Trainer’s top Ipswich record

Trainer’s top Ipswich record

JACOBS Well based trainer Bevan Laming continued his impressive strike rate at Ipswich with a win from his only starter for the day. Ridden by apprentice Sally Sweeney, Don’t Play Around had a short margin to spare on the line over Oakey visitor Duble Meaning, for trainer Bradley Hudson. Don’t Play Around collected her third career win last Friday, although surprisingly for a runner from the Laming stable, it was the first from three tries at Ipswich. The secret...

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Trainer’s twin Ipswich success

Trainer’s twin Ipswich success

TOOWOOMBA trainer John Zielke had a day out at Ipswich racetrack last Friday as he collected a winning double from just two starters. Additionally, a multi bet fixed price all-up on the pair of winners returned around 50-1. Zielke caps his stable at a relatively small number of 20 gallopers and has enjoyed some decent success over the years especially with former top juvenile Our Civic Hope and Flemington Stakes winner Kengrande. The first of Zielke’s winners was...

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Ipswich’s premier performers

Ipswich’s premier performers

IPSWICH’S Premiership winners for the 2016/17 season were awarded by Ipswich Turf Club committeemen at Bundamba on Friday. For the third consecutive season, jockey Jim Byrne and trainer Tony Gollan collected the major prizes of premier jockey and premier trainer for the season ended July 31. Tiffani Brooker received the Premier Apprentice Jockey award, becoming the third female to receive it following Mandy Radecker and Tegan Harrison. It was Byrne’s 11th...

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Orman joining top company

Orman joining top company

JIM Orman has completed a smooth transition from apprentice to senior rider at the Ipswich track. Last season’s Ipswich Apprentice Jockey Premiership winner welcomed in the latest to win that title but not before riding a winner of his own at Bundamba on Wednesday. Orman streeted the field last season for the apprentice’s title with almost 30 winners. Last Wednesday, he rode his 12th and final winner for the 2017 season to give a decent return in his first full...

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Tiffani the top apprentice

Tiffani the top apprentice

APPRENTICE jockey Tiffani Brooker started the day with a winning double on Friday at the Ipswich racecourse. She only had the two rides for the day and managed a 100% strike rate for her visit. The two winners for the Toowoomba based hoop were Good Grab and Willowbrook Wonder, both prepared by Deagon trainer Darren Bell. Bell also picked up the training double in the first two races with his only two starters. This winning double made the trips from Deagon and Toowoomba...

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