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Big NYE for Breckon Farms

The 2018 Auckland Cup and National Trot Meeting is almost upon us and it is great to see such a large number of Breckon Farms horses that are farm-bred, related or part-owned, lining up at this prestigious twilight meeting, on the 31st December at Alexandra Park in Auckland. The first race is set to start […]

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Racing Action

Breckon Farms once again has a good number of farm-bred or foaled, owned or related horses lining up to race this weekend. FRIDAY:On Friday at Cambridge in Race 1 is Racketeers Boy who had two good efforts here including a fresh-up win before not really firing at Manawatu, but should be respected in this field.  […]

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WINNERS & PLACEGETTERS THIS WEEK – 17/12

Winners this week include … Miss Streisand(3f A Rocknroll Dance / Goodlookinggirl by Christian Cullen) won at Menangle onthe 11th December where she drew No.1 to get the trail, then anotherhorse came up outside the leader down the back so she took the 1-out-and-one-back spot then turning for home moved out 3-wide to hit the […]

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Club To Mark Centenary In Style

Yesterday (17th October) Cambridge Raceway issued a press release giving information of their plans to mark a significant upcoming milestone. The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Harness Racing Club is to celebrate the centenary of its inception at its 11th January 2019 meeting and it appears it will be a celebration not to be missed. The press […]

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2018 Yearling Draft Details

Lot 5 – Dragon Tattoo (bay filly Art Major / Rozelski) • The second foal from the Bettor’s Delight Group 3 winning filly ROZELSKI (1.57.3, 6 wins, $179,718) who was also Group 1 placed. The first foal, also a filly has been retained to race by a Breckon Farms Syndicate and is showing promise and […]

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PARADE OF YEARLINGS

The Northern edition of the Yearling Inspection Days took place this week, as a preview to the upcoming Australasian Classic Yearling Sale, at Karaka, Auckland, on the 22nd February. North Island vendors held their open days on Monday the 18th and Tuesday the 19th of January, giving potential buyers the opportunity to view 124 of […]

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INCREASING THE NUMBERS

The Auckland Trotting Club has just launched a new scheme aimed to have more horses racing at northern headquarters, at Alexandra Park. The Auckland TC leads the way with offering the highest level of Harness Racing stake money on offer throughout New Zealand, but yet still seems to battle against more horses racing at clubs […]

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ALEXANDRA PARK RACING AHEAD

Harness Racing began at Alexandra Park way back in 1890 and in those days and for many, many years to follow, the racing side of the Auckland Trotting Club’s activities was virtually the only focus. However, as racing went through many changes, particularly in more recent times, the Club’s focus has been forced to change […]

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The Dust has Settled

Another year of New Zealand Standardbred Yearling Sales has been and gone and this year the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale at Karaka, in Auckland set all sorts of records, with seven lots sold over $100,000 and a top lot at $200,000, a huge increase in the average price to $41,491, a clearance rate of 84.96% […]

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