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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 …

Blinkin unusual prep for Taree Cup

Blinkin unusual prep for Taree Cup

18 Dec, 2011

One time rogue Blinkin Easy is a TABsportsbet $8 fixed odds chance for today’s $50,000 Taree Cup (2000m, 4.55 EST) but will need to overcome a 15 month drought and a unusual preparation to win.

The seven-year-old has failed to win in 14 starts since September 2010 after a 1800m win at Port Macquarie.

The …