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19 January 2021
NSW: Amanda has another local feature in sight
CHAMPION Bathurst trainer-driver Amanda Turnbull is chasing another feature race win on her home track when she contests the qualifying heats of the Bedwells Feed Barn Star Trek on Wednesday night. Since returning to New South Wales, Turnbull has clocked up plenty of kilometres as she has enjoyed the...
19 January 2021
TrotStars: Enter your Week 1 Summer of Glory team now
Do you dare take on Lochinvar Art in TrotStars? The Shepparton superstar looms as the vital cog in the first week of the TAB Summer of Glory, which centres around Saturday night's PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup. The popular trots fantasy game returns for the three-week Victorian harness racing carnival,...
19 January 2021
Victorian Point of Consumption Tax Review
The Victorian Racing Industry (VRI), comprising Racing Victoria (RV), Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) and Harness Racing Victoria (HRV), has welcomed the Victorian Government’s decision to increase the Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) pass-through to the VRI in connection with an impending increase...
19 January 2021
Opportunity knocks at APTS sale
The race to find the next Group 1 star is less than three weeks away with the 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale slated for Sunday, February 7, at Oaklands Junction. With sale graduates winning five of the six Vicbred Super Series in December, the APTS sale continues its proud tradition as a first...
19 January 2021
NSW: New partnership in town
HUSBAND and wife duo Dean and Kerry McDowell will have their first starters today under their new official training partnership. The McDowells have three starters engaged at Tabcorp Park Menangle to kick start their new season and those are New York Rain (Race 4), Bettors Pocket (Race 6) and Volando...
18 January 2021
Ballarat Cup: Lochinvar Art draws 6 for TAB Summer of Glory opener
It is far from a surprise, but Lochinvar Art will start a commanding favourite for Saturday night’s Group 1 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup. The five-year-old Chariots of Fire, Victoria Cup and Vicbred Super Series champion drew gate six tonight for the $110,000 TAB Summer of Glory, Grand Circuit...
18 January 2021
NSW: Trainor making his mark
HE may only have a small team in work, but former New Zealand reinsman Jack Trainor is really making his mark in the Sydney training ranks in recent months. After a long stretch working with leading trotting mentor Blake Fitzpatrick, Trainor decided to go it alone last year and has set up alongside another...
18 January 2021
Ballarat Cup: Watch the Barrier Draw live
Saturday's PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup looms as a classic and tonight's all-important barrier draw will shape the great race. Watch live as the gates are decided, hearing from some of the key players and leading form analysts as they dissect whether any horse can top the Shepparton superstar Lochinvar...
18 January 2021
Ballarat Cup: Local six to attempt to top the work of Art
Six locally-trained horses will look to halt the Lochinvar Art juggernaut in Saturday night’s $110,000 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup, which will be drawn live on Harness Racing Victoria's Facebook page from 6.45pm tonight. Cardigan-based Emma Stewart has accepted for the race with four of her stars...
18 January 2021
Big Bets: Five-figure double as heavily-backed shorties salute
It was a great weekend for David Moran and those who followed him in, with two big plunges on his Shepparton stand-outs - Patsbeachstorm and Lochinvar Art - both turning big bets at modest odds into decent profits. Here are the TAB bets of note from the last seven days of harness racing in Victoria.
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