Past the Post - Hotels Race Day - 15th May 2016
The annual Hotels Race Day took place on Sunday where the local pubs battled it out off the track with keg rolling, tug-o-war and beer tray racing.
On the track there was an action packed eight race card which was highlighted by the Gold Bar Sprint taken out by Prohurst Express.
The Fernie trained galloper has performed well since arriving in the Goldfields mid April.
Casey Hunter steered the Danehill Express gelding to victory at start twenty-seven.
Punters were left burnt in the last when Penalty Point managed to hold off Jingtang who had a torrid run throughout.
The Stan Bates trained Penalty Point brought up her second victory at the KBRC when given a gun ride by Natasha Faithfull.
Jingtang tramped wide throughout and went down by the narrowest of margins.
Local trainer David Smith brought up a double on the card with Lucy Warwick aboard both winners.
Bohemian Goddess saluted in the 2016 Tentland Tickets Available Now maiden when accelerating late to gun down Touch The Clouds who had every chance.
The Galante owned filly was having her sixth start coming off a promising fourth last start.
Warwick and Smith combined in the Tower Hotel Handicap with Attamor who was an impressive winner over the 1400m.
The Trade Fair gelding's price was smashed after the scratching of early race favourite Ningbo.
Attamor gunned down pacemaker Greystat to go on and win by half a length.
Jordan Turner guided M'Lady Hallowell to victory in the Gala Hotel Handicap.
The mare was sent to the Goldfields after finishing fifth at Albany nine days before her victory.
The Hallowell Stud owned four year old is extremely well performed at the KBRC placing at eight of nine attempts locally including two wins.
Neville Parnham sent Gondiggin to the KBRC for the mare's 61st start.
Tash Faitfhfull produced a sensational ride on the veteran mare to bring up her seventh victory and her first at the track.
Race favourite Tahgeo Jay finished second after being sent out in the red by punters.
The Albion Hotel Handicap provided a breathtaking finish where Killorglin gunned down Fat Amy in the shadows of the post.
Fat Amy was sent out favourite in the event and sat outside the leader, Killorglin came from last at the top of the turn to win by a head.
Killorglin propelled from the furlong for Sarah Bonner to win and bring up his fifth career victory, two of which have been for local trainer Neville Newton since acquiring the galloper from the Eastern states.
Flying Pegasus gelding Omerta brought up his first win for Peter Fernie and Ben Kennedy in the XXXX Gold Maiden.
The four year old put the writing on the wall last start when finishing close up behind One For The Gals.
Fernie has had a stellar start to the season with thirteen winners from six meetings.
Racing continues Sunday the 22nd May 2016.