Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

NAME GAME; Baby Bindi Beckons as Zar Zar Binks Seals Cup Start

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

NAME GAME; Baby Bindi Beckons as Zar Zar Binks Seals Cup Start

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Byline: PATRICK ALLEN sport@dailyexaminer.com.au

THERE might be more Bindis at next yearas July Carnival after Zar Zar Binks forced his way into the $150,000 Listed Dougherty Constructions Grafton Cup with a driving win in the Westlawn Finance Grafton Cup Prelude (2120m) yesterday.

Jockey Matt Paget and his partner Abbi Dalton are expecting their third daughter to arrive in three weeks and have promised to name the baby after trainer Bindi Cheers if they can win the 100th Grafton Cup together.

aI reckon they should call the baby Zar Zar Binks,a Cheers joked in the winnersa stall.

aHe does all the work and he seems to be a really tough little horse.

aWe had a bit of luck today, he only just got there.a

Paget guided Zar Zar Binks directly to the rail midfield after jumping from barrier seven and approaching the home turn it appeared he would struggle to find a way clear of the pack. …

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