It was double headers all the way around for trainers at Temora on Sunday as they held a 14 race programme in freezing conditions on a heavy track.
Race 1, the GBOTA Maiden saw the 3, Swanky Suzie jump to the front to lead all the way running 18.30 for Donna Widdows followed by Wild Intensity and Joleen.
Race 2, the MC & B Derrick Produce 457 Maiden saw first starter Storm Invasion win in 26.93 for C Bradley with placings, Awesome Ado and Benson Bale.
Race 3, the Blue Paws saw Tiggerlong Oliva win for Bruce Williams in 8.21 and taking home the Blue Paws bonus as well. Placings were Radiate and Buster Bob.
Race 4, the EV Harmer Painting Stakes mixed 457 had Classy Been win in 26.69 for Graham Brown giving him back to back wins on the track with Classy Been, 2nd Perfect Pattern and 3rd Our Cease Fire.
Race 5, the Nice Products Maiden 311 saw Geoff Sheather win in 18.24 with his dog Feliz Navidad with Mink Adams and Looney Tune Liam filling the places.
Race 6, the A-N-Vet 4/5 grade 570m saw Bruce Williams make it a double when his dog Jack A Hearts flew home up the straight winning in 33.39 beating Shari Bale who lead most of the way and Dee Prince, third.
Race 7, the Crutcher’s Supa IGA 3/4 311m had new comer Daniel Walker with his dog Hold Em Barry win in a tight run in 18.23 with Gambarra Girl and Swanky Jade in the placings.
Race 8, the Ray Gavenlock Memorial 4/5 grade Heat 1 saw the favourite, Calleen Whisper jump and lead all the way to win in 26.12 for Toby Blunt and Clay Butler with Kool Lee and Patty Cake filling the places.
Race 9, the Cornford’s Hardware saw After Shock fly the lids to win easily for Trevor Cook in 18.20 beating Erakor and Pardner’s Hope.
Race 10, Heat 2 of the Ray Gavenlock Memorial saw local dog She Won’t Panick fly from the one box to win easily in 26.09 making it the favourite for the final next meeting. She won’t Panick has improved since running the 311m for Cheryl Bradley. 2nd was Cherry Osti and 3rd Thunder Nuts. This is was a double for Cheryl.
Race 11 saw Victorian trainer Mick Niele win with Kerbmeister. The first of his double in 17.93 running home too strong for Wyndham Nikkita with Swanky Chin third.
Mick also took out the next with Conquer who was too strong for the rest in 226.57. Running on was Dalgaz Dennis for second and Stunning Kali, third.
Heat 3 of the Ray Gavenlock Memorial saw new comer Daniel Pearson win with Set Up from Miss Enforcer and Eliza’s Choice filling the places in the time of 26.38.
The last was taken out by the Donna Widdows trained Swanky Annie which made it a double for her with second being Train of Pain and Annie Brooker third in 18.19.
Our next meeting is on the 17 August being the Final of the Ray Gavenlock Memorial with all dogs catered for. T
he final (not in box draw order) with locals holding all the cards is as follows; Calleen Whisper, Kool Lee, She Won’t Panick, Cherry Osti, Set up, Miss Enforcer, Patty Cake, Thunder Nuts with 1st reserve, Eliza’s Choice and 2nd reserve Princess Jet.