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Down Under Trainer Handed 10-Year Ban

January 31, 2012:

It has been reported that trainer Dean Atkinson has been handed a 10-year ban from the sport of standardbred racing. He is the first harness racing licensee that has been penalized in regard to the swabbing scandal, which has been front and centre in the Down Under racing scene...read on

O'Toole Appears In Court

December 8, 2011:

According to a report, disgraced former Harness Racing New South Wales Steward Paul O'Toole appeared in court this morning, but did not enter a plea in regard to charges relating to the swabbing scandal in the Down Under racing scene...read on

Five Arrested, Charged Down Under

November 29, 2011:

According to multiple reports, a total of five people have now been arrested and charged with a combined 60 counts of corruption in connection to the Down Under swabbing scandal. One of the individuals which have been charged is former Harness Racing New South Wales Steward Paul O'Toole...read on

Trio Charged In Down Under Probe

November 24, 2011:

The New South Wales Police Force has announced that three individuals have been charged in relation to the ongoing investigation into corruption in the harness racing industry down under...read on

Panel To Begin Swabbing Irregularity Probe

October 3, 2011:

A special panel of stewards put together to inquire the 'swabbing and betting' scandal in Down Under racing is scheduled to have its first meeting Tuesday, October 4...read on

Veteran Horseman Ruled Off

September 8, 2011:

A day after his 58th birthday, Robbie Byrnes, a 40-year veteran of the Down Under harness racing industry, was warned off by Harness Racing New South Wales after having refused to provide his telephon...read on

Hey Guys! Hey! I'm Not Dead!

August 24, 2011:

Down Under horse veterinarian Art Meeker has been feeling the love after having suffered a massive heart attack at a Brighton training centre on June 30....read on

Purses Reduced To Fund Drug Testing?

August 24, 2011:

Harness Racing New South Wales Chief Executive Sam Nati has been cited as saying that purse money may have to be redirected to drug testing following the scandal which is currently rocking the Down Un...read on

Uproar Down Under

July 25, 2011:

A bit of an uproar has been stirred up Down Under after Monkey King was voted the aged pacer of the year over Smoken Up and Themightyquinn at New Zealand's annual harness racing awards...read on

Mandate To Divulge Injuries, Surgeries

May 12, 2011:

"Trainers need to be more conscious of the punter. Now they will be required to report any sort of surgery, whether it be upper respiratory or even any sign of lameness or gait dysfunction...read on

Meadowlands Simulcast Strong Down Under

February 24, 2011:

Meadowlands harness racing has been well received by Down Under bettors through the first three weeks of its simulcast to Australia and New Zealand...read on

'Big M' Pick-4 Guarantees To $75K, $100K

February 1, 2011:

The best bet in harness racing just got even better. For the month of February, the Meadowlands Racetrack's Pick-4 pool guarantees will be raised to $75,000 on Fridays and $100,000 on Saturdays...read on

Uproar Over Results Of Whipping Study

January 28, 2011:

A recent peer-reviewed study into the use of the whip in horse races has determined that the act of whipping a horse does not make a difference to the outcome of a race...read on

New Industry Body To Combat Drug Use

January 24, 2011:

It has been reported that a new industry body is being assembled to combat the use of drugs in the horse racing industry...read on

Can Auckland Reactor Regain His Form?

January 24, 2011:

Having returned to the Down Under racing scene after an unsuccessful stint in the United States, Auckland Reactor is being pointed to a race in early February. His trainer, Mark Purdon, has commented on his form as he...read on


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