It's different, it's unusual but it's here!
Kempsey Cup day has arrived, albeit with only a crowd of 500 as COVID-19 restrictions force Kempsey Race Track into a different kind of race meet for 2020.
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Attendees will be seated for most of the day but no doubt jumping for joy if they back a winner.
In terms of Race 7, the Kempsey Cup, Asudem's odds have stayed similar to their opening price.
Doug and Rocky Simonetta's Mister McIIroy has been one of the biggest market movers, going from an open price of $27.00 into $21.00 as of midday.
Race 1 Results:
- Blinkin Snazzy
- Karlu Dreaming
Zellymay wins the Jack Howard Memorial Hcp in Race 1 over 1900m after a dominant effort.
- Don't Tell Dion
- Royal Delights
- Poetry in Motion
A win in the Angove Family Winemakers Mdn for Don't Tell Dion trained by Ross Stitt of Taree.
- Party Host
- Neptune's Wink
- Bills A Goodie
Party Host beats out the Kempsey trained Neptune's Wink to win the O'donnell & Hanlon Hcp.
- Black Jacamar
- Little Archie
- Our Vera
Was their ever any doubt? Raging hot favourite Black Jacamar races to a dominant victory in the Geoff Steinmetz Memorial Mdn.
- Tawfiq Lass
- Candy Pants
- Four Egos
- Lucky Aplenty
Tawfiq Lass gives the Lees stable their first win of the day in the Xxxx Gold Mdn Hcp.
- Bear The Crown
- Fairy Beast
- Gypsy Queen
- Mister Maker
A win for the Macleay Valley! Redback Ratcliff's Bear The Crown wins the Kempsey Macleay Rsl Showcase.
- Mister Smartee
- Campari Soda
- Condover Hall
Tas Morton trained Mister Smartee is the 2020 Kempsey Cup champion!
- More Patasi
- Star Raider
- Spirit In The Sky
Steve Keir Memorial (bm66) goes to Gangika trained by Jim Jarvis.