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Kilmore trots: Brent Lilley, Chris Alford successful with Spotlight

By Len Baker Kilmore races on Tuesday last week featured an interesting eight-event program, with Bolinda duo trainer Brent Lilley and driver Chris Alford successful with four-year-old Spotlight. The Muscle Hill-Imitating gelding took out the 1690-metre...

Kilmore trainer Hanna Powell, jockey Jamie Mott, take Ultimate Kiss to victory at Moe

By ‘Pegs’ IN-FORM Kilmore trainer Hanna Powell produced a smart debutant in Ultimate Kiss at Moe on Thursday. Confidently backed from $13 to $8.50, the three-year-old gelded son of Redente and the good-producing mare Ellakeire, was...

Racing: Kilmore trainer Lee Hope earns first city win

By ‘Pegs’ KILMORE trainer Lee Hope saddled up his first city winner at Ladbrokes Park Sandown on Wednesday since returning from a three-year hiatus. In only his fifth start for Hope Racing, Big Brew, paying $9.50,...

Kilmore harness racing: local trainers successful in eight-race card

By Len Baker AN eight event card of harness racing at Kilmore on Thursday, June 9, featured various victorious trainers from the region. Kilmore reinsman Robbie Walters caused a major upset when successful aboard visiting Tasmanian...

Home track winners at Kilmore

By Len Baker A eight event card of harness racing at Kilmore on Thursday, June 9, featured various victorious trainers from the region. Kilmore reinsman Robbie Walters caused a major upset when successful aboard visiting Tasmanian...

Racing: Fog in focus at Kilmore races

THE feature image indicates what punters had to endure at Kilmore Racing Club’s final turf meeting for season 2021-22 on Thursday. Racing Victoria stewards chairman Peter Ryan and his team consulted with all jockeys prior...

Fog causes vision issues for punters at Kilmore races

The Kilmore races hit the headlines on Thursday but not because of the thoroughbreds – it was the fog. Racing commentators were describing the weather as ‘extraordinary’ and ‘crazy fog’, but those who live or...

Kilmore jockey Blake Shinn earns another group one victory

By ‘Pegs’ Former Kilmore jockey Blake Shinn won his third group one in Hong Kong this season when he partnered the Douglas Whyte-trained Russian Emperor to victory in the HK$12million Standard Chartered Champions and Chartered...

Harness racing: 10-race card at Kilmore

By Len Baker Harness racing at Kilmore on Thursday featured a massive 10-race card with several well supported horses winning, plus a couple at longer odds. Former Tasmanian junior Jack Laugher took the honors with a...

Racing: Brown’s Eagle in Ballarat win

By ‘Pegs’ SEYMOUR trainer Stephen Brown has a smart galloper in Heavenly Eagle, a $2.30 favourite, judging by the gelding’s win at Ballarat on Sunday. The New Zealand-bred son of Echoes Of Heaven and King’s Daughter...