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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Nathans Courage set for two wins in a week

By Ken Casellas Nathan and Tommy Berry. Nathans Courage, a typically small son of former champion pacer Courage Under Fire, looks set to give punters a flying start to the meeting at Gloucester Park tonight by winning the opening event, the 2130m Taylor Sulky Repairs Pace. The two-year-old, prepared at Pinjarra by Michael Brennan, made an auspicious debut when he set ...

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Leading Ladies Bid For Redcliffe Cup Success

By Chris Barsby Cups Target; Star mare Forever Gold tackles the $50,000 Redcliffe Cup on Saturday night with Natalie Rasmussen booked to drive again. Photo by Dan Costello (The Racing Wrap). The booking of Natalie Rasmussen this weekend could have long term repercussions. The champion horsewoman will head back to her home state of Queensland this Saturday to drive star mare ...

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Three more sprint lanes to be introduced in NSW

HRNSW has confirmed sprint lanes will be introduced at three more tracks across the state.  The new tracks at Wagga and Tamworth will have sprint lanes while HRNSW CEO John Dumesny has announced an ongoing discussion will continue with the Goulburn Club about a sprint lane being introduced at its track. “The Board of HRNSW confirmed at its most recent ...

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Twelve horse fields for NSW

In accordance with the Strategic Plan, HRNSW is endeavouring to increase the field sizes for all races run across the state.  From September 1 the longer circuits in NSW will see field sizes increased from ten to twelve runners.  HRNSW CEO John Dumesny confirmed the decision had been made to increase wagering turnover which will see the industry receive more ...

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Menangle Mail

Saturday night racing at Tabcorp Park Menangle is highlighted by the Gr. 3 Rydges Campbelttown Pace, the sixth event on the card.  TAB has added some interest into this week’s BIG 6 with a $2,500 jackpot.  The BIG 6 operates on races 3 to 8 with the first leg getting underway at 6:24pm. Amanda Rando’s best bet appears in the ...

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NSWSOA – Owners Bonus Series

The New South Wales Standardbred Owners Association (NSWSOA) wish to advise that the following venues and race dates will formulate the Owners Bonus Series in 2015. The Series will be held as follows: Bathurst  9th September 2015 Wagga 18th September 2015 Parkes 20th September 2015 Menangle 22nd September 2015 Newcastle 10th October 2015 Young 16th October 2015 Penrith 22nd October ...

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It’s time

After the dilemma that has evolved in the last 12 hours in South Australian Harness Racing one thing is for sure both parties need to come to the negotiation table and quickly. Harness racing is at the crossroads and it can’t survive outside of headquarters Globe Derby Park. HRSA needs Globe Derby and SAHRC needs Harness Racing to be conducted ...

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