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6 September 2020
APG Purchase Reactor Now Extends Impeccable Record
AWAY from the spotlight surrounding two of Victoria’s top pacers, another rising star has been quietly shining. With a combination of sensational form and highly-promoted work outs, Ride High and Lochinvar Art have captured the public’s imagination in recent weeks. A potential clash between...
18 August 2020
Working Holiday Extended After Group One Win
NEW South Wales horseman John Boserio has decided to extend his working holiday in Queensland – and for good reason. Not only is he currently enjoying a trip to the pub on a sunny 24 degree Brisbane day, Boserio registered his maiden Group One win as a trainer last night. Boserio’s victory...
14 August 2020
APG 2yo Final - Jasper the favourite despite difficult draw
PREMIER trainer Grant Dixon will be represented at both ends of the betting scale in Saturday night’s Australian Pacing Gold Final at Albion Park. Dixon has three runners in the Group One which is for graduates of APG’s Brisbane Sale, including heat winner Jasper. Triumphant in the Group...
10 August 2020
APG - Stranglehold on APG Brisbane Final
[ADVERTISED CONTENT] PREMIER horseman Grant Dixon appears to have a stranglehold on next week’s Australian Pacing Gold Final. The futurity is for graduates of APG’s Brisbane Sale and culminates in a $100,000 Final at Albion Park next Saturday night. Heats of the series were conducted at the...
10 August 2020
APG - Jasper Back at Albion Park
[ADVERTISED CONTENT] FRESH from her Group One triumph at Albion Park a fortnight ago, Jasper will take the first step towards claiming another major when she returns to the venue tonight. Successful in the Qred Triad Final for trainer Grant Dixon, Jasper is poised to contest a heat of the Australian...
7 August 2020
APG & Combined Horse Transport Join Forces
[ADVERTISED CONTENT] With the exceptional representation of weanlings, yearlings, broodmares and racing opportunities in the West, APG have secured a $500 Combined Horse Transport voucher for any horse purchased through the 2020 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE, the total cost of transport from the Perth depot...
6 August 2020
APG Mixed Sale - World Record Pace
While its only early days, it’s abundantly clear the three new girls that have joined the team at APG have been truly delightful to work alongside. They are friendly helpful and totally passionate about the sport we all love. I’ve asked all three girls to highlight the lots in the 2020 APG...
5 August 2020
APG Mixed Sale - APG Sale Fueled By Tumby Power
Once the team at Tumby Park got word that APG were about to call entries for the 2020 National Mixed they didn’t hesitate in coming forward to support the sale that’s so important for the sport going forward. Tumby took the view that they would offer some very good racing prospects from their...
4 August 2020
APG Mixed Sale - The Two Biggest Stories
The two biggest stories in harness racing right now would have to be: # 1: Ride High’s track record at Bendigo on Saturday night, where he put in a display that some fans are calling the performance as, “the greatest they have ever seen in the Southern Hemisphere”. …and # 2:...
3 August 2020
APG Mixed Sale - Totally Intoxicating
The pure joy, satisfaction and fulfillment this writer (like many APG clients) has experienced once given the opportunity to breed, raise and race magnificent standardbred horses is extremely hard to put into the words. The best words that would describe this for me is “totally intoxicating”,...
3 August 2020
APG Mixed Sale - Trading Up
“You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward.” Roy T Benett One of the great aspects of harness racing (thanks to APG) is that it still offers a fair and open playing field for breeders. Yes, we have some very...
31 July 2020
APG - 195 Lots To Take Centre Stage
Those people looking at TRADING UP and pinhooking during this sale need to register for this event at http://www.ardex.com.au/apgonlineauctions/default.aspx?pageaction=login. Even the most active devoted APG clients still need to register as an online bidder. Please don’t make the mistake of thinking...
31 July 2020
APG National Mixed Sale - What About The Group 1 Winning
The excitement in the lead up to the 2020 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE that kicks off this time next week (and closes Sunday the 9th of August) is certainly building momentum. Why wouldn’t it! We’ve got a mare in the sale that’s won north of $650,000 on the track, and who has already left...
31 July 2020
APG Mixed Sale - Bigger And More Appealing
For so many great harness racing people, it’s amazing to think it’s almost 12 months since the running last year’s event “2019 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE” that attracted so much attention and excitement for the sport. The tremendous news is that the 2020 version promises to...
26 July 2020
Another APG Group One Winner
FRESH from her Group One triumph at Albion Park last night, Jasper has been aimed at another major. An Australian Pacing Gold graduate, the filly has been set for next month’s Brisbane Sale-based series by trainer Grant Dixon. Heats of the futurity are scheduled to be conducted at Albion Park on...
25 July 2020
The 2020 APG National Mixed Sale Update
Australian Pacing Gold would like to thank all the remarkable breeders, owners and consignors that have come forward to support the recording breaking 2020 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE that is about to kick off. Many APG clients/partners are of the view, a successful APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE that supports...
15 July 2020
2020 APG National Mixed Sale
Australian Pacing Gold would like to thank all the outstanding breeders, owners and consignors that have come forward to support the 2020 APG NATIONAL MIXED SALE set down for early August. We hold the view that a successful NATIONAL MIXED SALE to support consignors and investors/breeders looking to strengthen...
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...