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THE TOWN OF LIGHT TROT, $7500,
2500m: 1-1 Diedre's Trouble (7) B Orange
1; 4-5 Jean Sebastien (6) J Markham 2; 3-3
Monkey Luck (5) K Cameron 3. All Started.
Also (in nishing order): 6-2 Henley Park,
2-4 Renegade Fighter, 10-10 Brite N
Lovely, 8-9 Cheeky Charlie, 5-6 Trouble
Me, 7-7 Linquenda, 9-8 Lady Mackendon.
1L, 3/4L, 1-1/4L. Time: 3:32.10. Win:
$2.80. Places: $1.40, $2.50, $2.10. Quinella:
$10.10. Trifecta: $70.30 (7,6,5). First 4:
$241.30 (7,6,5,3). Trainer: Michael Heenan,
SPEIGHTS PACE, $7500, 2000m: 1-1
Spunky Monkey (6) G Smith 1; 10-10
Major Donegal (9) B Butt 2; 3-3 Lucy
Holmes (1) J Dunn 3. Scratched: Redback
Jars. Also (in nishing order): 4-5 Lacroix
Franco, 7-6 Maybe Foxy, 6-4 Limitation,
12-12 Beinn arsuinn, 2-2 Sounds Like
Us, 9-9 Franco Tyson, 8-8 River Tique,
11-11 Shington Lad, 5-7 Wings Of A
Hero (Pulled up). 1-1/4L, 3/4L, 1L. Time:
2:41.80. Win: $2.20. Places: $1.50, $4.50,
$2.70. Quinella: $26.10. Trifecta: $371.00
(6,9,1). First 4: $2413.10 (6,9,1,13). Double:
$3.50 (7+/6+), $21.00 (7+/9). Trainer: Gavin
Smith, Leith eld Beach.
RON CROOK MEMORIAL TROT,
$7500, 2500m: 3-2 Best Bones (6) B
Orange 1; 4-4 Day Tourer (2) B Borcoskie
2; 5-6 Veecewah (5) J Dunn 3. All Started.
Also (in nishing order): 1-1 Starview
Soul, 7-7 Ton Tine, 9-10 Izinthezone, 6-5
Diana Harbour, 2-3 Big Ears, 10-9 Scarlett
Lane, 8-8 Innuendo. 1L, Hd, 1/2 nk. Time:
3:40.00. Win: $5.70. Places: $1.60, $2.10,
$3.10. Quinella: $17.70. Trifecta: $340.50
(6,2,5). First 4: $813.20 (6,2,5,3). Treble:
$53.10 (7+/6+/6). Trainer: Craig Kennedy,
CRITERION HOTEL MOBILE PACE,
$7500, 2450m: 2-2 E cient (9) R Anderson
1; 6-7 Arizona Eyre (3) L Lester 2; 10-
10 Hot Lips Brogden (11) K Cameron 3.
Scratched: Lucy Holmes. Also (in nishing
order): 3-3 e Ultimate Storm, 5-5 Young
Mister Grace, 4-4 Midnight Prowler, 8-8
Miss Judgeford, 7-6 Colonel Custard, 1-1
Vega Sicilia, 9-9 Redback Jars (Pulled up).
3/4L, 9L, 2-1/2L. Time: 3:27.80. MR:
2:16.40. Last 800m: 67.20. Win: $4.90.
Places: $1.70, $3.70, $11.50. Quinella:
$50.40. Trifecta: $1912.70 (9,3,11). First 4:
$3054.60 (9,3,11,1). Double: $16.40 (6/9),
$35.30 (6/3). Trainer: Robert Anderson,
M S MOORE CONTRACTING
MOBILE PACE, $7500, 2450m: 1-2
Oncewerechristians (3) R May 1; 9-9
Wonder Anvil (2) J Markham 2; 5-5
Diamond Rule (9) B Butt 3. Scratched:
Rollin under, Redback Jars. Also (in
nishing order): 4-4 Shard Diego, 2-3
Cheyenne Warrior, 6-7 Band Of Hope,
3-1 American Chopper, 8-8 Matai Maddi,
7-6 Major Morris. 14-1/2L, 3/4L, 2-1/4L.
Time: 3:32.50. Win: $3.90. Places: $1.60,
$8.50, $2.40. Quinella: $84.40. Trifecta:
$938.70 (3,2,9). First 4: $8115.70 (3,2,9,7).
Sub: Oncewerechristians (3). Trainer: Lew
OCEANA GOLD MOBILE PACE,
$8500, 2450m 2-2 Mach Denario (3) J
Dunn 1; 6-7 Tubby Jim (9) B Butt 2; 8-8
Johnny Eyre (10) L Lester 3. Scratched:
Cabo Wabo. Also (in nishing order): 4-1
Harlow Franco, 11-11 Will He Rule, 3-3
Kacie's A Flyin, 7-6 Alta Mario, 9-9 Florin,
13-13 Tinted Field, 1-4 Naughty Maravu,
10-10 Incomparable, 12-12 Lexington
Lad, 5-5 at's Hunting Pink (Pulled up).
Nse, 5-1/2L, 2-3/4L. Time: 3:36.30. Win:
$5.30. Places: $2.10, $3.60, $3.60. Quinella:
$41.30. Trifecta: $779.00 (3,9,10). First4:
$4633.50 (3,9,10,5). Double: $10.40 (3+/3),
$18.10 (3+/9). Treble: $109.80 (9/3+/3).
Trainer: Robert Dunn, Woodend Beach.
ISLINGTON TAVERN REEF TON
CUP PACE, $14999, 3200m: 1-1 Maximan
(12) J Curtin 1; 5-6 True South (5) R May
2; 3-2 Live Lea (6) K Cameron 3. Scratched:
Jeans Mattjesty, Alateros, Sonnetsson. Also
(in nishing order): 6-5 Special Bella, 8-9
Rome's Burning, 2-3 Rozelski, 9-8 Alta
Tallyho, 4-4 Billy e Bus, 7-7 Iwannabebig.
2-1/4L, 4L, 6-1/2L. Time: 4:47.20. Win:
$2.30. Places: $1.30, $2.50, $1.90. Quinella:
$11.50. Trifecta: $79.50 (12,5,6). First 4:
$500.90 (12,5,6,3). Trainer: Jim Curtin,
LANTERN COURT MOTEL PACE,
$8500, 2000m: 1-1 Graduate Under Fire
(1) J Dunn 1; 10-9 Riverboat Princess (3) R
Close 2; 5-5 Royal Flight (10) J Curtin 3. All
Started. Also (in nishing order): 2-2 Lilac
Desire, 3-3 Cabo Wabo, 6-6 Drover's Eyre,
7-7 Waikari Cash, 4-4 Classic Vogue, 9-8
Bee Tees, 8-10 Bad Peach. 1-1/2L, Lg nk,
1-1/4L. Time: 2:59.60. Win: $1.80. Places:
$1.50, $10.20, $2.20. Quinella: $64.00.
Trifecta: $432.10 (1,3,10). First 4: $3259.90
(1,3,10,2). Double: $3.30 (12+/1+), $38.50
Sub: Graduate Under Fire (1). Trainer:
Robert Dunn, Woodend Beach.
RAILWAY TAVERN RAKAIA
HANDICAP PACE, $8500, 2500m: 1-1
Jeans Mattjesty (5) R May 1; 5-5 Mighty
Peruvian (8) R Close 2; 2-2 Machs A Flyin
(10) B Orange 3. Scratched: Bee Tees.
Also (in nishing order): 3-3 Bankcard,
9-7 Smokin Chick, 6-6 Delgado, 7-8
Washington Star, 4-4 eo Bos, 8-9 I C U
Darling. 3L, 1-1/2L, 3/4L. Time: 3:41.50.
Win: $2.90. Places: $1.40, $2.60, $1.90.
Quinella: $13.90. Trifecta: $74.70 (5,8,10).
First 4: $257.20 (5,8,10,1). Trainer: G and N
Hope, Woodend Beach.
ROSCO CONTRACTORS HANDICAP
TROT, $8500, 2500m: 8-7 Bim Bom Bay (4)
R Anderson 1; 1-1 Donaldson (13) R Close
2; 5-5 Opawa Speed (3) B Butt 3. Scratched:
Sunrise Invasion, Sarah Palin, Gin Rummy,
All Shook Up, Eyrewell Pegasus. Also (in
nishing order): 6-6 Diggerboy, 7-8 Clifden
Clowers, 4-3 Speedy Earl, 2-4 Bobby Breen,
3-2 Breeny's Smile (Pulled up).
Sht hd, 1/2 nk, 3/4L. Time: 3:54.30. Win:
$24.00. Places: $3.80, $1.50, $2.50. Quinella:
$34.60. Trifecta: $920.00 (4,13,3).
First4: $2238.50 (4,13,3,5). Quaddie:
$500.60 (12+/1+/5+/4). Place 6: $22.70 (2,3+
Double: $73.70 (5+/4), $1.70 (5+/13+).
Treble: $173.30 (1+/5+/4). Trainer: Robert
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Templeton trainer Jimmy Curtin and his
hardy campaigner Maximan completed a
clean sweep of racing on the Buller West
Coast circuit to take out the bonus with
success in the Islington Tavern Reefton Cup
Curtin is no stranger to success when it
comes to the Reefton Trotting Club's feature
race, having won the two miler previously
with stable runners last year's winner
Hokonui Ben, Highview Badlands and Tarel.
While dual success at Westport was on
a rm track and bathed with sunshine,
Maximan and Curtin had to contend with
wet conditions underfoot and the outcome of
the race was never and issue for the pair.
e ve-year-old Ambro Operative gelding
handled the testing conditions while Curtin
worked his way through the eld, charging to
the front in the nal stages to an impressive
Ricky May, who had tried to steal the race
with True South, had to be content two and
a half lengths back in second place with Live
Lea and Kyle Cameron a further four lengths
back in third.
"It was a pig in a poke out there today, the
conditions were pretty heavy and working
out the right ground was the only issue," a
triumphant Curtin said.
"He won very well on both days at Westport
and certainly was match t for the test in the
heavy going today. I like coming to Reefton
and Westport, the circuit is very good."
PICTURE: Paul McBride
Templeton trainer Jim Curtin and Maximan have the Islington Tavern Reefton Cup all to themselves with True South fading in
clean sweep at Reefton
Some names from the past have been
recognised for their services to sport
in the New Year Honours, including
cricketer John R Reid, squash champ
Ross Norman and athlete Dick Tayler.
Reid, a former test captain, has
been made a companion of the New
Zealand Order of Merit for ser vices to
Reid, who played for New Zealand
from 1949-1965, was part of the
country's rst test win in 1956 and
later served as a match referee for the
International Cricket Council from
1993 to 2002.
He managed the New Zealand
under-19 team on their tour to
England in 1996 and was made a life
member of New Zealand Cricket in
Norman and Tayler were made
members of the New Zealand Order of
Merit, along with Rita Fatialofa-Patolo
and Sheryl Dawson.
Norman, honoured for his services to
squash, was the man who nally ended
Pakistani maestro Jahangir Khan's
ve-year winning streak in 1986.
Norman, who won a collection of titles
around the globe, played in seven world
championship tournaments between
1979 and 1993. He retired from elite
international competition in 1994
and was made a member of the New
Zealand Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
Tayler, who has been recognised
for his services to athletics, became
a household name when he won
gold in the 10,000m event at the
1974 Commonwealth Games in
Christchurch. He is still prominent
in the Christchurch community for
lending his time to rugby and the
Fatialofa-Patolo, who has been
honoured for her services to sport,
represented New Zealand in netball
and softball and was a world champion
in both disciplines in the 1980s. She
was inducted in to the New Zealand
Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.
She has previously coached the
Samoan national netball team and was
teacher in charge of netball at Auckland
Girls' Grammar School this year.
Dawson was recognised for her
ser vices to netball for her long
involvement in the sport, particularly in
She served as chief executive of the
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic from
2003-2012, was a member of the
bidding team for Netball New Zealand
to host the 1999 world championships
and was the chief executive for the
tournament. From 1999-2003 she was
president of the International Netball
Federation. --- APNZ
Reid leads sportspeople in New Year Honours
Dick Tayler celebrates after winning gold at the 1974 Commonwealth Games.
Former West Coasters Matt Gardyne, left, and Andrew omas with their
medal hauls from the recent Oceania and Commonwealth power lifting
championships in Auckland, where both nished rst overall in their classes
for total lifts. Gardyne, competing in the 83kg Open grade, won gold medals
in the squat (255kg) and deadlift (262kg) and a silver in the bench press
(155kg). omas, in the 75kg junior class, won golds in the squat (240kg) and
bench press, his 195kg lift being a new New Zealand and Oceania record and
took silver in the deadlift (245kg).
Greymouth's Peter Bourke dominated
the Hokitika Golf Club's Aratuna
Freighters Christmas Tournament,
winning the senior men's gross and net
sections with an excellent round of 71-
3-68. Richard Green had 40 points to
top the stableford score.
ere were 24 players in the
Intermediate Men's section with Stu
Glasson having the best net with a round
of 80-17-63, while John MacPherson
had the best gross of 75 points.
Danny Sisson had 43 points to have
the best stableford. Also winning prizes
were Peter McGee, Jim Campbell and
Hokitika golfers were prominent
in the junior men's event with Allan
Wilson having the best net from a
round of 85-22-63. John Wilson took
out the best gross prize with 86 and
Jacko Fahey had 42 points to win the
stableford on a count back from Wayne
Parks and Paul Kaye, who also won
Pauline Adams won the best net in
the women's section with a round of 86-
20-66. Sharon Davidson had the best
stableford score of 39. Nearest the pin
prizes went to Barry Fleming, Kevin
Foster, Adams and Bourke.
A small eld contested a bogey on
Boxing Day with Durham Havill
winning the main prize on a count back
from Nev Johnson and Wayne Parks,
all three having plus 6 scores. Brian
Wilkinson continued his great form
in last Saturday's stableford to win the
match of the day with 47 points.
Leo McIntyre and Jim Hickey had
43 points, Paul Davidson 42 and Havill
41. ere was also a Stableford played
on Sunday with Wilkinson again the
winner, this time with 43 points on a
countback from Stu Glasson. Danny
Sisson and Don Hibbs were each on 42.
Twos: Johnson, Green, McIntyre, Peter
Reynolds, Hibbs and Mike Agnew who
holed his second shot on the par-4 15th
ere is an Irish Stableford scheduled
for Saturday and a bogey on Sunday.
Whether it was adult fans reclining
in the sunshine with a drink in hand,
or young fanatics gripping oversized
tennis balls for their heroes to sign ---
there was just one name on everyone's
lips last night.
Venus Williams was the highlight for
crowds on day one of the ASB Classic
at Auckland's ASB Tennis Centre in
Despite the humidity and threatening
clouds early on --- and a late appearance
-- Williams was a crowd-pleaser.
Some of the near-sellout audience ---
rare for the rst night --- ran to their
seats to ensure they did not miss a
minute of the action.
Others thronged at the court's
entrance for a chance to get the star's
Fans also swarmed Serbian star Ana
Ivanovic, who stopped and signed
memorabilia for a mob of youngsters as
she left the court.
Not only were ticket sales stronger
than in previous years, the atmosphere
was brighter than ever for rst-night
e crowd roared into life when
Williams stepped on court, many
standing to get their rst glimpse.
Williams went on to defeat Czech
Republic wildcard Andrea Hlavackova
Among those watching Williams was
six-year-old Abby Wachter, who has
just moved to Auckland from Nevada
in the United States.
She could not believe she would get
to see Williams, her tennis hero, in the
"I really like watching her play," she
Brendan Cooper, 10, has been playing
tennis since he was six. He managed
to get both Williams and Ivanovic
to autograph his giant novelty tennis
"It's good to get the signatures and
I like watching the tennis," he said.
--- APNZ-New Zealand Herald
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