News About: 2008 Melbourne Cup

Nightmare over for Shinn – back in the winners’ stall

Nightmare over for Shinn – back in the winners’ stall

21 Dec, 2011

Star jockey Blake Shinn fought back tears after victory aboard his mother’s (Carol)  horse Tellora at his second ride back from a 12 month gambling related riding suspension.

The 24-year-old Melbourne Cup winning hoop had taken only two rides for the day at Sandown Lakeside both for his step-father Lee Hope.

Shinn gave both horses …