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Victorian trotter Eurasian Hanover broke a long drought from the winners’ circle with her victory at Bendigo last night. After enjoying a perfect trail two-back along the pegs, Eurasian Hanover registered her first triumph since January 2013. Thrilled with the performance, trainer David Magri stated the victory didn’t come as a total shock despite the “long time between drinks”. “She has been going better than it looks on paper,” Magri said. “Her last start when fifth at Maryborough was a nice effort and I knew all she needed was the right run and amount of luck.” With Magri in the cart, the mare was pushed through from the inside of the second row as Toscano worked to the lead. Finishing strongly along the sprint lane, Eurasian Hanover dashed to a soft four-and-a-half metre win from Good Boy Ali, with Toscano three-and-a-half metres away third. “She can’t do much work, so getting a nice quiet run like that along the pegs is just what she needs,” Magri said. “Down the back straight I knew she was travelling comfortably. “I was very pleased with the way she finished it off.” By Sierra Kosmos, the squaregaiter is from former handy trotter, Columbias Gindin, which boasts two winners from four starters. Columbias Gindin is also the dam of promising trotter Columbias Deejay, which is a member of the Magri stable. “He didn’t have much luck when first-up from a break at Ballarat last week, but he is in the Final at Melton and hopefully things can go his way,” Magri said. “He will also be fitter for the run, now it’s up to the draw and luck.” PAULCOURTS

Leading New South Wales harness racing trainer Shane Tritton enjoyed a perfect trip to Newcastle last night. Contesting four of the six races on the program, Tritton left the venue with a quartet, with each driven by his partner, Lauren Panella. Thrilled with the result, Tritton stated he was extremely confident of registering at least one victory. “I had faith in all of them, but I was willing to put the house on winning the first,” Tritton joked. Tritton’s playful remark stems from the fact each runner in the field is a member of his every-growing stable. Despite some viewing the event as a glorified training exercise, Glenlochar blitzed his stablemates as a prohibitive $1.10 favourite. Never seriously challenged, the son of Elsu cruised to a 44-metre win from Mister Hairy Maclary, with Mickey Mcrooney eight-and-a-half metres away third. Glenlochar covered the mile in 1:53.8. “He is a pretty nice horse,” Tritton said. “Obviously he didn’t have to run the time he did, but I still wanted him to have a decent hit out.” Tritton and Panella then annexed the next three races with Ohoka Royal, Nota Lada and Jackaroo Bromac. PAUL COURTS

Unbeaten harness racing youngster Ideal Tyson gives every indication he is ‘one out of the box’. Successful at his six starts, Ideal Tyson appears to have it all – he can sprint and stay with equal ease. As such, it appears certain the Gary Elson-trained two-year-old will join past greats as the winner of tomorrow night’s Champagne Stakes at Gloucester Park. One of Western Australia’s most popular features, the Group Two has been captured by the likes of Chandon, Saab, Talladega, James Matthew and Tricky Styx. Although drawn awkwardly in barrier five, Ideal Tyson is expected to work his way to the front, which has seen him installed a prohibitive $1.80 favourite. To be driven by Chris Voak, the son of American Ideal is one of three Elson-trained runners, with the astute mentor also represented by Scoobys Delight and Sprinter. Although drawn better of the pair in gate four, Scoobys Delight is yet to win from four outings, whereas Sprinter boasts three wins and two placings from five starts. The son of Mach Three faces a tough task from the outside of the front row. One of Sprinter’s defeats came behind Rich Yankee, which is trained by Jesse Moore who is no stranger to Champagne Stakes glory. Triumphant with Nixon Adios in 1979, Moore also captured the feature with Wirrpunda in 2001, All Four Firing in 2002 and Tricky Styx last season. As for Rich Yankee’s prospects, the colt will have to overcome the outside of the back line with Aiden De Campo in the cart. PAUL COURTS

Plans remain uncertain for exceptionally-bred harness racing youngster Madeeba despite his victory at Horsham yesterday. Scoring at his second start, the Maree Caldow-trained freshman is eligible for several majors, but his wayward manners may have altered connection’s original schedule. Looking to contest the Vicbred Platinum Series with the two-year-old, Caldow is likely to bypass the Empire Stallions-sponsored feature. “He is out of the draw because of his little mistake at the start yesterday, which could see him miss the Platinum,” Caldow’s reinsman-husband, John, said. “The heats are next week, with the Final eight days later, which means he will be ODM for the series. “Over 1700 metres, that makes it pretty tough, so we may give it a miss and work on getting him back in the draw before the Vicbred heats start up in June. “He’s also got the Breeders’ Crown after that, so there are still plenty of options.” Galloping during the score-up, which saw him miss the start by a conservative 20 metres, Madeeba was sent forward three-wide as soon as he settled into stride. Quickly navigating the field, Madeeba worked his way to the front as Warminster was eased to take the trail. With John sitting quietly in the cart, the colt sprinted to a five-and-a-half metre win from Streetside Classic, with Warminster a head away third. “He is a pretty nice type, which goes well,” John said. “He has always shown a bit of ability and is definitely improving. “Hopefully he can keep improving as the season goes on, but I can’t see any reason why he won’t.” By Courage Under Fire, Madeeba is from former handy mare and good producer, Mesmerizing, which is also the dam of Group One winner, Messini. “She also has a three-year-old by Grinfromeartoear which is about three weeks from trialling,” John said. “He goes already too, but has just been too overgrown to race. There has never been anything wrong with him, he just kept growing and simply wasn’t ready. “With a bit of luck he can make up for lost time.” PAUL COURTS

One quick conversation with astute harness racing trainer Heath Redwood and it’s easy to understand why exciting freshman Iconic Valor “is not for sale”. A flashy son of Jeremes Jet, Iconic Valor has been impressive winning his two starts, including Kilmore last night. Rapt with the two-year-old’s progress, Redwood rated Iconic Valor as the “best young horse I have ever been associated with.” That comment alone explains why Redwood has knocked back several high six-figure offers for the colt. “This bloke is the real deal,” Redwood declared. “He is the best young horse I have ever sat behind and that includes those I have broken in for other trainers. “He has it all…speed, strength, manners and an aptitude for racing. “I’ve had a few good six-figure offers for him, but he is not for sale.” Driven by premier reinsman Chris Alford, Iconic Valor was eased away from barrier seven to settle at the tail of the field as Combined Interest led from five. Angled three-wide during the middle stages, Iconic Valor quickly dashed around the field to take over the pacemaker’s role. Striding clear of the pack turning for home, Iconic Valor was never fully extended as he cruised to an effortless 16-and-a-half metre win from Combined Interest, with Esspee Rockstar five metres away third. “He just covers the ground so easily,” Redwood said. “Chris never had to move on him and he spaced them without leaving second gear. “He hasn’t been pushed yet, but I’ve got no doubt there is plenty there when needed.” Set to enjoy an easy weekend, Iconic Valor will contest next month’s Empire Stallions Vicbred Platinum series before heading into the Vicbred Super Series and Australasian Breeders’ Crown. “I’ll let him enjoy a few easy days, then get him ready for the Platinum heats at Ballarat,” Redwood said. “Hopefully he will progress into the Final on May 15. “After that he has the Vicbred and Breeders’ Crown, which will see out his season.” PAUL COURTS

Prominent South Australian harness racing participant Ryan Hryhorec has enjoyed another raid on Victoria’s riches. Hryhorec made the trek across the border for last night’s Mildura meeting and returned home with a treble. “I’m very pleased with the result,” Hryhorec declared. “Especially with Sammy Seelster. “I had been waiting to find the right race for him there as he is eligible for the Vicbred bonus. “For him to pick it up at his first attempt it a great result.” Leading throughout from barrier five, Sammy Seelster staved off a late challenge from Scout Hall Road to score by a head, with One Golden Day five-and-a-half metres away third. Covering the last half in 60.1 seconds, the son of Gotta Go Cullect rated 2:02.5 for the 2190 metres. “He has been racing well, so I knew he’d be hard to beat,” Hryhorec said. “I’ve got nothing specific in mind for him now, so he will just go in whatever suitable races I can find for him back home.” Hryhorec completed a running double when he piloted Skylarker to a drought-breaking victory. Also leading throughout, the daughter of Village Jasper registered her first win since August 2014. “That was her last run for me,” Hryhorec said. “I think she will be better suited to the smaller track at Mildura, so she will head to Frank Cavallaro’s stable. “I’m sure she can win a couple more there.” Hryhorec then combined with fellow South Australian trainer Allan Cronin to score with Trysomemagic, which led throughout in 2:02.3 for the 2190 metres. “It was good to get that win for Allan and topped the night right off,” Hryhorec said. PAUL COURTS

Three exceptionally-bred harness racing youngsters will be out to join her famous mums on the Australian Pacing Gold honour roll at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. Drawn perfectly in the pole, Hazels Girl is from former top pacer Miss Hazel, which captured the three-year-old division of the sales-based feature in 2006. Trained by Michael Doltoff, Miss Hazel never contested the two-year-old series. As for Hazels Girl, she has been installed a $2.80 favourite in her bid to lead throughout for trainer Daniel Neagoe. By Art Major, the two-year-old finished second in last weekend’s semi-final behind Jilliby Jitterbug, which is also out to emulate her dam. A member of the Marg Lee stable, Jilliby Jitterbug is from former classy filly Keppel Bay, which annexed the 2008 Final at Harold Park. Prepared by Emma Stewart, Keppel Bay broken her maiden status in the $300,000 Group One at her seventh start. Boasting a better beginning to her career, with two wins from three outings, Jilliby Jitterbug has drawn to trail Hazels Girl from barrier eight for driver Jason Lee. “I’d definitely like to be behind the leader,” Jason declared. “She went really well last weekend. She sprinted pretty quickly. “A few of them have a good turn of foot over the mile, so you always need a bit of luck in these sorts of races.” Rounding out the mother-daughter trend is My Mackenzie for champion New Zealand mentor Mark Purdon. Fifth in her semi, My Mackenzie has drawn awkwardly in barrier four in her bid to register her first victory. By Rock N Roll Heaven, My Mackenzie is from former outstanding mare Kept For Pleasure. Also trained by Doltoff, Kept For Pleasure was a class above her rivals in the 2007 Albion Park Final when partnered by master reinsman Gavin Lang. Lang also drove Miss Hazel. PAUL COURTS

Another of harness racing’s past champions and great partnerships will be honoured at Tabcorp Park Melton on Saturday night. As part of a solid program, the world class venue will host the Bold David Free-For-All – named after the 1970 Inter Dominion. While the former star will always be remembered for his victory in the industry’s pinnacle event, Bold David’s story goes beyond his racing feats. A solid built pacer with a strong determination matched only by his heart, Bold David was the equine reflection of the man who took him to grand heights – the late Alf Simons. Just to highlight the bond between man and beast, Simons drove Bold David to all of his 41 wins. Simons was an old school horseman of the highest calibre, who made his mark on the sport at an early age. Following his father Charles into the industry, Simons soon graduated from helping his dad around the family’s Wedderburn farm to lending a hand with the horses. Gaining his licence at the tender age of 12, Simons was a natural at a time when pacers and trotters were ridden under saddle and driven from sulkies. Making his debut soon after receiving his permit, Simons landed a double with his first two rides when he partnered Wimmera Shire and Mountain Child to victory at Maryborough in 1929. It was four years later before Simons registered his initial win from the cart, although he had won numerous races from the saddle during the interim. In fact, Simons completed 65 riding wins before he made the switch to the sulky. Simons took little time to gain a reputation as a master of his craft, which saw him associated with numerous top performers. Among those are Special Dollar, Suave Guy, Don’t Enquire, Royal King, Nancy Dalla, Dainty Flossie and Worthy Court. Simons enjoyed the most success under saddle with Cooraminta and Sadie Voyage. It was Nancy Dalla which provided Simons with his first metropolitan triumph in February 1949. Looking to expand his operations, Simons made the move from the country to Rockbank during the 1950s, with the switch paying dividends. Working a team of up to 30 by the ‘60s, Simons attracted offers from far and wide, often turning down prospects simply because his stable was at its limit. Ironically, Simons initially turned down a request to train Bold David, but changed his mind in order to help a friend. “I had a lot of horses at the time and didn’t want to take him,” Simons has been quoted as saying. “Charlie (Priddeth, owner) was a very good man with young horses and a great friend of ours, so I agreed. “I certainly never regretted accepting his offer.” Unraced as a two-year-old, Bold David had 26 starts at three for 12 wins, four seconds and $5137 in stakes. Winning four of his 17 starts, with eight placings also to his credit, as a four-year-old, Bold David had to overcome a career-threatening injury midway through the term. Unplaced behind Mystic Robert at the Ascot Vale Showgrounds in January 1968, Bold David was subsequently found to have broken a venicular bone in his nearside front hoof, while the other hoof was also damaged during the run. Taking a few starts to get back to his best upon his return, Bold David continued his strong surge through the grades, with his main wins including the 1969 Shepparton Cup. Making the trip to Adelaide for the Inter Dominion just a month after Priddeth’s death, Bold David finished second in his first and third round heats, while winning the second. One of the favourites in the Final, Bold David was unplaced behind Richmond Lass. It was as a six-year-old that Bold David sealed his greatness by etching his name onto the Inter Dominion honour roll. Third behind Deep Court and Dainty’s Daughter in his first heat, Bold David then beat Peter Patrick and Dainty’s Daughter on the middle night. Bold David finished fifth in the third round, but had done enough to qualify for the $40,000 Final. Stepping away brilliantly from the tapes, Bold David was rated to perfection by Simons to beat Bylaw and Bon Adios. Bold David became the first Victorian-bred, owned, trained and driven pacer to complete a hometown Inter Dominion win. The following year the stayer raced 45 times for six wins, 15 placings and earnings of $12,127. Mixing his form throughout the season, Bold David never defended his Inter Dominion title, which was held that year in Christchurch and was won by Stella Frost. As an eight-year-old Bold David contested 36 races for five wins and 17 placings for stakes of $20,837, with his main triumphs including the Lady Brooks Cup – his third win in the feature. Bold David competed in the 1972 Albion Park Inter Dominion, where he was aiming to become just the second dual winner of the prestigious event. Captain Sandy, which won in 1950 and 1953, was the only dual winner up to that point. In his opening heat, Bold David was third behind Monara and Hard To Get after beginning from 12 yards. The veteran then finished second in the next two rounds before a sixth behind Welcome Advice in the Final. Bold David was restricted to two starts as a nine-year-old after breaking a cannon bone during a race at Kilmore. Simons, who was sidelined by injury resulting from a race fall, didn’t drive Bold David during his last start, with Peter Ward taking the reins. Hampered by his injured arm being in a sling, Simons organised a makeshift splint of bark from a nearby tree for Bold David’s leg and took him home to decide whether his old mate needed to be put down. Bold David was taken to Simons’ stables where a veterinary surgeon placed the leg in plaster and was able to spare his life. Bold David contested 189 races for 41 wins, 41 seconds, 30 thirds and $97,303 in prizemoney. Despite the loss of his stable star, Simons continued to prepare a string of handy competitors during the ensuring years, with his own driving career eventually coming to an end in 1982. Although he tried to appeal the inevitable, Simons was a victim of the compulsory retirement rule. Simons’ final success as a reinsman was behind Basil Bells at Stawell on July 13, 1982, just four days short of his 65th birthday. Simons died in July 1995. PAUL COURTS

If you’re looking for adventure, a change of scenery and are passionate about harness racing…then read on! Premiership winning trainer Shane Tritton is opening his stable for a pair international workers. One of Australia’s leading mentors, Tritton is looking to hire a couple of stablehands from the northern hemisphere. Along with working with a large team of high class pacers and trotters, the successful applicant will also be eligible to drive for the stable. “I need a couple of workers for the stable and I figure what better opportunity for someone to come from American, Canada or even Europe,” Tritton said. “We can obviously organise accommodation and help with the necessary arrangements. “For the person who is good with horses and wants to gain some life experience, this is a great fit. “Plus there is no better place to see than Australia.” PAUL COURTS

You simply have to admire astute harness racing trainer Bruce Harpley. Having trained, driven and nurtured outstanding mare Frith to perfection, Harpley has made a tough decision in the best interest of the five-year-old’s career. Despite registering an impressive 32 wins and eight placings from 44 starts with the daughter of Four Starzzz Shark, Harpley believes Frith can progress further with a larger stable. As such, Frith has been transferred to Belinda McCarthy to be prepared for next month’s Queen Of The Pacific at Melton before being sent to champion New Zealand horseman Mark Purdon. Harpley revealed his decision following Frith’s stylish victory at Tabcorp Park Menangle. “I just feel I have taken her as far as I can,” Harpley said. “She is at the highest level now and I reckon she will be better off with in a big stable with trainer like Mark. “She is still very head strong and wants to race her way, which was fine against her own age, but now she’s against the best around and needs to settle better. “Hopefully someone like Mark can fix that and get her to race more tractable.” Citing the Western Australia Oaks as Frith’s most memorable triumph, Harpley stated his only regret was not reaching $1million in stakes before the stable switch. Frith’s bankroll is sitting on $866,572 following yesterday’s win over Pas Ultimate Delight and Majorly Foxy Styx in 1:54.3. “She won a host of major races, but the WA Oaks is the one that stands out for me as the most satisfying,” Harpley said. “I don’t have any real regrets with her, but I would have liked to have taken her past the million-dollar earnings.” PAUL COURTS

Australians haven’t seen the last of New Zealand’s latest harness racing star Our Waikiki Beach. Following the freshman’s effortless Australian Pacing Gold victory at Menangle just moments ago, trainer Mark Purdon confirmed the son of Somebeachsomewhere will remain on the mainland during the next couple of months. Instead of heading home for the Harness Jewels, Our Waikiki Beach will stay on this side of the Tasman for the New South Wales Breeders' Challenge. “We are very happy with the way he has come along during this trip to Australia,” Purdon said. “With that in mind, he will stay with Belinda and Luke McCarthy for the Breeders' Challenge. "He also has the Breeders' Crown later in the season." Driven by Natalie Rasmussen, Our Waikiki Beach began swiftly to lead from barrier one, with the remainder of the $322,000 Group One a formality. Never seriously challenged, the colt cruised to a soft 14-and-a-half metre win from Born To Rocknroll, with the quinella provided by Empire Stallions’ sires. Kingofthestars was two-and-a-half metres away third. “From the draw he was always going to be hard to beat, and once he led, the race was well in his keeping,” Purdon said. “I’m very impressed with the way he came away from them up the straight.” With the final 800 metres run in 55.2 seconds, Our Waikiki Beach covered the mile in 1:54.3, extending his unbeaten record to five. PAUL COURTS

Talented harness racing performer Smolda capped off a sensational Australian campaign for New Zealand’s power couple Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen with his win at Menangle just moments ago. With Rasmussen in the cart, Smolda caused a minor upset in the Len Smith Mile – securing the feature in 1:50.6. After enjoying the perfect one-one trail, the son of Courage Under Fire scored by two-and-a-half metres from Beautide, with Lennytheshark two metres away third. The gelding’s victory provided the duo with consecutive Group Ones, having annexed the rich Australian Pacing Gold Final with Our Waikiki Beach less than an hour earlier. Last week Smolda captured the Group Two Renshaw Cup at Penrith. “I couldn’t be happier with that run,” Purdon said. “As I have said before, he was racing well back home without any luck and has really thrived at his two runs in Australia. “He got the great trail today and Natalie drove him to perfection. “It was very pleasing to see him finish the race off like he did.” Along with Our Waikiki Beach and Smolda, Purdon/Rasmussen have also enjoyed victories with exciting youngster Follow The Stars. Also triumphant at Penrith, Follow The Stars was a cut above his rivals in the Caduceus Cup at Melton last Friday night. With Luke McCarthy in the cart, the son of Art Major rated 1:56.8 over 2240 metres to easily account for Mister Wickham and Wingara. Interestingly, all three winners are Australian-bred! PAUL COURTS

Respected harness racing trainer Joe Pace admits it is getting harder to “keep a lid on the excitement” regarding promising pacer Lucky Vc. Speaking after the gelding’s victory at Ballarat last night, Pace believes Lucky Vc is capable of making his way to metropolitan company. “He is a pretty nice horse and there is a lot to like about him,” Pace said. “At this stage he just has no idea of what he is doing, but is getting better with every start. “I reckon he can win in town further down the track, but for now I will just keep taking it slowly with him and take it one run at a time. “I’ve learned all-too-well during the years you can’t plan too far ahead with horses no matter what kind of opinion you have of them.” Driven by top reinswoman Jodi Quinlan, Lucky Vc was caught three-wide early before settling outside the leader, Joelissa. Overpowering the front runner on the home turn, the son of Washington Vc was untouched as he cruised to an eight-and-a-half metre win from Masterofthurles, with Citysneak a metre-and-a-half away third. “This race was for female drivers, so I booked Jodi nice and early,” Pace said. “Jodi has achieved so much in the sport, but I still feel she is somewhat underrated. “When she was establishing herself it was harder for a young girl than it is now. Jodi doesn’t get the accolades she deserves.” Covering the last half in 56.5 seconds, Lucky Vc rated 1:57.4 for the 1710 metres, taking his record to two wins and six placings from 10 starts since crossing the Tasman. “Like I said, he still doesn’t know what it’s all about, which is something Jodi also said when she came back to scale,” Pace said. “As he matures and gains experience he should be a pretty handy horse. “I will put him around next week then he will have a fortnight off before working his way slowly through the classes.” PAUL COURTS

New Zealand’s latest exciting harness racing star Our Waikiki Beach appears to have been ‘gifted’ Sunday’s Australian Pacing Gold Final at Tabcorp Park Menangle. Not only has the unbeaten youngster drawn perfectly in barrier one, his main danger – Goodtime Sammy – has been scratched. Goodtime Sammy is yet to experience defeat from four starts for co-trainers Emma Stewart and Clayton Tonkin. Also successful at his four outings, Our Waikiki Beach appears certain to lead throughout the 1609-metre sprint. To be driven by trainer Mark Purdon, the son of Somebeachsomewhere is blessed with gate speed, which has Purdon oozing confidence. “I couldn’t have asked for more from the draw,” Purdon said. “From there he should be able to hold the lead and will be very hard to beat. “He is a beautifully-gaited pacer and just does it so easily. He’s very laid back and takes everything in his stride.” Purdon is hoping for a Group One double on the program, with talented pacer Smolda engaged in the Len Smith Mile. Victorious in last week’s Renshaw Cup at Penrith, Smolda hasn’t fared as well as his stablemate in the draw and will begin from gate six. Defending title holder Beautide is the raging $1.30 favourite from four. Smolda is the only other runner under double figures at $7.50. “I was very happy with his run last week and his work has been solid since,” Purdon said. “I don’t know if we can beat Beautide, but we will certainly let him know we are there.” PAUL COURTS

Outstanding New Zealand harness racing youngster Follow The Stars will make a hit-and-run mission to Melton on Friday night. Successful at Penrith last week, the pacer was sent south by trainer Mark Purdon in a bid to cover his travel costs. Follow The Stars was brought across the Tasman to accompany his open class stablemate, Smolda, which is in Australia for next week’s Len Smith Mile. “There were a couple of suitable races for him, so I thought he may as well come over with Smolda,” Purdon said. “After his run at Melton he will head back home, where I will keep him ticking along.” Although Follow The Stars will return to the Shaky Isles this weekend, Purdon declared the son of Art Major will be back Victoria in June. “He has the Vicbred later in the season, so I will be bring him back for that,” Purdon explained. As for his latest assignment, Follow The Stars is expected to make a one-act affair of the Caduceus Club Cup. Drawn perfectly in barrier three, the colt should have no trouble leading throughout the 2240-metre trip. “It’s only a small field and he appears to be the standout on paper, but there are a couple of handy ones in the race,” Purdon said. “He still has to get out there and get the job done.” PAUL COURTS

Talented New Zealand harness racing performer Smolda kicked off his latest Aussie campaign on a winning note at Penrith last night. Sent across the Tasman to tackle several feature targets, Smolda annexed the popular Renshaw Cup. With trainer Mark Purdon in the cart, the son of Courage Under Fire scored with ease from Yayas Hot Spot and Blazin N Cullen. Covering the last half in a slick 55.9 seconds, Smolda rated 1:56.7 for the 2525-metre journey, with his time slicing a second off Blazin N Cullen’s track record established in last season’s Cup. Pleased with Smolda’s performance, Purdon stated the outing will “top off” the gelding heading into his main mission – Len Smith Mile. The Group One is scheduled to be conducted at Tabcorp Park Menangle on April 26. “He went super last night and never felt like he was going to be beaten,” Purdon said. “He has been racing well at home without a lot of luck, but tonight he showed he is at the top of his game. "I will keep him ticking along for the Len Smith Mile in 10 days.” Smolda’s success was the opening leg of a double for Purdon, who also scored with exciting youngster Follow The Stars. PAUL COURTS

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