1Echuca’s cup tonight and an all-trotters meeting at Melton tomorrow night will keep harness racing fans busy and content this weekend.By Gus Underwood
Echuca’s cup tonight and an all-trotters meeting at Melton tomorrow night will keep harness racing fans busy and content this weekend.
Avenel trainer David Aiken will line up Smudge Bromac and Composed in the $25
The Glenn Freeman-trained warhorse Baltic Ice, the recent Albury Cup winner has drawn the outside of the front row, but is capable of an upset.
Best of the frontline horses could be the Glenn Douglas-trained Jukebox Music and the Emma Stewart-trained Mister Sheedy, who are both normally reliable beginners from the standing start conditions.
Despite drawing the second row, the Kerryn Manning-trained and driven Our Blackbird is busting to win again and could be the horse to beat.
The bumper 12-race program at Echuca starts at 5.30
Top Goulburn Valley trainers Chris Lang Sr and David Aiken will be to the fore, chasing some rich spoils at the meeting.
Aiken has the smart mare Cold Sister and Lang the promising four-year-old Aldebaran Shades engaged in the first of two $50
Lang will be represented by poleliner Aleppo Sunrise in the second heat, while rapidly rising star My High Expectations will also contest this heat for Aiken from barrier eight.
Both heats are over 1720
Aiken has a strong hand in the $10
Emergency services are at the scene of a house fire in Northgate St, Mooroopna.
The winning form continued for the Mulwala seniors against Deniliquin at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Tatura Hospital and Parkvilla Aged Care Facility, part of Goulburn Valley Health, held its annual June Hospital Collection and Open Day on Sunday with a small crowd in attendance.
Giving birth at home was a risk-free option for Moama mum Samantha Dawson, she says.
After suffering with reading difficulties for many years, former Rochester resident Nelson Jones has benefited from being diagnosed and treated for Irlen Syndrome.
Kyabram’s first tourism booklet is to be launched in late September.
Something truly inspirational took place on Saturday as former teammates honoured the memory of Eamonn O'Connor.
Berrigan and Jerilderie Shires will be in separate state electorates if boundary redistributions announced on Monday come in to effect.
A group of yarnbombers dressed an oak in Heathcote’s High St in a vibrant, woolly patchwork coat last week.
Cobram produced another positive and impressive performance on Saturday with an 88-point victory over an undermanned Rumbalara
Former AFL player Heath Black sent an inspiring message to Deniliquin youths last week.
Goulburn Valley fruit growers may face a battle against pests and diseases this season as growers hit by SPC Ardmona’s fruit cutbacks abandon their orchards or can’t find money to properly maintain them.
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