Leigh Plunkett memorial.

Leigh Plunkett Tasmania’s best known studmaster honoured. On May 28th The Launceston Pacing Club will honour the memory of one of Tasmania’s studmaster and horseman, with the annual running of …

Breeding feat in Southern Cross

Four out of six for Battye’s A notable breeding feat was credited to Adelaide enthusiasts David and Glenda Battye at Globe Derby Park in December when they bred four of …

Outsider takes 2022 Elitloppet Finale

Etonnant wins Elitloppet for France Etonnant (8m Timoko-Migraine-Alligator), off at 10.3/1 odds, overcame a brief miscue and powered four-wide in the final bend to engage the leaders and he then surged …

ASBA Breeder of the Month – Des Glynn

ASBA Breeder of the Month – Des Glynn Majestic Cruiser Mount Gambier breeder-owner Des Glynn, the Australian Standardbred Breeders Association’s Breeder of the Month for April, admits to being ‘fairly …

Noel Watson

A Saintly Life in Harness Racing  By Peter Wharton Football, harness racing and family – they are the three great loves of prominent Swan Hill personality Noel Watson.  Noel, who …

Steve Johnson

Quiet achiever setting the standard in WA  By Peter Wharton  Perth businessman Steve Johnson reached the zenith in standardbred breeding during the second weekend of March 2019.  Major Martini and …

Mark Carey

Patience pays off for Carey By Peter Wharton “It’s taken a lifetime to build up these families. You definitely have to patient if you’re a breeder.” The speaker is prominent …

Lee-Ann Pangrazio

50 years in harness racing By Peter Wharton 2020 is a red-letter year for one of South Australia’s true all-round horsewomen, Lee-Ann Pangrazio. It marks a 50 year anniversary in …