AN extra dose of persistence and patience paid off for Paralowie trainer June Sharpe at Gawler greyhounds this past Wednesday afternoon, with Aston Whitney racing home after a long road to the boxes.
THE first meeting to be run at Gawler greyhounds on a Wednesday as a part of the new schedule, was also the first affected by the new COVID-19 lockdown.
TWO track records were broken at Thursday’s Ladies Day race meeting at the Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club, while some prominent SA figures also showed their faces at the track.
PROMISING young greyhound It’s Smudgy recorded its second consecutive win at Gawler when she scored on Friday afternoon.
FORMER Trinity College student Jamie Kah was one of the feel good stories of the Melbourne Cup, as she on Prince of Arran, ran third in the race that stops the nation.
THURSDAY of Melbourne Cup week – tomorrow – is known as ‘Ladies’ Day’ with the running of the Group One VRC Oaks at Flemington.
TUBBY Two Tracks is the 2020 Gawler Cup winner as a capacity attendance packed the Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club to witness the cup day proceedings.
THE weather might have been cool on Sunday night, but there was plenty of heat at Gawler greyhounds for the running of the $26,500 Gawler Gold Cup over 531m.