Home' Portland Observer : PO-20131204 Contents 24 PORTLAND OBSERVER Wednesday December 4 2013
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Jenkin makes history at Heywood
A LITTLE bit of history was made at the
Heywood Pony Club last weekend when Sarai
Jenkin became the frst child of a previous Club
Member of the Year to be awarded the club's
The presentation was made at the club’s annual
merit awards, which were held at the club's
Christmas Rally over the weekend.
Jenkin, 11, was awarded the honour in
recognition of her achievements throughout the
year, which included 100 per cent attendance to
club rallies and representing the club both locally
and at State level throughout the year.
Jenkin has also been an active volunteer at the
club, helping out other members and the club at
Jenkin has also progressed with new ponies
participating in all aspects of Pony Club from
games team, musical team, dressage, horse trials,
showjumping, speed to safety and showing.
Jenkin joins her mother, Judy, as a Member of
the Year of the club.
Other awards presented on the day included 100
per cent participation awards, being presented
to Colby and Andy Wilksch and Clare and
Sarai Jenkin, while achievement awards for
representing the club were also presented to
Andy Wilksch (junior) and Claire Paulet (senior).
Clare Jenkin was named the most improved
junior, while Eliza Alexander was named the
most improved senior.
Encouragement awards were presented to
Gemma Holmes for the juniors and Georgina
Macklin for the seniors.
Multiple wins at
GREAT Western trainer Peter Manning's Art Major/
Anannz flly Znana was successful in the Wimmera
Mail-Times three-year-old Pace over 1700 metres at
the Horsham trots meeting held on Monday November
Bred and raced by Adelaide’s Cormack family, Znana
(Ananz spelt backwards) was given a charmed passage
by Matt Craven from gate two trailing her pole line
stablemate Adam Cartwright raced in the same interests
and when eased off his back on turning, fnished full of
running to score by 3.1 metres in a new track record mile
rate of 155.3. Racer fnished a further 30.2 metres away
in third place after racing in the open.
Ananz (Aces N Sevens) died while foaling to
Somebeachsomwhere recently with the foal not
On a day of multiple wins, Peter Manning landed a
double when seven year old Presidential Ball/Colada
Hanover gelding The Avoca Flyer, a half brother to the
great Blacks A Fake snared The Horse Shed Shop Melton
Pace for C1 class over 1,700 metres, recording his frst
victory in almost 12 months.
Driven by Matt Craven, The Avoca Flyer began with a
wing on every foot from outside the front line to lead all
of the way, defeating the heavily supported Suerte (three
back the markers -- outside the winner home turn) and
Big Gorilla (one/one) in a mile rate of 1:56.3.
Four year old Union Guy/Echelon Express mare
Sorority Sister broke her maiden status at start number
18 by taking the Moore Bulk Haulage Pace for C0 class
over 1,700 metres in a mile rate of 1:59.2.
Raced and trained by Marnie Bibby from nearby
Navarre and driven by Daryl Douglas, Sorority Sister led
throughout from gate three, accounting for the favourite
Gee Mae which trailed, making no impression over the
concluding stages, with Pandoras Jet third after facing
Daryl Douglas was to chalk up a successive double
after piloting Ararat hobby trainer Gary Hull’s fve year
old mare Frameworks Pride to victory in the Become A
Sponsor Trotters Handicap for T0 or better class over
Beginning speedily from the 10 metre mark, Frameworks
Pride a daughter of Framework and Yawithme was sent
forward to take over from Family Decision within a
lap, before cruising to the wire 4.1 metres in advance of
Champ Devine which raced outside her in a mile rate
of 2:06.1. Looks A Moral showed a return to form in
fnishing third from three back in the moving line.
Making three for Douglas and two for Bibby was very
much in-form four year old Attorney General/Bludegirl
gelding Blude Master in the Finn-Tack @ Horze Aust.
Pace for C1 class over 1,700 metres.
Restrained from inside the second row, Blude Master
settled three back in the moving line, with the pole
marker Thewaytolive retaining the front running.
Sent forward to park outside the pacemaker for the fnal
circuit, Blude Master led on turning and held a margin
to the wire to score by 5.4 metres over Mightbeme from
last and Venus Williams (one/three – three wide last lap)
in a rate of 2:00.1.
Michelle Manning’s highly promising Four Starzzz
Shark/Talilia four year old gelding Jackabeams recorded
his third victory in fve outings, when successful in the
H&DHRC Membership Pace for C1 class over 1,700
metres with sister Kerryn in the sulky.
Coming off a disappointing fourth to Chilli Palmer at
Melton nine days earlier after leading, Jackabeams an
unbackable $1.10 favourite again led from gate two and
was never headed in defeating father Peter’s Additallup
which raced outside him, with Miss Dilly (three wide last
lap from mid-feld) third. The mile rate 1:57.
Mildura (Merbein) trainer Brian McGinty made the
journey south with Kiwi bred four year old Bettors
Delight/Invisage mare Our Mischievious Miss a happy
one, as she saluted the judge in the Horsham Salutes G.A.
Lang Pace for C2 & C3 class over 2200 metres.
Taking a concession, Our Mischievious Miss led from
gate two and after looking to be in trouble on turning,
just lasted to nose out Bubble Art (one/two -- four wide
home turn) in a rate of 2:00.2, with Peace Of Art (one/
one – three wide home turn) a head away in third place in
the most thrilling fnish of the afternoon.
Ararat trainer/driver Michael Bellman does a great job
with his select team and landed the Wimmera Roadways
Pace for C0 class over 2,200 metres with Witzend, a four
year old gelded son of Dawn Ofa New Day and Fake
Trick, leading throughout from gate two in defeating
Rinashi which trailed and Saab Magic which faced the
breeze in a rate of 2:02.9.
Meetings for the week : Wednesday -- Bendigo, Thursday
– Geelong/Nyah @ Swan Hill, Friday – Wedderburn
@ Melton, Saturday – Cranbourne (Cup), Sunday –
Wangaratta @ Shepparton, Monday – Charlton, Tuesday
Horses to follow – Luv Tha Aces Lombo (claimer), The
Bohemian, Ruato Bay, Windy Big, Mightbeme, Brother
Of Sonoko, Big Zee, Man Of The World, Dont Wanadie,
Miss Dilly, Saab Magic.
PORTLAND GOLF CLUB
Golfers of the Year Award
Women: Winner: 64 pts -- Julie Errey; 55
-- Jenny Foster, 47 -- Kaye Holmes, 45 -
Mary Halstead, 44 -- Sian Ruis & Judy Hall,
37 --Julie Crimmins, 36 -- Jill Treloar, 35 --
Men's Mid Week: Winner: 73 -- Kevin Rivett,
66 -- Ralph Wakely, 55 - Daniel Forbes, 48
-- Ron Taylor, 40 -- Ross Anderson & Roger
Schultz, 38 -- Ben Dyson, 36 -- Alan Heaver
& Selwyn Lavakeiaho, 35 -- Paul Schultz,
31 -- Greg Serle & Adrian Cleary.
Men's Weekend: Winners: 32 -- Wayne
Duckmanton & Daniel Forbes, 31 -- Kevin
Rivett, 28 -- David Potter Ben Foster, 27
-- Jason Bannam, Tom Bibby, Jim Harpley
& Arnold Brewster, 26 -- Dayle King, John
Baulch & Keith Rayfield.
Monday PGC Annual
36th Seniors Tournament-
Winners: Ron Taylor & Iain McDonald
Runners Up: Noel Waugh & Steve Petrie
Third: Brian Lipscombe & Phil Atchison
Winners: Gail Baulch & Barb Bibby 44pts.
Runners Up: Sue Storer & Merle Malseed
Men: 5th: Noel Waugh; 8th: Bevan
Zimmerman; 11th: Barry Oldaker; 18th:
Women: 5th: Leila Miller; 8th: Sue Storer;
11th: Aileen White; 18th: Sue Storer.
Ball Run Down
Men: 46- Terry Chapman & Graeme Pickett
, 44- Gary Phelan & Geoff Nott, Bob Sleep
& Roy Schultz, 43 -- Kevin Rivett & Tony
Elias, Arnie Brewster & Jim Eade, Cyril
Newsome & Bill Vanderburg, Geoff Bond &
Mike Rankin, John Baulch & Brian Jenkins,
Bob Foran & Phil Hay.
Women: 39 -- Helen Hill & Meg Hayden,
Leila Miller & Julie Errey.
Tuesday PGC Annual 36th
Seniors Tournament -- Sta-
Frank Webb Memorial Trophy: Cliff
A Grade: 1st: Kevin Tobin (18) 41; 2nd:
Brian Murphy (18) 40; 3rd: Geoff Baxter
B Grade: 1st: Geoff Nott 38 C/B; 2nd:
Roger Thompson 38 C/B; 3rd: Les Pye.
Alf Jones Shield (over 70 years) -- Winner:
Peter Richards 40.
Winner: Pauline Laidlaw 35pts; Runner
Up: Merle Clements 33 C/B.
Over 65 years trophy: Helen Hill 35pts.
Men: 5th: David Burke: 8th: Brian
Lipscombe; 11th: Brian Lipscombe; 18th:
Women: 5th: Jill Treloar; 8th: Kath
McNamara; 11th: Jill Treloar; 18th: Aileen
Ball run down
Men: 39- Tony McGregor, Graeme
Clements & Brian Lipscombe, 36 -- Geoff
Bond, Phil Hay, Phil Atchison, Brian
Jennings, Ray Thiele & Alan Heaver, 35
-- Iain McDonald, Damien Egan, Ross
Anderson, Arnie Brewster, Geoff Webber
& Gerry Alexander.
Women: 33 -- Aileen White, 32 -- Meg
Hayden, 31 -- Pat Egan & Kath McNamara.
A Grade: 1st Pam Taylor (25) 69 nett; 2nd:
Jill Treloar (13) 71.
B Grade: 1st: Maureen Schultz (32) 73C/B;
2nd: Judy Hall (39) 73 C/B.
NTP's: 5th: Pam Taylor; 8th: Jill Treloar;
11th: Ellen Zeunert; 18th: Helen Hill.
Ball Run Down to 73: Julie Crimmins,
Ellen Zeunert, Janine Shepherd & Mary
A Grade: 1st: John Baulch (10) 42ots: 2nd:
Daniel Forbes (12) 39.
B Grade: 1st: Steve Rickard (15) 40 C/B;
2nd: Selwyn (20) 40.
NTP's: 8th: Craig Surkitt; 18th: Steve
Ball Run Down: Craig Surkitt & Brian
Jennings 38, Dale Herbertson, Geoff
Bartel, Brian Jenkins & Ralph Wakely 37.
Saturday Stroke Aggre-
Winners: Daniel Forbes & Kevin Rivett 140
Runners Up: Ben Foster & Jim Harpley
Third: Brian Lipscombe & Ron Taylor 140
Birdie Competition: 1st: Hole -- Bert Tober .
Men: 5th; Bob Foran, 8th: Jeremy White;
9th: Gary Hawker; 11th: Aydin Skaer; 14th:
Kevin Rivett ; 18th: Rob Tozer.
Women: 11th: Jenny Foster.
Ball Run Down: Aydin Skaer & Matt Kelly
142, Bob Foran & Lee Gibbons 145, Geoff
White & Terry Chapman 149, Eddy Ruis &
Gary Hawker 149.
Handicap Reductions for the week: Kevin
Tobin 18/17, Brian Murphy 18/17, Brian
Lipscombe 14/13, Julie Crimmins 34/33,
Maureen Schultz 32/31, John Baulch 10/9,
Selwyn Makin 20/19, Steve Rickard 15/14,
Brian Jennings 8/7, Geoff Bartel 23/22,
Dale Herbertson 6/5, Ross Anderson
14/13, Daniel Forbes 12/11, Jeremy White
14/13, Bert Tober 14/13, Jim Harpley
29/28, Craig Ough 19/18,
HEYWOOD Pony Club held its presentation awards for the 2012-13 season at its Christmas Rally last weekend.
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