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2 « FRONT COVER: Two of the main fancies to reach the ‘twin’ peaks first – Nature Strip (top: James McDonald) is expected to go close to winning the $15m The TAB Everest while Handle the Truth (Nash Rawiller) is TAB favourite for the $1.3m The Kosciuszko, both run on Saturday 16th October. Pictures by Bradley Photographers Lead Story Sydney’s Spring Racing Hits Fever Pitch 2 Features Preparing for an Ascent of The Kosciuszko 6 New Pastime for the Penzas 8 Racing to Win’s Memory Burns Bright 10 Bathurst Suits Ings Down to the Ground 17 Advertorial 20 Regulars Metropolitan News 22 Provincial News 24 Picnic Racing News 32 NSW Premierships 34 Central & Western Racing 36 NSW Racehorse Owners 40 Obituary 42 NSW Officials 44 Rules, Programming, Prohibited Substances, etc. 45 1 RACING NSW’S OFFICIAL MONTHLY PUBLICATION RACING NSW BOARD Chairperson: Russell Balding AO Vice-Chairperson: Tony Hodgson AM Board: Dr Saranne Cooke, Simon Tuxen, Anthony Shepherd AO, Hon George Souris AM, Michael Crismale, Peter N V’landys AM CHIEF EXECUTIVE Peter V’landys AM GENERAL MANAGERS Regulatory: Keith Bulloch Industry & Analytical: Scott Kennedy Finance: Craig Barnes IT: Ariel Paez Integrity: Marc Van Gestel Workers Comp: John Galvin Legal Counsel: Pete Sweney Operations: Graeme Hinton Equine Welfare: Alice Gibson Marketing: Leonie Mendonça STIPENDIARY STEWARDS Chairman: Marc Van Gestel Deputy Chairman: Steve Railton Metro Stewards: Tom Moxon, Damien Carr, Troy Vassallo, Josh Earl, Chris Albrecht, Sean Knight LICENSING SUPERVISOR Gary Rudge VETERINARY SURGEON Dr Toby J Koenig BVsc (Hons) OFFICES Level 7, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 CONTACT Tel: 02 9551 7500 / Fax: 02 9551 7501 Email: racing@racingnsw.com.au Website: www.racingnsw.com.au RACING NSW MAGAZINE Level 7, 51 Druitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000 EDITOR Mark Brassel Tel: 02 9551 7568 Email: mbrassel@racingnsw.com.au GRAPHIC DESIGN Kseniya Petersen ADVERTISING ENQUIRIES GENERAL MAGAZINE & RACING NSW WEBSITE Ken Baker (McGowen Cox Media) Ph/Fax: +61 2 9150 9112 Mobile: 0418 180 791 Email: ken@mcmediasales.com.au MAGAZINE CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING & SUBSCRIPTION/PRODUCTION ENQUIRIES Tel: 02 9551 7605 / Fax: 02 9551 7606 Bev Ritzau Email: britzau@racingnsw.com.au SUBSCRIPTION RATES $124 per year (postage freewithinAustralia inc. GST) MONTHLY COPIES $17 (Postage $2 extra) inc. GST Contents October 2021