SA Trots - Media Release - 2022 Australian Drivers Championship

05 August 2022 | HRSA Media Room
Logo

Some of Australia’s Best Announced to Compete in the 2022 Australian Drivers Championship

Harness Racing SA is excited to announce each state’s representatives for the 2022 Australian Drivers Championship at Globe Derby on September 17. Please read on below:

SA

Danielle Hill

Wayne Hill

TAS

Conor Crook

Rohan Hillier

VIC

James Herbertson

Kate Gath

NSW

Cameron Hart

Grace Panella

QLD

Pete McMullen

Narissa McMullen

WA

Gary Hall Jnr

Emily Suvaljko

Drivers will compete across 8 races. Each Championship race will be worth $10,000 and are ratings exempt.

Sky Channel’s Brittany Graham will be on course to provide pre-race interviews and late mail.

This year’s Championship will be the first since a Covid enforced hiatus back in 2019, which was won by Sandgroper Gary Hall Jnr, who in the same year was inducted to the WA Hall of Fame at just 36 years of age. The most recent South Australian winner was Wayne Hill in 2016, who will represent his state this year alongside his sibling Danielle.

There will be additional non-Championship races scheduled for the meeting, with an earlier than usual start time to accommodate the extended program and maximise the premium coverage on Sky 1.

Stay tuned for more details and news.

Dean Elliott
CEO

 

 

Related News

4 October 2022
Gloucester Park Review 30 September 2022
Girl power reigns supreme The deft skills of Western Australia’s small but richly talented group of female drivers were on full display at Gloucester Park on Friday night when they set a significant record of landing seven winners on a program. It was indeed a historic record-breaking occasion...
4 October 2022
Bonnington: The trots greatest night has Group 1 talent to burn
EVERYTHING about the freakish four-time Group 1 meeting at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night is utterly amazing. First, there’s the extraordinary depth of quality events. From a one-brand perspective, the Inter Dominion has more cache than the Pryde's EasiFeed Victoria Cup and no carnival...
4 October 2022
Victoria Cup: Take a trip down memory lane
Victoria’s second biggest pacing race of the season – the $300,000 Group 1 Victoria Cup - will be the focus of all attention on Saturday, October 8 at Tabcorp Park Melton when a stellar field once again contests the big feature over 2240 metres. First held for a stake of $30,000 at the Melbourne...
4 October 2022
Morris making his mark on Menangle
Fresh from a Menangle treble reinsman Robert Morris is ready to strike again at that venue today. The 31-year-old won the Group 2 Tony and Jill McGrath Trotters Cup with recent New Zealand import Phoebe Onyx last Saturday night that was boosted with wins on Port Au Prince and Little Bliss too. Morris...
4 October 2022
Trotting all the way for Morris
YOUNG or old, it seems most reinsman in harness racing love to handle the square-gaiters. And with three out of 10 races for the trotters at Tabcorp Park Menangle today, it seems they have never been more popular on the Sydney scene. Some of our more successful stables, like Blake Fitzpatrick, KerryAnn...
Click for more