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Island home in Taree Cup

Island home in Taree Cup

18 Dec, 2011

Track specialist Island Dane took out the $50,000 Taree Cup (2000m) courtesy of a canny ride by apprentice Alison Threadwell.

The race suffered from a lack of a natural leader but Threadwell aimed directly for the prime spot at barrier rise and controlled the race from that point.

Only Matt Bennett aboard Blinkin Easy had …