Date switch boosts Miracle Mile

DATE SWITCH BOOSTS MIRACLE MILE The best pacers in training will get their shot at two or more major victories following changes to dates and conditions for the 2017 Ainsworth Miracle Mile at Tabcorp Park @ Club Menangle. Australia’s biggest harness racing sprint, the $750,000 Ainsworth Miracle Mile will now be run on Saturday, February…

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Linton Shard back with sharp dash victory

LINTON SHARD JUSTIFIES FAVOURITISM Linton Shard, sidelined with a minor setback in January, made an smart return to racing in the C1 Granite Benchtop Company South Island Pace at Addington on Thursday, September 15. The 4YO half-brother to former stable star Smiling Shard (1:53.7, 17 wins & $1.1 million) and Pemberton Shard (1:55.2, 11 wins…

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Stan’s the man for Addington

STAN WALKER TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM ON NZ CUP DAY Addington Raceway is delighted to announce that Stan Walker will be singing the national anthem ‘A cappella style’ at Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. It will be a powerful performance that is not to be missed! Stan Walker…

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Rangiora qualifier to have let-up

RAUKAPUKA RULER RECORDS SMART QUALIFYING RUN AT RANGIORA Raukapuka Ruler, a 3YO colt by champion sire Bettor’s Delight and the first foal from NZ 3YO filly record holder Miss Elsie (1:55.3), is to be given a brief let-up after winning his qualifier at Rangiora on Wednesdsay, August 24. “He surprised me for the good,” said…

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Christen Me returning home from Queensland

CHRISTEN ME RETURNING TO NZ FOLLOWING QUEENSLAND CAMPAIGN Reigning NZ Harness Horse Of The Year Christen Me flies out of Sydney tonight (Monday, July 17) for Auckland after finishing sixth to Ohoka Punter in Brisbane on Saturday July 15. “He seems good and well,” reported travelling foreman Murray Howard. Christen Me will freshen after placing…

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Lightning Mach bows out of NZ racing

LIGHTING MACH LEAVING FOR USA Good winning Kentuckiana Lodge mare Lightning Mach is following the path of former stablemate Bit Of A Legend to North America. The 4YO Mach Three-Righteous Franco mare has been secured by Ashburton agent Peter Larkin and is scheduled to leave NZ on Friday. Lightning Mach, an impressive Addington winner on…

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