Better Be Donna harnesses crowd for Turnbull
AMANDA Turnbull added the Peak Hill Memorial Gold Cup to her impressive trophy cabinet, urging favourite Better Be Donna to win in the $10,000 race on the long weekend.
Amanda and cousin Jason Turnbull went wheel for wheel for the entire distance, Better Be Donna edging out Rock Bottom after a battle down the straight.
The Batten family’s hope, Barlow Troubador from Gilgandra, flew home to finish third in another eye-catching performance.
Sunday’s nine race Carnival of Cups saw young Tom Pay chalk up a win behind Big Bill, Kasey Hocking drive Our Positano to victory in the Kristen Park Drivers’ International, and Nathan Turnbull salute twice, with Sprockets in the first and El Gran Senor to finish the card.
Mat Rue and Sounds of Terror claimed the Eric and Dorothy Hando Memorial, Dennis Picker piloted Machgower to a heat win in the Menangle Where Horses Fly, Trent Rue won with Tim Mcgee in the Club Menangle Country Series Heat, while Bernie Hewitt was always Gunna Collect the Past Presidents trophy. Ros Pritchard, Greg Barker, Judi Phipps.
Kimsarne Direct and Melissa Hawke (Canberra) warming up for the Drivers Invitational
Barlor Troubadour with Steve Turnbull warming up for the Peak Hill Services Club final
Craig Dumesny with winning driver Kasey Hocking