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Star Trotter Finds His Way Back to Winners Stall
22 January 2018
Star Trotter Finds His Way Back to Winners Stall

Former star juvenile trotter Cruisin Around made a welcome return to the winner’s stall at Melton on Friday night, much to the relief of trainer Michael Hughes, regular reinsman Greg Sugars and his band of Cranbourne affiliated owners.

Locals Turn Up The Heat
19 January 2018
Locals Turn Up The Heat

Locally trained pacers Mygoldengrinner and Washmepockets book-ended the latest Cranbourne HRC meeting run in sweltering conditions on Thursday night.

Dejavu For Team Walker
1 January 2018
Dejavu For Team Walker

Mature-aged concession driver Andrew Walker registered just his second racetrack success when Redand Blue Fella found the line first ahead of stablemate Forest Force in the ADE Turf Equipment Pace at Cranbourne on Saturday night.

Big Day Out
17 December 2017
Big Day Out

Trainers from the Cranbourne Training Centre enjoyed a big day out with a winning treble at the Yarra Valley meeting on Friday afternoon.

Taranto Appointed HRA Chairman
14 December 2017
Taranto Appointed HRA Chairman

Long serving Cranbourne Harness Racing Club committeeman Michael Taranto has been appointed Chairman of Harness Racing Australia replacing retiring Charirman Geoff Want.

Taranto, a past CHRC president and life-member, will be required to relinquish his post at Cranbourne on his appointment to HRA along with his other industry positions he holds as a member of the HRV Industry Advisory Council and the VHRSC and VSTA committees.

 

Age No Barrier
12 December 2017
Age No Barrier

Veteran Washmepockets proved age is no barrier with his win in the Hydroflow Claiming Pace at Melton on Monday afternoon. The eleven-year-old pacer recorded his 22nd lifetime win in a career that now spans more than 200 race starts making him one of the most durable horses racing in the state.

What A Drive
8 December 2017
What A Drive

Enigmatic trotting mare Breezin Around broke a long run of outs with an emphatic victory at Charlton on Thursday afternoon. Driven by Simone Walker for trainer Michael Hughes, the four-year-old enjoyed a perfect trip throughout and won the North West Ag Supplies Trot with plenty in hand.

Wootton On A Roll
27 November 2017
Wootton On A Roll

Elteearr's win in the ADE Turf Equipment Pace at Cranbourne on Sunday night continued a recent run of success for local trainer Charlie Wootton coming just eight days after the win of stable-mate Madison Louise at the same venue.

Locals Worth Following
20 November 2017
Locals Worth Following

Locally trained pair Illawong Lord and Madison Louise set favourite punters off with a bang winning the first two races of the hugely popular City Of Casey Tricodes race meeting at Cranbourne on Saturday night.

Consistency Rewarded
16 November 2017
Consistency Rewarded

Cranbourne trained pacer Mulgrave was rewarded for his consistency with a come-from-behind victory at Kilmore on Wednesday afternoon. The seven-year-old gelding put the writing on the wall of an impending victory with a last start second at Yarra Glen and ran right up to that form to the delight of hobbyist trainer Matt Martin.