Milestones at Mot

27 January 2021

HRNZ News, republished with permission


Robert David and Ross Cameron pose with Not Really Blonde after her win on debut.

The grass at Motukarara on Sunday was a happy hunting ground for some who hadn’t tasted victory for a while, if ever.

Westport trainer Phil Beveridge had his first win with Hello Adele winning at big odds while Waimate’s John Patterson trained and drove Line a Love to victory in race 1. It was his first win since Loose Cannon in May 2013 at Forbury Park.

Prebbleton trainer Robert David also trained a winner – his first since Eastwood Chieftain in 2014 – when Not Really Blonde won race 4, with driver Ross Cameron in the sulky.

And it was a good day for another driver called Cameron, with Alana Cameron taking out a double (Race 7 Jenabella and Race 9 Quarterback), both for in-form trainer Matt Purvis. A double went the way for Robbie Holmes too, training and driving Conquer Me and Sierra Gold in races 3 and 6.