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HARNESS racing had its day in the spotlight in Hamilton on Sunday with the Trotters Cup and Pacing Cup contested.

Adam Hill - January 19, 2021

CAPE Bridgewater’s picturesque shoreline and waters will be packed with surf boat rowing teams tomorrow with the arrival of the 2021 Victorian Surf Rowers League’s State Championships. The Portland Surf Life Saving Club hosted the event for the first time in January of last year and tomorrow, more than 35 teams from 15 different clubs […]

Samuel Ord - January 14, 2021

CHRISTMAS came early for Jon O’Connor and Emily Hinch at a race meeting in Horsham on December 23 with the pair of local horse trainers producing one winner apiece. Last Wednesday, Horsham hosted a meeting featuring 10 harness races. The third race of the day was a 2200 metre event featuring nine runners and when […]

Samuel Ord - December 30, 2020

FIVE years after beginning her riding career at Penshurst, Melissa Julius claimed the once-a-year meeting’s feature race with a great tactical ride on Sophie’s Revenge on Saturday.

Peter Morganti - December 28, 2020

DURABLE gelding, Tough Vic, looks the horse to beat in the Penshurst Cup on Saturday.

Peter Morganti - December 24, 2020

SPEEDWAY is not for the faint-hearted, but one up-and-coming junior sedan driver is just starting his racing career.

Adam Hill - December 23, 2020

THE Penshurst Racing Club is preparing for a sight which has been missed for the majority of 2020 with the Penshurst Cup set to be the only cup in the region to be contested in front of crowds.

Adam Hill - December 11, 2020

TODAY’S Party with the Ponies race meeting will be without the people that have helped make the day a huge success in recent years. - December 1, 2020

HAMILTON galloper, Tan Check, made a one act affair of the 2020 William Thomson Dunkeld Cup, saluting easily by five lengths on Saturday. Trained by James Bull, the lightly raced six-year-old gelding romped to the front well before the home turn before giving jockey, Dean Holland, an armchair ride to the winning post. It was […]

Adam Hill - November 17, 2020

THE Dunkeld Cup day, an iconic racing meeting, set beneath the beautiful Grampians mountain range with an ability to attract modern-day race crowds in excess of 10,000, is a day circled on the racing and social calendar by many across Victoria and abroad.

Adam Hill - November 14, 2020