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

Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings (3-year-olds)

  Such is the depth and promise that the current batch of three-year-olds are presenting, it was suggested I whip up a power rankings for three-year-olds. So here goes. Such is the volatile nature of age-restricted racing, I’d expect this list to look incredibly different in six months time. There may even be a horse … More Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings (3-year-olds)

ID18 – Finals

  It’s been a gigantic build-up to the 2018 Inter Dominion and we have finally reached the summit. 24 horses – 12 pacers, 12 trotters – will clash for the right to be the 2018 Inter Dominion champion of the respective divisions. Aside from those two enormous Group 1’s, there are nine other races scheduled … More ID18 – Finals

ID18 – Night 2

  Night one of the 2018 Inter Dominion series produced extremely even and competitive racing and tote prices would suggest two of the three Inter Dominion heat winners were far from expected. New Zealanders dominated the night in many ways with all five trotting and pacing heats being won by Kiwi bred, owned or trained … More ID18 – Night 2