Bendigo Winners at Maryborough and Shepparton
From Len Baker’s Sulky Snippets
Maryborough: October 20
Popular Huntly trainer Barry Quigley was successful with 5-Y-0 Armbro Operative/Urban Scooter mare Shes Even Cooler in the Waste Not Stockfeeders Pace for R0 & R1 class over 1690 metres.
Driven by Daryl Douglas, Shes Even Cooler led out from gate four, before allowing Prosperous Lobo to take over from outside the front line.
Easing outside the pacemaker on the final bend, Shes Even Cooler prevailed by 4.7 metres in a rate of 1-58.4.
Shelbourne’s Lynette Eastman was also a winner on the day, when 5-Y-0 Sealed N Delivered/Wide Glide mare Thanknbonnie greeted the judge in the Maryborough Gold Cup Nov 2nd Pace (Heat 1) for C1 class over 2190 metres.
With veteran Bendigonian Brian Gath holding the reins, Thanknbonnie (gate three) was given a beaut trip one/one and when taken three wide at the straight entrance, finished strongly to defeat a death-seating Soho Idol by 2.6 metres in a rate of 1-59.9.
At The Wangaratta meeting held at Shepparton on Thursday October 23, , Goornong’s Peter Salathiel provided a long shot winner in Girlsnpearls which paid a Supertab dividend of $34.30.
Landing one/one from gate four in the Linger A While Bed & Breakfast Wangaratta 3-Y-0 Pace over 2190 metres, Girlsnpearls dropped down to follow the leader and hot favourite Antrim Bay racing for the bell.
Using the sprint lane, Girlsnpears a daughter of Armbro Operative and Global Village ran home strongly to register a half neck victory over Upwardly.
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