The NSW Rising Stars series commenced at Tabcorp Park Menangle yesterday with keenly contested racing across both heats.
The opening heat was taken out by thetrained Cillas Boy for 16 year old reinsman . Geary was at it again in the second heat when he scored in strong fashion on the Peter Trevor Jones trained Beetson. In winning both heats Geary has taken a big lead in the series on 34 points with defending champion Max Hughes in second with 17 points.
The current points tally is as follows;
Max Hughes 17
Grace Grant 14
Nathan Xuereb 13
Kasey Hocking 12
Todd Prest 10
Liam Armstrong 4
Mitch Turnbull - Western Dist - 4
The next three heats will be held tomorrow at Bathurst Harness Racing Club race 1 - 5:14pm, race 3 - 6:06pm & race 5 - 7:10pm
The second round of heats will be conducted at Bathurst this evening.
Dale Walker | Manager - Marketing | Harness Racing New South Wales