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Racing Results - 1961 NSW

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Listed Event

Tweed River Thousand 434yds
January 2, 1961. "Tweed Heads first prize 250 pounds
winner Spotted Lightning (Magic Lightning x Flighty Moon)
owner Mrs B Lollback trainer Frank Bellamy
2nd Smokey Leonard
3rd Super Moon
margins 8 x 2 time 22.5 rec"

Australian Championship 580yds
March 11, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Dennis Direct (Plunkett's Pride x Jean Kelty)
owner/trainer M E Wintle
2nd Tulloch Star
3rd Bunny Two
margins 8 x 1/2 time 31.6"

Bookmakers Purse 330yds
March 11, 1961. "Wyong first prize 100 pounds
winner Round Nine (Gogodalla x Fighting Spirit)
owner
2nd Bright Spotlight
3rd Red Ruskins
margins 3 x 1/2 time 16.9"

Parkes Championship 325yds
March 11, 1961. "Parkes
winner Boeing Jet (Rocket Jet x Gorgeous Babe)
owner/trainer Les Kelly
2nd Slender Bob
3rd Gay Cope
margins 1/2 x 2 time 18.5"

Bookmakers Purse 510yds
March 18, 1961. "Singleton first prize 100 pounds
winner Stafford Gay (Stafford King x Rawrior)
owner
2nd Top Roo
3rd Damdaroo
margins 2 x 1/2 time 27.2"

Australian Championship 790yds
March 25, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Sprig O' Heather (Plunkett's Pride x Jean Kelty)
owner/trainer M E Wintle
2nd Mary Wanda
3rd Oak Queen
margins 8 x 3/4 time 44 "

Biannual Classic 500yds
April 1, 1961. "Harold Park
winner Silver Khan (Billan's Tune x All Radium)
owner Mrs T G Hopkins trainer T Donohue
2nd Shan's Choice
3rd Red Ruskins
margins 8 x 1 1/2 time 27.08"

Easter Maiden 440yds
April 3, 1961. "Grafton first prize 50 pounds
winner Fast Hurricane (Half Fast x Top One)
owners J Hayes & T Johnston trainer T Johnston
2nd Master Hamish
3rd Bay Lass
margins 5 x 6 time 24.1 "

Albury Cup 490yds
April 15, 1961. "Albury first prize 50 pounds
winner Go Speedy (Amleht x May Mireeka)
owner
2nd What A Success
3rd Moama LAd
margins 2 x 3 time 26.1"

Wagga Cup
May 4, 1961. "Wagga
winner Fairless (Fair Dandy x Marrie Birch)
owner/trainer K Duck
2nd Forty Marks
3rd Merve's Mate
margins hd x 1/2 time 30"

Ladies Bracelet 580yds
May 20, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Tamaroo (Lucky Bingo x Rockleen)
owner Ian Kitto trainer Jim Harvey
2nd Sir Super
3rd Big Thunder
margins 5 x 2 time 31.8"

Wentworth Park Trophy 790yds
May 20, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Western Idol (Kureson x Ruby Stoker)
owner M R Mead trainer R Wilson
2nd Bonny Brinny
3rd Social Star
margins 1 1/2 x 2 time 44.2"

Queanbeyan Cup 525yds
June 12, 1961. "Queanbeyan first prize 100 pounds
winner Shan's Choice (Super Success x Shan's Gift)
owner/trainer Owen Henville
2nd Bunny Two
3rd Speedy Dollar
margins 2 x 2 time 29.5 "

Commonwealth Invitation Challenge 500yds
June 24, 1961. "Harold Park first prize 350 pounds
winner Spotted Lightning (Magic Lightning x Flighty Moon)
owner Mrs B Lollback trainer Frank Bellamy)
2nd Sungari
3rd Rookon
margins 1 x 4 time 26.68"

Wyong Oaks 330yds
July 3, 1961. "Wyong
winner Evandale Babe (Magic Babe x Evandale Lass)
owner D Farrell trainer Jack Johnson
2nd Miss Brigante
3rd Phyl's First
margins 3 x 3/4 time 17.5"

Winter Stake 500yds
July 8, 1961. "Harold Park
winner Valadina Boy (Valandean x Tom's Regret)
owner T Bourke trainer J Kilganon
2nd Red Drummer
3rd Up and Coming
margins 2 1/2 x 3/4 time 27.3"

July Cup 440yds
July 12, 1961. "Grafton
winner Pine Top (Lucky Bingo x Jetrock)
owner trainer J Miller
2nd Mercury Star
3rd Bunny Two
margins 5 x hd time 23.5 "

Richmond Oaks 320yds
July 22, 1961. "Richmond first prize 85 pounds
winner Evandale Babe (Magic Babe x Evandale Lass)
owner D Farrell trainer Jack Johnson
2nd Perfect Zip
3rd Merrileigh Belle
margins 5 x 2 1/4 time 16.2"

Dave Alexander Memorial 500yds
August 5, 1961. "Harold Park first prize 175 pounds
winner Smoky Leonard (Bright Linen x Ena Alert)
owner V L Hewton trainer A Hewton
2nd Bold Oak
3rd True Dan
margins 8 x nk time 27"

Richmond Derby 320yds
August 12, 1961. "Richmond first prize 85 pounds
winner Dodger's Luck (Rocket Jet x Anything Mine)
owner/trainer J Fromuller
2nd Ribbon's Pick
3rd Loem
margins 2 1/2 x 2 time 16.6 "

Spring Stake 580yds
August 28, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Prince Dauphine (Shy Whisky x Try Huss)
owner K Hill trainer C E Allen
2nd Evandale Babe
3rd Dawn Avin
margins 2 x 1/2 time 31.6"

Spring Trophy 790yds
August 28, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Koolorator (Kooloona x Great Gossip)
owner/trainer L A Lewry
2nd Gay Harbor
3rd Lord Pacific
margins 4 x hd time 44.5"

Maitland Oaks 440yds
September 6, 1961. "Maitland
winner Evandale Babe (Magic Babe x Evandale Lass)
owner D Farrell trainer Jack Johnson
2nd Gracie Evans
3rd Miss Nibble
margins 1 x nk time 23.7"

Mattara Stake 530yds
September 13, 1961. "Newcastle
winner Classy Linen (Top Linen x Glyetta)
owner/trainer C Cullen
2nd Autumn Gem
3rd Hot Top
margins 4 x 1 time 29"

South Coast District Championship 550yds
September 16, 1961. "Moss Vale
winner Fawn Tree (Bayalta x Connie's Havoc)
owner/trainer N Robinson
2nd Sandy Radium
3rd Air Best
marigns 1 1/2 x 1 time 31"

Wyong Derby 330yds
September 16, 1961. "Wyong
winner Maroota Joe (Magic Joe x Sweet Vi)
owner K Roberts trianer I Whitlock
2nd Dodger's Luck
3rd Traglow
margins 1 1/2 x 3/4 time 17.4"

Hunter River District Championship 525yds
September 18, 1961. "Cessnock
winner Miss Nibble (Top Linen x Von's joy)
owner Mrs A Threadgate trainer L Landers
2nd Milo Moore
3rd Prince Dauphine
margins 1 x 1 1/2 time 28.4"

Clarence River District Championship 520yds
September 22, 1961. "Grafton
winner Fast Hurricane (Half Fast x Top One)
owners Hayes & Johnston trainer T Johnston
2nd Lion Ruler
3rd Fire Flight
margins 1 x 3 time 29"

New England District Championship 500yds
September 23, 1961. "Tamworth
winner Rocket Mac (Rocket Jet x Macareena)
owner/trainer L D Taylor
2nd Tiepalla
3rd Joyous Moment
margins 4 x 6 time27.2 "

Southern District Championship 515yds
September 23, 1961. "Albury
winner The Finch (Bright Crofton x Gwydir's Dream)
owner/trainer L S Brady
2nd Young Alto
3rd Tambua
margins 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 time 28.1 "

Western District Championship 540yds
September 23, 1961. "Lithgow
winner Our Christopher (Magic Babe x Try Roma)
owner/trainer L M Johnson
2nd Binnia Downs
3rd Push Button
margins 4 x hd time 30.3 "

Maitland Derby 440yds
September 27, 1961. "Maitland
winner Armatree's Choice (Magic Babe x Miss Culprit)
owner Dave Fordham trainer Jim Burke
2nd Hot Top
3rd Powerful Lee
margins 1/2 x 1 time 24"

Northern Rivers District Championship 520yds
September 27, 1961. "Casino
winner Magic Glyn (Magic Lightning x Gracious Glyn)
owner/trainer B A Bice
2nd He's A Jet
3rd Trudy Ann
margins 1 1/2 x 3/4 time 28.7 "

Riverina District Championship 502yds
September 28, 1961. "Wagga
winner Magic Sand (Magic Babe x Speedy Smile)
owner/trainer J Collins
2nd King Spear
3rd Fairless
margins 4 x 1 1/2 time 27.6"

Singleton Classic 510yds
September 30, 1961. "Singleton
winner Prince Placid (Some Clue x Oakleigh Cola)
owner/trainer A Mills
2nd Persuader
3rd Glenora Lad
margins 5 x 1 time 27.5"

Anniversary Spring Trophy 320yds
October 7, 1961. "Richmond first prize 100 pounds
winner Lin's Babe (Our Strataplane x Harlin)
owner/trainer C J Castles
2nd Special Effect
3rd Dark Sabre
margins nk x 3 time 16.1"

Lismore Classic 500yds
October 7, 1961. "Lismore
winner Majestic Radium (Magic Lightning x Little Radium)
owner/trainer G Bruce
2nd Dolly Radium
3rd Spotted Lightning
margins nk x 3/4 time 27.9"

New South Wales Country Championship 580yds
October 7, 1961. "Wentworth Park
winner Rocket Mac (Rocket Jet x Macareena)
owner/trainer L D Taylor
2nd Magic Glyn
3rd Fawn Tree
margins 8 x 3 time 31.6"

Graduation Stake 550yds
October 9, 1961. "Wollongong first prize 200 pounds
winner Hey Mike (Rocket Jet x Bonnie Wendy)
owners A Murcutt & D Markwell trainer A Murcutt
2nd Coletta's Best
3rd Big Time Guy
margins 1 x hd time 30.5"

Tamworth Derby 500yds
October 21, 1961. "Tamworth first prize 30 pounds
winner Bonanza Gold (Top Linen x Noel's Gold)
owner Mrs L Martin
2nd Weona Fair
3rd Belinda Gay
margins 3 x 6 time 26.8 rec"

Jacaranda Handicap 437yds
November 3, 1961. "Grafton first prize 200 pounds
winner Miss Vim (Half Fast x Laurie Starr)
owner Mrs Phelps trainer Mr Phelps
2nd Sanfort
3rd Wallgar
margins 2 x 2 time 23.2"

Vic Peters Classic 500yds
November 4, 1961. "Harold Park first prize 1,100 pounds
winner Rocket Mac (Rocket Jet x Macareena)
owner/trainer L D Taylor
2nd Tipsy Rocket
3rd Bell City
margins 3 x 3/4 time 26.98 "

New South Wales St Leger 580yds
December 16, 1961. "Wentworth Park fisrt prize 1,000 pounds
winner Elsie Moss (Magic Babe x Maggie Moss)
owner/trainer A W Connelly
2nd Rocket Mac
3rd Montigo Bee
margins 3 x hd time 31.5 "