Protest snags crown
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THE Inter-Dominion Pacers Final conducted at Menangle produced a history-making event with the second past the post horse, Boncel Benjamin winning the race on protest from Expensive Ego.
The stewards deemed that Expensive Ego caused interference to Boncel Benjamin which cost winning the race.
The Trotters’ Inter-Dominion final was taken out by Maori Law, driven by Greg Sugars.
The two trotters with a local connection, The Penny Drops and Pink Galahs both had no luck in the race.
Boort Trotting Club held its annual meeting last Monday and John Campbell was re- elected president and Nicole Myles appointed secretary again. Don’t forget Boort trotting on January 2 with many attractions for all ages.
Local horses were in the money over the last week, Inglewood-trained Vincent Kai for Grant Innes won at Melton last Wednesday.
Marong trainer Shaun McNulty had success with Chissy at Bendigo last Friday night and Wedderburn-owned Glengarriff ran second at the same meeting.
Harness Racing on Saturday night is a Cranbourne with the $75,000 Decron Cranbourne Gold Cup and the $25,000 Bruce Skeggs Memorial Trotters Cup.