Early career treble for Ricky Brewer

SOME trainers go a lifetime without winning a treble but 24-year-old Ricky Brewer achieved that milestone at Bathurst on Monday – less than two years since becoming a trainer. Brewer won 307m races with Recognize and Mighty Senor, and landed a 450m event with Nandor Junior, who led throughout to upset hot favourite I’m Ballows.…

Champion Model looks to excite in Goulburn

Champion Model, winner of the 2017 Goulburn Workers Club Cup, will be chasing a crack at a second final when she contests heat one of the 2018 event tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon. The Jodie Lord-trained Champion Model, who defeated Jock Colley in 24.60 for the 440m last year, has box seven and her trainer gives her…

Remarkable comeback almost complete

SCIENTIFIC Man returns to racing at Goulburn on Thursday to begin a campaign aimed at winning the Goulburn Cup. His owner-trainer Mark Wilcox has won the Southern Highlands’ biggest race twice, with Natural Player and Knocka’s Return, and is bringing their half-brother Scientific Man back in a 350m race on Thursday. “He has been out…

Four firsts for a third time

MOST trainers can only dream of preparing four winners at a single race meeting but Cowra’s Rod McDonald pulled off a quartet of victories for the third time at Goulburn on Thursday. McDonald, who trained the 2009 group 1 Golden Easter Egg winner Dana Beatrice (pictured in yellow), scored with Chatta Poochie and Dana Beatle…