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A Huge Achievement

One of the deepest fields assembled for a Grand Circuit race, is set to contest the Group 1 $500,000 Del-Re National A G Hunter Cup this Saturday night, the 3rd February, at Tabcorp Park Melton, just outside of Melbourne. The NZ Cup and Inter Dominion Champion, Lazarus is set to start a short odds-on favourite, […]



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YOUNG GUNS DOUBLE SUCCESS

With 37 Breckon Farms bred or owned winners over the last month, on both sides of the Tasman, the farm is enjoying a huge rate of success. At the pinnacle of these is always Group 1 success and this was achieved when the leading 3-year-old filly Elle Mac (Bettor’s Delight / Goodlookinggirl) won the Group […]



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PARADE OF YEARLINGS

The Northern edition of the Yearling Inspection Days took place last week, as a preview to the upcoming Australasian Classic Yearling Sale, at Karaka, Auckland, on the 12th February. North Island vendors held their open days on Monday the 15th and Tuesday the 16th of January, giving potential buyers the opportunity to view 127 of […]



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AUSTRALASIAN CLASSIC YEARLING SALE OF 2018

The catalogue for the 2018 Australasian Classic Yearling Sale was released in December, with the “Sale of the Stars” as it is dubbed, to be held at Karaka, in Auckland, on the 12th February 2018. Once again, it is a strong catalogue this year and already very positive comments have been voiced, with many saying […]



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Superlatives Abound

What an amazing feat; to win 7 races at a Premier Meeting, and from only 9 races they had representatives in. That was the remarkable achievement of the All Stars Stable team at Alexandra Park’s Auckland Cup Meeting, on the 31st December. However, this was not the first time Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen had […]



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A Good Night At The Office

Breckon Farms have enjoyed many stellar moments in harness racing and last Friday was another one of those amazing occasions. “The Farm” as it is often affectionately referred to, is involved in many aspects of the Harness Racing industry throughout Australasia and several of those were to the fore over the weekend. Firstly, last Friday […]



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The 2017 Inter Dominion Grand Final

Having been sent out an odds-on $1.90 favourite for the richest pacing race in the world, New Zealand Champion Lazarus duly obliged last Friday night, the 8th December, in the Group 1 $1,100,000 TABtouch Inter Dominion Grand Final. The prestigious race was run at Gloucester Park, in Perth, for the final time in their three-round […]



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Inter Dominion Grand Final Night

The 2017 TABtouch Inter Dominion Series is set to come to an exciting conclusion this Friday night, the 8th December, at Gloucester Park in Perth, Western Australia. Over the first week of the series there were three rounds of heats and these have culminated in the top ten points scorers reaching the Group 1 $1,100,000 […]



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Sharing it Around

The following article was published in the ‘PGG Wrightson Real Estate Property Express’ and is of pertinent interest regarding syndication and shared ownership in harness racing. Of particular note, since this article was written by Bruce Barlass, Manager of PGG Wrightson Standardbred, is that Glenys and Phillip Kennard and their partners have won another NZ […]



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Inter Dominions Begin

The 2017 TABtouch Inter Dominion Championships are about to get underway and like last year they will be staged in Perth, Western Australia and will be the last of their three-year tenure there. Last year’s Inter Dominion Champion Smolda is of course absent, having been retired from racing earlier this year, but the reigning NZ […]



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