Penny drops Cup rivals as Willie gives Puppet another feature

18 October 2021
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An Inter Dominion Championships campaign is at the forefront of Stawell hobby trainer Ray Harvey's mind with tough-as-nails squaregaiter The Penny Drops after his third-successive country cup triumph on Sunday.

The gutsy five-year-old gelding backed up his Kilmore and Swan Hill wins with a fighting display in the TAB Maryborough Trotters Cup, which helped him climb to second on the Maori's Idol Trotting Championship standings.

Driver Grant Campbell parked the son of Danny Bouchea outside leader Robbie Royale for much of the 2690m trip, and despite looking beaten approaching the turn, he rallied again and wore down his main rival to win by a half-neck.

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