News About: 2011 Betfair Handicap

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

Melham takes nation’s riding honours with a treble

26 Nov, 2011

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham took the nation’s riding honours with a treble at the Sandown Hillside today.

The deteriorating track held no qualms for Melham, in fact the wetter it became the better his success.

The track rated dead in the morning and finished a heavy 8.

At the end of race four Melham hadn’t …

Freereturn Set To Continue Winning Streak At Sandown

Freereturn Set To Continue Winning Streak At Sandown

25 Nov, 2011

In-form galloper Freereturn will look to continue his winning streak when he runs in the Betfair Handicap at Sandown tomorrow.

The five-year-old gelding has won five of his past seven race starts and has not finished outside the placings once  during his current campaign.

The only time Freereturn has not won in the past five …