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Sinclair’s Triangle theorem hits the mark

Words, Image Copyright Bill Poulos MOREE trainer Peter Sinclair capped a remarkable Golden Triangle by leading back three winners at Garah on Saturday, including history-making gelding Tapakeg in the 1400m B&W Rural Talmoi Cup. Tapakeg joined Mulgate (1961) and Gefilte (1988) as just the third horse in...

History beckons Peter Sinclair and Tapakeg

Words, images Copyright Bill Poulos 2014 GOLDEN Triangle cups’ king Peter Sinclair is poised to rewrite bush racing history if Tapakeg takes its place in the 1400m B&W Rural Talmoi Cup at Garah on Saturday. Tapakeg, winner of the Boolooroo and Mallawa Cups at legs one and...

Noel Colvin laid to rest “in proper style”

Words, images Copyright Bill Poulos MORE than 1000 mourners from across Australia gathered at Moree’s St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church on Monday to farewell former jockey and all-round good bloke Noel Colvin, one of bush racing’s best-known – and lovable – characters. Noel, a former top jockey...

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(this page is ongoing) [caption id="attachment_2877" align="alignleft" width="372"] When I walk in the PO Hotel, I see Red, I see Red, I see Red . . . I see Red-ed-ed, I see Red!! (with abject apologies to Split Enz). Steven Red Lloyd, a long-serving (pun intended)...

Picone bookmaking family steeped in history

Words Copyright Bill Poulos 2014 (images supplied) IT was August, 1981 and the great horse Kingston Town was at unbackable odds to win the 1200m Premiere Stakes. The King, first-up since winning the Cox Plate the previous year, was expected to make a romp of it for...