The traditional first feature 2yo race of the season is Leeton Breeders Plate which is held over Christmas/New Years. Heats are held on Boxing Day with the $25,000 final run on New Years Night.
The Vicbred Platinum Trotting Mares Sprint Championship is being hailed as a great success by everybody involved. The series culminated on Del-Re A G Hunter Cup night when Waikare Patricia took the feature final in brilliant fashion.
With the 2012/13 Breeding season recently commenced there is no better time to ensure that your mare is bred in Victoria. Presently, there are great deals on offer for service fees to quality, proven and affordable sires at studs across Victoria.
The first race meeting at the new Swan Hill track is on this Saturday Night and it will also be the venue for the first heat of the Choice Hotels Vicbred Platinum Mares Sprint Championship.
Two of the world’s very best harness racing stallions have ventured from North America to join Victoria’s breeding industry this season.
The Vicbred Platinum scheme, a joint venture between Harness Racing Victoria and the Victorian Coalition Government will deliver its inaugural highlight this Friday night when the Vicbred Platinum Country Series A Final is run at Melton’s Tabcorp Park.
Bacchus Marsh breeder Shannon Nixon enjoyed a sensational night at Tabcorp Park on Friday when home-bred filly Our Femme Fatale claimed the $100,000 Empire Stallions Vicbred Super Series Final for 2YO fillies.
If many battles make up a war then visiting Kiwi horseman Brent Mangos has drawn first blood ahead of this Friday night’s Vicbred Super Series Final for two-year-old colts and geldings.
A decision will be made Friday Morning regarding the three 2yo Fillies Empire Stallion Vicbred Super Series Heats that were abandoned after the Kilmore track was deemed unsafe for racing tonight.
The introduction of a new $3.4 million Vicbred Platinum scheme to Victoria’s harness racing sector will help to grow jobs and economic benefits throughout rural and regional areas of the State.