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Crowning Triumph for APG Graduates

June 17, 2024|APG Graduates, Industry News|

In the dynamic world of harness racing, emerging stars often shine bright, and Bettagetonpip is no exception. Knocked down for $39,000 at the Australian Pacing Gold sale at Perth in 2023, she led in an APG quinella in the $30,000 Western Crown at Gloucester Park on Friday (June 14). Jaxs Ideal, another APG graduate purchase at the same sale for $55,000, filled the quinella spot. Bettagetonpip, a grand looking Betting Line filly, rated a [...]

Australian Pacing Gold Appoints New General Manager

June 1, 2024|APG Company Information, APG News, Industry News|

Australian Pacing Gold has announced the appointment of former client services and account manager Anthony Essex as the new general manager. APG deputy chairman Peter Watkinson expressed the company’s enthusiasm for Essex’s promotion. “Anthony’s shown a lot of initiative in a wide range of areas since joining the company 20 months ago. He’s helped turn the business around. We had a lot of credibility issues, but I think we’re slowly overcoming those and getting [...]

Soho Spectre & Perpetuity Claim APG Gold Bullion

May 27, 2024|APG Gold Bullion, APG Graduates, Industry News|

The Western Australian owned, NSW trained Soho Spectre and the locally owned and trained Perpetuity captured their respective $150,000 Australian Pacing Gold Victorian Gold Bullion finals at Melton on Saturday night (May 25). Soho Spectre, who finished fifth in the APG Gold Bullion final as a two-year-old, made the three-year-old series finale a one-act affair. The Art Major colt, driven by his trainer Rickie Alchin, began like a bullet from the No. 5 gate [...]

Breeding Feat to Top NSW Nursery

May 26, 2024|APG Graduates, APG Vendors|

Success Stud, Young (NSW), one of Australia’s longest established and most successful standardbred nurseries, achieved rather a notable feat when they reared three runners in a 10-horse field in the $150,000 Australian Pacing Gold Victoria Gold Bullion Final for three-year-old fillies at Melton on Saturday night (May 25). They were Libby Lou, a grand type of filly who led and finished runner-up, Bolero (fifth) and Eye Can Try (eighth). Libby Lou (by Sweet Lou) [...]

Graduates Group 3 Perth Double

May 25, 2024|APG Graduates, Industry News|

Graduates of the Australian Pacing Gold Perth sales landed the thick end of the prize in both Group 3 classics run at Gloucester Park on Friday night (May 24). Waverider, a $60,000 purchase at the 2022 sale for Kevin Jeavons and Gino Monaco, sat parked throughout before scoring a convincing win in the $50,000 3YO Pearl Classic. The Downbytheseaside colt, who was bred by Mike Howie’s Copper Lodge, took his record to six wins [...]

Catch A Wave superb in The Nullarbor

April 22, 2024|APG Graduates, Industry News|

Catch A Wave claimed an unheralded second success in a million dollar race when he outstayed a top field in the $1,250,000 Group 1 The Nullarbor at Gloucester Park on Friday night (April 19). The Captaintreacherous gelding, a graduate of the 2020 Australian Pacing Gold sale in Melbourne, had earlier captured the $1million Miracle Mile at Menangle in 2023. After settling midfield, Catch A Wave latched onto the three-wide train with a round to [...]

No drama! Soap Opera salutes

April 16, 2024|APG Gold Bullion, APG Race Series, Industry News|

Soap Opera, who finished a close second in last year’s the APG Gold Bullion Final as a two-year-old, proved a class above her rivals in the $50,000 three-year-old Final at Albion Park on Saturday night (April 13). A convincing heat winner one week earlier, Soap Opera was installed as the $1.75 favourite for the final. Second last with a round to go, the Warrawee Needy filly circled the entire field three-wide in the last [...]

Gold Bullion for ‘Bart’

April 15, 2024|APG Gold Bullion, APG Race Series, Industry News|

Chicago Bart, a $50,000 buy at the our Gold Coast sale in 2022, established himself as one of the best his age this season with a resounding success in the $50,000 APG Gold Bullion Final for three-year-old colts and geldings at Albion Park on Saturday night (April 13). Starting from the wide No. 6 gate, the colt was forced to work overtime in the early part before assuming control with 1200 meters left to [...]

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