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.
One person is dead after a collision between a car and a truck on the Murray Valley Highway and Waaia Bearii Rd. Traffic is being diverted around the scene.
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CLAIRE Murphy came home the other day.
BE LIKE Barry — the video by Campaspe Shire to educate children about recycling — was launched at St Mary’s Primary School on Monday.
WYUNA’s Memorial Hall was filled with over 80 people for the recent launch of the Wyuna History Group’s third book by Wyuna History Group researcher Noel Thompson – Wyuna Honour Roll 1914-1918.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
WINE is meant to be enjoyed with good food and good friends.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
Deni’s Debutante Ball gurus Vicki Ackers and Deb O’Connor love working with youth.
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