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28 September 2021
Bunbury Dominated By Female Force
Jocelyn Young out-did herself on Friday night, with the 28-year-old reinswoman notching up four winners on the card at Bunbury from her full book of drives. Young has previously driven a quartet on the card, with Friday nights efforts bringing up her second milestone night in racing. Two of the four...
28 September 2021
10-Year-Old Maiden Mile High Blues Salutes At Last
It takes plenty of patience and perseverance to win a maiden with a 10-year-old, and that’s just what it was on Sunday at Kellerberrin with Mile High Blues breaking her maiden status in the last on the card in 2:06:3 over the 2130m. With just five horses lined up in race seven, Hayden Reeves was...
28 September 2021
Ride High return in limbo as stud duties get underway
It is touch and go whether superstar pacer Ride High will make it back to the races. While trainers Clayton Tonkin and Emma Stewart were confident of a successful comeback a month ago, the challenges of mixing stud duties with serious training are proving difficult. Tonkin said the next six weeks will...
28 September 2021
The Week Ahead: Aiken chases fourth Smoken Up with trio of stars
Max Delight has opened favourite for Saturday night’s TAB Smoken Up Sprint as trainer David Aiken chases a fourth win in the race. Aiken’s charge has drawn barrier six for the $50,000 Group 2 feature, which headlines a stunning night of racing at Bendigo at the weekend. The card includes...
28 September 2021
Bonnington: This Amazing mare is a genuine modern day great
Occasionally, for marginal and sometimes miserly reasons, champion humans and champion horses are forced to forge harder than others for recognition and acknowledgement. Amazing Dream is one such example. On Friday night, Nathan Purdon’s prodigious mare sat three-wide for the final lap and simply...
28 September 2021
Loyola Trios chasing another win at transferred Hobart meet
Hobby trainer-driver Kyle Pratten will be hoping six-year-old gelding Loyola Trios can notch up another win when he lines up in the last of seven races in Hobart on Tuesday night. Loyola Trios has caught the eye on the replays and Tasracing’s calculated sectionals in many runs since arriving in...
28 September 2021
Gloucester Park Review Friday 24th September 2021
Rockaball triumphs over adversity Oakford trainer Caris Hamilton-Smith achieved her biggest success in harness racing when rank outsider Rockaball stormed home from the rear to win the Fly Like An Eagle group 3 Warwick Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The victory at tote odds of $112.60 gave...
28 September 2021
Grimson's team grows
Menangle Park Training Centre conditioner Jason Grimson continues to grow his team and has two horses debuting for his stable today. Former Victorian two-year-old Zeus Dan will be the first of Grimson’s newcomers to step out at Menangle today in race five. Formerly trained by Nathan Purdon, the...
28 September 2021
Racing at 'Headquarters' open to all
WINNING a race at ‘Headquarters’, Tabcorp Park Menangle, is something every harness racing trainer in this state aspires to. And while trainers have been confined to competing in their respective regions during the COVID pandemic, things will change from Saturday night’s Menangle meeting....
27 September 2021
Blame It On Me too good in mares feature
A trip to Victoria is on the cards for Blame It On Me following her win in the Group 2 Collins Homes Granny Smith Final in Devonport on Sunday night. The Big Jim mare was going into the race third-up from a break and was sent out the $1.20 favourite after coming up with the pole draw. But the race didn’t...
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