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21 September 2020
Starcus streaking to a solid broodmare record
The recent Tabcorp Park Melton victory of 3YO Andover Hall filly, Naked Ambition, further stakes the claim of NZ-bred mare Starcus as the start of an exciting new squaregait breeding dynasty. Naked Ambition, bred by Gerard Moloney, is one of the ten progeny from Starcus (SJ’s Photo), seven of which...
21 September 2020
Million-dollar pacer ready to Cruz into Vic Cup tilt
Cruz Bromac’s path to the Pryde’s EasiFeed Victoria Cup and New Zealand Trotting Cup should become clear within the next 24 hours. Trainer Amanda Grieve will consider Saturday’s Minuteman Free For All field and then decide whether the brilliant, versatile eight-year-old pacer targets...
21 September 2020
Colt Thirty One is back and firing
Catch up on the weekend’s harness racing action in our weekly review, thanks to Darren Clayton. THE GOOD 2019 Queensland Horse of the Year, Colt Thirty One, has returned from a brief spell in fine fettle to press his credentials for successive titles. In two runs back this preparation, the Grant...
21 September 2020
Trots Review: Record falls as talent Delight's at Bendigo
A breathtaking season of two and three-year-old racing is fast approaching with Victoria’s next big things emerging, including a stunning, track record breaking run by Beyond Delight at Bendigo on Saturday. Emma Stewart’s two-year-old colt stripped seven-tenths off Sicario’s middle-distance...
21 September 2020
State Of Play: Ride High-Lochinvar Art clash looms in Minuteman
Tabcorp Park Melton is about to kick off three extraordinary Saturday nights of open class pacing with superstars of the season Ride High and Lochinvar Art set to collide. Both are among nominations for the $30,000 Minuteman Free For All, which will headline Saturday night’s racing at Melton, the...
21 September 2020
Gloucester Park Review 18th September 2020
Chicago Bull excites Hall “That was probably his best run since he was injured almost two years ago,” said jubilant reinsman Gary Hall jnr after driving the rising eight-year-old champion Chicago Bull to a runaway victory in the $50,000 Navy Cup at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Chicago...
21 September 2020
Hector the Tassie track record collector
Tasmanian record holder Call Me Hector on Sunday night added the Launceston track record to his resume when he led all the way to score in the Impress Print Free For All. Call Me Hector stopped the clock in 1m 59.37s which represented a mile rate of 1m 54.34s for the 1680-metre trip to claim the record,...
21 September 2020
COVID19 Update - NSW Regionalisation Strategy Removed
HRNSW today addressed the regional racing strategy which will be removed for ALL harness meetings scheduled for Friday 25 September 2020 and beyond. Established HRNSW COVID-19 Protocols will be retained at all tracks until such time as rescinded by NSW Health Orders. HRNSW will continue to monitor health...
19 September 2020
Trots Review: Here comes the Hurricane as Vic Cup date looms
A third hat has been well and truly thrown into the ring for the Pryde’s EasiFeed Victoria Cup, with Hurricane Harley crushing Bendigo’s middle-distance track record in winning the Vincent @ Alabar Farms Pace. The Emma Stewart trained and Amanda Turnbull driven Group 1 winner stopped the...
19 September 2020
Trots Review: Bernie's run caps at 10 as Egodan plan pays
A clever change in tactics from the connections of Egodan brought about the end of Bernie Winkle's stranglehold on Mildura racing on Friday night. Egodan had been run down by Geoff Lucas' rejuvenated charge in all four of his starts this campaign - finishing a narrow second in three of them - but stalked...
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