More medals for Ballarat athletes at national junior championships

BALLARAT athletes collected more medals on day two of the Australian Junior Track and Field Championships in Sydney on Thursday.

Ella Squire and Grace O'Dwyer each claimed silver medals, while Angus See picked up bronze.

Squire (Wendouree Athletic Club) finished second in the women's under-14 triple jump.

She leapt 10.82m.

West Australia Melany Smart won with a jump of 11.12m.

O'Dwyer (Ballarat Harriers) was a member of the second-placed Victorian women's under-16 4x100m relay team.

See (Harriers) earned a bronze medal in the men's under-14 400m.

He ran 55.93 seconds.

James Roach (NSW) won in 54.82, with Victorian Ace Buck second in 55.55.

Wendouree's Brad Castleman just missed out on a medal in the men's under-15 high jump.

He cleared 1.72m for fourth - 3cm out of the medals.

More Ballarat athletes compete today in championships which continue until Sunday.


SMART staying three-year-old filly May's Dream returns to racing for Ballarat trainer Darren Weir at Moonee Valley tonight.

She resumes over 1200m and with apprentice jockey Harry Coffey's 3kg claim will carry the top weight of 58kg.

She has not raced since finishing unplaced in the Victoria Oaks in the spring.

May's Dream finished second in the group 1 Thousand Guineas and third in the group 2 Wakeful Stakes in that campaign

The group 3 South Australian Oaks on May 10 is on the radar.

He mother She's Archie won the 2002 SA Oaks.

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