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18 June 2019
Ratings Based Handicapping System - Update
Harness Racing Australia (HRA) wishes to provide the following update as the Ratings Based Handicapping System (RBHS) implementation date of 1 July 2019 draws nearer. The members of HRA have approved the Australian Handicapping Rules, which are now available for release here. Participants are urged to...
17 June 2019
Inside Word: Emma Stewart on her Alabar Vicbred Super Series 2YO chances
Victoria’s leading trainer presents a bevy of well-bred and to date well-performed prodigies at Bendigo tomorrow night as the Alabar Vicbred Super Series gets under way. Last season, Stewart had 10 runners on opening night for five heat wins from seven races. She finished second in the two heats...
17 June 2019
Assassin strikes by a short half-head to reward this week's biggest bet
It was so close that Dan Mielicki couldn't separate them but one punter was breathing easier after Costly Assassin was declared the winner by a short half-head over No Alabi, having plunged $16,000 on Kerryn Manning's four-year-old. That win headlines the bets of note from the last seven days...
17 June 2019
Another Group One for Trotsynd
Manning, owned by Trotsynd Syndication No 16 and managed by Pacing WA, scored a brilliant victory on Friday night in the Group One $100,000 Pearl Classic at Gloucester Park. The son of Sportswriter, who is named after The West Australian trotting journalist Ernie Manning, settled in on the second half...
17 June 2019
Ryley Major smashes track record
Star pacer Ryley Major obliterated an 11-year-old track record in Hobart on Sunday when he spreadeagled his rivals over 1609 metres. The Rohan Hillier-trained and driven six-year-old (pictured) recorded a scintillating mile rate 0f 1:54.5, carving almost a full second off the record set by Richie Walton...
17 June 2019
Inside Word podcast: Darby McGuigan gives us his thoughts today at Cranbourne
In-form reinsman Darby McGuigan has a drive in every race today at Cranbourne. He caught up with Cody Winnell for the Inside Word podcast where he takes us through the winning chances of all his runners.
17 June 2019
The APG National Mixed Sale - Entries Closing
Australian Pacing Gold would like to remind all breeders, owners and consignors that we have set a closing date for entries of 5pm on Wednesday, 26 June. APG is of the view a successful NATIONAL MIXED SALE to support consignors and investors/breeders looking to strengthen their breeding operation is...
17 June 2019
The Score Up: Professor Tom off to the Len Smith Mile, latest on Soho Tribeca and plenty more
Here we are with the first edition of the new-look the Score-Up column, wrapping up news from the trots at the weekend with an obvious Victorian flavour and throwing out some topics for discussion for this week. Contributions via social media are welcome. Use the hashtag #TheScoreUp on Twitter and tag...
16 June 2019
APG purchase claims Group One
A PAIR of Group Ones and a spell - that's what awaits Australian Pacing Gold purchase Manning. Triumphant in Friday night's Pearl Classic at Gloucester Park, Manning has been aimed at the Westbred Classic by trainer Justin Prentice. The $125,000 feature is scheduled to be conducted at the same...
16 June 2019
Girls better a 27 year old record at Narrogin last Friday
The Narrogin meeting on Friday 14th June set a new Western Australian record for the most number of races won by women drivers at a single meeting. Between them Emily Suvaljko (3), Deni Roberts (2) and Madeleine Young (1) won six of the eight races on Friday night. The previous State Record was the five...
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