Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Charmed Affair with Grafton Continues; Six Wins in Two Years for Newing

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Charmed Affair with Grafton Continues; Six Wins in Two Years for Newing

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Byline: Mitchell Keenan

3YO GUINEAS: The Tony Newing stable and the Clarence River Jockey Club seem to be a match made in heaven.

In his sixth win in two years at the July Carnival, Newing won the $80,000 Tursa Grafton Guineas Quality with Charmed Princess ($2.70) after qualifying through the Grafton Guineas Prelude on Westlawn Prelude Day.

The three-year old filly had a sluggish start out of the gates but in a field that went from 16 down to seven she made back ground to sit in the pack.

In a slow race from the field, Grafton jockey Matt McGuren sat well with the group before coming around the outside to beat Commander ($2fav, Rachel King) and Blue Comet ($10, Matthew McGillivray) to the line.

Newing was over the moon with the result after his horse came through the prelude to go on and win the major event. …

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