Templates by BIGtheme NET
Latest News

Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Hidden Gem

Yirribee Pacing Stud‘s resident stallion, Million Dollar Cam just keeps siring winner after winner. Over the weekend Million Dollar Cam sired four outstanding winners beginning on Friday in Mildura, with five-year-old son Riley James. Riley James recorded his thirteenth win, despite being third to last at the bell and three wide, outstaying his rivals to win by six point eight ...

Read More »

The New Kid

The new kid on the stud seen alphastud.com.au is reporting very strong interest in their World Class stallions and this has created some real issues for the company that is passionate about offering breeders leading value stallions.   Badlands Hanover, the world record, super-fast grand sire of Wiggle It Jiggle It $3,268,907 is all but sold out. These are the ...

Read More »

A Progressive Stud

Goodtime Lodge is a progressive stud based near Colac in Victoria, proprietors  Ian and Judi Slater are always looking for new stallions and ways to promote the breeding industry. This season they have acquired Major In Art. Major In Art, a former USA two-year-old of the year, has just had probably his best season siring 72 individual winners last season ...

Read More »

Family of Stars

When you’re looking for a stallion for your mare this season look no further than Follow The Stars.   The champion juvenile who made was crown Champion two-year-old of his year  on both sides of the Tasman is now standing his second season at stud at Bob Fowlers Allwood Stud in Western Australia.   Follow The Stars is a son ...

Read More »

Obituary – Gil Shirley

By Mac Henry Prominent Southland horseman Gil Shirley passed away in Invercargill on Sunday (28 August), aged 84. With a background in both standardbreds and thoroughbreds, Gil was an owner, trainer, driver, breeder and seller on a significant scale. Born in Wyndham, he was brought up at Kapuka where his father Robert had both pacers and gallopers, as well as ...

Read More »

Grayling primed for best season yet

By Duane Ranger Sean Grayling couldn’t have wished for a better start to the season. The 20-year-old nailed his first driving double and achieved his most memorable win at Alexandra Park last Friday night. He now has two wins from nine drives this season and is well on the way to achieving his season target of 15. “Last season was ...

Read More »

Negus set to get back in the big time

By Matt Markham It’s been awhile since Bruce Negus chased some of the biggest riches in New Zealand harness racing, but expect to see the popular horseman back in the thick of it this season. Burnham based Negus stepped out his two open class contenders at yesterday’s Ashburton trials and both of them went home as winners as they look ...

Read More »

Our Overanova Takes Albion Park Track Record

Our Overanova, the state’s best trotter, claimed another track record at Albion Park today (Tuesday). Prepared by leading horseman Grant Dixon, Our Overanova rated 1:56.5 for the 1660m mobile start event and clearly smashed the previous record of 1:57.3 which was held by Supper Waltz Wilson which has stood since December 1, 2012. He recorded sectionals of 29, 29.7, 29.2 ...

Read More »

Bendigo conducting stallion service

The Bendigo Harness Racing Club is conducting a stallion service tender in conjunction with long-time club sponsor Alabar Bloodstock. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to breed your next champion with two stallion service tenders available Pacing stallion Standardbred breeders are invited to tender for a service of either of two of Alabar’s outstanding sires ALTA CHRISTIANO (Value $2750.00 inc GST) OR ...

Read More »

Grandstand finish at Ballarat for metro drivers title

In addition to the TAB Breeders Crown Silver Finals tonight at Bray Raceway Ballarat (first race 5.59pm) the SBG Accountants Metropolitan Drivers Premiership will also be decided. Last year Chris Alford and Gavin Lang finished tied on 41 wins apiece, six clear of Greg Sugars in third on 35 wins. This season amazingly with just tonight’s metro races to run, ...

Read More »