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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.

22 February 2015
February 2015 Newsletter

The February newsletter includes reviews of the Club's 2015 January Racing Carnival including the Carnival of Cups Race Meeting on Friday 23rd January.

10 February 2015
Julie Maughan's Raceday Report 10 Feb 2015

 

TAMWORTH MEETING 10 FEB COMPILED BY JULIE MAUGHAN

Joan Bullock Memorial

Feature race at last week’s Tamworth HRC meeting was the running of the Joan Bullock Memorial with Artsu from the Ron Neal stables shining through for a 2.3 metre win over Courage Underwater and Alyeska Dream 3.8 metres away third.

With Courage Underwater (Cameron Davies) leading the field and Artistic Double (David Munsie) racing out in the breeze, reinsman Jason Proctor found the one by one with Artsu.

"I thought it was a good spot but all my dangers were in front of me" said Proctor of Courage Underwater and Artistic Double.

3 February 2015
Julie Maughan's Raceday Report Friday 23rd January 2015

Matthew Harding will treasure his return trip to Tamworth for a while to come after taking out the $25,000 Prydes Easifeed Golden Guitar Final with Strathlachlan Andy.

Growing up around Tamworth before the family moved to Bobs Farm near Anna Bay, Harding had many a trials drive on the Paceway before gaining his licence.

17 January 2015
Julie Maughan's Race Meeting Report Wednesday 14th January 2015

Nathan Hurst is out to make the most of the Tamworth Country Music atmosphere, especially if he continues on his winning way after taking out The Pub Group sponsored Gold Nugget, with Major Gambler.