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Shepparton News 15-3-24

Jack wins feature in a Breeze

Ace Shepparton reinsman Nathan Jack got a slice of the winning action on Miracle Mile night at Menangle last Saturday night, piloting the brilliant French trotter Callmethebreeze to a runaway win.

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Shepp News 16-02-24

Aiken hoping for a Miracle

Dream of Delight: David Aiken (right), pictured with gun reinsman Nathan Jack, is heading to Menangle and is also hoping for a Miracle Mile berth with his old marvel Max Delight.


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Sixty years on Gus'still kicking goals

Sixty years on Gus’ still kicking goals

Life member: Goulburn Valley Football League president Trevor Pollard and Kyabram Ladies committee member Carol Curnow congratulate Gus Underwood on being awarded GVFL life membership in the Kyabram Press Box on Sunday. Underwood has devoted more than 50 years to the league in capacities as a player, coach and journalist. Picture: Noel Hussey.


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Shepp News 9-02-24

Jack has knack from back

Melton moment: Abbey Turnbull enjoyed one of her biggest successes with Dalvey Robyn at Melton.


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Shepp News 12/01/24

Moran nabs all Cobram cups

Cups collection: David Moran won the trotters and pacers cups at Cobram.

Shepparton reinsman David Moran had a day out at the Cobam Cup meeting last Sunday with a driving treble which included wins in the two feature events.


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Shepparton News 29-12-23

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Shepp News 22/12/23

Nice day for a white wedding

Signed up: Damian Wilson and Laura Crossland were married last weekend.


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Shepparton News 13-10-23

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Shepparton News 6-10-23

Switch-up is just the ticket









Back in the winners’ stall: Congupna trainer Eddie Tappe steered Abbie to victory last week.

The switch of the Cobram meeting to Shepparton on Wednesday proved a bonanza for Goulburn Valley trainers.

Five of the seven races were won by local talents.

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Shepp News 15-9-23

Mario’s Watching a real star

Vicbred Super Series heats and semi-finals over the past week have produced plenty of winners with district links.

In the Emma Stewart-dominated pacing semi-finals on Saturday night at Melton, Goulburn Valley horsemen Mark Pitt and David Moran drove winners for the master trainer.


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Shepparton News 8-09-22 by Gus Underwood

Jack’s hand full of diamonds


Photo: Gregor Mactaggart

Impressive: Fantasy Beach, with Jeff Gledhill in the sulky, powers away to win at Echuca on Wednesday night.

The Nathan Jack driving juggernaut reached a new dizzy height at Maryborough’s Vicbred Super Series meeting on Monday.

Jack claimed a personal best five winners in the sulky in the two and three-year-old trotters heats of the series.

One of his winners, Violet Stanford, who claimed a two-yearold fillies heat, he trains himself.

The win left the Volstead filly unbeaten after four runs.

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WINNING START TO CAREER, Shepp News 1/09/23 by Gus Underwood


Well done: Courtney Laker gives Curly James a kiss for providing her with her first win as a trainer.


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Shepparton News 7/7/23

Jacks have handful of aces

Photo: Harness Racing NSW

What a win: The Russell Jack-trained Lettuce Trot, driven by Nathan Jack, triumphs at Menangle.

The Jacks came up aces at NSW meetings at Wagga and Menangle late last week.


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Shepparton News 30-06-23


Photo: Stuart McCormick

Roaring home: Roarforroscoe and Juanita Breen steam down the outside to win at Melton on Saturday.

Avenel-trained pacer Roarfor roscoe claimed his most significant career win when saluting in the $30,000 Future of Form Metropolitan Pace Final at Melton on Saturday night.

The Juanita Breen-trained and driven Betterthancheddar fouryear-old gelding put up arguably a career best run to topple the favourite Beach Melody.


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Shepparton News 23/6/23


Diamond in the rough: John Newberry with his $60 winner Diamond Eclipse.

Bunbartha horsemen John Newberry and son Matt made a successful raid on last Friday’s Wagga meeting, landing a double which included a 60/1 winner.


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Shepp News 16/06/23

Serg, Lettuce get cabbage

Something to roar about: Juanita Breen was victorious with Roarforroscoe at Melton.

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Shepp News 9 Jun 2023 By Gus Underwood


Blowing in the win: Colleen Boyington, part owner and wife of the trainer, with Hurricane Jane, who ended a frustrating run of minor placings to claim her maiden win last week.


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Shepp News 2-06-23

Girls have a lot of winning fun

Winning ways: Lisa and Mark Pitt enjoyed a winning double at Echuca on Tuesday night.

Talk about a girls’ night out. Eight of the nine winners at the Echuca Harness Racing Club’s meeting on Tuesday had the female touch associated with them.


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Shepp News 26-05-23

No Rymes or reason to win

Bust a move: Damian Wilson drove the longest priced winner of his career last week when he saluted on Rymes.


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