Blackiston Bulletin, end of 2017/18 season

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With the end of the 2017/18 season on Tuesday, we would like to share a general update for all our clients and fans.

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Three wins just the tonic – for trainer, staff and owners

This short story starts on Monday 26 April at Ballarat, the day Nigel came a cropper, shall we say. Luckily, the story ends with a double at Sportsbet-Ballarat on June 10th to give Nigel and Susanna, all the hard-working stable staff and of course numerous owners, just the tonic following a difficult few weeks.

A double at ‘home’

The stable maintained our strong strike rate on the Sportsbet-Ballarat Synthetic surface with two more wins on Thursday 10 June. Both Kirakat and Under My Spell performed well in the wintery conditions to please their owners, and please a bruised and battered trainer.

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Northern Bliss heads north for a strong win

One of the four yearlings purchased at the 2019 Inglis Gold sale was a lovely filly by US stallion The Factor, out of a three-quarter-sister to Derby winner Arena. Our filly, now named Northern Bliss, scored her first win at Warracknabeal in the state’s north-west.

An important update regarding Nigel

Please read this important message about Nigel.

Sheeza Tilly keeps the wins rolling

Horses don’t know their odds, and Sheeza Tilly certainly didn’t race like the $81 chance the market rated her at Echuca today. It was pleasing to see her win, and win well. It’s a great result for the McFarlanes, Mark and Michelle, who bred and race the filly. She certainly appreciated the dry track at […]

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