Harness Racing

The LNP will make sweeping changes to the Racing Queensland structure and inject a large amount of money into the three codes if it wins the state election.

The New Zealand brothers and their wives who own Who Shot TheBarman will again have a large entourage when the nine-year-old runs in his fourth Melbourne Cup.

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has warned participants in all three racing codes they face hefty bans if found guilty of match fixing.

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission is set to increase its number of police investigators.

Racing Victoria’s executive general manager of Integrity Services has resigned to take on other challenges.

“Fear retribution, repercussions….yep & that’s exactly what happens because of men in power who are not accountable to anyone.”

Victoria’s racing minister Martin Pakula has announced the new eight-member board for Racing Victoria, with Brian Kruger to be the new chair.

Why did Lindsay Park Racing – of course home to David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig need to go to social media with this:

“Rumour mill going crazy. FACT: Lindsay Park DO NOT have a positive to cobalt, or any other medication in Vic/NSW or anywhere else #fakenews.

Senior thoroughbred steward Ian Brown will act as chief steward for Queensland’s harness racing industry until there is a full time appointment.

The passing late last week of Gold Coast resident, Sam Zammit, at the age of 82, has seen several emails arrive on the Justracing desk asking where to find the story that was penned by former Justracing website owner Phil Purser on the man who etched his name into Queensland Greyhound racing history.

Popular pacer Courage Under Fire, the winner of 41 of 56 starts and a successful sire, has died aged 21.

Racing Queensland has announced a 9.8 per cent rise in wagering on the three codes in Queensland which has highlighted the importance of Eagle Farm racetrack.

A third man has appeared in court facing allegations involving match fixing in Queensland harness racing.

Harness racing and Harold Park legend Kevin Newman has died unexpectedly aged 83.

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission boss Ross Barnett says the commission had proved its worth in its first year of operation.

Queensland stewards have again warned trainers about the dangers of arsenic in some wood products after another positive swab case.

Big Richie looks at Sky Racing, good rides and bad rides plus I think it is time for 1 of his mates to give up the punt…. Richie plzzz

Luke Murrell’s thoughts on the TAB merger and the Racing NSW betfair decision. Luke also previews Randwick race 6 where he thinks we have some profit tomorrow.

When Under The Louvre won last years Straddie on the redevloped track there was a promise it would be much better in 12 months’ time. Yet tomorrow we find ourselves running the Straddie at Doomben as we did 2 years ago?

Jean Dubois returns to France in July with perseverance the motivation, not homesickness.

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission’s integrity regulation unit head Norm Torpey has been permanently reassigned after an investigation into a misconduct complaint. 

An angry Gai Waterhouse has lashed out after being found guilty and fined for substituting three horses in a televised track gallop.

Racing Queensland is hoping its new winter carnival campaign will attract a more diverse supporter base.

A third senior Queensland Racing Integrity Commission official has been stood down from his position following a complaint from a member of the public.

HE is as comfortable calling and hosting sporting events as he is broadcasting races. You name a sport and it’s a pretty fair bet MATTHEW HILL has been behind the microphone at the scene of the action. Only last month, an English commentator was sought to call the World Floorball Championships (a form of ice hockey) in the Baltic Republic of Latvia and Hill got the gig. For the past week or so, he has been the voice of Hisense Arena at Melbourne Park, introducing the tennis players prior to their matches at the Australian Open and then interviewing the winners.

04/08/16 After much consideration following a recent medical assessment, which cast a shadow about my current state of health, even though I felt good in myself, I have made the …

03/08/16 When one thoroughbred racing season ended and another started last Monday there was understandably a plethora of positive press about all the warm and fuzzy stories surrounding which respective …

28/06/16 The course proper at Eagle Farm last Saturday has come in for plenty of criticism both on the day and subsequently, but there were other sad aspects of the …

08/06/16 There’s a once in the history of Brisbane thoroughbred racing, which is an event unfolding over the next three days when we see the Lightning Handicap and the Stradbroke …

12/05/16 Next Saturday is BTC Cup day at Doomben and these days the race is a Group 1 event worth $500,000 in total prizemoney. The race has been afforded Group …