By Peter Quilty
The “records are meant to be broken” quote has been around sport’s merry-go-round for what seems an eternity.
But “life is true to form”, as legendary US Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz once said, and a longstanding 450-metre track record went by the wayside at Shepparton tonight.
The 24.82sec mark was first set by Slater, who rode the crest of a wave in December 2006. And it was equalled just over five years later by Cape Hawke in January 2012.
Enter young tyro Hard Style Rico (Jan ’18 Bella Infrared x Bella Rico) who lowered that standard in a heat of the Group 2 Read full article