A roller coaster ride of success and disappointment surrounded veteran jockey Paul Harvey at Belmont today, but there was no bigger highlight than his stunning ride aboard the Nicole Pateman trained Full Steam Ahead in the perthracing.com.au HCP 2000m.
Troy Turner’s brief comeback after a 10 day suspension saw him provide the winning ride of the day on Fanicio (Race 6) and then cop a 30 day suspension on Hans Up in the last race(8) on July 27.
Young gallopers Spin Da Wheels (Alex Hearn) and Mr Utopia (Shaun McGruddy) continued on their winning ways in the first two races at Belmont yesterday.
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Trevor Andrews always exudes confidence as a man who is happy and contented with his lot and never more so than after Miltary Secret (Paul Harvey) had finished strongly to overwhelm the favourite, Grey Cheval (Pat Carbery), in the Crown Perth Sprint (1000m).
Good batsmen can drive forward off the back foot and so can good horses. Ihtsahymn (Steven Parnham) proved that statement correct, being on the back feet at barrier rise and settling down in last place of the Westspeed Nursey Handicap (1600m).