Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Hansen Relishes Glasshouse Triumph at Home

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Hansen Relishes Glasshouse Triumph at Home

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DARRYL Hansen unleashed a double attack on bookmakers on Saturday as Adam Hyeronimus lived up to the family name in guiding Monsieur Gustave to success in the Glasshouse Handicap.

Hansen's two-year-old Bring It Home Pop was backed from double figures to start a $4 chance in winning the B.J. McLachlan Memorial, before Monsieur Gustave was backed from $9.50 to $6 in the Glasshouse.

A dapper looking Hansen said it was one of his career highlights to land a feature double on his home track.

"I love it. We're at home and to get a double is just sensational," he said.

Monsieur Gustave was a narrow winner of the Eye Liner and even though the margin was shrinking on the line yesterday, the Glasshouse was more comprehensive.

"Our aim was the Eye Liner and Glasshouse, which we've knocked off, which is a brilliant effort. We might put him away now for the Summer series," Hansen said.

Hyeronimus is the son of Craig, who won four Sunshine Coast premierships in the late 1980s and early 1990s. …

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