Were there some supernatural shenanigans at play at Warragul last night?
The late Simon Benson would have been smiling from the heavens as Dr. Abbie took out the race named in his honour after a win appeared out of her reach.
Steve White, manager of Paua Kennels where Simon worked as ‘pro catcher’, suggested pre-race that “Simon would be cheering for (trainer) Billy McMahon and his greyhound Dr. Abbie” in the Simon Benson Memorial (460m).
Sure enough, Dr. Abbie took out the event in uncanny circumstances at the huge odds of $10.20 from box two.
“Simon gets his wish,” White quipped after the race. Read full article