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How a Goat Helped a Race Horse become a Champion

How a Goat Helped a Race Horse become a Champion

22nd August, 2016 | Comments Off on How a Goat Helped a Race Horse become a Champion

HOW do you raise a champion horse? It’s a question you can put to the Tuncurry trainer, Terry Evans.  Terry is the trainer behind recently crowned Mid North Coast Champion Horse of the Year, Arise Augustus. The title is the culmination of winning seven races this preparation and winning two city races in succession at Canterbury and Randwick. Terry bought Arise Augustus, who is better known by his stable name Bob, as a one-year-old yearling at the Inglis Classic Sale in Sydney. As he broke him in, the horse showed ability, but Terry said:  “It took a while to get him going.” Bob is shared by a number of owners, including locals Darrin Cornall, Chris Deland and Chris Turner. Following Bob’s Randwick win, his owners “were just ecstatic.” “Even the people who do promotions at Randwick racecourse said it’s a pleasure to have a country winner, because we appreciate it so much more.” Meet Flash the Goat Terry keeps most of his training secrets close to his chest, but there’s one secret he’s happy to share around the stables – Bob’s best friend Flash the goat. “Bob was a bit hyper, introducing Flash into his life calmed him down,” Terry said. Flash’s calming nature hasn’t just worked its magic on Bob, with the goat often doing the rounds around the stable to visit other horses. Terry said the horse and goat are basically best friends, “but they still keep each other in line”. “Bob will let Flash know when he’s had enough of his food.” Food also plays a major part in Bob’s development with Terry’s wife Julie being a horse nutritionist. “Every horse we have is on a different diet,” Julie explained. “They each have different...

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No Flash In The Pan

No Flash In The Pan

20th July, 2016 | Comments Off on No Flash In The Pan

Racing’s iron horse, Arise Augustus, is an equine version of a workaholic with a reputation for being as tough as they come. But the horse who refuses to take a holiday is a “big softie” around his little friend, a goat named “Flash”. “They are inseparable,” trainer Terry Evans said of racing’s odd couple. “Arise Augustus – we call him “Bob” around the stable – has a great personality but he can be very playful and gets bored...

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Horse tries to bite rival runner during race

Horse tries to bite rival runner during race

7th March, 2016 | Comments Off on Horse tries to bite rival runner during race

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CHAOS

CHAOS

7th March, 2016 | Comments Off on CHAOS

Horse Trained by Terry Evans Racing

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Sunrise Beach Trips

Sunrise Beach Trips

9th March, 2015 | Comments Off on Sunrise Beach Trips

We often get the horses down on the beach for an early morning swim and ride. They seem to love being down there and enjoy splashing through the water as we walk along.

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