Border Control might have run second to a wonder mare in
national record time last week, but there's bad news for his
rivals at Forbury Park tonight - he may have improved.
Lisa Vaughan is between a rock and a hard place as she
prepares for the Riverton feature meeting on Saturday.
Almost two years away from the racetrack has not dulled The
Vandal, judging by his jumpout win at Wingatui yesterday.
Cawbourne Philip sounded a warning to his Dunedin Cup rivals
with a victory in the first of the two heats at Forbury Park
Forbury Park Trotting Club is on the search for a new general
manager following the resignation of Zelda Jordan.
Oamaru trainer Phil Williamson turned around the form of
Invercargill winners Bet's Sun and Mokosun on Sunday and
their driver thinks they have more wins to come.
The date may have changed, but that made no difference to
White Robe Lodge which topped the South Island sales in
Christchurch on Sunday for the second year running.
To take a South Island sprinter to Melbourne is one thing.
He has been as tough as teak all season, but 3yr-old
Locharburn finally earned the group 1 accolades he deserved
at Addington last night.
The deeds of at least two Wingatui-trained horses could add
to the success of the South Island sale in Christchurch
To steal a popular modern phrase, it was a case of ''Lawrence
represent'' at Forbury Park last night.
Ashburton trainer Terrill Charles reckons Wingatui is her
favourite track - and a quick glimpse at her record suggests
Jonny Cox had his first sit in the sulky behind Goodtobebad
at Forbury Park last night and it proved to be a winning one.
Steven Anderton and Steven Prince might not be performing a
rain dance tonight, but some rain might be their friend as
they take on a multiple group 1 winner at Riccarton tomorrow.
I don't mind long days - some would argue I don't have many
of them - but I do wonder at the common sense that goes on
when Wingatui gallops and Forbury Park harness are held on
the same day, such as yesterday.
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