There were a few anxious moments spent as a photo finish was called on the last race at Gosford on Thursday 13th October 2016.

What a thrill it was to see Righteous Mate called the winner of the De Bortelli Wines Maiden Plate, albeit by a nostril, for our very good friends and stalwart supporters Patrick Lee and Keith Lam.

Drawn wide, not a lot went right in the running of the 1600m race not for horse or rider Tommy Berry, but in the final stages with just 200m to go Righteous Mate burst through a gap and boldly took on the John Thompson trained leader Sans Cliché.

Righteous Mate is still learning his craft but showed he has the tenacity and resolve of a much more experienced horse and has the potential to take us all on the ride of our lives. Watch this space….