Masters harness up
THE WARM weather made a pleasant change for competitors taking part in the harness driving event in the Maryborough Masters Games at the weekend.
Last year rain put a dampener on the day but organiser Maryann Geissler said there were no such problems this year and the weather was “perfect” for the event at Maryborough Park.
In the minis division, Rick Luly was first driving Robin Hood.
Kath Hodges was second driving Coco Pop and in third place was Sue Flavel driving Phantom.
In the ponies class Bronwyn McAdams came first while Dell Cavanagh was second driving Phantom.
In third place was Mark Elli-Whalen driving Flicker.
In the light horse division Helen Baskerville was first driving Ellie.
Jim Cassidy was second driving Monty and Harry Spencer-Watkins was third.
In the heavy horse division Les Roe was first driving Toby.
Keith Cross was first driving Johnny and Malcolm Yeo was third on Knockabout.
Maryann Geissler received an encouragement award in the heavy horses division. In the light horses Graham Dempster received an encouragement award.
Clive Whalen received an encouragement award in the ponies division while Sue Flavel received an encouragement award in the minis division.