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15 September 2018
APG purchases primed for Group Twos
HAVING enjoyed a stellar 2017/18 season, Australian Pacing Gold purchases are ready for the new round of majors. Lead by Shez All Rock, APG stars captured an incredible 21 Group Ones last term. Making her debut at the beginning of the season, Shez All Rock became the southern hemisphere’s premier...
3 September 2018
Big season for Australian Pacing Gold purchases
AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold purchases enjoyed a high rate of success during the 2017/18 season. From age-restricted events to open class majors, APG graduates were to the fore throughout Australasia. Lead by Shez All Rock, APG stars captured an incredible 21 Group Ones for the term. Making her debut at the...
27 August 2018
APG purchases fill Group One trifecta
“HE HAS a long way before he can be compared to Lenny, but he’s a nice replacement.” That was the call from trainer David Aiken when discussing rising star Wrappers Delight. Joining Aiken’s team earlier this season, the Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold purchase has been impressive...
24 August 2018
Australian Pacing Gold graduate to join an elite group of youngsters
CAN Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold purchase Centenario join an elite group of two-year-olds? In a season where the leading contenders for Victorian Horse of the Year are evenly-matched, Centenario has a primed opportunity to claim the coveted title at Tabcorp Park Melton tomorrow night. Boasting eight...
23 August 2018
Unbeaten Australian Pacing Gold graduate primed for Breeders' Crown
UNBEATEN Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold sales graduate The Storm Inside will take another step towards reclaiming his position at the top of his crop at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. Australia’s premier freshman in 2016, The Storm Inside was limited to just a start as a three-year-old....
18 August 2018
Australian Pacing Gold graduate strikes first
IT DIDN’T take a Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold sales graduate long to make its way into the winners’ circle during tonight’s Breeders’ Crown semi-finals. In fact, a filly purchased at the 2016 Sydney Sale captured the opening event on the card. Prepared by premier horsewoman...
12 August 2018
Factory muscles his way to Group One Australian Pacing Gold glory
A GOOD break, then the Victoria Derby. That’s what co-trainers Lauren and Shane Tritton have in store for quality freshman Muscle Factory. An arrogant winner of last night’s Australian Pacing Gold Brisbane Sale Final at Albion Park, Muscle Factory will be sent to a paddock upon return to...
9 August 2018
Warm reception awaits APG winner
ENJOYING Queensland’s pleasant weather this week, power couple Lauren and Shane Tritton are hoping for a warm reception at Albion Park on Saturday. The duo are set to contest the Australian Pacing Gold Brisbane Sale Final with Muscle Factory, which is the short-priced favourite from his wide draw....
8 August 2018
Victorian raider primed for Group One Australian Pacing Gold FInal
VICTORIAN filly For All We Know is in a solid position to register an overdue Group One triumph at Albion Park on Saturday night. Winner of her heat last weekend, For All We Know is engaged in the Australian Pacing Gold Brisbane Sale Final where she has drawn barrier two for trainer Brett Bunfield. Triumphant...
4 August 2018
Factory flexes his muscles in Australian Pacing Gold Brisbane heats
CLASSY colt Muscle Factory confirmed his position as the one to beat in next week’s Australian Pacing Gold Brisbane Sale Final. Taken to Queensland for last night’s heats at Albion Park, Muscle Factory registered a brilliant win for co-trainers Lauren and Shane Tritton. Driven by Lauren,...
3 August 2018
APG riches worth the trip
HAVING covered more ground than early settlers in recent weeks, Victorian horseman Brett Bunfield hopes the travels will continue to pay dividends at Albion Park tonight. Last weekend Bunfield was in South Australia with top filly Saphirique, which successfully defended her Southern Cross title at Globe...
28 July 2018
Ladbrokes APG Final winner "proven to be a good buy"
HANDY filly Valla Reine will be sent for a spell despite her victory at Tabcorp Park Melton tonight. Confident the youngster will be better as a three-year-old next season, trainer David Murphy has elected to send the daughter of Cam Fool to a paddock. Murphy revealed his plans following Valla Reine’s...
28 July 2018
Ladbrokes APG purchase harness racing's answer to Bo Derek
COMEBACK pacer The Storm Inside became harness racing’s answer to Bo Derek when successful at Ballarat last night. Continuing his climb back to the top of his age group, The Storm Inside stretched his record to a perfect 10. The premier two-year-old of his crop, with his wins including the Ladbrokes...
25 July 2018
Another Group One winner on Australian Pacing Gold's ever growing list
ANOTHER name has been added to Australian Pacing Gold’s ever growing list of Group One winners. Proving too slick for his rivals at Albion Park during the weekend, First String captured the Qbred Triad Final for trainer and part-owner Craig Cross. Driven by Luke McCarthy, First String dashed to...
25 July 2018
Chasing APG Autumn gold
ALREADY a fan of Australian Pacing Gold’s Autumn Sale, trainer David Murphy hopes his opinion of the concept will increase further after Saturday night’s Tabcorp Park meeting. Having purchased a “couple of cheap ones” from the Sale, Murphy will contest the corresponding $50,000...
24 July 2018
Enter Now For 2019 Ladbrokes APG Yearling Sales
APG is now accepting entries for its 2019 Ladbrokes APG pacing yearling sales which will consist of four major sales: Brisbane - Eagle Farm Racecourse - Sunday, 27 January (Date & venue TBC) Melbourne - Inglis's Oaklands Sales Complex - Sunday, 3 February Sydney - Inglis's Riverside Sales...
20 July 2018
Last Chance to buy Quality In Foal Broodmares
Astute buyers have only 3 days left to purchase one of the quality broodmares that remain available following APG's recent Online Mixed Sale. There are 30 in-foal mares still available with all the hard-work done ... buy today and you'll have your next potential champion on the ground before...
10 July 2018
Seven Australian Pacing Gold eligible Group One winners in seven days
LAST week was another successful period for Australian Pacing Gold with seven Group One stars. Beginning with Menangle on the Sunday, APG welcomed three new Group One winners to its ever growing list. Goodtime Heaven, Miss Halfpenny and Hardhitter were a class above their opponents in New South Wales...
2 July 2018
Australian Pacing Gold welcomes another three Group One winners
AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold welcomed three new Group One winners to its ever growing list at Menangle yesterday. Making a swift transition through the grades this season, Goodtime Heaven was responsible for arguably the biggest performance of the afternoon on her way to capturing a Breeders’ Challenge...
27 June 2018
APG's Online Mixed Sale Commences Monday
Boasting 84 quality lots, APG's 2018 Online Mixed Sale offers buyers an ideal opportunity to top up their broodmare bands or pick up a young horse with racing and breeding potential. The online sale, which works similar to an eBay auction, commences at 3pm on Monday, 2 July and concludes at 5pm on...
14 June 2018
Tough task for boom APG freshman
EXCITING freshman Leonidas will need to call upon his inner warrior at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Saturday night. Boasting five wins from six starts – including a victory against older rivals last week – the Ladbrokes Australian Pacing Gold purchase is scheduled to contest an Alabar New South...
12 June 2018
APG purchases dominate heats
CONNECTIONS of talented filly Goodtime Heaven hope her love affair with Tabcorp Park Menangle can continue during the next few weeks. Sent across the Murray to contest a New South Wales Breeders’ Challenge heat at the world class venue today, Goodtime Heaven captured the qualifier in effortless...
12 June 2018
Ladbrokes APG grads to shine at Menangle
HAVING already exceeded expectations, Everybodylovedray will once again have to rise above presumptions at Tabcorp Park Menangle today. While trainer David Thorn has a high opinion of the Australian Pacing Gold purchase, he believes the assignment ahead will prove difficult for the youngster. “He’s...
3 June 2018
Ladbrokes APG graduate captures NZ Group One
PLANS have changed with boom filly Shez All Rock. Sent across the Tasman to contest the Harness Jewels – which she won yesterday - Shez All Rock was expected to return to original trainer Mark Pitt ahead of two major targets. Selecting the daughter of Rock N Roll Heaven at the Melbourne Australian...
10 May 2018
Ladbrokes APG purchase chasing another feature victory
Ladbrokes APG Sales purchase Atomic Red is predicted to have little trouble returning to the winners’ circle in Dubbo tomorrow night. Runner-up in the Carousel Final at Tabcorp Park Menangle a fortnight ago, Atomic Red won his previous start by 32 metres in 1:53.6. This time around the Steve Turnbull-trained...