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    “I think Pa kept the horse trotting for me”
    IF EVER there was a well-earned Group One win, it came at Tabcorp Park Melton tonight. Sure there are numerous occasions throughout the season where a top shelf victory is warranted and deserved, but the latest in the long line just gives the feeling of being above most. Having... Read more
    Memories of one of the sport’s great characters
    MEMORIES of one of the sport’s great characters came rushing back at Tabcorp Park Melton tonight. Making her fifth Group One appearance, Dougs Babe registered a well-earned triumph in a Vicbred Super Series Final. Prepared by Geoff Webster, Dougs Babe was bred by the horseman’s later brother Doug, who... Read more
    Long way to go before comparison can be made!
    EVEN his biggest fan isn’t game enough to make a comparison, but thanks to tonight’s victory The Locomotive is two-thirds of the way to matching one of his famous dam’s achievements. Proving too slick for his rivals in a Vicbred Super Series Final at Tabcorp Park Melton, The Locomotive... Read more
    “I don’t think anyone could say she doesn’t deserve it”
    IT WAS a case of ‘third time lucky’ for quality filly Rockinwithattitude which captured an overdue Group One at Tabcorp Park Melton just moments ago. Although widely-considered the best of her crop, Rockinwithattitude had been found wanting during her two previous top shelf appearances. On the first occasion the... Read more
    Perfect end, but unfinished business awaits
    SHE’S finished the local year on a high, but South Australian horsewoman Jill Neilson still has unfinished business for the season. Neilson had a pair of runners in the opening event at Globe Derby tonight, but only needed Just Chai, which outstayed his rivals with Dani Hill in the... Read more
    These sibling sisters add to our history
    SHE may have been beaten, but the bragging rights still went her way when Laura Rusten urged veteran gelding Harley James into second place behind Jessejames Shannon at Dubbo’s Boxing Night meeting. It meant 19-year-old Laura had left her sisters Tiarne and Jorja in her wake as the three... Read more
    She loves him and he loves her…they have a special bond
    IT WILL be “well past her bedtime” but Bridie Saunderson will be front and centre to cheer for her best friend at Tabcorp Park Melton tomorrow night. Saunderson is the daughter of horsewoman Nicole Lear who is set to contest a Vicbred Super Series Final with the only member... Read more
    Easy time for promising youngster
    AN EASY start to the New Year is the reward for former New Zealand pacer, Gossip Girl. Purchased by Chris Mifsud several months ago, Gossip Girl was shipped across the Tasman to join the stable of astute Victorian horseman Darren Pace. Pace has given the three-year-old six starts for... Read more
    Raiders looking to ‘buck the trend’
    A HOST of South Australians will attempt to ‘buck the trend’ this weekend. After being on the wrong side of interstate invaders – particularly Victorians – for several decades, SA trainers and owners are hoping to extract some revenge at Bendigo tomorrow night and Tabcorp Park Melton the following... Read more
    Gallagher looking for an Inter-City ‘Delight’
    RACE ONE: With the benefit of a suitable draw, the Simon Bigeni Jnr-trained SIR JUJON (2) has the chance to open proceedings on a winning note for punters. Contesting five races since leaving Victoria and joining Bigeni, Sir Jujon has managed a couple of placings, the latter a solid... Read more