Track water saving alternative found

HRV COOKS UP WATER SAVING INITIATIVE Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) has undertaken an extensive investigation and trial of alternative track materials as part of a water conservation initiative supported by the Smart Water Fund. The project assessed a number of surface materials and additives based on varying criteria including cost feasibility, potential to reduce water…

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Greg Sugars on fast Sushi train

SUGARS RIDES SUSHI TRAIN TO SUCCESS By Jason Bonnington An inspired drive by Victoria’s fastest rising star of the sulky has seen Sunbury speed machine Sushi Sushi claim ABC glory and an immortal place in Australian harness history. Undefeated in a classic season comprising 13 starts, Derby success on both sides of the Tasman and…

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Hercules scores in 4YO Pacing Final

GAVIN LANG ADDS TO CROWN DRIVING TALLY Gavin Lang added to his record Australasian Breeders Crown booty when he teamed with Western Australia’s future Grand Circuit star, David Hercules, to win Sunday’s $A100,000 Group 1 4YO Entires and Geldings Final (2240m) at Tabcorp Park, Melton. The champion Melton reinsman registered his eighth win in the…

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Butrcher drives fifth Crown winner

DAVID BUTCHER EXTENDS RECORD IN CROWN FINALS Cambridge driver David Butcher kept his cool to deliver a fifth Australasian Breeders Crown driving win with exceptional NZ 2YO pacing filly Cowgirls N Indians at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Super Sunday, August 21, 2011. After being back early off the second row, Butcher improved the Real Desire-Barn…

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Dickie duo win Crown trot finals

DICKIE-HOLMES COMBO SUPREME IN TROT FINALS Top Kiwi combination John Dickie and Robbie Holmes celebrated one of their greatest days at the races when Paramount Geegee and Flying Isa won their Group 1 Australasian Breeders Crown finals at Melton’s Tabcorp Park on Sunday. Paramount Geegee joined the select band of horses to have won more…

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Raider wins G3 at Redcliffe

LIGHTNING RAIDER IN GOOD TOUCH Lightning Raider added to his good Australian form by taking out the Group Three $30,000 Garrards Patrons Purse on the tight Redcliffe track in Queensland on Friday, August 5. The ex-Kentuckiana Lodge pacer, who remained in Queensland after the Albion Park winter carnival, was having his first race for the…

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Kiwi leads series

  STREAMLINE FREIGHT UPDATE DEXTER LEADS SERIES AFTER SECOND ROUND At the end of Day 2 of the 2011 World Driving Championship, it was all about Dexter Dunn. With huge support from his family and a large Kiwi contingent, the 21-year-old flew to the top of the Series with a win and two thirds during…

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