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16 December 2019
Hutchinson Toys With Retirement After Caesars Win
Tamborine trainer, Richard Hutchinson, almost pulled the plug on Caesars Astrum 183-race career after her 16th career win at Albion Park on Saturday night. Then he looked at her race stats. “I wanted to win a ‘quali’ with her and as soon as she did that, I thought that would be the...
16 December 2019
The Metrospective podcast relives Saturday night's winners
A huge weekend of the trots comes under the microscope as Blake Redden and Michael Howard canvas the big winners at home and abroad. The All Stars huge night at Auckland in ID19 gets a close inspection and then it's on to Tabcorp Park Melton to review those who saluted on Saturday night.
16 December 2019
Charlton re-opening transferred to Sunday to beat the heat
The big countdown to Charlton’s re-opening will tick over for an extra two days with the club’s meeting moved from Friday to Sunday. Forecast 45-degree heat has seen the long-awaited re-opening rescheduled to a twilight meeting on the Sunday, a move welcomed by club president Joey Thompson.
16 December 2019
Albany Sprint Lane
A pipe dream will be realised for the Albany Harness Racing Club when its new sprint lane is unveiled at its opening meeting of the season this Friday night. The sprint lane, which will be known as “The Trevors Carpets Sprint Lane”, has been in planning for the past two months before works...
16 December 2019
Ladies of Pacing To Be Recognised At New Awards
M E D I A R E L E A S E LADIES OF PACING TO BE RECOGNISED AT NEW AWARDS Nominations are now open for Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) inaugural Ladies of Pacing Awards, which will take place on Thursday 16 January 2020. The awards aim to celebrate the diverse role of women in the...
16 December 2019
2020 Allwood Stud Farm SA Yearling Sale & 2020 `The Allwood'
Due to unfortunate and unforeseen circumstances entries for the 2020 Allwood Stud Farm SA Yearling Sale have been reopened. The sale will be held on Sunday 15th March 2020 at the Magic Millions complex at Morphettville, Adelaide. Vendors that wish to sell their yearlings at the SA sale are reminded that...
16 December 2019
Ride High does it with "eased" as Grand Circuit nears
Top reinsman Greg Sugars believes potential superstar Ride High felt much better when winning at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night, improving on his 4YO & 5YO Championship showing last month. Despite only having a metre to spare on the line, the Clayton Tonkin-trained son of Art Major made light...
15 December 2019
Auckland Inter Dominion - A Triumph for Purdon and Rasmussen
A highly successful Auckland Inter Dominion Carnival concluded at Alexandra Park last Saturday and it was no surprise to see the dominance of the “All Stars” stable throughout the carnival. With five runners to contest the 2700 metre $500,000 IRT Pacers Grand Final, the stage was set for...
14 December 2019
Winter Strikes In Inter Trot Grand Final
It wasn’t pretty but the result was achieved. Champion horseman Mark Purdon secured another major trophy when Winterfell proved successful in the Gr.1 $150,000 HR Fisken & Sons Inter Dominion Trotting Grand Final at Alexandra Park, Auckland tonight defeating Majestic Man and Massive Metro in...
14 December 2019
Sniper Snares Inter Glory
With a simple squeeze of the trigger at the top of the straight, Natalie Rasmussen and Ultimate Sniper raced themselves into the record books. The pair combined for a historic victory in the Gr.1 $500,000 IRT Inter Dominion Pacing Grand Final at Alexandra Park, Auckland tonight defeating Mach Shard and...
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