Harness Racing

08/04/13 Golden Slipper day came and went for another year and I’m sure that given the passage of time most of the starters in the race will be proven to …

04/04/13 When his eyes closed for the final time in the Allamanda Private Hospital at the Gold Coast on 29 June 1991 after an 18-month battle with cancer, the curtain …

27/03/14 After recent events which I have personally witnessed, Racing Queensland, the governing body of the sport in Queensland really needs to employ a “secret shopper” style of person to …

20/03/13 There is no question that Star Thoroughbreds is one of the best known thoroughbred syndication companies operating around Australia. The Justracing website has been operating since 1997 meaning it’s …

14/03/13 It’s fair to say that the two major Australian bloodstock sales companies – Gold Coast based Magic Millions and Sydney based Inglis – are pretty well connected. In the …

04/03/13 Last Saturday saw Queensland unfortunately lose a host of thoroughbred race meetings due to rain when each of Eagle Farm, Gatton, Gold Coast, Thangool, Chinchilla and Toowoomba (on today) …

21/02/13 Black Caviar’s career to this point teaches racing devotees valuable lessons that they can utilise for the rest of their life, if they are smart enough to pick up …

20/02/13 It’s a well-known fact of life in racing that if you want to know the state of health of the racing industry, a good place to start is by …

07/02/13 On 27/12/12 I penned a story entitled “New Year Punting Resolution Number Two: Don’t back horses that haven’t won a race for 52 weeks or more in Saturday city …

14/01/13 When the sun first peeped its boiling hot head over the horizon last Saturday morning, the only certainty to look forward to in racing was that all and sundry …