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Hughes Hopeful
14 September 2017
Hughes Hopeful

Cranbourne trainer Michael Hughes heads to Melton this Friday night hopeful that his freshman pacer Bettor Beau can acquit himself well in the $50,000 Group 2 Vicbred Platinum Classic for three-year-old colts and geldings.

Locals Book-End Meeting
11 September 2017
Locals Book-End Meeting

Locally trained mares Kira Jo (pictured) and Elteearr book-ended the Cranbourne Harness Racing Club's latest meeting on Sunday night to provide reinsman Emmett Brosnan with a winning double and driving honours on the night.

Pockets Ready To Do Battle
8 September 2017
Pockets Ready To Do Battle

Veteran pacer Washmepockets will go to war again tonight in the aptly named Battle Of The Claimers final at harness racing's Mlton headquarters. The 11 year old gelding wound back the clock with a convincing win in his heat of the $20,000 series on Saturday night and looks to have a genuine eachway chance in tonight's stanza.

In Brief - Cashman's Awesome Foursome
5 September 2017
In Brief - Cashman's Awesome Foursome

Cranbourne hobbyist Rick Cashman earned bragging rights amongst his local peers after bagging four winners from four drives at the Club's trials fixture on Saturday morning.

Way To Go Bro
23 August 2017
Way To Go Bro

Four-year-old pacer Dansbro's stunning win in the Mark Gurrie and Associates Pace at Cranbourne on Tuesday night was his ticket to a well earned rest in the spelling paddock. And no doubt while Dansbro enjoys his time away from the rigours of stable life, his trainer Rick Cashman and connections will be counting down the days to his return to racing.

Impressive Debut
15 August 2017
Impressive Debut

Two-year-old pacer Bettor Beau created a big impression when he won on debut at Yarra Glen on Monday afternoon. The pacer was one of four unraced youngsters entrusted to local trainer Michael Hughes after the passing of veteran owner, breeder and trainer Arthur Fullwood earlier this year and carried Fullwood's colours of purple and gold to victory on Monday.

Elteearr Victorious
5 July 2017
Elteearr Victorious

Locally trained pacer Elteearr was the medium of heavy support when victorious at Melton on Monday afternoon. Punters rallied behind the pacer, whose fixed odds quote of $8.50 more than halved at the jump, and Elteearr did the rest winning convincingly after leading throughout.

Walker Making An Impact
26 June 2017
Walker Making An Impact

Local trainer Simone Walker and her recent stable addition Magic Impact both seem to be relishing their move to the Cranbourne Training Centre.

Walker, who moved to the Centre at the start of the current season, produced Magic Impact to win the first race on the latest Cranbourne program which was hosted at Melton Sunday night. 

Win Made To Order
14 June 2017
Win Made To Order

The win of Elteearr at Cranbourne on Tuesday night certainly did a lot to reaffirm two of racing's tried and true adages. In the first place, sometimes horses are just meant to win. And secondly, hindsight is a wonderful thing!!

Sassy Makes Winning Return
22 May 2017
Sassy Makes Winning Return

Six year old mare Little Bit Sassy returned from a lengthy injury enforced layoff to win first up at Warragul on Monday and in doing so, provided the second leg of a double for her Cranbourne trainer Simone Walker.