Trots Review: Manning and Webster recapture Group 1 glory

08 May 2021
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Greats of the sport Peter Manning and Geoff Webster reminded that trotting genius never fades, with the pair clutching Group 1 wins on Aldebaran Park Vicbred Home Grown Classic finals night at Tabcorp Park Melton.

Manning captured his first Group 1 in 11 years and Webster broke through for his first in almost six as gelding Plymouth Chubb and filly Aldebaran Misty won their respective $50,000 two-year-old trotting finals.

Fittingly, it was Kerryn Manning who steered the winner for her dad, the pair’s first father-and-daughter Group 1 since Leilani Lombo won her Australian Pacing Gold final in 2010, but despite the drought-breaker Kerryn told Trots Vision champagne was unlikely to flow.

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