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Shepp News 24/10/20

PATON ENJOYS FIRST GROUP ONE PLEASURE

PATON’S FILLY DELIVERS HIM WITH FIRST GROUP ONE SUCCESS AND PROVES SHEZA HOME GROWN STAR

What a pleasure: Dennis and Shirley Paton with their Group One winning two-year-old trotter Sheza Pleasure.

Harston horseman Dennis Paton experienced his first Group One success in a lifetime in the industry when his young trotter Sheza Pleasure caused an upset to win the Aldebaran Park Vicbred Platinum Home Grown Classic for two-yearold trotting fillies at Melton on Saturday night.

 

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HRV - Trots Review

Trots Review: Moran and Lochinvar Art's Victoria Cup masterpiece

HRV - Michael Howard

10 OCT 2020

Last Updated 10 Oct 2020

David Moran and Lochinvar Art took the best punches of Craig Cross and Luke McCarthy’s extraordinary New South Wales team and answered every challenge to claim the Pryde’s EasiFeed Victoria Cup.

 

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Shepp News 9-10-2020

No shakin’ Aiken’s pacers

BOTH HONOLUA BAY AND BETTOR BE SORRY STAY UNBEATEN, AFTER WINNING AT BALLARAT AND MELTON

In form: Josh Aiken.

Two exciting David Aikentrained pacers remain unbeaten for the stable after wins over the past week.

 

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Shepp News 2-10-20

AFTER A WINNING RETURN TO RACING, TRAINER DAVID MORAN SETS HIS SIGHTS ON THE FUTURE FOR LOCHINVAR ART

Back in the day: Chris Lang made a triumphant return to Shepparton last week.

Super Shepparton pacer Lochinvar Art is ‘spot on’ for his tilt at the $300,000 Victoria Cup next Saturday week after a successful return to metropolitan racing at Melton on Saturday night.

 

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Shepp News 25-09-20

Super pacer battle not on

LOCHINVAR ART PRIMED FOR $30,000 FREE-FOR-ALL, BUT RIVAL RIDE HIGH NOT A FINAL ACCEPTOR

Rain-check: Lochinvar Art and trainer David Moran will no longer battle fellow superstar Ride High.

 

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Shepparton News 18-09-2020

LUCKY FOR A 13TH TIME

SHEPPARTON TRAINER HAS A SPRING IN HIS STEP AFTER DEBUTANT AND FORMER KIWI DELIVER GOODS

That’s our boy: Owners Pam and Stewart McDonald enjoyed another win with Hayjoshandco.

 

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Shepparton News 11-09-2020

Boy oh Boyington

BOYINGTON TEAMS UP WITH FRANKIE AND MAKES TRAINING-DRIVING DOUBLE A REALITY WITH WRITER

Picture: Rodney Braithwaite

Steve Boyington — along with Frankie (left), his wife Colleen and Reality Writer — were up and about this week after snaring a double at Bendigo recently.

 

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SHEPPARTON TRIAL FIELDS 10/09/20

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Shepp News 4-09-20

That’s one for an old mate

THOMSON-TRAINED PACER OVERCOMES A SCARE TO POST A SENTIMENTAL VICTORY AT SHEPPARTON

Big night: Russ Thomson won with My Mate Col, a horse named after his good friend Colin Dixon, at Shepparton on Tuesday.

Well-named My Mate Col scored a popular and sentimental win on Tuesday night at Shepparton — but not without a big scare.

 

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2020-2021 Shepparton HRC Membership

Please support the Shepparton Harness Racing Club by becoming a member or renewing your membership now.

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Shepparton News 14-6-20

Infection pulls up star Art

MORAN CONFIDENT LOCHINVAR CAN BOUNCE BACK TO BEST AFTER BEING BEATEN SUFFERING A VIRUS

Good times: Carmel Belot and Levina posted another victory at Echuca last week.

Shepparton trainer-driver David Moran is confident his stable star Lochinvar Art can come back as potent as ever despite Saturday night’s hiccup at Ballarat.

 

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Shepparton News 14-8-20 (2)

Sit back and enjoy the Ride

BALLARAT-TRAINED STAR READY TO SIZZLE AROUND SHEPPARTON ON A COLD WINTER’S NIGHT

Picture: Stuart McCormick

Star showing: Ride High, driven by Kima Frenning, will race at Shepparton tomorrow night.

Ride High’s waltz into rare air is expected to continue at Shepparton tomorrow night, with the speed freak tipped to build on his already enormous reputation and notch a 10thstraight victory.

The horse, who’s nicknamed “Chainsaw” and become renowned as “the Ballarat Beast”, steps out at 6.05 pm in the Neatline Homes Pace, where he’s likely to be a short $1.04 favourite amid a six-horse field.

While tomorrow night won’t gift sports fans the coveted match-up between Ride High and Victoria’s fastest ever pacer Lochinvar Art, with the Sheppartontrained star recovering from a minor viral infection, entertainment is guaranteed if Ride High’s most recent performances are any gauge.

 

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Shepparton News 7/08/2020

MORAN MORE THAN HAPPY WITH HIS BOY ART

RIDE HIGH MAKES MORAN SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE, BUT HE’S HAPPY WITH HIS STAR LOCHINVAR ART

Lochinvar Art’s Shepparton trainer-driver David Moran says you couldn’t help but be impressed with Ride High’s stunning track record run last Saturday night at Bendigo.

But he won’t be deliberately dodging the Clayton Tonkintrained superstar pacer with his outstanding pacer.

‘‘We could be racing against each other at the Shepparton meeting next Saturday night week (August 21),’’ Moran said this week.

‘‘I’ve had that race in mind with Lochinvar Art for his next outing and they are looking at it too with Ride High I’ve been told.’’

But Moran said he had heard nothing more on a recently mooted match race between the two superstar pacers.

At Bendigo last Saturday night Ride High put in a dazzling track record shattering 1:49.0 performance after sitting in the death seat for the last lap.

He lopped a whopping 2.07 seconds off the track record for the 1690 m trip of 1:51.7 established on June 6 by the David Aiken-trained Leonidis.

Lochinvar Art returned to racing at Shepparton on July 25 when he accounted for the Aiken-trained Sirletic, the same pacer Ride High beat at Bendigo.

 

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Shepparton News 31-07-2020

TROTS FANS WERE SERVED UP A REAL TREAT

MORAN AND ALFORD-TRAINED STARS PUT ON A SHOW FOR PUNTERS AND FANS WITH IMPRESSIVE VICTORIES

Rockstar return: Lochinvar Art was extremely impressive first up at Shepparton on Saturday for his trainer-driver David Moran.

Sky Channel watchers were treated to a double whammy of exciting horse f lesh last Saturday night at Shepparton.

 

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Shepparton News 17-07-20

A FIRST FOR VETERAN MARE AND TRAINER

AGED MARE BREAKS HER DUCK IN FINE FASHION AND GIVES TRAINER HIS FIRST SUCCESS IN VICTORIA

One to remember: Trainer Paul Fidge with eight-year-old mare Wandanas Advice who gave him his first Victorian win at Shepparton last Friday.

 

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Shepparton News 12-6-20

Cobram loses its saviour

WATSON PULLED CLUB UP BY ITS BOOTSTRAPS TO SAVE ITS BACON AND IMPLEMENTED GREAT RACE DAYS

Innovative: Bob Watson (left) and his wife Marg Watson, with Bruce Phillips.

Cobram Harness Racing Club — and harness racing in general — will be forever grateful to Bob Watson.

 

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Shepp News 5-06-20

Trio’s tremendous Tuesday

AIKENS AND TURNBULL HAVE A NIGHT OUT WITH DOUBLES DOMINATING PROGRAM AT SHEPPARTON

Picture: Barry Bennett

Winning ways: Craig and Abbey Turnbull combined for success with Oursouthernstar at Shepparton on Tuesday night.

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Shepparton News 29-05-20

Joy playing away from home

DUFFY-TRAINED MARE TAKES HER TALENT TO BENDIGO TO UPSTAGE RIVALS AFTER ZONES MERGE

Picture: Barry Bennett

Going great guns: Millah Joy, pictured winning at Shepparton, won her second race for trainer Steve Duffy at Bendigo on Monday night.

 

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Shepparton News 01-05-20

No getting Nutt-ed on line

ROYCE HAS A GAYE OLD TIME CELEBRATING HIS FIRST WIN IN 20 YEARS BY HIMSELF WITH A WHISKY

Rolls Royce: Reinsman Royce Nutt (left) and trainer Gary Merkel with Nutt’s first winner for 20 years, Roslyn Gaye.

 

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Shepparton News 27/04/20

ARDMONA RIDES HOME BEHINDS TO VICTORY MURRAY LEAGUE PRODUCES CRACKERS MAGIC OF GAVIN

AUSTRALIA’S CHAMPION REINSMAN THE ICEMAN AND CLAUDYS PRINCESS TOOK SYNDICATE ON ONE GREAT RIDE

The death of champion trots driver Gavin Lang on Friday has brought back plenty of memories for Kyabram’s Gus Underwood. Underwood, who has been The News' trots writer for more than 50 years, and Josh Pell bred the top racemare Claudys Princess, who put Kyabram and the Goulburn Valley on the Australian harness racing map a few years ago when, through her racetrack deeds, she was awarded Australia’s top female trotter award for three consecutive years — as a two, three and four-year-old. Raced by the Catchya syndicate Claudys Princess was driven to 21 of her 22 wins by Lang. After some uncanny circumstances leading up to Lang’s death on Friday Underwood has written this tribute to the man they called The Iceman. A fruitful partnership: Gavin Lang aboard Claudys Princess.

 

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