Arguably the win of the day went to master trainer Fred Kersley and his promising 3yo Tiger Hill gelding Purple Tiger, with a barnstorming victory in the Amelia Park Lamb HCP 1800m.
Highly regarded Victorian jockey Ben Melham is unlikely to forget his first experience of riding in Perth. After the shock of losing Ms Funovits before the running of the WA Sire Produce Stakes the visiting hoop was then successful in the main race, the WA Derby (2400m), with Mystic Prince.
Watching the Yalumba Classic Hurdle at Oakbank (SA), on Easter Monday, while doing a shift on Racing Radio, I thought for one moment we were going to experience a Devon Loch moment.
In Samuel Beckett’s absurdist play, ‘Waiting for Godot,’ a couple of characters wait endlessly for someone called Godot to arrive.