Murray Bridge Races Review on 16th January 2021

Still able to claim her 1.5 kg allowance Jessica Eaton got straight down to business when she rode Don’tdreamit’sover to victory in the 1600 metre opening event at Murray Bridge on Saturday.

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Being under the care of Michael Hickmott at Murray Bridge Don'Tdreamit'Sover  came from the back half of the field with a strong run late in the event.

After training a double at Penola last Thursday Naracoorte trainer Sue Murphy wasted no time in entering the winner's circle again when her charge Farooq took out the 2000 metre second race.

Piloted by Jamie Opperman Farooq settled in the middle of the field and powered home confidently.

Trainer Michael Hickmott and hoop Jessica Eaton landed their second winner in the space of three races when Echoes In Eternity took out the 1000 metre third event.

A $2,000 purchase as a yearling and resuming from a let up Echoes In Eternity came from well back to win in a close finish.

Jessica Eaton brought up an early treble when she rode Bolt By to his first win in the 1200 metre fourth race.

Giving co-trainers Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas their second win for the day Bolt By came from last on the home turn and finished the race off in stylish manner.

The juggernaut continued and Jessica Eaton created a personal best for herself when she rode her fourth winner on Pindaric in the 1200 metre fifth race.

Giving trainer Michael Hickmott his third winner for the day Pindaric  came from a mid field position with a strong run in the straight. Trainer John Hickmott spoilt the party for his son Michael when Hobo Bo took out the 1800 metre fifth race.

Guided to victory Anna Jordsjo, Hobo Bob  led for most of the journey. Apprentice Stacey Metcalfe continued her good run after coming from NSW when she guided Hankstar to a win in the 1400 metre seventh race.Prepared by Morphettville based trainer Peter Nolan Hankstar came from a worse than midfield position with a long searching run to bring up his third win from fourteen starts.

Not favourably served by the start Calypso Reign gave Goolwa trainer David Jolly victory in the 1000 metre eighth race.

Having Kayla Crowther as his pilot Calypso Reign improved from a rearward position to take the event.

A duel acceptor at both Flemington and Murray Bridge saw Mystyko win at the latter mentioned track in the 1200 metre final event.

Prepared at the Cranbourne stable of Trevor Rogers and having the services of apprentice Sophie Logan Mystyko came from well back to power home and win.

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