You Shall Not Pass

Evergreen runner Gary Saunders staged a form reversal, something not infrequent on a racetrack, when he stunned his faster, fitter and younger rivals to win the eight kilometre Seppelts Cross Country Classic at Great Western racecourse last Sunday. After a 15th, two 16ths and a 9th at his past three starts with the Stawell and […]

Lofthouse Begins the Long Haul Back

A home ground advantage enabled lightweight athlete Keith Lofthouse to shrug off what he termed a “losing stupor” to salute in the Seppelt Cross Country Classic on a sodden Great Western racecourse last Saturday –  his first race win in more than 50 starts. It had been almost two years to the day since the veteran […]

Rhonda Blindsides Seppelt Field in Big Fog

The redoubtable Rhonda Clark performed a miracle far greater than a minor when she blitzed the biggest cross country field of the season to win the inaugural Seppelts Classic over eight kilometres in thick fog at Great Western racecourse on Sunday. Penalised 3.20 minutes for her three second win over the same distance at Ararat […]