Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Six-Race Card a Winner at Clifton Cup

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Six-Race Card a Winner at Clifton Cup

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WARWICK trainer Ken Kelly won the Pacific Seeds/Pursehouse Rural Clifton Cup on Saturday with Final Opinion.

The winner was ridden by Ben Cornell and won narrowly from Whydidyouleaveme trained by Brendan Richardson, of Toowoomba.

Whydidyouleaveme was ridden by Noriwyki Nishio.

Club treasurer Pauline Wilkinson said the committee believed it was one of the best meetings on record.

C[pounds sterling]We had six races instead of the regular five and a lot of the crowd stayed on and danced into the night to the live music,C[yen] Wilkinson said.

C[pounds sterling]The club may have a bigger marquee next year. We had to turn people away in the last week as the marquees were all booked.C[yen]

There were some reunions at the cup, including a Clifton State High School class reunion.

C[pounds sterling]I spoke to people from a couple of groups of 20 from Brisbane who come every year,C[yen] Wilkinson said.

C[pounds sterling]The committee was delighted we got a good turnout from a wide area. …

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