Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Wins Give Wife Grand Feeling; Grafton Track Delivers Happy Times for Milligan Household

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Wins Give Wife Grand Feeling; Grafton Track Delivers Happy Times for Milligan Household

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Byline: racing reporter sport@dailyexaminer.com.au

ANOTHER win by in-form mare Grand Feeling in the Brushgrove Hotel Patrons Brushgrove Cup (1206m) at Grafton today would go a long way to keeping things sweet in the Milligan household.

Taree trainer Bob Milligan races the six-year-old mare with his wife, Margaret.

"It's her horse now," Milligan said. "Margaret has always taken an interest in the horses but Grand Feeling has become her favourite.

"While she's winning it keeps things happy at home. She's been a very good mare to us."

Milligan purchased the daughter of Grandera "cheaply" as a yearling. The mare has now recorded seven wins and 18 placings from 60 starts, earning close to $130,000.

And Grand Feeling is currently in a rich vein of form with two wins and a second from her past three starts at Grafton.

She falls into the horses for courses category nicely.

"She's been going good up there (Grafton)," Milligan added. …

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