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Jan 15, 2018

Ladies Day In The Sun … The Magic Of Racehorse Ownership

Part-owner Katie Thompson pictured celebrating with her husband Antony and children, Sam and Amy (Sharon Lee Chapman)   Racetrack success can be measured in many ways. Times. Margins. Group victories. Prizemoney. But then there is the intangible. The sheer emotion - the thrill - of owning the winner of a $2 million race. Few get to experience it, but therein is the allure. The Grail trail. Katie Thompson and her fellow, female owners of Sunlight certainly got to experience it on Saturday when their filly captured the Magic Millions 2YO Classic over 1200m on the Gold Coast. Despite the hot sun - literally and figuratively - thousands had packed into the Gold Coast racecourse, with many, many thousands more watching (enviously) on telly. Leading into Saturday’s race, Sunlight had won two of three outings: finishing… Read more

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