There are countless stories about millionaires and their pampered thoroughbreds at this time of year. This is not one of them.

The horse in this story isn't important enough for anyone to have ever taken a pic of him, so we used this one instead

This is a story about a 74 year old bush harness racing trainer, an 84 year old owner and the slow, hopeless horse they wouldn’t send to the knackery, despite the fact it had raced 85 times without winning.

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  • Marie says:

    12:49pm | 13/12/11

    Hmmm, Ice-cream from Badenoch’s Deli, it’s a Mount Gambier tradition…that and ‘hanging a mainy’ on a Thursday night!! Read more »

  • Sim says:

    12:25pm | 12/12/11

    Thanks for telling this story, Ant! Im a Gambier girl and know Tony and the Badenochs well. This story has had us all in hysterics! Hopefully it puts a smile on the face of everyone else who reads it! Read more »


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