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23 April 2024
2023 HRA Vancleve Award Winners
CHAMPION trotter Just Believe’s stunning CV just got bigger. The Jess Tubbs-trained global sensation has snared the 2023 Australia Trotter of the Year title. Just Believe was totally dominant last year with 11 starts in Australia netting eight wins, two seconds, a third and $483,300. His wins included...
23 April 2024
2023 Australian Harness Horse of the Year and Lawn Derby Awards
THE buzz time Australian harness racing is enjoying was underlined by champions Leap To Fame and Just Believe fighting-out 2023 Australian Harness Horse of the Year honours. It was Queensland pacing sensation Leap To Fame who prevailed with almost 70 percent of votes ahead of globetrotting square-gaiter...
23 April 2024
Victoria's champs dominate the Australian harness racing awards
The Australian harness racing awards for 2023 have affirmed Victoria’s dominance in both the pacing and trotting ranks. Globetrotting squaregaiter Just Believe confirmed his greatness by taking out the Australian Trotter of the Year title as well as the Aged Horse/Gelding Trotter category.
23 April 2024
SA Trots - Sportsflight hoping to go one better tonight
CONNECTIONS of lightly-raced youngster Sportsflight hope he can break his racing habit at Globe Derby tonight. Given three starts by trainer Mick Darling, Sportsflight has been bridesmaid on each occasion, with the latest in Port Pirie four weeks ago. "He's still learning and is still pretty...
23 April 2024
2023 HRA Broodmare of the Year Awards
The impact of Leap To Fame’s stunning success has flowed onto the Winona Award for Australia’s 2023 Broodmare of the Year. As well as being the dam of Leap To Fame, Winona winner has also produced Blacks A Fake and NZ Cup winner Swayzee. In one of the dominant Winona Award wins, Lettucereason...
23 April 2024
Gloucester Park Bustling With Big Crowds For The Nullarbor
Great weather, great crowds, and an even better line-up of horses, what more could you want for Australia’s richest Group 1, the $1.25million The Nullarbor, with Gloucester Park hosting the feature last Friday on what could only be described as a great spectacle. Regency Foods, managed by harness...
23 April 2024
Lavra Joe Drawn Perfectly In Hopes Of Securing First Group 1
Lavra Joe, who’s now earned in excess of $730,000 is still in search of his first group 1 victory, could this be the week for the WA bred star? “I’m trying not to think about it too much, he’s never won one, I’m hoping he can lead, if he can hold up, they’ll have a...
23 April 2024
Daddywho defies the odds to come back better and stronger
Everyone loves an underdog. Someone who defies the odds and rises to tackle every challenge, head-on. It was during a torrential evening twelve years ago, in the township of Kyneton, 87km NW of Melbourne, a spindly four-hooved Aussie battler was born.
23 April 2024
Pacing for Pink pandemonium – in 'true Mildura style'!
Energetic Mildura horsewoman Kate Attard puts her everything into whatever she sets her sights on – and harness racing’s Pacing for Pink month in May is no exception. “To be honest, we just decided to do it out of the blue – I was talking to Marg (Watson), at Shepparton who organises...
23 April 2024
2024 Retravision Fremantle Cup
The barrier draw for the Friday night’s 2024 Retravision Fremantle Cup was conducted this morning live on TABRadio. The $300,000 Group 1 is the third leg of the HRA Australian Grand Circuit and serves as a re-match between the G1 Nullarbor winner Catch A Wave and runner up WA star Minstrel. The...
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