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Winning treble for veteran Albany trainer Steve Wolfe at Albany Racing Club’s Anzac meeting

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Double Thumbs Up returns to scale for Beaux Banovic-Edwards. after winning the TABtouch Place A Same Race Multi Handicap.
Camera IconDouble Thumbs Up returns to scale for Beaux Banovic-Edwards. after winning the TABtouch Place A Same Race Multi Handicap. Credit: Laurie Benson/Albany Advertiser

Local trainer Steve Wolfe continued his terrific form in the 2022-23 season, saddling up three winners across the seven-race card at Albany Racing Club on Sunday.

Hot favourite Looks ($2.35) saw off a strong challenge from outsider Moving On ($12) in race one, winning by a head to break his maiden status.

Beaux Banovic-Edwards gets the Steve Wolfe-trained Double Thumbs Up to win.
Camera IconBeaux Banovic-Edwards gets the Steve Wolfe-trained Double Thumbs Up to win. Credit: Laurie Benson

Double Thumbs Up ($4.40) stormed home by 0.4 lengths for Wolfe in race three, ahead of the Rebecca Bayliss-trained Star In Time ($14) and $1.70 favourite and stablemate Divine Mercy.

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Jockey Natasha Faithfull made it a treble for the Wolfe stable with The Great One in the TABtouch Share My Bet Handicap (1500m), powering to a strong one length win ahead of Elite Fighter ($6).

Jockey Brayden Gaerth after the win of Avoidance.
Camera IconJockey Brayden Gaerth after the win of Avoidance. Credit: Laurie Benson

Local trainer Roy Rogers enjoyed a win in race four with new stable acquisition Avoidance as the four-year-old gelding settled in nicely and led all of the way for rider Brayden Gaerth to down Vonsnip by 2.1 lengths.

In race five over 1100m, Althone Castle ($14) saluted for Albany trainer Maurice Sheridan with My Boy Chris ($12) and Patriocity ($11) finishing second and third.

Athlone Castle powers through to win the TABtouch Have You Got The Touch Handicap (1100m).
Camera IconAthlone Castle powers through to win the TABtouch Have You Got The Touch Handicap (1100m). Credit: Laurie Benson

Seven-year-old mare Jolly Odd got up at long odds of $26 to win TheRacesWA Maiden (1600m) early in the day for trainer Bronwyn Mathieson, easily defeating raging $1.85 favourite Warralea Diamond.

Gaerth was reprimanded for returning to scale 1kg over the allotted weight on Arcadia Jewell in race two while hoop Beaux Banovic-Edwards was fined $300 for using her whip on four additional occasions than permitted prior to the 100m on Double Thumbs Up in race three.

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