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THE Hamilton Racing Club is gearing up for the upcoming jumps season with two highweight races set to open a strong day of gallop’s action on Monday.

Admin - February 26, 2022

AN exciting double feature weekend of racing is in the books for the South Coast Drag Racing Association. On Friday evening a strong crowd was gifted three hours of burnout competition as a part of Tyre Frying Friday. The winner when all was said and done was Portlander Braden Phillips, snatching his first Friday night […]

Portland Observer - February 24, 2022

FLYING Mascot, a racehorse with connections to Portland, has narrowly missed out on gaining a place in the All-Star Mile, the world’s richest 1600m race.  The three-week public voting period – used to determine 10 of the 15 starters in the race – closed on Sunday, and when the top 10 was revealed on Wednesday […] - February 19, 2022

THE Southern 500 Speedway was packed with the community around the Speedway Sedans Victoria circuit on Saturday night and when all was said and done, Kye Walters was crowned number one. The track in Heathmere hosted the 2022 SSA Victorian Modified Sedan Titles with 10 qualifying races taking place in the lead up to the […]

Portland Observer - February 17, 2022

IT has been a whirlwind few weeks for local horse trainers, Matt and Louise Cooper, purchasing Bomber’s Kiss on Australia Day with the four-year-old gelding saluting in the last on Naracoorte Cup Day on Sunday.

Adam Hill - February 11, 2022

AVID BMX riders will hit the track this weekend for the Portland BMX Club’s come and try day, after the site was resurfaced last week ahead of the 2022 racing season. After a tumultuous few years for the club due to COVID restrictions, president Roger Middleton is hopeful the upgraded track will give interested riders […]

Portland Observer - February 6, 2022

LINDSEY Smith and Jarrod Fry combined to dominate Friday’s Hamilton thoroughbred meeting with a training and riding treble.

Peter Morganti - January 31, 2022

A RACING syndicate with strong links to Portland is dreaming big, but for that dream to become a reality it needs public support. Ninja Racing, a syndicate of 20 members including ex-Portlanders Anthony Englezos and Glenn Wilson and current Portlander Denis Belden – all former cricket teammates during the 1990s – holds a five per […]

Admin - January 30, 2022

WESTERN Speedway will roar back into action tonight, including round three of the MJS Street Stock Series, the Super Rod Tour, and truck racing will make a return to Hamilton after a lengthy absence.

Admin - January 29, 2022

TOMORROW’S gallops meeting at Hamilton has translated from over 360 nominations into a very strong eight-event program.

Peter Morganti - January 27, 2022