Triple joy for Good­win

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT - LEE PEARCE

TRAINER of the mo­ment Rhonda Good­win has kept her win­ning streak alive af­ter tak­ing out three races in Cairns on Satur­day in­clud­ing the pres­ti­gious Cairns Cup Con­so­la­tion over 544m.

Good­win got the glit­ter­ing win with vet­eran grey­hound Yogi Blue, owned by Aimee and Peter O’Reilly, of Bris­bane, and grabbed another on Tues­day night at the Townsville Show­grounds with Knights Tem­plar, who took out the 4th & 5th Grade 498m in 29.25 sec.

Knights Tem­plar fin­ished 2.25 lengths from the fast fin­ish­ing Blue Hou­dini ( Heath Ar­dle) and Vapour Flight, who is also trained by Good­win.

Good­win’s sec­ond win­ner on Tues­day was with Bootydo in Race 10, which he won by 3.75 lengths in 22 sec ahead of Snake Proof ( Isa Camp) and third- placed Wind Tracker ( Steve Dodd).

Other win­ners on the card in­cluded a win­ning dou­ble by Dar­win visi­tor Norm Brad­ford, tak­ing out Race 1 with Strait Ate hav­ing only his sec­ond ca- reer start in 22.31 sec by 3.25 lengths from Sneakin’ Around ( Glen Olsen), and One Foot Be­hind ( Good­win) in third.

Norm’s other win­ner was in Race 3 with Em­bel­lish scor­ing from the red al­ley in 22.17 sec by two lengths from Scot­tish Clan ( Good­win) and Fear Andy ( Olsen) in third.

Trainer Nancy May­nard also col­lected a win­ning dou- ble, the first in Race 6 with Gun­nadoo Se­cret win­ning by 2.25 lengths in 22.31 sec from On Deck ( Clarence Wil­cox) and Wil­liam Mac ( Harold Hovi) third.

May­nard’s sec­ond win­ner came in Race 7 with Gun­nadoo Delta scor­ing by three lengths in 22.13 sec from Black Denim ( Good­win) and third- placed Im­pos­ing Sind ( John Bar­row).

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