Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Fields Are in for 100 Club Cup Feature

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Fields Are in for 100 Club Cup Feature

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TURF TOPICS: Three trainers will be out to add to their winning record in 100 Club Cups with the running of the Edington Limousin 100 Club Cup tomorrow.

Tomorrow is the 13th running of the 100 Club Cup with trainers Bob Murray, Kerry Munce and Barry Gill having a chance of securing another victory for their stables in a 100 Club Cup. Eidsvold trainer. Bob Murray looks to have a good chance of success with in-form mare, Tiverton to follow on the win by the stables Henavari, the 2009 winner, in the $10,000 race.

The Munce stable, who won the 2014 100 Club Cup with Frenardi, has a top chance in last start Gympie winner, Saurimo.

Four times 100 Club Cup winning trainer, Barry Gill has Balinese Boy in the 1600m BM 60 event.

The institution of the 100 Club concept in 2005 led to the first running of the 100 Club Cup in that year.

One hundred local businesses and racing enthusiasts contributed sponsorship and funding to the GTC to be eligible for a long list of attractive prizes to become members of the 100 Club.

This initiative has proven to be a great boost for local support of Gympie racing as well as adding to prizemoney available for owners and trainers.

The initial 100 Club Cup, in 2005, was won by former sprint horse trainer, Wally Ingram with Heart of Light.

Ingram was then based in Toowoomba after having spent several years training on the Gympie track during the sprint race era.

Last year's 100 Club Cup winner was the Miles- trained Sialia Magic who lumped 61kg to victory and was ridden by newly licensed apprentice, Adam Spinks, for trainer Bevan Johnson.

Sialia Magic defeated this year's contender, Saurimo with the Barry Gill-trained Quick Spur in third.

Falvelon mare Ibelieveicanfly, heads the weights for tomorrow's feature having recently put together a sequence of three wins at Eidsvold, Miles and Beaudesert over distances up to 1650m for Oakey trainer Patrick Sexton. …

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