NZ junior champs on Thursday

NZ Junior Drivers’ Championship Fields 20th July 2010 Twelve promising drivers will compete in the 2010 NZ Junior Drivers’ Championship at Addington Raceway on Thursday, July 22. Representing the North Island are Josh Dickie, Roydon Downey, Simon Lawson, Simon McMullan, Zac Butcher and Jordan Compain, while the South Island team comprises of Dexter Dunn, Matthew…

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HRV maintain stake levels

HRV ANNOUNCES STAKE LEVELS WILL BE MAINTAINED Despite the uncertainty surrounding the racing industry’s wagering revenue, the Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Board has determined that 2009/10 stakemoney levels will be maintained for the 2010/11 season. However, the Board has determined that the profile of stakemoney will change. Within the stakemoney total of $33.6m, a reallocation…

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Alford hits 4000 milestone

ALFORD BRINGS UP 4000TH WIN ON MAPUA LEGEND Chris Alford has won most of the biggest races on the Australian harness calendar, but his win aboard ex-Kiwi Mapua Legend in the Maffioso C1 Pace at Bendigo on Saturday night, June 3, will forever be special. The $5000 event saw the champion Bolinda reinsman join Gavin…

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Jazzam stars in Melton sprint

JAZZAM DOES IT THE HARD WAY Classy mare Jazzam made and emphatic return to the winner’s list in Friday night’s Shire Of Melton Sprint at Tabcorp Park, June 2, cracking $A200,000 in earnings in the process. The $A13,500 the Debbie Quinlan-trained 6YO picked up for the 23rd win of 76-start career lifted her earnings to…

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Bonavista Bay out of Chariots

BUT MAKE MINE CULLEN IN CONTENTON Injury denied Tabcorp Park racegoers the chance to see Victoria’s top male 4YO in action at Melton on Friday night, June 25, but those who braved the elements were treated to another dominant display by Victoria’s best-performed 4YO mare. Make Mine Cullen confirmed her status as a major contender…

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New harness magazine

THE HARNESS EDGE DOWNUNDER COMING IN AUGUST The harness racing industry in Australia and New Zealand is getting a new publication – The Harness Edge Downunder. The Harness Edge magazine based in Canada is launching a quarterly, online edition for the southern hemisphere.  The publication will be focused on the racing industry in Australasia bringing…

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