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28 Sep 2021
Ofortuna plays winning tune for ambitious breeder

Four-year-old trotting mare Ofortuna, who outfinished a strong field on Kilmore Cup night, is repaying the faith show....

17 Sep 2021
Trotting sale graduates step up on the double

Graduates of the Australasian Premier Trotting Sale landed two wins at both Maryborough on Monday and Melton on Wedne....

22 Aug 2021
Trots Review: Sale stars do it their way in Group 1 salutes

One was a war of attrition and the other a frenetic final dash but the commonality was that the first TAB Australasia....

11 Aug 2021
APTS graduate Keayang Livana continues winning ascent

Brilliant mare Keayang Livana, a graduate of the 2017 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale, added the $24,000 Alamora T....

22 Jul 2021
Big M classic winner's Aussie connection

Sonofamistery, the winner of a division of the $US273,500 Stanley Dancer Memorial at the Grand Circuit meeting at The....

15 Jul 2021
Breeders Week: Bryant dared to Dream and reaped the benefits

A dream of something bigger has gifted Janice Bryant and her friends dividends a decade on and reinforced to her the ....

26 Jun 2021
Trots Review: Monaro's Matriarch as Kate bags treble

In a period when Long Forest trainer Andy Gath is searching for his next great squaregaiter, Monaro Maro reminde....

20 Jun 2021
Trots Review: Sleepee awakes from the Darkness

An astute split-second decision by driver Josh Duggan has helped star trotter Sleepee add to her impressive Group rac....

12 Jun 2021
Trots Review: Grande Puppet drive delivers max Italian delight

A peach of a Chris Alford drive and an eye-catching trotting return both brought delight at Tabcorp Park Melton tonig....

11 Jun 2021
Visionary 'down under' breeder making his mark on the world stage

As Lot 257 stepped into the ring at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in early October 2020, a hush came over the audie....

08 Jun 2021
Podcast: Glenn Conroy talks gold and trots with Denis Walter

Glenn Conroy joined popular radio host Denis Walter on Tuesday for a chat on Melbourne’s leading evening radio ....

30 May 2021
Enjoy Elitloppet and then get ready as stars align for Aurora Australis

Southern eyes will be watching Sweden's famed Elitloppet in the early hours of tomorrow morning, a celebration of int....

06 May 2021
APTS graduate: Derby dreams for Vic-bred Aldebaran Ursula

If Aldebaran Ursula can beat the colts in Saturday’s Club Menangle NSW Trotters Derby the star three-year old f....

02 Apr 2021
Trots Centre: Bonanza winner pulls back on the Boots

Boots Electric probably wasn't touted by many as a Group 1-winner in waiting last preparation, but he produced his be....

01 Apr 2021
Record award nominees highlights booming interest in Victorian trotting

Victoria’s booming trotting industry will celebrate some of its finest at the annual Square Trotters Associatio....

25 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Ruby ready to start peaking

Allendale trainer Adam Stephens has a good opinion of his lightly-raced filly Ruby Wingate and he’s hoping she ....

19 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Chris chasing long-awaited Group 1

He's chalked up winning Group 1 squaregaiting races over a long and hugely successful career, but it has certainly be....

19 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Driven McCallum eyes milestone Ouyen Cup win

The stars could well align Sunday and deliver Neil McCallum not only a third Ouyen Pacing Cup but a career 1500t....

18 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Josh hoping to get Rhythm right at Echuca

Malcolms Rhythm is out to better a handful of runner-up placings in the 2021 Trots Country Cups Championship and powe....

12 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Defining day for Kate's trotting Cups king

Kate Hargreaves’ team took a punt on a Kiwi trotter and are reveling in cups success, hoping to add a fifth str....

12 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Snooze's mare back after rough journey

Another in a long line of talented Chris Svanosio-trained squaregaiters makes a return to the races at Saturday night....

06 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Herbertson set for country double-header

James Herbertson is sure to sleep well after what shapes as one extremely busy Sunday of country racing in two parts ....

05 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Geoff's Cruiser in the mix

When the mobile gates open for the start of Saturday’s Catanach's Jewellers Markovina Free For All at Tabcorp P....

04 Mar 2021
Trots Centre: Kate keen on her Mildura crew

In-form trainer Kate Hargreaves is hoping to continue her winning run at Mildura and, with five strong chances, is ev....

27 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Battle at Boort set to be a beauty

Sunday’s Councillor Neil Beattie & Family Boort Pacing Cup promises to be a ripper after attracting a field....

26 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Zac upbeat on Magicool's Grand Prix chances

Reinsman Zac Phillips stunned most when he flew the gate and found the lead in the Great Southern Star Final aboard o....

26 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: John and Joe out to emulate champ

When John Justice rolls out onto the track for the Flying Brick Cider Geelong Rocket on Joe Nien, he will be hoping t....

19 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Snooze set for big Terang Cup night

Romsey trainer-driver Chris Svanosio says Mister Wickham came through a brutally run Allied Express Casey Classic in ....

18 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Tindale trio target Melton meeting

Sometimes race form doesn't tell the true story of a horse's ability, and that seems to be the case for a couple of t....

18 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Amanda to test Sky's limits in Need For Speed

There will be no delay in finding out how high Lady In The Sky can fly for trainer Amanda Grieve, with the newly arri....

17 Feb 2021
Hot to Trot: Victoria's globe-trotting vision gathers momentum

Australasian Premier Trotting Sale (APTS) organisers have reported a year-on-year upturn in clearance rate (4.4% to 8....

16 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Brent hoping his mare is Tailored for Speed

Top trotting trainer Brent Lilley is pleased with the progress his talented mare Tailored Elegance has made as she em....

13 Feb 2021
Knight Pistol: Tough love as Monarch reigns again

Having won his first Group 1 on Australian soil just a week earlier, Tough Monarch tonight claimed a second when he l....

12 Feb 2021
Breed For Speed: Monaro puts the pedal down in Shep record

Breed For Speed couldn't have been a more apt title for the leading trotting race series that kicked off at Shep....

11 Feb 2021
Trots Centre: Big Jack's back for Group 1 crack

Dubbed "a little bit of an opportunist" by his trainer David Aiken, grand old trotter Big Jack Hammer ....

07 Feb 2021
Sales Day: Muscle Hill filly tops 2021 APTS trotting sale

A filly with a true international pedigree topped today’s Australasian Premier Trotting Sale results.

L....

05 Feb 2021
Great Southern Star: "A comeback fairytale" as Tornado does it again

“It’s almost to be good to be true,” says Kate Gath after steering Tornado Valley to an historic se....

05 Feb 2021
Great Southern Star: Tornado makes it two

Tornado Valley became the first successive What The Hill Great Southern Star champion tonight at Tabcorp Park Melton.....

03 Feb 2021
Depth in next stars at APTS sale

Future stars of the trotting turf will go under the hammer at the 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale, starting a....

02 Feb 2021
3AW Radio: Kerryn Manning joins Denis Walter for a chat

Champion trainer-driver Kerryn Manning joined Melbourne radio station 3AW to chat with Denis Walter tonight abou....

01 Feb 2021
Barrier draw: Great Southern Star draw live 10am Tuesday

Following fabulous Face Time Bourbon’s second consecutive conquest of the Prix d’Amerique, the world trot....

27 Jan 2021
Major studs back APTS with strong drafts

Many of the leading breeders from both sides of the Tasman have thrown their weight behind the Australasian Premier T....

19 Jan 2021
Opportunity knocks at APTS sale

The race to find the next Group 1 star is less than three weeks away with the 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale....

14 Jan 2021
Star muscles in on APTS

It’s hard to imagine that a champion sire born back in 1925 that passed away in February of 1956 could be respo....

11 Jan 2021
APTS sale produced Vicbred Super Series champions

The results of the Aldebaran Park Vicbred Super Series Finals provided a massive boost for the Australasian Premier T....

09 Jan 2021
Aurora Australis: Premier trotters to twinkle in new series

Tonight marks the beginning of a glorious two months of trotting called the Aurora Australis, when the bright lights ....

29 Dec 2020
Daughters and sons of guns prominent in APTS sale

A number of Group winning mares are represented by progeny at the Australasian Premier Trotting Sale to be conducted ....

23 Dec 2020
Siblings to Group winners in APTS sale

Half-brothers and sisters to a host of Group winners are listed to go through the auction ring at the 2021 Australasi....

16 Dec 2020
APTS sale a nursery for champions

The Australasian Premier Trotting Sale has been a consistent source of Group 1s, classics and cups winners since the ....

07 Dec 2020
2YO Record: Aldebaran Ursula sets new Australasian mark

An overdue change of fortune for Aldebaran Ursula delivered the two-year-old filly's connections the coveted Victoria....

04 Dec 2020
Trots Review: Winning drivers "very proud" as Langs honoured

Talent fittingly came to the fore as Aldebaran Ursula and Utopia were impressive victors on a special night’s r....

21 Nov 2020
Breeders Crown: Tricks but talent as Darkness lights up

One Group 1 down and one in the bag for trainer Emma Stewart after Cover Of Darkness overcame some pre-race mischief ....

10 Nov 2020
Breeders Crown: Get Loched in for two massive race days

Kings, queens, princes and princesses will assemble from Thursday as the Race to Royalty ramps up with TAB Breeders C....

01 Nov 2020
Trotters Derby: Filly Pink Galahs captures classic

Trotting’s most exciting superstar has shone again on trotting’s biggest day with filly Pink Galahs upsta....

01 Nov 2020
Redwood Classic: Mexicana claims Group 1 2yo trotting feature

Kiwi filly Mexicana delivered trainer Josh Dickie and reinsman Greg Sugars the prestigious Volstead Redwood Classic t....

25 Oct 2020
Trotters Derby: Galah swoops on another success in heat

Sunday’s Haras Des Trotteurs Victoria Trotters Derby Final may have changed complexion after the heats were con....

24 Oct 2020
Superstar 3YOs tackle Trotters Derby heats today

A 10-race all-trotting card will be conducted at Maryborough today with two highly anticipated Victorian Trotters Der....

14 Oct 2020
2yo trotter Aldebaran Ursula rates 1:56.8, bound for Victoria

A Yield Boko filly out of Ushaka Bromac named Aldebaran Ursula set Menangle ablaze yesterday and the upcoming Breeder....

07 Oct 2020
Lexington Sale: Day 2 recap and stream Day 3 live

The Lexington Selected Yearling Sale action continues with Day 3 live from Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion. 

05 Oct 2020
Lexington Sale: Stream it live all week at HRV's home of APTS

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) will stream the 2020 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale live at its Australasian Premier ....

02 Oct 2020
Star-studded Aldebaran Park Starlet line-up

Sunday’s Aldebaran Park Starlet 3YO Trot at Cranbourne has attracted a classy line-up of trotting fillies.

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16 Sep 2020
Australian bred trotting filly for 2020 Kentucky Yearling Sale

Aldebaran Park, the Victorian-based standardbred breeding establishment specialising in trotting stock, will break ne....

10 Sep 2020
Kyrie the 16th APTS graduate to crack $100k mark

Group 1 winning trotter Kyvalley Kyrie has become the 16th graduate from the Australasian Premier Trotting....

24 Aug 2020
Great Success story in Greg

Greg The Great has stormed to No.11 on the all-time Australasian Premier Trotting Sale (APTS) graduates list courtesy....

11 Aug 2020
Storm Cloud out to thunder around Shepparton

Storm Cloud steps out at Shepparton on Saturday night and the exciting five-year-old will be out to maintain a higher....

04 Aug 2020
Trots Centre: Rocky road but good times nigh for Barry's battler

He may have lost his first 20 bouts but Barry Beasley is optimistic Aldebaran Rocky will keep punching away and soon ....

29 Jul 2020
Trots Centre: No Knox on Craven's sales stand out

Like a number one draft pick in the AFL, the title of ‘sales topper’ follows a horse throughout its caree....

28 Jul 2020
APTS graduate Agent Maori still flying at eight

Australasian Premier Trotting Sale 2013 graduate Agent Maori will line up for start No.148 at Menangle today.

23 Jul 2020
Australasian Premier Trotting Sale 2021 entries

The current list of 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale (APTS) entries can be viewed now at the new-look APT....

22 Jul 2020
Sales-topping Aldebaran Knox headlines graduates

The Australasian Premier Trotting Sale continues to deliver quality trotting yearlings.

APTS graduates are ra....

15 Jul 2020
Premier Trotting Sale noms close this Friday

The extended nomination date for the 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale (APTS) is fast approaching – meani....

29 Jun 2020
Three new additions announced to APG team

APG is delighted to welcome three new additions to its team of staff, with Belinda Richardson, Kathleen Howse and Lin....

26 Jun 2020
Nomination dates extended for APG, APTS Sales

APG has agreed to assist breeders by extending the nomination date for the 2021 Australian Pacing Gold and Austr....

15 Jun 2020
APTS to kick off mega Sale Day on February 7

The 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale will precede the Australian Pacing Gold pacing sale at Inglis, Oaklands J....

01 Jun 2020
Nominations now open for 2021 APG & APTS Yearling Sales

In keeping with our mantra of “bringing the sales and races to the people”, APG’s 2021 Sales and Ra....

25 May 2020
VHRC reveals Super Bonus series for September with APG-APTS

The Victorian Harness Racing Club (VHRC) are very excited to announce in partnership with Australian Pacing Gold (APG....

10 May 2020
APG Preparing for $2Million+ Series 32

APG is proud of its status as an industry-owned, not-for-profit organisation that is wholly dedicated to the Australi....

01 May 2020
Dates Confirmed for Australia's Leading Trotting Sale

After the enormous success of the 2020 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale, the 2021 Sale has been se....