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22 October 2018
APG purchases dominate more awards
AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold purchase Jilliby Kung Fu has been named Victorian Horse of the Year. Following an interrupted, yet highly-successful, 2017/18 season, Jilliby Kung Fu was bestowed the honour by Harness Racing Victoria last night. Trained by Marg Lee, the five-year-old won five of his eight starts...
22 October 2018
Multiple Group 1 winning 4YO Jilliby Kung Fu Victorian Horse of the Year
Jilliby Kung Fu is the 2017-18 Victorian harness horse of the year after the annual honours were bestowed upon the winners at last night’s Gordon Rothacker Medal event at Crown Palladium. Over 450 people attended the industry’s night of nights, which also featured a lengthy list of honours,...
22 October 2018
Eamon Maguire reaffirms his pre-NZ Cup billing with Flying Stakes win
The confused puzzle that is the New Zealand Trotting Cup still has plenty of missing pieces after Eamon Maguire’s win in the Flying Stakes at Ashburton today. The Harness Jewels winner confirmed what most punters already suspected, that with his manner and speed he is going to be a factor in the...
22 October 2018
Star Kiwi steps out today in vital tune-up ahead of NZ Cup and ID18
Steven Reid finds out today where Star Galleria is really at. While that could be the case for many of his rivals in the Flying Stakes at Ashburton, for Pukekohe trainer Reid and his speed freak pacer it feels like there is more at stake.
21 October 2018
Huge wraps on unbeaten APG purchase
“HE’S as good as any of the three-year-olds in the stable!” That’s the high praise from trainer Emma Stewart when discussing unbeaten Australian Pacing Gold purchase Demon Delight. Especially considering her team includes Group One winners and fellow APG graduates Hurricane Harley...
21 October 2018
Jayden's Ticking Boxes
PHASE one complete, now to prepare for ‘phase two’ of his life plan. At a still ‘wet behind the ears’ 18 years, South Australian reinsman Jayden Brewin continues to show maturity that belies his age. Focused on forging a career as a professional driver Brewin is about to embark...
21 October 2018
APG purchase keeps Esky full
HIS name is a question which is easily answered following Whats In The Esky’s victory at Tabcorp Park Melton last night. Unbeaten from three starts this season, Whats In The Esky made sure there is an abundance of premium refreshments in the iconic Aussie cooler this morning! “We couldn’t...
21 October 2018
Legendary McKay newsreel steals the show
An 84 year-old newsreel featuring harness racing’s latest Legend Bill McKay driving the immortal pacer Walla Walla stole the show at the 10th annual VHRMA Hall of Fame presentation, that for the first time was held in conjunction with HRV’s Gordon Rothacker Medal presentation at Crown Palladium....
21 October 2018
Gordon Rothacker Medal awarded to Dick Lee amid a night of celebration and winners
The trots industry is given an almighty tip of the cap to outstanding participants and contributors in both season 2017-18 and over a lifetime at Harness Racing Victoria's Gordon Rothacker Medal night. It was great to hear from the following winners who were on hand to accept their awards at the Palladium...
21 October 2018
Gordon Rothacker Medal Night: Horse of the Year Awards as they happen
We're celebrating Victoria's premier performers of 2017-18 at the Gordon Rothacker Medal Night at Crown's Palladium in the heart of Melbourne. Follow on below as the awards happen.
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