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Welcome to the Southern Harness Website  

The website covers all meetings run by Southern Harness which include the following Clubs: Invercargill, Winton, Wairio, Riverton, Wyndham, Gore, Tuapeka, Northern Southland, and Roxburgh.

Unique to New Zealand, check out the audio comments  on the website from trainers each week prior to each raceday. You’ll find these in the Tips section.

The website  offers post raceday stories and photos, as well as other racing news, views, and interviews  as they come to hand.

Note:  If you missed any of the stories on this website – click on the  Archive section. There you’ll find articles featuring southern harness racing personalities and horses, as  well as features on stock produced by the Southern Bred, Southern Reared Group.

Bruce Stewart  –  Editor

Jones Venturing South

Jones Venturing South

Bruce Stewart

12th July 2020

Burnham trainer Mark Jones will make the most of the small window of opportunity to firm up his qualifiers for the Southland Oaks which has been reprogrammed for October.

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Well Bred Major Punter Wins On Debut

Well Bred Major Punter Wins On Debut

Bruce Stewart

9th July 2020

Art Major gelding Major Punter lived up to his breeding when he won on debut at Ascot Park yesterday, and he had to be tough to do it.

Major Punter stretching out to win on debut – Photo Bruce Stewart

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Forsure Aussie Bound

Forsure Aussie Bound

Bruce Stewart

9th July 2020

Impressive Invercargill winner Forsure looks set to head to Australia where he’ll be trained by Tim Butt.

The Art Major three year who’s out of eighteen win Washington VC mare Foreal is owned by Shona and Syd Brown of Mosgiel and is trained by Branxholme horseman Kirk Larsen.

Forsure (8) gets up to beat Under Wraps

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Dates Set For Southern Features

Dates Set For Southern Features

Bruce Stewart

8th July 2020

Thursday 29th October has been locked in for this season’s Alabar Southern Supremacy Stakes, Nevele R/Macca Lodge Southland Oaks and Diamond Creek Farm Two Year Old Classic.

The sponsors and connections of Memphis Tennessee, winner of the 2019 Supremacy.

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