The Choice Hotels Country Cup season is now complete following the highly successful Mildura Cup at the weekend. Well done to Mark Kemp and Barry Bottams from the Mildura Club for yet another great Carnival that is enjoyed by many industry enthusiasts from all over Victoria.
This Saturday night's (March 23) Pryde's EasiFeed Great Southern Star will double as a major charity event for the Women's Cancer Foundation Ovarian Cancer Institute.
Handicaps for the 2013 AG Hunter Cup, proudly sponsored by the Del Re National Food Group have been released by Harness Racing Victoria (HRV).
Melpark Major recorded a stunning upset win in capturing todays $60,000 Group 2 Wimmera Mail-Time Horsham Pacing Cup. In downing a star studded harness racing line up that would have done justice to a Grand Circuit race, it was Melpark Major's biggest win since capturing the Victoria Cup in 2008.
Smart trotter Aleppo Sunrise returned to the winners list at Tabcorp Park, Melton earlier tonight (4th January) when he was successful in taking out the harness racing '$15,000 I Can Doosit Trotters FFA'.
Pembrook Caesar made it seven wins in succession when she was successful in taking out the feature race at Tabcorp Park earlier tonight (4th January), the $20,000 Victorian Harness Racing Media Association Graham Goffin Memorial.
The Choice Hotels Country Cup Circuit in Victoria this Sunday moves to Horsham in what promises to be one of the strongest Country Cup harness racing meetings for the season.
In a remarkable training performance at the Mildura Harness Racing Meeting on Thursday Night 27 December, local horseman Shayne Cramp trained six winners on the eight race program.
The woman who entered the Addington track on two separate occasions has been charged by Police. Harness racing officials will serve a Trespass Notice that prevents her from stepping foot on Addington Raceway for the next two years. The woman is well known to police and apparently has a history of being in trouble.
Smoken Up the reigning Australian Harness Horse of the Year touched down in Christchurch early this morning (Sunday November 6) in his quest for New Zealand Trotting Cup Glory.
With only 13 days to go prior Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day at Addington - Christchurch's biggest sporting and social event, all is in readiness at Addington Raceway. Despite losing the Public Stand as a result of damage sustained in the February earthquake earlier this year, Cup Day organisers have brought in an exciting range of temporary infrastructure to accommodate the 25,000 patrons expected to be on course at Addington on Cup Day.
The 2010/11 harness racing season has been completed and we look forward to a new season of highlights. Field sizes in Victoria have been remarkably strong in September, indicating a positive mood in the state.
The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) today (Monday August 22) announced that New Zealand's feature harness race - the 2011 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup will be conducted for a stake of $600,000. This represents a reduction of $150,000 from the $750,000 stake in 2010.
Addington Raceway CEO Shane Gloury has advised the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) - that for family reasons, he is unable to continue in his role with the harness racing Club beyond New Zealand Cup Week this year and will be returning to Melbourne thereafter said Chairman David Rankin.
The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) today (Friday August 5) announced a range of enhancements to its basic stakes structure commencing from Friday August 26. Headlining the announcement is the fact that Basic Stakes will Increase handsomely at Friday night harness racing fixtures at Addington.
He New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club today (Wednesday August 3) announced that the Public Stand at harness vracing headquarters - Addington Raceway- is to be demolished providing a cleared site in time for Cup and Show Week. The Stand, which is located furthest away from the winning post at Addington suffered major structural damage in the February and subsequent earthquakes and has been red stickered and off limits ever since.