Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Springsure Cup Day Draws Them In

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Springsure Cup Day Draws Them In

Article excerpt

THE Springsure Jockey Club has received entries from "near and far'' for Saturday's annual Cup race meeting at the Central Highlands centre.

Heading the card is the $8000 Woods Tyre Service Springsure Cup (1400m) which has attracted eight entries.

These include the recent Middlemount Cup winner Falls Creek as well as the Gladstone Cup winner Teddy Bare (NZ).

As well, Ron Higginbotham's widely travelled recent Rockhampton winner Beaux Strata is among the Cup candidates.

Last Saturday, Beaux Strata completed a one-way trip of approximately 1150km out bush to Bedourie where he was unplaced behind Lucasam in the Bedourie Cup (1600m).

Beaux Strata is well placed in the Springsure feature on the minimum weight of 55kg.

Emerald trainer Glenda Bell's Falls Creek is race top weight with 59kg while Teddy Bare (NZ) is next in line with 56kg.

Bell has two other entries in Power To Succeed (MM 70,1100m) and My Shout (Class B, 1000m).

The biggest surprises among the Springsure entries are two nominations from the stables of premier Rockhampton mentor Lyle Rowe. …

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