Tag Archives: Matron Stakes

Tempered Sapphire survives foul claim to win $50,000 Matron

[caption id="attachment_3981" align="alignright" width="270"] Tempered Sapphire wins 2014 Matron. Chris Husbands up.[/caption] by George Smiles and cheers were in abundance on Labour Day at the Downs as favourites and second choices won six of the eight races on the card. There wasn't much for longshot hunters, but they certainly came close in the $50,000 Matron…
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Remembering Admiration, the Runner from Down Under

  [caption id="attachment_2787" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Admiration"][/caption] by Bob Today we remember an Aussie lass whose looks were nothing special, but could she run! Admiration was a bay mare owned by K5 Stables. Actually at that time it was still the K4 Stables that ran at the Downs from 1980 to 1983. K-Tel founder Phil Kives…
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