Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Daughters Ride against Dad

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Daughters Ride against Dad

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Byline: Grahame Timbrell and Stuart Turner


1: 12.47, XXXX GOLD MAIDEN, 1310m: FINGER ON THE PULSE 1, Kaputski 2, Best Of My Love 3, Beijing Dancer 4.

2: 1.22, PARADISE FM 101.9 3YO MAIDEN, 1260m: LIFEaS LIKE THAT 1, Show Day 2, Proof Red 3, Olympic Queen 4.

3: 1.57, TAYLORaS WINES MAIDEN, 1610m: BLOSSOM DEAREST 1, Dance With Dragons 2, Elkalato 3, La Niche 4.

4: 2.32, MORGANS CLASS TWO, 1260m: KALUANUI 1, Great Cheer 2, Year Of The Tiger 3, Feltham 4.

5: 3.07, DUNES ON SHELLY BEACH CLASS THREE, 1010m: BANDIT QUEEN 1, Wiangaree 2, Canny Thief 3, Tigerprint 4.

6: 3.43, SLIPWAY HOTEL CLASS ONE, 1410m: IaM ADAMANT 1, Annario 2, Lady Of The Court 3, Hard Work 4.

7: 4.23, AUSSIE ROCK LANDSCAPE AND CONSTRUCTION BENCHMARK 65, 1610m: SLIPSTREAMS 1, Vital Organ 2, Aminutemore 3, Whispering Gap 4.

Best Bets: Finger On The Pulse, Bandit Queen.

CIRCUMSTANCES have forced Eagle Farm trainer Dwayne Schmidt to ignore his two daughters, Priscilla and Cassie, when it came to finding a rider for his form mare Aminutemore.

The horse, the winner of her last two starts at Murwillumbah and soon to head off to the breeding barn, will be ridden by Queensland apprentice Tiffany Jeffries in the Aussie Rock Landscape and Construction Benchmark 65 (1610m) at Ballina Jockey Club meeting today.

Cassie Schmidt was committed to riding Slipstreams for Stephen Lee while Priscilla has the ride on Titus Vinius for Terry McCarthy.

The Schmidt sisters are riding in rare form with Priscilla booting home a winner at Doomben last Saturday to take her to sixth on the Brisbane apprenticesa premiership while Cassie easily leads the Northern Rivers jockeys and apprentices premierships.

aI would have loved to put one of the girls on but things just didnat work out that way,a Schmidt said.

aStephen Lee is in a neck-and-neck tussle to win the trainersa premiership down there and Cassie is his main rider and leading in her premierships. …

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