Harness Racing New South Wales has been advised by the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory(ARFL) that salbutamol has been detected in the post raceurine samples taken from Fagins Lad after he raced and won Race 6 - The Borjeson Family Pace (1609 metres)at Bulli on 25 February 2012.
The Albion Park Harness Racing Club will play host to a mammoth nine event program this Saturday night (April 7) at Queensland's home of metropolitan Harness Racing, featuring the final of the Horsepower Easter Gift.
Three heats of the Albion Park Harness Racing Club's TH Marshall Taxation Member's Cup will be staged at the Queensland headquarters this Saturday night (November 5). The first event, The Garrard's Horse and Hound Pace, an M1 to M2 event over 2138m will kick off proceedings at an earlier start time of 5.10.
Harness Racing New South Wales Stewards today (Thursday May 6) inquired into a report from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory that the post race urine sample taken from Hush Woman after that horse competed in Race 3 Hilltops Equine Centre Ladyship Pace 2100m at Young 12 February, 2010 showed the presence of the prohibited substances Atropine and Scopolamine.
The traditional Melbourne Cup night meeting was held at Nyah on Tuesday November 3, with keen harness racing the order of the evening. Mildura father and son - Ian and Luke Watson combined to land the Lawman Pace for C0 class over 1765 metres with Kiwi import Loaded in a rate of 2-01.7.
Talented Armbro Oliver gelding gelding Angus McGregor scored his fourth win in succession when he proved too strong for a quality field in the $10,000 Cannonball Charge at Tattersall's Park in Hobart on Sunday night. One admirer who relished the win was the horse's six-year-old namesake Angus McGregor from Hobart who travelled to the course with his parents to see the gelding in action.
Once again Victoria's two Friday meetings were held in unbearable heat conditions - Shepparton in the afternoon and Bendigo at night, however both fixtured attracted keen racing. Veteran Elmore horseman Neville Welsh's ultra consistent 5-Y-0 Wagon Apollo/Bethany Rose mare Enotheque brought up her 10th victory in taking out the Shepparton Rentravision Trotters Handicap for T1 or better class over 2190 metres at Shepparton.
Long Forest (Bacchus Marsh) husband and wife Andy & Kate Gath, plus Dunnstown's David Murphy took the honours at Bray Raceway Ballarat on Wednesday January 21, with each providing a stable double.
Cobram on the border of Victoria and N-S-W was the venue for harness racing on Monday December 15 and as is usually the case, most winners came from the northern part of the state.
Many of the connections of Salliwood have an affiliation with the galloping code so it is no surprise the winner of Andrea's Birthday Pace at Forbury Park tonight (9 October) has done a lot of work in the saddle.
It is an accepted belief in harness racing that if a horse can win on debut, then it is generally speaking above average in ability.