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Shepparton News 18/01/19

 

CROSSLAND’S YOUNG STAR ONCE AGAIN CRUELLED BY GATE AS TRITTONS MUSCLE UP IN DERBY HEAT

Shepparton Harness Racing Club’s reigning Trainer of the Year Laura Crossland has again come off second best with her star youngster Lochinvar Art in the draw for the Victoria Derby heats at Ballarat tomorrow night.

Picture: Shepparton Harness Racing ClubLots of delight: Danny Frawley along with the connections of Im Pats Delight and reinsman Gavin Lang take it all in after winning the Shepparton Gold Cup.

 

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Neatline Homes Shepparton Gold Cup

 

 

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Seniors Tennis Championship participants

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Dons Close View at Victory - Shepp News 30-11-18

Don’s close View at glory

SHEPPARTON’S DUCAT ALMOST LANDED MASSIVE BET ON HIS MARE WINNING 1967 INTER DOMINION FINAL

The late Don Ducat could have been forgiven for being a little nervous as he climbed into the sulky at Perth’s Gloucester Park in 1967 to drive Goulburn View in the final of the Inter Dominion Pacing Championship.

Picture: Rodney BraithwaiteVal and Geoff Hill with the 1966 Sunraysia Racing Cup. Val’s father Don Ducat took out the race with Goulburn View, earning the mare entry into the 1967 Inter Dominion Pacing Championship, where she ran third in the final.

 

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Shepparton News 30-11-18

Not losing sleep about it

O’DONOGHUE ISN’T STRESSING ABOUT STAR SAN CARLO’S TRICKY BARRIER AHEAD OF INTER DOMINION TILT

Shepparton trainer Steve O’Donoghue admits he never stresses about barrier draws and that will be the case again when his star pacer San Carlo tackles the first round heats of the Inter Dominion Pacing Championship at Melton tomorrow night.

Going well: Zuberi, trained by Col Duncan, brought up his ninth win at Shepparton last week.

 

 

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Shepparton News 23-11-18

Swede can Buster move

FRENNING SHOWS SHE CAN DO IT ALL BY PRODUCING FORMER KIWI PACER TO WIN FIRST RACE AS A TRAINER

Kima Frenning ticked off another first in her blossoming harness racing career at last Saturday night’s tri-code meeting at Cranbourne.

Another first: Kima Frenning (centre) trained her first winner, Buster Brady, at Cranbourne on Saturday night.

 

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Shepparton News 16-11-18

Sky is the limit in cups

CARLO MONSTERS WAY TO VICTORY, WHILE PETITE LEAVES RIVALS FLOUNDERING IN VALLEY FEATURES

 

Picture: Stuart McCormickMonster mash: Star Shepparton-trained pacer San Carlo is now a $6 pop to win the Inter Dominion after mauling his rivals in the Yarra Valley Pacers’ Cup.

 

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Shepparton News 9-11-18

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Shepparton News 2/11/18

Carlo San-sational in cup

SHEPPARTON-TRAINED STAR PUTS NAME UP WITH LEGENDS WITH BRILLIANT AND TOUGH CRANBOURNE VICTORY

Garry Rowan, Gammalite, Paleface Adios, Koala King, Master Musician, Golden Reign, Tailamade Lombo, Im Themightyquinn and Mr Feelgood.

Picture: Stuart McCormack

One of the greats: San Carlo, driven by Rebecca Bartley, has joined an illustrious club with his Cranbourne Cup win.

All legendary names in Australian harness racing through the ages.

And all Cranbourne Pacing Cup winners.

After last Saturday night, Shepparton-trained pacer San Carlo can be added to that illustrious list.

 

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Shepparton News 26-10-18

District awards domination

REGIONAL INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS AND HORSES SWEEP ALL BEFORE THEM AT HRV’S BIG NIGHT

Goulburn Valley administrators, owners, breeders, trainers, drivers and horses were well to the fore at the Gordon Rothacker Medal night at Melbourne’s Crown Casino last Sunday night when Harness Racing Victoria honoured its high achievers for the 2017-18 season.

Picture: Emmanuel MbalaStarring role: Ian Purdey shows off his award with his wife Julie on Sunday at the Gordon Rothacker Medal night.

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Shepparton News 19-10-18

Neigh, water walk this way

BUNFIELD DELIGHTED AS CHANGE OF TRAINING REGIME FOR HIS CHARGES CONTINUES TO DELIVER RESULTS

Brett Bunfield is one of a growing band of trainers who is putting a lot of faith and trust in water walkers to stimulate and condition horses during their racing preparations.

Horse paddle: Merrigum trainer Brett Bunfield is pleased with the results of his water walker.

 

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Shepparton News 12-10-18

Out to wrap up Victoria Cup

AIKEN WOULD TAKE GREAT DELIGHT IF HE CAN BE THE BOSS AT FINISH OF FEATURE EVENT AT MELTON

Old boys club: Veterans Brian King and Kains Boy combined for yet another win last week at Echuca.

 

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Shepparton News 5-10-18

Top stallions are in town

LEADING SIRES AVAILABLE TO DISTRICT BREEDERS AS THEY TAKE UP RESIDENCE AT GV EQUINE CENTRE

A USA Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year, a millionaire racehorse and sire and a son of a leading percentage sire are three bargain-priced stallions available to breeders in the Goulburn Valley for the first time this season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stunning stud: Leading sire Major In Art is now standing in Shepparton at the GV Equine Centre.

 

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Shepparton News 21-09-18

LAURISTON BLOODSTOCK IS ON THE HUNT FOR SOMEONE TO RUN ITS LEADING BREEDING ESTABLISHMENT

One of Australia’s leading standardbred breeding establishments is seeking a new farm manager.

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Shepparton News 14-09-18

Smokin it up at Leeton

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Shepparton News 7-09-18

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Shepparton News 31-08-18

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Shepparton HRC 2019 Yearling Sale

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Shepparton News 17-6-18

Purd no longer the word

KYABRAM TROTTING CLUB FAREWELLS ITS ONE CONSTANT OF THE PAST 50 YEARS IAN PURDEY

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Shepparton News 10-08-18

Jack and four of a kind

STAR SHEPPARTON REINSMAN STRIKES ON FIRST DAY OF REDWOOD CARNIVAL WITH A QUARTET OF WINS

Goulburn Valley trainers and drivers were well to the fore on the opening day of the alltrotters Redwood Carnival last Friday.

See ya mate: Ian Purdey (left), pictured with Greg Caldwell and John Roberts, will be farewelled by the Kyabram Trotting Club on Sunday after almost 50 years of service with club.

Shepparton horseman Nathan Jack was the star of the day with four winners.

 

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Join the race for top food and wine

Join the race for top food and wine

The Shepparton Harness Racing Centre will be filled to the brim with food and wine for all palates this weekend.

Pictures: Megan Fisher

Great brew: Leanne McGorum, from Coffee Mobile, will be on hand to provide the caffeine needs.

The Shepparton Food and Wine Expo will feature 73 different vendors and four special guests as part of Victoria’s Small Business Festival.

An event spokesperson said there would be good representation from local businesses with about 20 vendors coming from Greater Shepparton.

 

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Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour

Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour

All harness racing supporters and friends should note this important event for Shepparton.

The harness club is thrilled to announce that the Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour has included the Shepparton Trots meeting on Friday 3rd August.

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Shepparton News 28-06-18

Out to be a Southern star Where Art thou Tatlow

 

GOULBURN VALLEY RUNNERS ANIMAL, YOUNG ROOSTER AND SAPHIRIQUE WON’T BE MUPPETS IN FEATURES

Goulburn Valley horsemen Nathan Jack and Brett Bunfield will be in the spotlight tomorrow night at Globe Derby Park in South Australia.

On a hot trot: Laura Crossland’s team is on fire and her stable star captured the Tatlow Stakes at Melton on Saturday.

 

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Mixed Stock Sale Results

Mixed Stock Sale Results

 

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Shepparton News - Sulky Shorts 13-07-18

Super Delight, that’s a wrap

GOULBURN VALLEY TRAINERS AND DRIVERS RETURN HOME FROM BIG NIGHTS AT MELTON WITH GROUP ONE GLORY

David Aiken, Kima Frenning, Mark Pitt and Nathan Jack flew the flag for northern Victorian trainers and drivers at last weekend’s Vicbred Super Series finals at Melton.

On pacers finals night the Aiken-prepared Wrappers Delight was driven to victory in the four-year-old geldings and entires final by Frenning in her most significant win in the sulky.

 

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Mixed Stock Sale Bidder Registration Form

Be prepared early, click here to access your bidder registration form for the Mixed Stock Sale this Sunday.

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2018 Mixed Stock Sale Live Streaming

The 2018 Mixed Stock Sale can be viewed here.

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Shepparton News 29-6-18

A big grin from ear to ear

ABBEY CELEBRATES SECOND WIN AFTER STEERING SPUNKYOLA TO VICTORY AT MARYBOROUGH FOR HER DAD

Abbey Turnbull was full of smiles after race seven at Maryborough last week. And she had every reason. The 19-year-old had just driven Spunkyola to victory in a C1 Only class race to bring up her second win in the sulky.

Strong bond: Abbey Turnbull with her Maryborough winner Spunkyola.

 

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2018 SHRC Mixed Stock Sale - Pedigrees

2018 Mixed Stock Sale Lots with Pedigrees

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Shepparton News 22-6-18 - Sulky Shorts

Loch in birthday present

CROSSLAND HOPING TO CAP PERSONAL OCCASION WITH WIN IN BREEDERS CHALLENGE FINAL AT MENANGLE

Shepparton pacer Lochinvar Art has drawn barrier four in the rich Alabar Breeders Challenge series final for two-year-old colts and geldings at Menangle on Sunday next week after a dominant semi-final last weekend.

Keeping it in house: Shepparton trainer Steve O’Donoghue had a Yarra Valley winner, Molly Pippin, out of his successful Morley Park Stud stallion Bacardi Lindy.

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Shepparton News 15-06-18

Another one to Cross off

LOCHINVAR ART DELIVERS CROSSLAND FEATURE SUCCESS AT MELTON TO CONTINUE STABLE’S HOT SEASON

Shepparton horsewoman Laura Crossland’s big season continued when highly promising youngster Lochinvar Art claimed the Benstud Youthful Stakes at Melton last Friday night.

Let the good times roll: Shepparton horsewoman Laura Crossland has 42 wins for the season to be in the top 10 in the Victorian trainers premiership.

 

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Shepparton News 09-06-18

Shez gone, that’s the Pitt-s

SHEPPARTON TRAINER-DRIVER TOLD CHAMPION THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLY WON’T BE RETURNING TO HIS CARE

Brilliant pacing filly Shez All Rock will not be returning to the Shepparton stables of Mark Pitt after her history-making win at the Harness Jewels meeting in New Zealand last Saturday.

Picture: Stuart McCormick

Lost to Purdon: Shez All Rock won’t be coming back to Mark Pitt’s stable after a successful trip to New Zealand, instead remaining with Mark Purdon.

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Shepparton News 01-06-18

FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS O’DONOGHUE YOUNGSTER SURPRISES ALL AS HE BLOSSOMS INTO A YOUNG STAR

Shepparton trainer Steve O’Donoghue says it’s a bit early yet to be judging just how far the exciting three-year-old he prepares, Wayonbye, will go.

Glittering: Rebellin Ruby broke through for her third win when she scored at Shepparton last week for Mark Lee.

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2018 Mixed Stock Sale Catalogue Listing

The listing for the 2018 Shepparton Mixed Stock Sale has been finalised. Pedigrees will be added as they become available.

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Shepparton News 25-05-18

Magical Melton moments

ABRAHAMS STRIKES IN GROUP ONE, JACK HITS JACKPOT AND THINGS GET BETTERNBETTER FOR COTCHIN

Northern Victorian trainers and drivers continued their successful recent raids on feature Melton events last Saturday night.

Picture: Stuart McCormick

Champion effort: Fabrication, driven by Nathan Jack, sprints home to win the Australasian Trotting Championship on Saturday night.

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Shepparton News 18-05-18

Hallam’s Vision is a reality

KIALLA TRAINER ENJOYS GROUP TWO SUCCESS AS HIS SMART FILLY POUNCES AFTER FAVOURITE BREAKS UP

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Shepparton News - Sulky Shorts 11-05-18

Bathing in Moonlight Oaks

PANGRAZIO MILKS MORE THAN CAMELS AFTER TAKING THE CREAM WITH HIS FILLY AT MENANGLE

Rochester trainer Neville Pangrazio was true to his word when he told punters to ignore Moonshine Linda’s run in the Oaks Trial at the Shepparton Cup meeting the previous week when he headed with the filly to contest the $40 000 NSW Trotters Oaks at Menangle last Saturday night.

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Trots - Shepparton News 11-05-18

Rapt to win with Ramblenroller

Dream partnership:

Samantha Govers and Ramblenroller, who provided her with her first win at her second drive in a race at last week’s Cobram meeting.

You can’t do much better than drive a winner within an hour of your first drive in a race and that’s what Samantha Govers achieved at last week’s Cobram trots meeting.

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Kima Writes own fairytale

Kima writes own fairytale

DREAM GOLD CUP RESULT FOR FRENNING AND IM THE BOSS AS THEY DEFEAT CHAMPION LENNYTHESHARK

Another chapter in the Kima Frenning-Im The Boss fairytale story was written in Saturday night’s Neatline Homes Shepparton Gold Cup.

Pictures: Julie MercerIm The Boss crosses the finish line first, with Lennytheshark and Brallos Pass hot on his heels. Luke Stokie, Zach Fiore, Kima Frenning and Cody Crossland celebrate the win.

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Sulky Shorts - Shepparton News 27/04/18

Rock shoots for rare double

PITT HAS HIS FILLY PRIMED FOR VICTORIAN OAKS AND SHEZ GOING TO TAKE A LOT OF ROLLING FROM BARRIE

Shepparton-trained pacer Shez All Rock will be striving for a rare double when she contests the Group One $150 000 Victoria Oaks tonight at Melton.

Picture: Stuart McCormick

 

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Lenny Gets A Crack At His First Gold Cup

Lenny gets a crack at his first Gold Cup

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TOP-THREE PLACING COULD SEE PACER TOP $3M

Goulburn Valley cult pacer Lennytheshark will be striving for more than his first Neatline Homes Shepparton Gold Cup win tomorrow night.

 

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Shepparton News 25/04/18

A JAWSOME CUP

IF YOU GO OUT TO THE SHEPPARTON GOLD CUP YOU BETTER BE PREPARED FOR A LENNYTHESHARK ATTACK

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Shepparton News Sulky Shorts 20/04/18

Kima shows ’em who’s boss

 

FRENNING TEAMS UP WITH IM THE BOSS TO ROMP TO A BRILLIANT VICTORY IN MILDURA CUP

Kima Frenning is making her own indelible mark on the Australian harness racing scene as a driver and last Saturday night she experienced the most significant win of her relative brief career in the sulky when she won the Mildura Cup on Im The Boss.

Cups double: Kima Frenning and Im The Boss have combined to win the Mildura Cup and the Cobram Cup this year for trainer David Aiken.

 

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GVEH Short Courses

Regsitrations forms are now available for this years Broodmare Reproducion short-courses at GVEH

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Shepparton News 13/04/18

Cup won’t get tyre-d

TECHIES JUMP ON BOARD TO KEEP KYABRAM’S FEATURE ROLLING ALONG

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Sulky Shorts - Shepp News 13-04-18

Shepparton New Sulky Shorts for 13th April 2018

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2018 Shepparton Cup

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Sulky Shorts - Shepparton News 6-04-18

No Kiss and miss in Tiara

DAVID JACK REIGNS AT BATHURST WITH FILLY HE BRED, OWNS, TRAINS AND DRIVES IN GROUP ONE FEATURE

Euroa horseman David Jack can boast winning both feature races at the rich Bathurst carnival after Major Kiss took out the $100 000 Group One Gold Tiara final for twoyear-old fillies last Saturday night.

Picture: Bathurst Harness Racing Club

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The Shark Tent - Shepparton Gold Cup 28/04/18

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Hoops and Horses (Shepp News 27-03-18)

Hoops and horses for a dunk and a punt

Horsing around:

The harness racing and basketball worlds will collide tonight at Shepparton Harness Racing Club.

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Shepparton News Sulky Shorts (16-03-18)

TROTTING STALWART CORMICAN ABOUT TO BRING UP HIS CENTURY, SO CAN EXPECT MESSAGE FROM QUEEN

A hundred reasons to smile: Centenarian Mick Cormican has developed a strong friendship with Shepparton horseman Nathan Jack.

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Shepparton Mixed Stock Sale 15/07/18

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Shepparton News - Sulky Shorts 9-03-18

Abouttime War Dan salutes

JACK HAS GOOD NIGHT OUT AT CRANBOURNE AS A TRAINER AND DRIVER WITH WINNING FEATURE DOUBLE

In the fast lane: Laura Crossland and David Moran with the promising Share The Road after winning at Shepparton last week.

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Shepparton News - Suky Shorts 2-03-18

Shez the new Rock star

PITT OVER MOON AFTER DRIVING FOR LUCK AND WINNING NSW OAKS IN WHAT WAS A SPECIAL MOMENT

Shepparton horseman Mark Pitt rarely shows emotion, but the occasion got the better of him last Saturday night at Menangle.

Mark Pitt celebrated winning the NSW Oaks with Shez All Rock at Menangle last week.

 

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Sulky Shorts - Shepparton News (23/02/18)

Shez can earn oats in Oaks

PITT HAS HIS FILLY READY TO ROCK IN FEATURE RACE FOR FILLIES AT MENANGLE TOMORROW NIGHT

Shepparton’s Mark Pitt is one of several Goulburn Valley horsemen looking forward to tomorrow night’s mega Menangle meeting.

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Shepp News - Sulky Shorts (16-02-18)

Steve left hot under collar

SHAKAHARI SNUB FOR A LOWER CLASS RUNNER IN MENANGLE MARES RACE LEAVES O’DONOGHUE SEETHING

Shepparton trainer Steve O’Donoghue is seething over his classy mare Shakahari being virtually overlooked for Saturday night’s Canadian Club mares race at Menangle.

Sky high: Ryan Duffy and Sky Petite parade after winning the J A Connelly Crystal Bucket at Echuca.

 

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Sulky Shorts - Shepparton News 9/2/18

Girls are Manning up for cup

LEADING REINSWOMEN HOLD THE ACES AND BARRIER DRAWS TO BE MAIN PLAYERS IN ECHUCA CUP?

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Drawing the short straws (Shepp News 2-2-18)

Drawing the short straws

LENNYTHESHARK’S AND SAN CARLO’S TASK TO WIN VICTORIA’S FLAGSHIP RACE MADE HARDER BY BARRIERS

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Shepparton News Sulky Shorts 2-2-18

Shepparton News Sulky Shorts 2/02/18

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Sulky Shorts from Shepparton News 19-01-18

AIKEN CAUTIONS LENNY’S RETURN IN TOMORROW’S BALLARAT CUP COMES WITH INTERRUPTED PREPARATION

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Dawn's a good neddy for Eddie (Shepp News 22-01-18)

Dawn’s a good neddy for Eddie

There were nine winners at Cobram Harness Racing Club’s meeting on Thursday, but one was clearly above the rest in the popularity stakes.

 

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