an understatement. The story goes back to September 1996 when a Ticket to Heaven – Barrington Lass foal was...
26 November 2020
Nathan Purdon flags Victorian move in start "from scratch"
Young gun trainer Nathan Purdon says he is looking forward to branching out on his own in what could ultimately be a multi state Australian career. The 25-year-old will leave his successful partnership with Chrissie Dalgety in late January to return to Australia, where he has tasted group one success...
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