There was plenty on the agenda when Cody Winnell and Michael Howard sat down for Trots Talk, part of Sportsday radio that's taking the trots to every corner of the state.
Ouyen committee member Graeme Mengler previewed their big cup on Sunday, Cody and Michael broke down the season's highlights and then we went to the experts for some tips.
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Trots Talk - Counting down to Ouyen Cup day
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A ripping edition of Top Of The Trots from Hutchy and Pickers as the latter takes a stranglehold on the competition with only a couple of weeks to go.
Should Pickers get up, that's another $5000 to the Women's Cancer Foundation (Ovarian Cancer Institute).
Tune in each weekend as they trace the Trots Country Cups Championship.
The decisive move in the $25,000 Trots Country Cups Championship could well play out this weekend at Ouyen, where Im Corzin Terror will be fancied to take a stranglehold on the crown.
A ripping day’s racing is on the cards, centred around the Group 3 $30,000 Greggs Electrical Ouyen Pacing Cup, when an Im Corzin Terror victory would see the Dean Braun-trained nine-year-old leapfrog Hectorjayjay...
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Ouyen Cup could be season defining for Terror
Harness Racing Victoria
03/21/2017 at 22:56. Facebook
Trots Media's Cody Winnell and Michael Howard joined SEN 1116 last night to talk a big week in the #Trots, including the Kilmore and Boort cups, Petacular, some heart warmers and this weekend's big features.
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Talking Trots on SEN
Harness Racing Victoria
03/21/2017 at 01:42. Facebook
Jason Bonnington and Cody Winnell ran through a big agenda when they joined RSN Racing & Sport 927am for today's edition of #GaitSpeed, including being joined by trainer-driver Michael Stanley.
Stanley got listeners up to date on Petacular's progress ahead of the Victoria Oaks. Listen: [ Link ]

Gait Speed – Trots Program
Harness Racing Victoria
03/20/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
With a romp to the line Cardon Merger delivered more joy to connections and continued a stellar season in the hands of driver Greg Sugars.
Victory in Sunday’s Loddon Valley Stud Boort Pacing Cup has propelled Cardon Merger within striking distance of the $25,000 Trots Country Cups Championship lead, just two points adrift of superstar pacer Hectorjayjay.
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Kent’s cracking campaign rolls on as Cardon salutes again
Harness Racing Victoria
03/19/2017 at 05:48. Facebook
CARDON MERGER brings up his second win on the #TrotsCountry Cups circuit this season after taking out the Loddon Valley Stud Boort Trotting Club Pacing Cup in track record time for Driver Greg Sugars and Trainer Kent Harpley. Congratulations to connections #Trots
Harness Racing Victoria
03/19/2017 at 04:42. Facebook
All smiles from Anthony Butt after winning the Haras Des Trotteurs Boort Trotting Club Trotters Cup aboard CONON BRIDGE for Trainer Brent Lilley #TrotsCountry
Harness Racing Victoria
03/19/2017 at 03:42. Facebook
It's Olivia Weidenbach and MISS MAGGIE again saluting in the Monte Series Final for the Pony Trotters. Well done to all of our incredibly talented Pony Trots Drivers! #PonyTrots
Harness Racing Victoria
03/19/2017 at 03:22. Facebook
MISS MAGGIE and Olivia Weidenbach bring up their 4th win on the Country Cups circuit today in the Boort Trotting Club Pony Cup. Keep up the great work Olivia!
Harness Racing Victoria
03/18/2017 at 11:18. Facebook
Lennytheshark (Four Starzzz Shark-Botswana) from the David Aiken stable and driven by Chris Alford, and Illawong Helios (Majestic Son-Shining Sun) for driver Greg Sugars and trainer Ross Sugars were tonight's victors in the Jet Roofing Kilmore Pacing Cup and the McIvor Real Estate Kilmore Trotters Cup. Huge night of #Trots action at Kilmore Racing Club

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Harness Racing Victoria
03/18/2017 at 09:01. Facebook
WE'RE CRUZIN and Jordy Chibnall make it a race to race double on Kilmore Racing Club cup night after taking out the Jet Roofing Kilmore Pony Cup! ????⭐????#PonyTrots
Harness Racing Victoria
03/18/2017 at 07:47. Facebook
WE'RE CRUZIN and Jordy Chibnall win the Jet Roofing Pony Cup Prelude on Kilmore Racing Club Cup night. Well done Jordy!
Harness Racing Victoria
03/17/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Kilmore Racing Club's pacing cup was top of the agenda when Michael Howard and John Thwaites talked #Trots on RSN Racing & Sport 927am this morning, and were then joined by Rob Auber to break down the form and find some winners.
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Kilmore and Boort cups amid a feast of trots talk
Harness Racing Victoria
03/17/2017 at 04:07. Facebook
Trainer-driver Josh Aiken will be at Shepparton Harness Racing Club this Tuesday to mingle with trots lovers and oversee the parade of his Western Ideal-Christa colt, who was snapped up at the Australian Pacing Gold Ltd sales.
Roll in for a bbq and drinks from 5.30pm and meet the trainer and horse, in whom shares can still be snapped up.
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WESTY Launch
Harness Racing Victoria
03/17/2017 at 03:46. Facebook
The next Puppets, Candymen, Wonder Women and Group 1 Gavs will be guided through a valuable workshop to fast-track their driving careers.
The Association of Victorian Country Harness Racing Clubs and Harness Racing Victoria are co-sponsoring the Concession Drivers’ Workshop, when tactics and business management will be top of the agenda.
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State's best step in to help concession drivers learn the reins
Harness Racing Victoria
03/17/2017 at 01:51. Facebook
More races will be offered in March and April to give as many horses as possible the chance to compete.
Following on from offering a supplementary race on every card, Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) has boosted programs with three extra races for three-year-old trotters and two extra races for two-year-old pacers.
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More races programmed to meet rising population
Harness Racing Victoria
03/17/2017 at 00:28. Facebook
Stawell Harness Racing Club’s track is in the midst of a $546,446 overhaul, which will see significant upgrades.
The club’s camber will be vastly increased and its surface improved courtesy of the funding, 50 per cent of which came from the State Government’s Victorian Racing Industry Fund and the remainder from the club and Harness Racing Victoria.
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Stawell half-a-million-dollar overhaul to boost racing
Harness Racing Victoria
03/16/2017 at 07:29. Facebook
"It's a really good field, but I wouldn't swap him for any other horse," says David Aiken, trainer of Victorian superstar Lennytheshark.
David joined Trots Talk to look ahead to a huge Kilmore Racing Club Pacing Cup on Saturday night. Also joining Darren Parkin and Michael Howard were Boort Trotting Club secretary John Campbell ahead of their big day on Sunday, while Lennytheshark's driver...
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