Two locally-trained horses won races at Thursday' s first races meet for the year at the Seymour Race Club, taking home $17 000 in prizes.JENNA BISHOP January 15, 2014 4:05am
New ZealandÃs Pakari Toi (green, black and white) took the honours in a close finish in race seven, just beating Monsieur Pierre (purple and yellow)
Two Seymour horses claimed victory last week at the Seymour Race Club’s first meet of 2014 on January 9.
The Lee and Shannon Hope-trained Decades, a three-year-old filly, cruised home in the second race of the day, the G. D. & S. L. O’Sullivan Builders Maiden Plate (1000
‘‘Decades led most of the way. It was her first start and she looks like she’ll have a good future,’’ Seymour Racing Club chief executive Penny Reeve said.
New Zealand’s Family Pride, trained by Seymour’s Murray Johnson won race four, the Parker Bros Earthmoving Maiden Plate (1600
Reeve said one of the more impressive finishes came from Avanti, a two-year-old filly who won the first race of the day, the Chatswood Stud SV two-year-old Fillies Maiden Plate (1000
‘‘She was very impressive,’’ she said.
Benalla’s Peter Smith-trained First Print also ran an impressive race in the final race of the day, the $30
‘‘She also looks as though she’ll have a bright future,’’ Reeve said.
Racegoers enjoyed a bright, sunny day and Reeve said the warm weather brought plenty of families to the track to enjoy the races.
The club’s next meet will be on Thursday, January 23 at the Seymour Racecourse.
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