NZ & WA Derby Previews

  Sitting around awaiting night games of AFL is very boring so I’ve had a look at a couple of Australasia’s premier Harness Races on tomorrow evening. They’ll be conducted more than 5,000km apart but tomorrow’s New Zealand Derby and West Australian Derby will showcase the future superstars of Harness Racing. At 6:55pm (Adelaide time, … More NZ & WA Derby Previews

Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings – March

Some things have changed, some have stayed the same. At the elite level, few can remain at the very top for very long. That’s what makes dynasties like Hawthorn, New England Patriots, Golden State Warriors and Melbourne Storm so remarkable and so hard to replicate. In Harness Racing, it is perhaps even harder to stay … More Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings – March

The All Stars Spank ’em – Miracle Mile Wrap

Sydney’s premier evening of Harness Racing was dominated by the most dominant stable, perhaps of any code in any part of the globe. All Stars co-trainers Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen cleaned up the New South Wales Oaks, Ladyship Mile and ran a quinella in the $1 million Miracle Mile. And just for good measure, … More The All Stars Spank ’em – Miracle Mile Wrap

Chariots of Fire

Many of us have been salivating at what this year’s edition of the Chariots of Fire might present us. As is almost always the case, we lost a couple of big guns along the way (Ride High, Spankem and Pat’s Delight) but we still have a collection of budding superstars aiming for Group 1 glory … More Chariots of Fire

Ballarat Cup Preview

Such is the prestige, competitiveness and prize money associated with this weekend’s Ballarat Cup, I – and many others – consider this the unofficial opening of Harness Racing Victoria’s Summer of Glory carnival. As always, the Cup is loaded with top-end talent but deeper than you think on first inspection. Staggeringly, one-time ID18 favourite Spankem … More Ballarat Cup Preview

Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings – Fillies & Mares

  Some of the lovely ladies on this list will be worth just as much after they hang up the sulky but in the meantime, they’ve collectively been doing some amazing things on the race track. It’s always been difficult to overcome the great entires who go onto become stallions or rugged open class geldings … More Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings – Fillies & Mares