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Inter Dominion returns to Addington

By Michael Guerin Addington joins Auckland as one of the big winners in the confirmed Inter Dominion reshuffle. The great trans tasman pacing series is returning to New Zealand three times in the next nine years, starting with Alexandra Park in 2019. The Inter Dominion council confirmed that the series will now rotate between Victoria, New Zealand and New South ...

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Easy kill for Juice Brogden

NZ HARNESS NEWS The Juice is back. No, not OJ Simpson – though he’s back, too – but rather high-quality Cambridge mare Juice Brogden, who resumed with an easy win in Palmerston North on Tuesday. She was a class above her opponents in the hands of junior driver Dylan Ferguson, who kept the seat warm for his boss, trainer Nicky ...

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Harness briefs – 23/11

NZ HARNESS NEWS Speeding Spur to trial Saturday Star square-gaiter Speeding Spur will return to action at the Franklin Park workouts in Pukekohe on Saturday. The multiple Group 1 winner, arguably one of the two best trotters in the country on ability, has raced just three times in the last 10 months, owing to two leg injuries. Trainers John and ...

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Liza Milina givealittle

NZ HARNESS NEWS Due to the limitations of New Zealand’s public health system, and the fact Liza had no health insurance, she has struggled to get anything beyond the most basic and generalized care. “Family and friends have been paying to get her private MRIs done to track the progress of the tumour, because this was not available under the ...

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2017 Joseph Coulter Media Awards Announced

23 November 2017 JOSEPH COULTER BEST NEWS STORY OF THE YEAR “Back in harness: Glory days return to Wayville” Written by Lincoln Moore and published in the Adelaide Advertiser on June 14, 2017 – and featured prominently in News Corporation web sites – the story covered the pending return of harness racing to the Wayville Showground after a 44 year ...

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WA Trotting Media Guild Friday’s Thoughts 24th November

23 November 2017 | Wayne Currall The Inter Dominion has finally arrived and the “Fab Four” – Lazarus, Lennytheshark, Soho Tribeca and Chicago Bull – look set to dominate the series. Most members of the WA Trotting Media Guild, along with betting agencies throughout Australia, believe Kiwi superstar Lazarus will have his colours lowered by Soho Tribeca in the opening ...

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Industry mourns loss of popular star filly Petacular

23 November 2017 | Trots Media Durham Park Stud today issued a media release informing of the sad passing of 2017 Australian three-year-old filly of the year, Petacular. Durham Park confirmed the Breeders Crown champion was euthanized after breaking a cannon bone while spelling in the paddock. Owner and breeder Bruce Edward was devastated. “It’s an absolute shame, but after ...

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$50K Guaranteed Trifecta Pool at Albion Park this Saturday Night

Wagering service provider UBET has a number of attractive exotic betting propositions for the meeting at Albion Park on Saturday night spearheaded by a $50K guaranteed Trifecta inclusive of a $10K jackpot on race 1 scheduled for 5:12pm EST. Additionally, a $5K Quadrella jackpot is listed for races 2 to 5 with the first leg due at 5:42pm EST which ...

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CEO joins Felgate, Guerin on RSN to discuss Inter Dominion

23 November 2017 | Trots Media – Cody Winnell Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) CEO David Martin joined Michael Felgate and trots news-breaker Michael Guerin on RSN this morning to discuss yesterday’s announcement that the Inter Dominion would be returning to Victoria next year. Mr Martin said the heats leading into the 2018 final would be held at venues other than Melton, which ...

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Tasmanian Harness Highlights – Thursday 23 November

23 November 2017 | Duncan Dornauf The temperature has been hot on and off the track in Tasmania in the past week as the road to the Group 2 Triple M Hobart Tasmania Cup on December 22 continues. Last week Im Barney Rubble continued his brilliant form by taking out the Danbury Park Cup while Hollys Miss Molly showed that ...

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