Cooling units installed at Melton

COOLING UNITS TO MAKE STABLING AREA MORE COMFORTABLE Victoria’s harness racing participants have been offered respite from what were often oppressive conditions in the stabling area at Tabcorp Park, Melton, following the installation of six evaporative cooling units. Victoria’s Deputy Premier and Minster for Racing, The Honorable Rob Hulls, was on hand on Thursday February…

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Bondy leads and wins Hunter Cup

Bondy Bowls ‘Em Over By Jason Bonnington The plundering of Australia’s greatest races by our Kiwi cousins continued at Moonee Valley’s farewell meeting on Saturday February 6 when Bondy led all the way to take out the $A400,000 BIG6 Hunter Cup before a crowd of more than 15,000 spectators. Having watched both the Miracle Mile…

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Courage rules in Vict Derby

KIWI QUINELLA: COURAGE TO RULE BEATS SIR LINCOLN By Jason Bonnington Eleven years after his incomparable sire, Courage Under Fire, took out the same race, outstanding New Zealand stayer Courage To Rule staged a mini coup tonight by winning the $A200,000 Alabar Victoria Derby. In a race of constant movement, three horses – For A…

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Voting open on Dexter’s colours

PUBLIC TO VOTE ON AUST. YOUNG DRIVERS CHAMP COLOURS Throughout this Summer, Harness Racing NZ ran a competition through Kids Go Racing, Design Dexter’s Colours, at various meetings around the country. There, children had the chance to design a set of colours for Dexter Dunn to wear in the 2010 Australasian Young Drivers Championship. Dexter…

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Tanabi Bromac/ Zion star in Aust

TANABI TROUNCES RIVALS AT HORSHAM Last year’s Wimmera Mail-Times Horsham Pacing Cup was an important BIG6 Hunter Cup lead-up and this year’s event could prove just as significant if Tanabi Bromac’s performance in the $50,000 feature is any indication. The Keith Cotchin-trained five-year-old stamped himself a genuine contender for the $400,000 Group 1 at Moonee…

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Mr Feelgood rates 1:55.8

MR FEELGOOD WINS NARROWLY AT MELTON International pacer Mr Feelgood regained winning form in the $A20,000 New Year Sprint at Melton, Victoria, on Friday January 8. This was his first offical win since taking out the Gold Coast Interdominion Pacing Grand Final over Blacks A Fake on March 28 last year. Photo: Mr Feelgood and…

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