The world of harness racing is abuzz with excitement as one of the industry’s foremost trade events is set to happen this weekend. Breed to Succeed 2023, organized by Harness Breeders Victoria, at the esteemed Shepparton Harness Racing Club has become the place to be for breeders, owners, and enthusiasts alike. This year, for the first time, Australian Pacing Gold will be there as one of the trade stall holders to share their knowledge and experience from over 30 years supporting the harness racing industry in Australia.

With a stall manned by the experienced minds of Lance Holberton and Peter Watkinson, and a line-up of other great vendors in the trade village at Breed to Succeed, attendees are in for a treat. However, whether you’re a seasoned breeder, an aspiring owner, or simply a fan of the sport, the APG stall is the place to be. Lance and Peter’s wealth of knowledge and passion for harness racing are sure to provide invaluable insights and answers to any questions that may arise.

One of the highlights of APG’s presence at the Breed to Succeed 2023 event is the chance to get a sneak peek into the upcoming auction season. APG is currently putting the finishing touches on their auction entries, spanning across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and Western Australia. For breeders and owners looking to secure their next champion, this is an opportunity that can’t be missed. Whether you’re in search of a future superstar or are simply curious about the range of prospects, APG’s auctions are a treasure trove of potential.

For those who haven’t yet finalized their auction entries, there’s still time to get involved. Opportunity Knocks at all 4 APG sales in the leading months of 2024! APG is extending an open invitation to all interested parties to submit their entries through our website ( or by reaching out to Account Manager, Anthony Essex ( We would also like to thank the many vendors already signed up, for their support in the upcoming sales and trusting APG with the sale of their yearlings. Being our first year back in both NSW and VIC after a 1-year break, we have received an amazing response from the vendors and industry to ensure these 2024 sales are bigger and better than ever.

As the countdown to the event continues, we hope that you will come down and join us to help support and promote the Harness racing industry. With an expert panel, an amazing line up of trade stall holders and even the chance to win a luck door prize Breed to Succeed 2023 is the place to be this Sunday afternoon. Whether you’re a breeder, owner or enthusiast, come on down to engage with the experts and take your first step toward harness racing success with Australian Pacing Gold.