News

26 June 2020
APG Extends Nominations to Assist Vendors following Club Menangle Press Release
In the light of the recent Press Release by Club Menangle (which can be viewed by clicking here) and in response to a large number of inquiries from concerned vendors, APG has agreed to assist breeders by extending the nomination date for the 2021 APG and APTS sales until 17th July to allow vendors and...
15 June 2020
APTS to kick off mega Sale Day on February 7
The 2021 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale will precede the Australian Pacing Gold pacing sale at Inglis, Oaklands Junction, on Sunday February 7. The APTS – widely regarded as the strongest trotting yearling sale in the southern hemisphere – will kick off a mammoth sales day, featuring...
11 June 2020
APG Purchase Pinny Tiger Ready to Pounce
A PERFECT draw has presented Pinny Tiger with a prime opportunity to break his maiden status at Gloucester Park tomorrow night. Runner-up at three of his four starts, Pinny Tiger has drawn the pole in the Pearl Classic in what will be his second outing for trainer Michael Brennan. The Australian Pacing...
1 June 2020
Entries for the 2021 APG & APTS Sales are now Open!
Nominations are now open for APG’s 2021 Yearling Sales In keeping with our mantra of “bringing the sales and races to the people”, APG’s 2021 Sales and Racing Calendar will follow its traditional format, hosting sales and races in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, allowing...
29 May 2020
Last Call For APG National Mixed Sale Entries
APG would like to take this opportunity to advise our loyal and accomplished breeders that entries into the 2020 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE close this Sunday 31 May. This year’s sales event will launch on Wednesday, July 22 and operates similarly (like last year) to an e-bay style online auction....
28 May 2020
APG's New Partnership with VHRC Promises an Army of Buyers for the APG & APTS Sales
The Victorian Harness Racing Club (VHRC) are very excited to announce in partnership with Australian Pacing Gold (APG) and Australian Premier Trotting Sale (APTS) a new race series commencing September 2020. This race series will offer up to $900,000 in financial benefits and will be shared between owners...
11 May 2020
APG Preparing for $2Million+ Series 32
APG is proud of its status as an industry-owned, not-for-profit organisation that is wholly dedicated to the Australian harness racing industry. APG supported the industry through the Equine Influenza crisis in 2007/8, and is once again here to help strengthen, support and rebuild confidence in the harness...
22 April 2020
APG Planning a Big Year in 2021
Dear companions in harness racing, APG Board and Management are busy preparing for our 2021 sales with nominations opening in June 2020. APG will continue to be your NATIONAL standardbred yearling sales company in 2021. We will bring our sales to you: in Western Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New...
26 March 2020
APG Race Series: COVID-19 Update
The Board of Australian Pacing Gold met today (26 March) to determine the best way forward for Series 29 [3yo] and Series 30 [2yo] Events planned for April and May 2020. Given the closure of State Borders, it is not possible to conduct either the 2yo or 3yo Series races as planned. Accordingly, in consultation...
24 March 2020
Interstate Travel Restrictions to Impact APG Race Series
In consultation with the Controlling Bodies in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia, APG regrettably announces that the proposed Series 29 and 30 events leading to National Finals in Victoria on 9th May 2020 cannot take place as planned due to prohibitions regarding movement across State borders....
16 March 2020
GOLD ... A Safe Haven!
Dear friends in the Australian harness racing industry - breeders, vendors, buyers, trainers, owners, administrators. The outbreak of COVID-19 will have a major effect on communities around the world. Fortunately, global events such as this do not occur often. Sadly, however, their impact, both social...
13 March 2020
Australia's leading source of outstanding juvenile talent
Time has proven that APG has an unmatched reputation as Australia’s leading source of outstanding juvenile talent. As such, plenty of eager owners and trainers will be working hard over the next 12 months in the lead up to the massive $2.4 million on offer for these yearlings that have been sold...
13 March 2020
The 2020 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE
The friendly and helpful team at APG believe another outstanding national sale is essential for the sport going forward to support consignors and investors/breeders looking to bolster their breeding operation. While we acknowledge the online sale concept is in its infancy, the result from last season’s...
13 March 2020
The success of this wonderful weekend has given confidence
While many of us have just witnessed the most successful sales weekend NSW has ever experienced. Our helpful and friendly team are still processing and working through post sale offers. Thanks to our loyal and competent vendors, the Sydney Sale is now leading the way as the most successful sale / race...
12 March 2020
Enormous thank you to all the amazing harness racing participants
The APG team would like to extend an enormous thank you to all the amazing harness racing participants that came out to support our series of sales events in 2020. Attendances have been through the roof at all four of our sales days in 2020 and the amount of people that arrived with such a positive attitude...
11 March 2020
Last Call to Purchase a Perth Yearling Eligible for $650K of Local Perth APG Race Winnings!
For those of you that are still looking to secure a yearling, that may be eligible to complete for a slice of the massive $650,000 worth of riches on offer in the west, please be aware that time is fast running out to purchase those (small group of) yearlings still available. This time last year who...
8 March 2020
Third time's a charm at APG Sale?
WE’VE all heard the term “third time’s a charm”. Well, that’s a scenario Kim Procter hopes comes to fruition today. During the recent Australian Pacing Gold Sales in Melbourne and Perth, Kimmy and I have selected the yearlings we think are the best. Staying away from breeding,...
6 March 2020
On the other end of a transaction
MULTIPLE premiership winning trainer Joe Carbone is set to be a nervous observer during Australian Pacing Gold’s Sale in Sydney. No stranger to buying classy performers, Carbone will be on the other end of a transaction on Sunday. The South Australian horseman will make the long trip to Warwick...
6 March 2020
Proudly supported by HRNSW
Looking for a way to kick off what could be the biggest and most successful Sydney sales weekend ever ? Look no further than our very special event this evening at Inglis Sales Complex, Warwick Farm, NSW. Proudly supported by HRNSW, Flora Robson and the wonderful teams at Harness Breeders NSW & Australian...
6 March 2020
Most exciting yearling sale NSW will ever see.
Many NSW harness racing owners are counting down (just 2) the sleeps before what should be one of the most exciting yearling sale’s NSW will ever see. The great news for buyers is that we've arguably saved the best till last, with APG's Sydney Sale featuring more American Ideals (17), more...
4 March 2020
More big name stallions than any other Australian Sale this season.
APG have now had 2 recording-breaking sales events in Brisbane and Perth already this year, along with a very solid Melbourne sale, however, the excitement is far from finished. The great news for buyers is that we've arguably saved the best till last, with APG's Sydney Sale featuring more American...
4 March 2020
Bonuses an added incentive for Sunday's Australian Pacing Gold Sydney Sale
EXCITEMENT is building and prospective buyers can look forward to an earlier start than normal when Australian Pacing Gold’s Sydney Sale begins at the Inglis Riverside Stables at Warwick Farm on Sunday. The first Lots at this year’s sale are expected to sell fast as bidding begins at 10am....
3 March 2020
APG graduates dominate Group Two field
AS WAS the case with last weekend’s Pink Bonnet, you could almost be forgiven for mistaking Saturday night’s Sapling Stake as an Australian Pacing Gold heat. The Group Two Pink Bonnet attracted a field of 10 classy fillies, with eight of the youngsters APG graduates. In the end it was Girl...
3 March 2020
Too angelic for devilish Lot number
WHEN I saw her face it became obvious – well, so I thought – the Lot number is incorrect. This striking filly has an appearance too angelic to be Lot 666 in Sunday’s Australian Pacing Gold Sale in Sydney. Figuring she was a worthy candidate for an article purely on that number, I hit...
3 March 2020
Lettuce show you a star from Redbank
Wagga Wagga , NSW accountant Paul Kahlefeldt has been breeding Standardbreds for the past 15 years so aside from his profession of dealing with money , he has made plenty of money for those participants lucky or smart enough to have purchased a Redbank Lodge yearling. Paul grew up in Temora , about an...