Daly delight as season opens

Justin FrisMidwest Times
Opera Bill (ridden by Kate Witten trained by Peter Daly) takes out the Roy Bellotti Memorial maiden on Saturday in Carnarvon.
Camera IconOpera Bill (ridden by Kate Witten trained by Peter Daly) takes out the Roy Bellotti Memorial maiden on Saturday in Carnarvon. Credit: Dorothy Moody

Carnarvon Race Club held its opening meet of the 2017 season last Saturday.

With pleasant conditions for both horses and punters, fun was had on and off the track.

It was a big day for CRC life member Peter Daly, who trained three (Balboa’s Girl, Opera Bill and Sound Effects) winners on the day.

CRC operations manager Glenn Gregory said he was pleased with how the meeting played out.

“The racing was terrific,” he said. “The fields were big and we had good numbers of horses.”

Saturday, May 27; Saturday, June 10 (Ladies’ Day); Friday, June 30; Friday, July 14; Saturday, July 22; Friday, August 4; Saturday, August 12; Friday, September 1; Saturday, September 16 (Cup Day).

Carnarvon Race Club — May 13 meeting

Official results

Race 1 Kingsford Bakery handicap — 1200m

1) Balboa’s Girl. 2) Hammering Home. 3) Obatala.

Race 2 Heidi’s Hair Salon (BM68+) — 1000m

1) Spirit Cent. 2) The Express. 3) Wotchinyu.

Race 3 Get The Tabtouch (C3) — 1000m

1) Net Profit. 2) Glowing Rock. 3) Hard and Fast.

Race 4 Roy Bellotti Memorial Maiden — 1000m

1) Opera Bill. 2) Super Cute. 3) Bee To See.

Race 5 Northern Aspect Construction (BM56+) — 1200m

1) Faith in Fate. 2) Blue Flame. 3) Jack’n’Sam.

Race 6 Carnarvon Signs (BM56+) — 1400m

1) Sound Effects. 2) Pippingarra. 3) Quantative Easing.

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