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.
The Country Fire Authority has issued an emergency warning for a fast moving, out-of-control grassfire near Tongala.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
The 2015 Moama RSL indoor bias bowls season starts next week.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
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Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
Heathcote Hostel residents were treated to a visit from Heathcote’s favourite horse, Sub Zero, as part of Australia Day celebrations.
Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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