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Highview Tommy played the role of party pooper when he caused the biggest upset in Ballarat Cup history at Bray Raceway on Saturday night. The $125,000 Group 1 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup brought together Australian harness racing's undisputed king, Smoken Up, and the heir apparent, Sushi Sushi, but it was the despised outsider who went away with the prize.

The stage is set for an epic harness racing showdown. The Gr.1 $125,000 Petstock Ballarat Pacing Cup will feature the first time clash between heavyweights Smoken Up and Sushi Sushi at Bray Raceway.

The mouth watering PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup clash between Smoken Up and Sushi Sushi has been blessed by a dream barrier draw at Bray Raceway this morning. After weeks of conjecture, Australia's greatest harness racing pacer will meet his heir apparent in what will be their only contest this season and the draw should ensure it's a battle for the ages.

Ballarat based harness racing owner Brendan James is daring to dream after star stayer Jaccka Clive claimed his second Choice Hotels Country Cup this term at Shepparton Saturday night.

On Tuesday morning Harness Racing Victoria will revive their stunningly successful live streaming technology to broadcast barrier draws for the PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup from Bray Raceway.

Champion harness racing trainer Mark Purdon is going to resist the temptation to throw Auckland Reactor into the middle of the match race of the season. But the Kiwi pacing star could still edge his way to favouritism for the A$425,000 ($553,000) Hunter Cup in 12 days with a win at Ballarat this Saturday.

Harness racing trainer Mark Purdon can look forward to the rest of his Victorian summer campaign safe in the knowledge that things probably can't get any worse. Purdon launched the Kiwi assault on the mega-rich month of harness racing with Sammy Maguire in the A$50,000 ($65,000) Bendigo Cup on Saturday night and the race was a disaster.

Electric Kiwi pacer Stunin Cullen completed a red-letter night for our trans-Tasman harness racing cousins at Bray Raceway on Saturday night, surviving both a courageous compatriot and a lengthy protest hearing to claim the fastest Group 1 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup ever run.

Turn the clock back to June 2007 and gifted Melton horseman Lance Justice was in a reflective mood: "I'm optimistic that Sokyola won't be the best horse I've ever trained. I'm hoping." Speaking to respected Herald Sun racing scribe Matt Stewart just seven days before his champion pacer Sokyola's final race, Justice openly wondered whether he was preparing to farewell the greatest pacer the campion harness racing driver and trainer had ever handle.

To say Stunin Cullen's last trip to Australia didn't go to plan would be a massive understatement. Champion New Zealand harness racing trainer Tim Butt brought the entire over for last season's Perth four-year-old features, where he finished out of the placings both times, before heading to Victoria for the BIG6 Hunter Cup.

While the big guns match motors in what looms as a vintage Ballarat Pacing Cup this Saturday night (January 29), boom Kiwi expatriate and last start Group 1 harness racing winner Our Chain Of Command will be taking the road less travelled. But it won't be one without recent historical precedent.

With arguably the race's three biggest names drawn side-by-side and a couple of local heroes set to start directly behind one another, there was a sense of symmetry about the harness racing barrier draw for Saturday night's (January 29) $125,000 Group 1 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup conducted live this morning (Tuesday January 25) on Radio Sport National.

Mark Peace was a content man following tonight's $125,000 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup. The Whittlesea trainer-driver's belief in Cincinnati Kid has never wavered and the former Kiwi harness racing entire repaid him in spades when he recorded his maiden Barastoc Grand Circuit success.

Five Barastoc Grand Circuit winners headline the list of nominations for the feature harness race on the opening weekend of the 2010 Sky Racing Nights Of Glory. Be Good Johnny, Mister Swinger, Mister Zion, Mr Feelgood and Smoken Up are the elite-level winners among 23 entries for Saturday night's $125,000 PETstock Ballarat Pacing Cup.

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) today released its 2009-10 racing calendar which will see the State host 505 meetings over the 12 month period commencing July 1. The highlights of the calendar are the introduction of Victoria's new home of harness racing, Tabcorp Park, and the return of racing to Hamilton after a five year absence.

One Over Kenny tonight took the biggest step yet towards redeeming herself for last year's miserable Inter Dominion campaign when she won a semi final of the 2009 series at Ballarat.

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