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Queen of the Outback Cup

Monday, 20th March, 2017

Trainer Paula Trenwith with the Outback Cup Trophy on Saturday. Her charge, It’s Fred, won the main race to give Trenwith her fourth Cup win. PICTURE: Tyler Hannigan Trainer Paula Trenwith with the Outback Cup Trophy on Saturday. Her charge, It’s Fred, won the main race to give Trenwith her fourth Cup win. PICTURE: Tyler Hannigan

Murray Bridge trainer Paula Trenwith claimed her fourth Outback Cup on Saturday and she is now just one away from the record.

Trenwith’s It’s Fred held off last year’s Cup winner Alpha Auriga and former Silver City Cup winner Honor The Moment who finished in a dead heat for second place. 

Trenwith also led Nozi to a record three Outback Cup wins in 2007, ‘08 and ‘09.

Rally set to go

Saturday, 21st July, 2012

Classic Outback Trial Event Director Philip Bernadou and CAMS course checker, Alan Patterson in the city making sure everything is good to go for the trial. Classic Outback Trial Event Director Philip Bernadou and CAMS course checker, Alan Patterson in the city making sure everything is good to go for the trial.

Organisers of an historic car rally were back in the city tying up loose ends before the 33 competitors roar into the city next month.

Exclusively for cars built before 1996, the Classic Outback Trial has been running since 2008, but this will be the first year it passes through the area.

“People wanted to see Outback NSW,” event director Philip Bernadou said yesterday.

Triumphant return

Tuesday, 17th April, 2012

BACK IN ACTION: Callum Dodimead has overcome an 11-month layoff with injury to take out the King of the Murray Stadium Cross event. BACK IN ACTION: Callum Dodimead has overcome an 11-month layoff with injury to take out the King of the Murray Stadium Cross event.

Motocross legend Danny Chandler once said “If you don’t crash once in a while, you’re not going fast enough.”

It’s fair to say Chandler would have been a big fan of junior racer Callum Dodimead.

Callum has bounced back from a horrific injury sustained after blitzing the competition at last year’s Easter Arenacross event in Mildura.

SA title up for grabs

Friday, 13th April, 2012

FINE TUNING: Jonathon Oliver puts the final touches to his vehicle before the SA Production Sedan State Titles tomorrow night. FINE TUNING: Jonathon Oliver puts the final touches to his vehicle before the SA Production Sedan State Titles tomorrow night.

By Kurtis Eichler

Some of the best racers in the country will converge on the city this weekend for the 2012 South Australian Production Sedan Titles.

Drivers from SA, NSW and Victoria will be at the speedway tomorrow night for what promises to be a display of high quality racing.

McClure makes it a double

Tuesday, 20th March, 2012

BIG WIN: Jeremy McClure won his fifth SA Modified Sedan Title. BIG WIN: Jeremy McClure won his fifth SA Modified Sedan Title.

Veteran speedway racer Jeremy McClure recently won his fifth South Australian Modified Sedan Title after dominating at the Riverland Raceway in Renmark.

The win marks back-to-back victories for McClure, who was the defending champion going into the event. 

The SA Title has a 34-year history dating back to 1978, with Jeremy winning his first title in 1985 before following it up with titles in 1996, 2002, and 2011. 

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