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    Well worth the extra $500!

    Well worth the extra $500!

    December 31, 2020

    OWNER Malcolm Wells is rapt he decided to spend an extra $500. Looking to purchase a son of Andover Hall, Wells accepted the fact he was leaving without the colt after the youngster reached his planned budget. Just before the auctioneer’s hammer was struck, however, Wells was talked into... Read more
    Will lightning to strike twice on Super Series night?
    ODDS of lightning striking twice on one night are even higher than his latest winner, but that’s not stopping Mathew Craven from hoping. Already enjoying one major surprise at Tabcorp Park Melton tonight Craven is aiming for a second later on the card. Driving Kimble in a Vicbred Super... Read more
    “She has proven she is pretty special”
    A DECISION relating to Maajida’s next major target is expected to be made early in the New Year. Speaking after Maajida added another Group One to her tally just moments ago, trainer Emma Stewart revealed connections are “weighing up the options” with the outstanding filly. One possibility is aiming... Read more
    Rising star’s comeback complete with Group One win
    RISING star Always Ready’s comeback is complete. Among the best of his crop as a two-year-old, the son of Ready Cash registered four wins and four placings from eight starts, with is successes including the Vicbred Super Series Final. In hindsight, however, it was one of the trotter’s placings... Read more
    Cole spreading his riches around
    THE Christmas-New Year period is always a busy time for Mandagery-based farmer Geoff Cole as he races the clock to have his crop harvested in time for the festive season. Cole had plenty to be happy about after the prolonged drought broke in the Central West at the beginning... Read more
    Blake hoping for some fireworks to end the year
    CHAMPION horseman Blake Fitzpatrick would have to rate 2020 as a successful year as the winners have continued to flow. Now the Cawdor trainer-driver will be hoping to end the year on a high note at Penrith tonight. Fitzpatrick will be looking to add to his already-impressive season tally... Read more
    Final meeting to decide premiership honours
    AFTER 16 months the battle for the title as South Australia’s premier concession driver is set to be decided during the final meeting of the extended season. With a win separating Tiana McMahon and Samantha Pascoe, tonight’s Globe Derby program promises to be a nail biting evening for the... Read more
    Woeful Group One draw for unbeaten youngster
    A WOEFUL draw is expected to have little effect on Cover Of Darkness’ perfect record. Unbeaten from eight starts, son of Majestic Son is engaged in a Vicbred Super Series Final at Tabcorp Park Melton on Thursday night. The $100,000 decider is one of 12 Group Ones on the... Read more
    First quartet the ideal tonic

    First quartet the ideal tonic

    December 28, 2020

    YESTERDAY’S Globe Derby program provided the ideal tonic for young reinsman Michael Smith. Feeling “a bit crook” going into meeting, Smith had forgotten his woes as he headed home. The source of Smith’s improved condition was his first quartet. “I felt a bit crook yesterday but pushed on to... Read more
    Another interstate trip on the cards
    SET to embark on another interstate trip, astute trainer Chris Frisby hopes the campaign will go a lot smoother than his previous trek across the border. Sending stable star Our Uncle Sam south to compete in Victoria, Frisby was left frustrated when his runner was scratched due to extenuating... Read more