News Room

20 August 2015
Awards Night 2015

The Tamworth HRC end of season awards night was well attended last Saturday night with plenty of celebration at the Southgate Inn.
“We’re pleased with the rollup” said Deputy Chairman Mark Lowe “It is a good mix of family, friends and supporters and we have kept it as a casual affair”

7 August 2015
Julie Maughan's Race Meeting Report 30th July 2015

MARATHON

"When he hits the front he takes on another dimension" and that is how Bathurst trainer Peter Bullock summed up the win of Signory Shannon in taking out the Psarakis Accounting Marathon Final at Tamworth last week.

29 July 2015
Julie Maughan's Race Meeting Report 16th July 2015

MEETING ROUNDUP JULY 16 AT TAMWORTH COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN

Running 3110 metres is not for the faint hearted but Tamworth pacer Leighmont is ready for the challenge in the End of Season Marathon Final to be conducted at Tamworth on July 30.

Two heats were conducted at Tamworth last Thursday over the 2730 metre distance.

13 July 2015
Julie Maughan's Race Meeting Report 2nd July 2015

TAMWORTH ROUNDUP COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN July 2, 2015

Lola Weidemann is back and in a big way after driving three winners at Thursday’s Tamworth HRC meeting.

The Queensland reinswoman has been off the scene for an extended period of time after sustaining four broken ribs and a hip injury in a race incident at Redcliffe back in April.

30 June 2015
Julie Maughan's Tamworth Raceday Report 21 June 2015

TAMWORTH HARNESS ROUNDUP SUNDAY 21st JULY COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN
MONDO SEELSTER TAKES FEATURE
At the beginning of the week Maitland reinsman Mitch Chapple thought he had missed the opportunity for a drive behind Mondo Seelster in the $7,650 Final of the TAB.COM.AU Winter Warmer Final at Tamworth after the gelding was declared first emergency.

4 June 2015
Julie Maughan's Raceday Report 4 June 2015

 

TAMWORTH MEETING JUNE 4 COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN

Stacey Weidemann is making her name in the harness racing industry both in Queensland and NSW but last Thursday was the best day so far after gaining her licence last August.

Weidemann drove her first winning double at the Tamworth HRC meeting with Mac Sweet the first to greet the judge followed by Jacks A Smarty.

"This win was special as the filly belongs to my grandfather Ross who passed away recently" said Weidemann of Mac Sweet who had just won the Peter Jackson Bookmaker Jackpot $2,100 Pacing Pick Pace (1980m).

7 May 2015
Newsletter May 2015

The Club's May Newsletter includes reviews of the Nevele R Stud North West Oaks and the Select Autoglass North West Derby

7 May 2015
Julie Maughan's Tamworth Race Report 7 May 2015

ALYESKA DREAM WINS PERC VERNING MEMORIAL
Perc Verning lived for harness racing at Tamworth. The veteran helped out in the formative years of racing at the Club as well as watching the career of his son Ian “Spud” Verning, but sadly Perc passed away just over a year ago aged 98.

16 April 2015
Julie Maughan's Raceday Report 16 April 2015 North-West Oaks & Derby

DERBY AND OAKS AT TAMWORTH COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN

Rosie oh Rosie! The name Rosie O’Rourke has been on a lot of lips lately as a horse to follow and last Thursday the Art Major USA- As It Is In Heaven 3 yo filly showed just how smart she is in taking out the $7,000 Nevele R Stud North West Oaks at Tamworth.

The $7,000 Select Autoglass North West Derby is a race that Dubbo trainer Brett Pay has been eyeing off for Remember Kaiser.

26 February 2015
Julie Maughan's Raceday Report 26 Feb 2015

 

TAMWORTH MEETING 26TH FEBRUARY COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN

Narrabri reinsman Chris Shepherdson had a pearler of a day at the Tamworth Paceway last Thursday when he drove three winners in Big Riddle, I Want Candy and Rockstar Ruler.

All three pacers are trained by Shepherdson’s uncle, Peter Shepherdson.

"I drove four winners at a Narrabri meeting once" said Shepherdson "but I will take three here today".

Shepherdson is also placing the birth of his first son Cohen, with his partner Elizabeth, as giving a new zest for life.