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21 October 2020
Retirement confirmed for star sprinter Hectorjayjay
The 2017 Blacks A Fake winner Hectorjayjay has been retired from racing after suffering another injury setback. The champion sprinter was most recently under the care of Logan-based trainer Jack Butler, who had been working relentlessly with the gelding to get him back to the track after almost two years...
21 October 2020
Michael lays down the law in Hobart
Westbury trainer Michael Laugher has been enjoying a good run in recent weeks, and that continued in Hobart on Tuesday night where he prepared a double on the eight-race card. Six-year-old gelding Emjays Black Chip was the first of the winners for the Laugher stable when the pacer brought up his third...
21 October 2020
Trots Centre: Richie hopeful his filly's a top Drop
She was an eye-catcher at her last start when breaking her maiden status and Richie Caruana hopes to soon learn whether that sizzling finish was more than a drop in the ocean. The trainer-driver-owner’s three-year-old trotter, Excellent Drop, returns from a spell at Echuca tonight for the Jodale...
20 October 2020
Charlton update: Ryan recovering at Alfred as father thanks industry
Young reinsman Ryan Sanderson is recuperating at The Alfred Hospital after a fall at Charlton trots yesterday. Sanderson, who was dislodged from the sulky shortly after the start of Race 7, is suffering internal bleeding but was cleared of any broken bones.
20 October 2020
Sky Racing to showcase NSW Breeders Challenge finals
SKY Racing’s showcasing of harness racing’s biggest meetings continues at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Saturday night. The stellar NSW Breeders Challenge card will be fully showcased on Sky Racing Active from 6pm Saturday with some of the key content also shared across Sky Racing 1 and 2 on the...
20 October 2020
State Of Play: New frontline shapes for second mares Tiff
Our Princess Tiffany will again have to overcome a back row draw but starts behind a very different front row in the second leg of the Elizabeth Clarke Mares Triple Crown. While four Emma Stewart runners made much of the front running in Saturday’s Benstud Make Mine Cullen, none back-up for Friday...
20 October 2020
NZ Update: Belle says to hell with NZ Cup, zeroes in on mares
The second of pacing’s glamour girls is out of the New Zealand Trotting Cup, raising the very real possibility there may be no mares in the great race this season. Trainer Barry Purdon has pulled multiple Group 1 winner Belle Of Montana out of the $540,000 Cup at Addington three weeks from today...
20 October 2020
Big Bets: Pleasure all mine as punter lands roughie
The Group 1 delight at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night was shared by punters, including those who chased in the maiden Sheza Pleasure, with one bettor turning a $500 invest into a $6000 winfall. It was one of a number of long-range plays to hit and features in the TAB bets of note from the last...
19 October 2020
Butler delivers the mail via Weekend Winners
Catch up on the week’s harness racing action in our weekly review, thanks to Darren Clayton. THE GOOD Chloe Butler had a night to remember at Albion Park on Saturday, recording her first metropolitan double when successful with Handsome Hero and Jeradas Delight. Also appearing on Racing Queensland’s...
19 October 2020
Trots Centre: Secret's out as Grahams build on dynasty
The trots have given Garry Graham and his family so much and the appreciative Bendigo trainer is excited at the prospect of even more. Heza Secret has his third start for Graham in tonight’s Strath Hill Butcher Pace at Lords Raceway, which his training property abuts, and he's optimstic his four-year-old...
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