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.
Budding Kyabram actor Taylor Smith Morvell is one of 20 Victorian students chosen to perform his Year 12 theatre studies monologue in Melbourne next week.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
This year's Southern 80 ski race has reaped an estimated $36.2 million for the district economy.
Rochester and Elmore District Health Service has increased its radiology services from two to four days a week.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
Family of former Seymour man killed in a road crash in Los Angeles before Christmas set up a Melbourne University scholarship in his honour.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
Leitchville-Gunbower at home was too strong for Heathcote’s senior footballers in their first Good Friday clash.
Huge crowds turned out for Cobram Barooga's River Beaches Festival, which featured a special splash for 2000 rubber ducks.
South West Arts ArtOut will be held again in 2015 after last weekend's inaugural success.
Some of Australia’s greatest horses and just a few racetrack characters have appeared at the Benalla Racing Club’s grounds in its 150-year history.
Benalla's Kevin Harper will be honoured in the motorcade lap of honour at Melbourne Cricket Ground tomorrow for his service during the Korean War.
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