Cream rises in 4YO Finals

CREAM RIVALS IN 4YO FINALS By Jason Bonnington The Grand Final is over and a premier has been crowned following Make Mine Cullen’s breathtaking victory over arch rival Broadways Best in Sunday’s Tabcorp Australasian Breeders Crown 4YO Mares Final (2240m) at Tabcorp Park. The $A100,000 Group 1 lived up to the hype as last year’s…

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Diomedes wins again in Perth

DOMINATING DIOMEDES DOMINANT Former Kentuckiana Lodge pacer (Dominating) Diomedes again played the iron horse in Perth to win second-up from a spell at Gloucester Park on Saturday night, August 21. The older half-brother by McArdle to emerging NZ 3YO Empyrean was trapped wide early from the outside front row gate in the 5 win and…

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Sundon’s Gift latest millionaire

NZ-BRED SQUAREGAITER REACHES SEVEN FIGURES Sundon’s Gift’s status as a harness racing immortal is secure following his win in the Tabcorp Australasian Breeders Crown Graduate Trotters Free-For-All at Melton’s Tabcorp Park on Friday, August 20, 2010. The Chris Lang-trained superstar became the first Australian-prepared trotter to top $1 million in prizemoney when he won the…

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Courage To Rule starting in 3YO Final

COURAGE INCLUSION MAY CHANGE RACE TACTICS By Brad Bishop, Harness Racing Victoria Media Manager Another dimension has been added to what was already the most intriguing of Sunday’s nine Group 1 Tabcorp Australasian Breeders Crown finals at Melton’s Tabcorp Park. Alabar Victoria Derby champion Courage To Rule has secured a run in the $A188,000 three-year-old…

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Breeders Crown barrier draws

BREEDERS CROWN BARRIERS DRAWN Franco Jamar was the big winner at the barrier draw for the headline race of next Sunday’s $1.56 million Tabcorp Australasian Breeders Crown finals day at Melton’s Tabcorp Park. The Steve Dolan-trained colt is poised to challenge for favouritism in the 3YO Colts & Geldings Final after landing the coveted inside…

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Devil Dodger adds interest in Crown

NO DODGING THE BIG GUNS By Brad Bishop New Zealand is launching an unprecedented assault on this year’s Tabcorp Australasian Breeders Crown and its strongest hand will be played out in the three-year-old colts and geldings’ division. Most of the leading Kiwi contenders in that series need no introduction to Australian harness fans. Smiling Shard…

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Shard drawn back row in Crown semi

BREEDERS CROWN SEMI-FINAL FIELDS DRAWN The task confronting several Tabcorp Australasian Breeders Crown big guns took a hit on Tuesday morning when they were handed testing draws for this Friday night’s semi-final round at Melton’s Tabcorp Park. Proven Breeders Crown performers Smiling Shard and Lanercost drew out the back in their respective 3YO colts and…

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