TOWNSVILLE NEWS 4th December 2018
Silver Weasel breaks through with Novice win
Alligator Creek trainer Joan Newnham had a very good night on Tuesday picking up three winners, the most impressive win was in Race 2 the Taylor Family Novice over 380m. Silver Weasel began well from the inside with Kiowa Shadow and Raise Your Glass chasing the leader, Silver Weasel got well in front with Kiowa Shadow chasing the leader and a couple lengths behind her was El Bazza and Sandown Sarah, as they rounded the bend into the home straight Silver Weasel was going strong with El Bazza and Kiowa Shadow fighting out the placings. Silver Weasel scored by 6.5 lengths in 22.01 from El Bazza ($1.30) and Kiowa Shadow (NTD) in third.

Silver Weasel is a blue dog whelped in April 2016 and is by Westmead Osprey X Lizzy's Angel, he has had 38 starts for 2 wins and paid on UBET $5.00 win and $2.20 place.

Lodgement takes out the NQ Cup Final
Gumlu trainer Harold Hovi had a good night on Tuesday and a huge smile after Lodgement took out the Bohle Barn NQ Cup final over 498m. Harold took over the training of Lodgement in January this year after he had been racing WA, since January Harold has raced this fellow 22 times for 9 wins and 7 minor placings, 5 of those wins were over the 498m and 4 wins over the 380m. Lodgement with his mid race acceleration and strong run home have made for good racing for the punters and the public.

Lodgement is a white & fawn dog whelped in May 2015 and is by Glen Gallon X Velocity Fire, he has had 48 starts for 12 wins and paid on UBET $7.50 win and $2.00 place.

Dark Conde scores for Ardle
Ayr trainer Heath Ardle has a new acquisition Dark Conde in his kennels, this fellow had been racing in Tasmania before arriving at Heath's Ayr establishment. Tuesday night Dark Conde score his first win since arriving in the north. Heath has had 3 starts with this fellow for a placing and a win. Race 10 was the Andy @ Bohle Barn 5th Grade over 380m, beginning well from the jump was Oldmate Gretel from Joffa's Mate, Dark Conde and Rhonda's Yogi, going along the straight with Oldmate Gretel in front she copped interference from behind allowing Dark Conde a nice rail run into the bend. As they travelled through the back straight Dark Conde had a nice lead from Westmead Warrior, Rhonda's Yogi and Joffa's Mate, Dark Conde scored by 5.25 lengths in 22.26 from Westmead Warrior ($ 2.70) and Rhonda's Yogi ($3.00) in third.

Dark Conde is a black dog whelped in February 2016 and is St. Pierre X Topline Doovee, he has had 15 starts for 3 wins and paid on UBET $7.00 win and $1.95 place.