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Wednesday, January 31 2018

Kiwi star Lazarus is a short-priced favourite to extend his impeccable Tabcorp Park Melton record on Saturday night in the A$500,000 A G Hunter Cup.

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Wednesday, January 31 2018

Co-trainer Josh Dickie admits to being disappointed with star trotter Speeding Spur after his Great Southern Star failure on Saturday night, but says the horse is in a good place physically.

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Tuesday, January 30 2018

Jack Harrington is riding the crest of a wave at the moment, but it might be about to get bigger.

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Monday, January 29 2018

So quiet has this season been for Tauwhare trainer Todd Mitchell, Sunday’s Tauranga win by Malabar Spur doubled his winning tally for the term.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Former New South Wales Derby winner Waikiki Beach made a winning debut in North America on Monday afternoon (NZ time), winning at Pompano Park, Florida.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Former Group 1-winning trotter Sheemon has been retired.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

In a fitting memorial to their now departed mum, half-sisters Especial and Envious formed the quinella in the prestigious Arden Lodge Robin Dundee Crown at Ascot Park on Saturday afternoon.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

Canterbury trainer Nigel McGrath claimed his second successive Ascot Park Hotel Invercargill Cup when Maverick triumphed in the Group Three feature at Ascot Park on Saturday afternoon.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

Kiwi mare Partyon put up a superb performance to earn another Group 1 credit in the A$100,000 Alabar Ladyship Cup at Melton in Victoria on Saturday night.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

New Zealand trotters Temporale and Hey Yo finished second and third behind Australian star Sparkling Success in Australasia's richest trotting race, the A$300,000 Great Southern Star, at Melton in Victoria on Saturday night.

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Sunday, January 28 2018

A working holiday down under turned into a successful weekend out on New Zealand’s South Island for Hall of Fame driver, David Miller.

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Saturday, January 27 2018

Regan Todd has always had an opinion of three-year-old trotting filly Show Gait and it increased tenfold on Friday night.

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Thursday, January 25 2018

Simon Adlam isn’t one to get too caught up in the big stuff, he’d rather just go about his business and get things done.

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Sunday, January 21 2018

Heaven Rocks made a triumphant Australian debut on Saturday night, taking out the A$100,000 Group 1 Ballarat Cup in the hands of co-trainer Natalie Rasmussen.

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Sunday, January 21 2018

In what may have been her last race day appearance, Lovetodream picked the perfect result when she claimed the Marlborough Summer Cup on a red-letter day for her trainer Robert Dunn and even better day for her driver, John Dunn.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Invercargill trainer Nathan Williamson has freshened Dark Horse and reset his sights on an autumn campaign with the promising trotting mare.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

The sky could be the limit for talented trotting filly Girls On Film, who trounced her older opponents at Alexandra Park on Friday night to make it three-straight wins.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

The South’s largest breeding farm, Macca Lodge, is about to close the curtain on another successful breeding season.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Minor injury setbacks have delayed the return of Phil Williamson's star three-year-old trotters Springbank Lachie and Majestic Man.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Minor injury setbacks have delayed the return of Phil Williamson's star three-year-old trotters Springbank Lachie and Majestic Man.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

Exciting unbeaten three-year-old Friend is due back at the workouts next week, but will have a rather significant ‘gear change’.

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Saturday, January 20 2018

The fastest Australasian pacer of all time suffered an inglorious end to his Down Under career when finishing last in the WA Pacing Cup at Gloucester Park last night.

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Friday, January 19 2018

Classy mare Delishka left Christchurch on a flight this morning bound for Australia and feature mares races over the next six weeks

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Thursday, January 18 2018

Auckland Cup winner Vincent has been scratched from Saturday night’s Ballarat Cup after showing heat in his leg on Thursday morning.

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Thursday, January 18 2018

Peter Dobson, known colloquially as the deputy mayor of South Wyndham, got an early 60th birthday present at his local track on Thursday.

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Monday, January 15 2018

Champion pacer Lazarus is likely to miss Friday night’s A$400,000 WA Pacing Cup after suffering what is believed to be bruising in his feet.

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Monday, January 15 2018

Former champion racehorse-cum-sire Somebeachsomewhere has died in America aged 13.

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Sunday, January 14 2018

Former World Champion driver, Mark Jones joined an elite group of harness racing all-rounders on the second day of the Nelson summer meeting when he notched up his 500th New Zealand training success.

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Saturday, January 13 2018

Pacers that were dispersed when trainer Geoff Small all but retired mid-way through last year have recorded a winning treble in the past 24 hours.

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Saturday, January 13 2018

A very quiet start to the season was soon forgotten about for local trainers Andrew and Lyn Neal when they prepared a pair of winners at Cambridge Raceway on Friday night.

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