Barry Lichter

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  1. The TAB's Shark really onto it today. Tipping best bets for Rosehill in TAB email at 10am when the meeting has been abandoned for hours!
  2. Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen's all conquering All Stars' training operation is to be disbanded at the end of next month.
  3. NZ Met officials have moved quickly to prevent another standing start debacle on Friday by replacing controversial starter Peter Lamb.
  4. The fallout from Tuesday’s shocking New Zealand Cup start is building. Horsemen went a short term fix and a long term solution.
  5. Horsemen and punters are demanding action after yet another shambolic start to the New Zealand Cup. We reveal where the starter was positioned for the race.
  6. Lincoln Farms' Copy That had a quiet cup trial at Addington this evening and his manners at the start made trainer Ray Green plenty happy.
  8. Nelli. I absolutely share your views on this. Pacers always get a fairer go than trotters. I am dead against maidens having to race against winners. It should be the one grade where horses get a fair go. It doesn't matter how out of form the winners are, horses like Lisa Marie P with 7 wins and $70,000 in earnings shouldn't be allowed to race maidens. The conditions stated the club might move lower graded trotters into the maiden TO ENSURE THE RACE WENT AHEAD. They got nine noms so why invoke that clause? I see only eight pacers are to contest the maiden pace. The graded pacers were split into
  10. HRNZ is working to resurrect the Harness Jewels in 2021 with a Cambridge date already set.
  11. It’s been a long wait but the punters’ trusty form guide RaceForm makes a reappearance next week - with a surprise new editor.
  12. Harness racing owners and trainers in the north can rest easy - stakes will rise considerably from August 1. Auckland Trotting Club vice president Jamie MacKinnon tells how.
  13. Dennis Ryan assures me they will be and the missing Pukekohe day will be included.
  14. Good news for punters - RaceForm, including Best Bets, will be back in time for the new season.
  15. We ask why RITA went against HRNZ’s recommendations and allowed Forbury Park to keep racing?