Possible long-range plan for local winner at recent Seymour races.CHALPAT SONTI February 1, 2013 10:13am
The field gets serious in the feature race at the Seymour Racing Club meeting on Thursday. Favourite Horacio (right) has pinched what appears to be a winning break as challenger Greenedge (third from left) lays in under pressure. eventual winner Compass is about to hit full stride one from the outside.
A scorching hot day meant Thursday’s Seymour Racing Club meeting started and finished one hour earlier than scheduled to avoid the worst of the heat.
But the action also hotted up on the track, with locals having something to cheer about with the victory of the David ‘‘Butch’’ Bourne trained Bessano in the Centrebet Maiden Plate over 1300
Having just her third start, the daughter of a former handy New Zealand stayer in Full Noise finished well with top jockey Glen Boss up to take the honours in a fighting finish.
Boss gave the Valixir filly a good wrap and Bourne has the Oaks in Adelaide as a possible longer-term target.
The Lee and Shannon Hope-trained Parishon made it a local double in Mitchelton Wines Handicap over 1600
The David Bourne-trained Bessano wins the Centrebet Maiden Plate in the hands of Glen Boss.
Two horses with local connections, the John Symons and Sheila Laxon-trained Midnight Pearl and Gerry Ryan-owned Greenedge, return to scale after finishing fourth and fifth.
Murray Football League is looking to continue its interleague revival after announcing its squad for the AFL Victoria Country Championships.
The last day of racing before the lake lowering produced results that reflected the skills of the most capable sailors.
Greater Shepparton City Councillors have voted in favour of a new land subdivision in Tatura.
Wayne Hamilton will umpire senior football game number 504 on Saturday, setting a new Goulburn Valley Football Umpires’ Association record.
Rochester’s female business heads met Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh on Thursday to discuss businesses and community issues in the district.
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Nagambie and Avenel ratepayers unhappy after learning Strathbogie Shire Council's new plans for rubbish collection.
Although Tocumwal's Dan Ryan is in Nepal, he was not in the path of the disastrous earthquake.
The 2015 Harold Baigent Memorial Art Exhibition was a big success for Heathcote Lions Club on the weekend.
Popular Cobram tourist area Scotts Beach will now remain open to campers during a 12 month consultation with Parks Victoria.
The first round of Deniliquin Netball Association’s winter competition on Saturday brought warm weather and eager netballers.
The University of Melbourne’s 2000 ha rural property at Dookie will be profitable and serve an important role as a teaching and research site, the new farm committee chairman said.
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