Harness Racing

The Queensland government has announced a $12 million injection of prize money into the three racing codes.

The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission has ordered the retrospective reinstatement of former harness racing chief steward David Farquharson.

X-rays have revealed apprentice Fred Kersley has suffered a fractured thumb and a hairline fracture to an elbow following a fall at Sandown.

Apprentice Fred Kersley has had a lucky escape from serious injury following a fall at Sandown.

Apprentice Fred Kersley has landed his first Victorian double, scoring on the Lindsay Park-trained pair Misty Rock and Young Hostess at Geelong.

Shane Graham, Queensland’s leading harness racing driver, is one of three more people charged with race fixing.

Apprentice Fred Kersley is set to go on loan to Lindsay Park after landing his 20th metropolitan win aboard Memory Bank at Sandown.

West Australian apprentice Fred Kersley needs one more city winner to transfer on loan to Lindsay Park and further his riding career.

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.