Cranbourne Trots TV talked to trainer Dylan Stratford about the launch of Cranbourne Club 21 Ltd and the progress to date of four-year-old mare I'm Scorching who will debut for the group later this month.
The latest Cranbourne meeting on Thursday provided something of a red-letter day for the club’s Training Centre with locally trained horses winning the final three races on the six-event card.
Locally trained mare Vernnay gave hobby trainer Jon Stephens and her connections a huge thrill when she led all the way to win the Hygain Pace at Melton on Monday night.
Young Cranbourne trainer Dylan Stratford capped off a successful end to 2018 when his mare Nuclear Nikky won the Cool Ridge Pace at Melton on New Year’s Eve.
The well-bred four-year-old started at prohibitive odds on the basis of a strong last start effort at Headquarters and ran right up to that form with an emphatic win on Monday night.
Local trainer/driver Simone Walker and CHRC committee member Georgina Coram were rewarded for their perseverance when My Forgotten Hero saluted in the Mecca Property Styling Pace at Yarra Valley on Friday afternoon.
Local trainer Ray Mathews enjoyed one his most productive days at the office in some time with a winning double at the Cranbourne Harness Racing Club meeting on Sunday afternoon.
The Skye horseman produced eight-year-old gelding Supplements to win the opening event on the program, the Aldebaran Park Trotters Handicap and was back in the winner’s circle later in the day when stablemate Jack William saluted in stunning fashion in the fast-class race of the day.
Local Cranbourne duo Terry Howard and Rick Cashman combined to win the McIvor Estate Pace at Kilmore on Tuesday night with consistent five-year-old mare Rosanna Raider.
Cranbourne trained three-year-old filly Sharing The Love stamped herself as having a bright future with an impressive all the way win in the Robot Building Supplies 3YO Pace at Yarra Valley on Thursday afternoon.
Should San Carlo secure the TAB Inter Dominion silverware in December, he’d become the first pacer since one of harness racing’s all-time greats, Gammalite, in 1983, to complete the Cranbourne Cup/Interdom double.
The TAB Inter Dominion favourite and, arguably, the horses most likely to head Victoria's ID18 defence will do battle in a star-studded field that will contest Saturday night's Decron Cranbourne Cup.