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The Big 4

These are the barrier draws for the Big 4 Group one races at Club Menangle on Saturday night, 24th February.

John ‘Macka’ McMartin

Harness racing and rugby league lost one of its favourite sons last Tuesday with the passing of former trainer-driver and rugby league stalwart John McMartin, aged 73, after a long battle with cancer.

Miracle Mile Barrier Draw

Lazarus.

Trainer Mark Purdon is confident he can turn champion pacer Lazarus around in time to win Saturday’s Ainsworth Miracle Mile.

Big Guns Beaten in Miracle Mile Preludes

Lennytheshark.

Sydney’s greatest harness race was thrown wide open by a crazy qualifying night at Menangle on Saturday, leaving plenty of questions over next Saturday’s $750,000 Ainsworth Miracle Mile.

NSW Derby Field

Emma Stewart is set to dominate the $200,000 APG NSW Derby after qualifying four for next Saturday’s classic at Menangle.

Rival Says Lazarus 'Beatable' In Miracle Mile

Lazarus.

Superstar pacer Lazarus is beatable in the Miracle Mile according to rival driver and defending champion Chris Alford.

Retention Facilities – Allied Express and Canadian Club Sprints

Harness Racing New South Wales advises that all horses engaged in this Saturday night’s Allied Express and Canadian Club Sprints at Tabcorp Park Menangle will be stabled in HRNSW Retention Facilities.

Manning, Rasmussen Join All-Star Field Of Lady Drivers

Two absolute superstars of harness racing have joined the field for the prestigious Lexus of Macarthur Lady Drivers’ Invitational Race at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Miracle Mile night, Saturday, February 24.

Everybody Loves Kung Fu’s Fighting

Jilliby Kung Fu.

An Australasian equal record run of 1:48.8 threw Jilliby Kung Fu right into the mix for the Ainsworth Miracle Mile in a fortnight following a fabulous win in tonight’s $200,000 Cordina Chicken Farms Chariots Of Fire.

Delishka Leads Charge Into Ladyship Mile

Star Kiwi mare Delishka led the charge at Tabcorp Park Menangle tonight as the three of Australasia’s best mares earned spots in one of Club Menangle’s biggest features races.

Retention Facility – Chariots of Fire

Harness Racing New South Wales advises that all horses engaged in this Saturday night’s Cordina Chicken Farms Chariots of Fire at Tabcorp Park Menangle will be stabled in the HRNSW Retention Facility.

Lauriston filly break record at Melbourne APG

A regally bred filly from the Lauriston Bloodstock operation set a new fillies’ record at the Melbourne Australian Pacing Gold Sale today.

Adam Kilgour appointed to Board of Harness Racing Victoria

The appointment of Adam Kilgour to the Board of Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) has been approved by the Minister for Racing, Martin Pakula.

Trainers invited to industry education day

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) and Bendigo Harness Racing Training Centre have joined forces to provide licenced industry participants the opportunity to further their careers.

Lazarus Brave In Hunter Cup Win

Lazarus.

Lazarus scored his 15th Group 1 victory when toughing out a tenacious win in the AG Hunter Cup at Melton on Saturday night.