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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 …

2011 Taree Cup – preview, comment, tips, prices and ratings

2011 Taree Cup – preview, comment, tips, prices and ratings

18 Dec, 2011

Taree trainer Nick Chambers always believed Island Dane would run a strong 2000m and the proof may come in today’s $50,000 Taree Cup (4.55pm EST).

The Home On The Grange–Bloomers (Blazing Saddles) gelding is a four-time winner at 1600m and now as a six-year-old tackles the longer journey for the first time.

Island Dane, a …