EDMONDSON TO MISS GOLDFIELDS TOUR DEFENCE
OLYMPIC cycling bronze medallist Nettie Edmondson will not defend her Tour of the Goldfields title in Ballarat on October 25-27.
She confirmed last night that she will instead be training on the track for a World Cup meet in Manchester.
Edmondson won two stages on her way to taking out last year’s inaugural Tour of the Goldfields – a Burrumbeet road race and Snake Valley road race.
The South Australian, who won three track titles at the nationals this year, has only been back Australia less than two weeks after being based in Europe with
GEELONG CUP ON RADAR AGAIN FOR McKENNA
NAPOLEONS greyhound trainer Stephen McKenna hopes to lay the foundation for back-to-back Geelong Gold Cups tonight.
Despite last year’s winner Hurunui Hitman will not be defending his title, McKenna will line up You Say Goodbye in the sixth heat.
You Say Goodbye is coming off a second in a The Great Chase heat.
"She was a bit stiff, she just got run down. She is quick very early," McKenna told grv.org.au
"She is pretty young, she just turned two years old last month. She is a good box dog"
McKenna said she would benefit greatly from the run.
BALLARAT Greyhound Racing Club has a 12-race program today, with the first event at 12.29pm.
ODI VICTORY FOR AUSSIES
AUSTRALIA has beaten India in their opening one-day international in India this morning.
Australia 8-304 (Bailey 85, Finch 72, Hughes 47) d India 232 in 49.4 overs (Kohli 61, Sharma 42; Faulkner 3-47, Watson 2-31, McKay 2-36)