A pair of outsiders highlight a low-key day.CHALPAT SONTI June 19, 2014 3:44am
There's often more going on at the start of a horse race than just gettuing underway, as this picture taken at the start of the Railway Club Hotel Handicap at the Seymour Racing Club meeting on Thursday shows. The eventual winner Tramcar Johnny is second from the right, one further out Letsgetsideways is doing exactly that, while on the extreme left El Gaucho, a horse with local connections, is almost on his haunches before taking a sudden right turn.
The weather might have contributed to Ladies Day being a lower-key race meeting than usual at Seymour on Thursday, but it did set one record.
When Masked Invader, pictured here winning the Mangalore Park Maiden, saluted the judge he was the second longshot to get up, following Runhardt in the previous event.
The pair started at $41 and $61 respectively with bookmakers, but Masked Invader returned $47.80 on the tote and Runhardt $89.30.
They combined for a running double of $3704.80, which is a Victorian TAB record for a non-metropolitan meeting.
A local driver took the sign ‘‘drive through’’ a bit too seriously on Monday night when he crashed into the Cricketers Arms Hotel bottle shop at Mooroopna about 8pm.
In a tight tense affair, the Yarrawonga Pigeons have defeated the Wodonga Bulldogs by 28 points at the JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
Tatura Community House held its annual High Tea fundraiser at the facility on Tuesday, with a full-house present to enjoy a sumptuous morning tea, good conversation and relaxing time together.
Sam Lowndes might have been the youngest member of the North-Eastern Knights under 13 hockey side, but he still made a big impact at the Junior State Hockey Championships in Melbourne last week.
Rochester Historical and Pioneer Society hosted an afternoon tea to recognise long-standing members Barrie and Flora Griffin and John and Margaret Harley.
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Seymour Lions score a close win against Echuca
Scores of local farmers and concerned community groups will travel to Barham today to protest the Murray Darling Basin Plan in front of key Senators and Members of Parliament.
A planning scheme amendment to allow the expansion and redevelopment of the IGA supermarket at Heathcote has been approved by the Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne.
Last week work began on dismantling the historic Cobram Saleyards, marking the end of an era.
An exciting three-hole playoff saw Virginia Lange take a narrow win in the Deniliquin Ladies Golf Championship last Thursday.
The second annual National Herd Development Victorian Winter Fair was in action at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre last Wednesday and Thursday.
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