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

NZ Show Day

  The show rolls on – literally. Tomorrow is Show Day at Addington Raceway with another bonanza of Harness Racing for fans and punters. Here’s how I see the Group 1 New Zealand Free-For-All playing out plus a few other sneaky hopes. Cup Day was kind to us landing seven winners and the first four … More NZ Show Day

NZ Cup Review

  The winner of the 2018 New Zealand Trotting Cup was perhaps not the best performed horse in the race, but that’s to take absolutely nothing away from eventual champion, Thefixer. Such was Aussie Tiger Tara’s mammoth effort in second place, even winning driver Natalie Rasmussen had to hail Tiger Tara as a deserved winner. … More NZ Cup Review

Derby Day Selections

Derby Day marks the beginning of Cup Week as Flemington plays host to a plethora of electric Group 1 races. The AAMI Victoria Derby is a race which has been won by horses like Ace High,  Preferment, Efficient and now West Australian sire Blackfriars. Alongside the $2 million Derby, we have a bunch of magnificent … More Derby Day Selections

Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings – November 1

The next 45 days in the Harness Racing world are glorious, with the New Zealand Trotting Cup set down for the second Tuesday of this month and the Victorian version of the Inter Dominion series getting underway at Tabcorp Park Melton on December 1. Australasia’s two biggest staying tests will give a new bunch of … More Unofficial Harness Racing Power Rankings – November 1

2018 Caulfield Cup

  CAULFIELD CUP (2400m – Group 1 – $5,000,000 – Saturday October 20, 2018) THE CONTENDERS. I think… 1 BEST SOLUTION (57.5kg, barrier 17, Pat Cosgrove for Saeed Bin Suroor) Barrier 17 will cruel his chances somewhat but Saeed Bin Suroor has his barn humming as witnessed with Benbatl last weekend. His past three races … More 2018 Caulfield Cup