The Fred Kersley trained Operational rose to new heights today at Belmont, with a clinical victory in the open class Reed Resources HCP 2100m.
Jerry Noske in winning treble Jerry Noske had her best day in racing with a winning treble at the mid week meeting at Belmont on May 22 while female trainers won the majority of the races.
It wasn’t so long ago that Steven Parnham was sitting third on the jockeys premiership but before the meeting on May 18 the eldest son of the racing clan had slipped back to equal seventh.
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.