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Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Orange Agent resumes

By Duane Ranger Todd Macfarlane jokingly hopes there’s an airport bomb scare when Tony Herlihy (MNZM) returns from the United States this week. Herlihy and his wife Suzanne have been in Florida celebrating their son Mark’s wedding. Last week Mark Herlihy married leading Canadian horsewoman, and multiple Group One winning trainer Casey Coleman. “Hopefully Tony might not be able to get back into the ...

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Oliver Queen is crowned

By Matt Markham Eight years is a long time in between drinks, just ask Graeme Ward. But the Ashburton horseman can now put a lengthy wait behind him after he broke an almost decade long drought from the winners’ circle when he produced Oliver Queen to win at the Hororata meeting at Methven. In the wet and clearly relishing the ...

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Live Broadway show set for Wangaratta Cup night stage

by Cody Winnell Stable of Stars owned three-year-old Live On Broadway is bound for Wangaratta. After a luckless fourth on debut at Yarra Valley on February 9, the Shannon McLean-trained bay gelding will target a heats-into-final race on March 12 at the annual Wangaratta Cup meeting. “The heat is a three-year-old 3C0 only race worth $7,000 and if we finish ...

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WA’s leading ladies shining in teal pants

by PAUL COURTS WESTERN Australia’s leading ladies have been shining bright in the name of charity. Making their debut as part of the Women’s Cancer Foundation – Ovarian Institute via the Teal Pants campaign, Team WA has registered 20 wins since the scheme began on February 1. Victoria and New South Wales had been running the fundraiser for several years, ...

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Bayview Harbour

by Graham Fischer February 27, Bayview Harbour Western Victorian trainer Kevin Brough landed his third Kindergarten Stakes win in the past nine years when Bayview Harbour scored an exciting photo-finish win in the 2017 South Australian feature. The win might have surprised many punters as a lot preferred stablemate They Wantano which was backed from $2.80 to start the $2.20 ...

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Australian Pacing Gold graduates to dominate Vic Sapling Stake

by APG Media SOME exceptionally-bred Victorian youngsters will contest Friday night’s Sapling Stake. Four of the two-year-olds – all Australian Pacing Gold purchases – are related to a host of Group One winners such as Elsu, Blatant Lie, Keppel Bay, Mother Courage, Mr Nickel, Jilliby Jitterbug, Fly Like An Eagle, Mach Doro, Chokin, Changeover, Copper Beach and Tandias Courage! But ...

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Win number one for Justin

by Terry Neil AT 17-years-old reinsman Justin Reynolds enjoyed his first driving success at his home track of Bathurst last Friday night. And it was real family affair, with the winner, Presidential Dude, trained by his father David and from his grandfather’s outstanding matron, Satellite Dancer. Justin has been “knocking on the door” with a number of placings in recent ...

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Dance Craze best of a blessed bunch

by Cody Winnell Trainer Anton Golino baulks at the thought of ranking his three-year-old trotting fillies, but he is categorical on one point. Dance Craze is his best. The Cardigan horseman dominated the heats of the Need for Speed Princess at Tabcorp Park Melton last night, finishing first and second in both. But it was the run of fourth placed ...

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Full Speed ahead for Queensland Team Teal

The Team Teal momentum is charging full speed ahead in Queensland as our magnificent reinswomen hit the $24,000 mark in driving wins alone after week four. Not included in the $24,000 tally are numerous individual fundraising efforts from a number of Queensland drivers and the Queensland Team Teal fundraising page, which will contribute to our final tally (to be totaled ...

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Top local family in APG Perth sale

by APG Media SUNDAY’S opening lot at the Perth leg of the Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold Sale will be an interesting prospect. By colonial stallion Renaissance Man, the filly is from a strong Western Australia family. The youngster is the first foal from Elegant Demon, which comes from her same clan as dual Australian title holder Innocent Eyes and multiple ...

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