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1. LONG JOURNEY: Anna and Barb Boag came all the way from Wilsons Promontory with their horse Zai Bu Zai.2. READY TO RACE: Rick Kilgower from Sale and his horse, Quit Beers.3. DOUBLE TROUBLE: David Hill and his horse My Boy Eagle, and Charlie Doublet with his horse Oscar.4. EXPERIENCED: Gary Parkinson and his seven-year-old horse, Vandellan Bron. Vandellan Bron has previously raced at a range of meets, and the owners were hoping to place well.