Ramsden’s Macduff wins on debut
The racing media don’t create stars. We follow them. April was Sean Tarry’s month. May is fast turning into the Joey Ramsden show. The Milnerton conditioner could enjoy another fabulous feature weekend and looks to have a strong hand in the R125 000 Listed Somerset 1200 – a race that he has won for the past two years running.
Koda Chrome stretches out
Koda Chrome finished third in his career debut May 7 at Belterra Park in Ohio, but to say it wasn’t splashy would be an understatement.
The 3-year-old colt owned and bred by Karen Babcock of Echo Hill Farm in Kentucky is from one of only two known lines of the frame overo gene, which produces a colorful combination of markings and one or two blue eyes.
The wagering accounts of interest to Racing Victoria (RV) stewards’ in the Baron Archer inquiry include, it is believed, an account in the name of Tania Hyett, the partner of suspended jockey Danny Nikolic.