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11 August 2022
McMullen siblings to represent Queensland at Australian Drivers' Championship series
The leading metropolitan driver this season and a recently minted Group 1 champion will don the maroon colours and represent the Sunshine State at next month‘s Australian Drivers' Championship series in Adelaide. The reinsman known as “Leader Pete”, Pete McMullen, has been selected...
11 August 2022
WATCH: Go behind the scenes with Victoria's race night vets
Take a close look behind the scenes at a harness racing meeting with exclusive access courtesy of Harness Racing Victoria's vets during a metropolitan meeting. In a special feature for The HRV Hero Show, veterinarian Lesley Hawson provides insights into their race night duties, including swabs and endoscopies,...
11 August 2022
International flavour at festival of harness racing in Wales
Identities from Australia and North America will be attending the annual Vincent Delaney Memorial Irish Festival of Harness Racing at Tir Prince Raceway in North Wales on Saturday and Sunday. The ‘VDM’ is the brainchild of Irish brothers and business partners Derek and James Delaney, who...
11 August 2022
Another milestone for Callaghan
Top young driver Jack Callaghan has had a major year in the sulky that was topped off with yet another milestone on the weekend. The 20-year-old reinsman won on the Michael Doltoff-trained Promiseland at Penrith last Sunday giving him his 400th winner. Callaghan has only been driving for five seasons...
11 August 2022
Jack adds another top mare to his team
The depth of the pool of open class of mares in New South Wales has never been stronger. The inclusion of Group 1 winning mare Jeradas Delight who recently joined the Jack Trainor stable and the return of Bathurst mare Ballerini from a campaign in Queensland has only bolstered the ranks. Jeradas Delight...
11 August 2022
Herbertson on a Roll
A GOOD old-fashioned spray from a fellow driver was the turning point in young Aussie driving sensation James Herbertson’s career. Such sprays are rare in today’s “PC” world and Herbertson was rocked at the time when leading driver Nathan Jack gave him a real “gob-full”...
11 August 2022
Yambukian Emerging from the Shadow
THERE is more than a touch of Mark Waugh about emerging pacer Yambukian. No matter what the four-year-old does, he will forever play second fiddle to his brother. Yambukian’s equivalent of Steve Waugh is Victoria’s champion three-year-old Catch A Wave, who boasts nine wins from just 10 starts...
11 August 2022
Tasmanian drivers announced for 2022 Australian Drivers Championship
Tasracing is delighted to announce that Conor Crook and Rohan Hillier will represent Tasmania at the upcoming Australian Drivers Championship at Adelaide’s Globe Derby Park on Saturday, 17 September. Crook, 26, claimed his first Tasmanian driver's premiership last season with a career-best...
10 August 2022
Vale Garnet Boyd
Long-time Goulburn Valley (Mooroopna) participant Garnet (Garney) Boyd passed away on Monday August 8 aged 81. Garnet was a former trainer, driver and stud master.
10 August 2022
Patience pays off as Chirripo adds to family's success
A love of the family of the 2019 New Zealand Cup winner and millionaire pacer Cruz Bromac drew Blowhard breeder-owner Verna El-Khishin to his close relative Chiquita Bromac a few years ago. A $52,000 buy at the Christchurch yearling sales, the daughter of McArdle raced solely in Victoria, racking up...
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