DID YOU HEAR/SEE
receiving the “don’t argue” from outside Bond Nightclub last Saturday has gone viral but the trainer said he was a victim of the Tiger champ’s forgetfulness. “We’d all been at Club 23 with Dusty and then we all piled into a mini-cab. I was the last one so I had to pay for Dusty and the Richmond players and when I went to get into the nightclub he suffered a case of Alzheimer’s.”
McDonald said he had been given no peace since Thursday, especially from Caulfield trainers led by
and McDonald is a Collingwood supporter but said his wife and daughter are Richmond supporters. “I’m waiting for this to die down but it doesn’t appear to be.” completed a week which could only be described “as a Yendall week.” Last Sunday he rode a winning double at Caulfield winning feature races with
and He had Monday off but then rode at Mildura where he had a winning treble. Wednesday he was at Geelong, Thursday at Ballarat and on Friday he rode a winning double at Hamilton. Yesterday at Flemington he was successful on for In total he had 29 rides for eight wins.
IN A NUTSHELL
has been put on notice by stewards after officials briskly dismissed his protest against Dean Yendall and Snitzepeg following the Antler Luggage Stakes.
Melham, who finished second on argued Yendall had taken his rightful running soon after turning for home. But his protest clearly irked Yendall, who made his feelings clear outside the stewards’ room.
After taking less than a minute to deliberate, chief steward told Melham he would have to return to the room later after officials considered submissions regarding a frivolous protest.
Melham was suspended, pending an appeal, after Thursday’s Ballarat’s meeting — having just completed an earlier ban. ANOTHER tiny field in the second race in Sydney, which left with the only three starters after the other three entries were all scratched. With 250m to go they were three abreast but in the finish ($3.10) defeated the $1.55 fav with $8.50 third. FAR from the madding crowd at Flemington, managed a at win with Murtoa.
It was Payne’s third winner Given a perfect ride but was flat. Spelling paddock for him.
Another flat run from a Godolphin horse. Looked poised on the turn but couldn’t produce a sprint. May need to get to the Derby distance. Five-year-old stallion with his mind on everything bar racing. Pulled up with poor recovery. Robbie Griffiths tweeted the sprinter wasn’t well. Wow Winx @FlemingtonVRC Congratulations from usBest second ever with Ventura Storm.
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Dean Yendall guides Snitzepeg to victory, capping a good week. Picture: AAP