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18 May 2022
Lovely Vic Frost/Westburn Grant yarn
MORE than 30 years after legendary harness trainer Vic Frost won the Inter Dominion final with Westburn Grant he is chasing more Group 1 glory. And the connection with Westburn Grant runs deeper with Frost’s latest stable star, Scotch En Ice, being a grandson of the three-time Australian Horse...
18 May 2022
Thorn Weighing Up Options
The last time Sydney horseman David Thorn campaigned in Queensland, it was with Expensive Ego. They combined for a Gr.1 double when snaring the QBRED Triad 2yo Final plus the Albion Park Gold Final back in the winter of 2019. Plenty has changed since then. Thorn’s current stable star is outstanding...
18 May 2022
All About the Flights
“If we can fly, we’ll be there.” Those were the words from Harkness (near Melton) trainer Joe Pace in relation to the possibility of being in Brisbane for the TAB Constellations. The winter carnival runs from June 17 through to July 23 with 11 Gr.1 features programmed while there is...
18 May 2022
Power in numbers in $100,000 Regional Championships
Champion trainer Steve Turnbull has qualified four runners for the Group 1 TAB Western Region Championships final being run at Bathurst tonight. Harness Racing New South Wales launched the initiative three years ago and Turnbull will be hoping that the power of numbers will play in his favour and deliver...
17 May 2022
WATCH: Dickie determined to make Aussie venture a winner
Josh Dickie is well known in Australian harness racing circles for his successful hit-and-run missions with Kiwi horses during years gone by. And while he boasts just 15 Aussie driving wins, amazingly five of those are at Group 1 level. The New Zealand native partnered Speeding Spur to a memorable Great...
17 May 2022
Miller takes out Cavalor Equicare Claiming Novice Drivers Series
Bronte Miller added another Tasmanian junior drivers series to her resume after securing the Cavalor Equicare Claiming Novice Drivers Series in Launceston on Sunday night. Miller scored in heat three of the four-race series to secure maximum points on the Brent Parish-prepared Boston Busker. The five-year-old...
17 May 2022
Champion trainer Dixon eyes rare TAB Trot Rods starter
Champion Queensland trainer Grant Dixon will have a throw at the stumps with Flo Ryda in Wednesday evening’s Trot Rods heats as he aims to straighten up his indifferent form. The leading Tamborine-based stable have not been regulars in the Trot Rods heats in recent years but Dixon, who trains and...
17 May 2022
North American Grand Circuit now off and racing
The multi-million dollar Grand Circuit season in North America is now in full swing. Last weekend the two leading New Jersey tracks, The Meadowlands and Freehold Raceway, and the New York’s Yonkers Raceway played host to a swag of Grand Circuit races.
17 May 2022
Triple trial winner back and ready for Queensland raid
Seven-year-old journeyman Triple Eight will warm up for his first foray into Queensland with a first-up assignment at Tabcorp Park on Saturday night. The Jess Tubbs-trained New Zealand native last raced in March when third in the Group 1 Ainsworth Free For All at Menangle and has returned from a break...
17 May 2022
Craven Chasing the Sun
Could Bettor Isolate be the ‘smokey’ for the Rising Sun? The Gr.1 $305,000 AQWA Constructions Rising Sun at Albion Park is scheduled for July 9, the opening night of the TAB Constellations. Two invites have already been issued with Victorian stars Better Eclipse and Ladies In Red accepting...
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