Riverton meeting kept in the family

Father and daughter trainers Kelvin and Aimee Tyler produced brilliant results to lead a Tyler domination of yesterday’s racing at Riverton.

Rival trainers barely got a look-in as the duo racked up five wins and produced two quinellas on just an eight race card on their home track.

Kelvin’s brother Steve also produced Dreaming Easy to win, meaning the Tyler family won a total of six races in total domination of the meeting.

Stable star Flying Sardine was among Kelvin and Aimee Tyler’s five winners.

The winter specialist ran to her 16th career win in her 89th start when claiming yesterday’s 1600m open handicap, scoring for rider Meghann Gestain.

Gestain sat the tiny mare just off the speed before she powered through yesterday’s heavy track conditions to win by more than three lengths.

Twelve of Flying Sardine’s 16 career wins have come on slow and heavy tracks.

The Tyler stable’s winning run started in style with a quinella in race 2, when Zambezi Zipper and rider Kin Kwo led home Dunhill and Rohan Mudhoo.

Both horses are raced by Kelvin Tyler and his wife Vanessa, who also shared in the ownership of both horses in the Tyler stable’s next quinella.

Next, Mudhoo rode Pinhead to beat Full Fury and rider Jason Laking.

Mudhoo played a key hand in the Tylers’ brilliant results, also riding King Of The Castle to win race 6 and So Much Mour to win race 8 to seal an incredible day out on their home track for Kelvin and Aimee Tyler.

Mudhoo rode four winners on yesterday’s card after also guiding the Steve Tyler-trained Dreaming Easy to victory in race 5.


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