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24 September 2020
WA Trotting Media Guild Friday's Thoughts 24 September
The WA Trotting Media Guild Cup (2536m) and the Group 3 The Warwick Pace (2130m) headline a stellar 11-event card at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Shockwave, after drawing the pole, seems to have a mortgage on the cup but the Warwick Pace is an open affair, despite the presence of Victorian three-year-old...
24 September 2020
Voak Notches Double Century
After notching in excess of one hundred winners a season for the past eight seasons, Chris Voak chalked up his 200th victory for the 2019-20 season when he set the pace with the Ross Olivieri-trained gelding Diamond Life and scored a two-length victory over Change Of Address in a 2536m event at Gloucester...
24 September 2020
Warwick Picks Give Us A Wave
Star reinsman Ryan Warwick should send punters home on a winning note at Gloucester Park on Friday night by guiding polemarker Give Us A Wave to an all-the-way victory in the eleventh event, the 2130m Off The Track–More Than Just A Racehorse Pace. He had the choice of the four two-year-olds trained...
24 September 2020
Trial Points to Liam Neil
Handy WA-bred five-year-old Liam Neil was sold a few months ago and looks hard to beat at his first start for champion trainer Gary Hall Snr when he starts from the No. 3 barrier in the opening event, the Friendly Eric Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Liam Neil has impressed in two...
24 September 2020
Shockwave is "Top-Notch"
Baskerville trainer Ryan Bell is in awe of Shockwave’s remarkable recuperative powers and is bubbling with confidence that the star four-year-old will defy all challenges and win the Media Guild Cup at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Shockwave has taken no harm from his torrid run when he overraced...
24 September 2020
Destreos retired
One of Australia’s harness racing legends Destreos has officially been retired. Destreos has ended his career as a 16-year-old having started 486 times for what is clearly an Australasian record. Destreos (Astreos-Melvin’s Speed) spent most of his racing life in Queensland where he became...
24 September 2020
Vale Philip Nott
With her right arm extended in a victory salute, Michelle Phillips looked to the heavens as she crossed the line aboard the Tim Bolitho-trained pacer The Big End Oftown at Stawell yesterday. The winner was raced by prominent harness racing breeder, owner and club official Philip Nott who died the previous...
24 September 2020
First win rise prompts Ultimate Machete move to Alabar Australia
Alabar and Nevele R Stud are excited to announce that Ultimate Machete will be relocating to Alabar Australia for the 2020/21 season. The recently announced changes to the Vicbred First Win Bonus are a major reason for the move. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL RELEASE IN THE BARN
24 September 2020
The Box Seat: Guerin and O'Connor return to talk trans-Tasman racing
Greg O'Connor and thetrots.com.au's Michael Guerin get stuck into a jam-packed season on both sides of the Tasman in The Box Seat, which can be enjoyed Thursdays on thetrots.com.au. The dynamic duo reflect on the past few months and look forward to some great feature racing.
24 September 2020
Tasmanian Harness Highlights – Thursday, 24 September
Records were broken in Launceston on Sunday night when Call Me Hector dictated affairs to score in 1m 54.4s in the Impress Print Free For All. While another runner in the race recorded the fastest individual last half mile recorded since December 2015, read on to find out who. This week harness racing...
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