England Test cricketer Darren Pattinson had success at Shepparton on Monday when his dog Hard Urned Burst brought up his seventh win.GREGOR MACTAGGART August 6, 2014 3:05am
England Test cricketer turned greyhound trainer Darren Pattinson tasted Shepparton success with emerging star Hard Urned Burst on Monday night.
Pattinson, the brother of Aussie quick James and one-time England seamer, turned his hand to greyhound training last year and continues to create an impression from his Pearcedale base, thanks in part to the speedy son of Knocka Norris.
Hard Urned Burst registered his seventh win from 13 starts with a powerful victory in The News Mixed Grade 4/5 (390
The odds-on favourite was not the best away from the boxes, but gathered momentum to sit outside the lead coming into the home turn before powering away in the straight to score in a solid time of 22.28
His victory was among a number of highlights on a bumper 12-race program at Kialla, with Goulburn Valley-based trainers tasting success.
Tallygaroopna trainers Theo and Sean Van Taarling each landed a victory on the card.
Stylish Fantasy scored his second win from seven starts with a tight success in the John Henderson Grade 5 (390
Numurkah trainer Michael Fothergill was smiling after Tronathon broke his maiden status at start three and Ucem made a winning debut for Redcastle-based Pia Triaca in an impressive 22.40
The Longwood flash Roo Dee, trained by Scott Stefanos, produced a boilover when she edged out $1.40 favourite Dyna Lemmy in the Doug Eddy Grade 5 (450
Visiting trainers to taste success on the night included Michelle Mallia-Magri (Elite Devil), Steve Collins (Radinka Bale) and Walter Methven (Mohinga Max).
A car and truck have collided at Barmah-Shepparton Rd in Bunbartha near Medland Rd. Both lanes are closed and people are asked to avoid the area.
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.
THREE words were chanted in unison at Hopwood Gardens, Echuca on Thursday night — bring them here.
TRUCKS, cars and vintage machinery took over Rochester Recreation Reserve on Tuesday last week.
KYABRAM’S Margaret and Leonard Flint have come a long way since meeting in the early 1950s.
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.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to find an intensive care nurse running an award winning hotel and brewery, but that’s exactly what you will find when you visit Tooborac.
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.
At 77 years of age, popular local golfer Paul ‘Tango’ has claimed his second hole-in-one.
Tuesday, August 16
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