elbow

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  • Birthday 11/29/1952

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  1. yes was ken wadsworth's father bob who had a few gallopers over the years also owned top pacer in the 70's in captain harcourt ,ken died young with testicular cancer i recall
  2. shorty actually regarded so lovely as his first 'unoficial winner'' nelson 1965 i think ridden by brian anderton think he was under 21 at the time n his father bill was actual trainer best winner would have been killjoy who won the stewards hp also mr richmond, battle joy, the yapper, baccalaurus, wom pom etc
  3. your so right there leo ...specially your desription of him ...you rode for him many times back in the day
  4. some of you may remember john ''shorty'' healey a sucessful trainer in nelson from the mid 60"S to 2000s' ..he passed away on saturday
  5. remember baghdad note winning the whyte mile in 1970 ..the year he won the melbourne cup
  6. holy hell the Obrien case apart some of those other cases on there make for sobering reading when your not used to it!
  7. elbow

    Nostalgia

    remember trying to listen to races in dunedin on their local radio station from here in nelson (pre radio pacific) up the top of princess drive (a high point)car aerials right up fading in and out (usually at the wrong time) hell you wouldnt bother today would you n 3 division races ..reefton definity had one at their 1975 meeting ..remember a false start there at that one at the top of the straight most went round n had verry little room to get between the gates n that bloody great macrocarpa tree up there pretty sure colada won the rerun as he only went 200m ..fun times
  8. agree with brookby song n just wondering if the other galloper is yahabeebe?
  9. that was your cue VS ...fanfare for the common man maby?
  10. damn strait there leggy working on the beach was always special n as much an uplift for the rider as the horse
  11. yous have been reading too much south auckland facebook posts ae bro
  12. elbow

    Yogi

    won impressivly for d k weir today at benalla
  13. Best sports headline ever came out of that one too ''The shit hits the fan'' classic!
  14. ah yes Game filmed him winning the harcourt stks beating Bardall too from memory it was his first at trentham too