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Writer Tops 2012 Townsville Cup Nominations

Writer Tops 2012 Townsville Cup Nominations

Rockhampton gelding Writer heads a 24-horse list of nominations for Saturday’s $100,000 2012 Townsville Cup (2100m).

Trained by David Stafford, the rising seven-year-old scored the biggest victory of his career last month when taking out the $100,000 Rockhampton Cup in his home town.

A son of Hemingway, the successful country gelding backed up his victory with a solid fourth in ...

Mayfield-Smith Vies for Townsville Cup Trifecta

Mayfield-Smith Vies for Townsville Cup Trifecta

Lawrie Mayfield-Smith is preparing to saddle up a trio of his stable runners in the 2011 Townsville Cup tomorrow, the Eagle Farm horseman to be represented by Danagaze, Shooting Scene and Intertheblack in the rich provincial feature.

“It’s nice to have three solid chances,” Mayfield-Smith said.

Of his the three quality gallopers, Mayfield-Smith believes form-wise his Intergaze five-year-old Danagaze...