By Peter Quilty
We cheer for the sporting underdog in Australia – it’s part and parcel of our cultural fabric. And particularly those who take a ‘long throw at the stumps’.
A classic example is Nerrena trainer Benjamin George who has $26 outsider Duce Royal (Box 6) in Heat 1 (Race 5, 8.24pm) of the Group 2 Warragul Cup (460m) tonight.
Duce Royal is pitted against sprinters the ilk of Western Envoy, Peter Galo and Slingshot Hammer in his heat.
“It’s a bit like Tattslotto… You have to be in it, to win it,” George said. “He’s a rough show, but he’s meeting quality opposition. However, Read full article