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Results

Club Races
Stawell Racecourse 40.5km Handicap
Sunday 4th September 2016

The Field

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  Sean Prins

Scratch
Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss, Wayne Klauss and Edwin Irvine.

10.30 minutes
Les Dunn and Laura White

15.30 minutes
Meg Parnaby

22.00 minutes
Peter Mayo

 

Race Results
1st Sean Prins
2nd Peter Wemyss
3rd Edwin Irvine
4th Wayne Klauss

 

How the Race Unfolded.
After the second scratch riders recorded fastest time over the scratch bunch last week (they had 3 riders and scratch 2) they were all put together this week, and all rode well together.

They were set the task of chasing Peter Mayo off 22 minutes, and by the half way turn had made good inroads into the leading riders. Laura White, riding her first race back with the Vets after many months, was partnered with Les Dunn, but they were caught by scratch with about 10km to go, then Peter Mayo was reeled in by Meg Parnaby and soon after Mayo was caught by scratch. Parnaby survived until the foot of the Black Range, and managed to almost get over the first long hill with scratch before finally dropping off with only about 80 metres to go.

In the final sprint Sean Prins used his great strength to hold off Peter Wemyss, with Edwin Irvine third.



Winners Time
Sean Prins - 1 hour 04 minutes 05 seconds
Average speed of 37.9kph

Fastest Time
Sean Prins - 1 hour 04 minutes 05 seconds
Average speed of 37.9kph

Weather Conditions
Quite light north westerly wind.





 

 

 

 

     

 

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Looking for some company to share the kilometres with?

There are usually Training Groups leaving both Stawell and Horsham at regular weekly times.

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Peter Mayo

Combined with Kevin Grellet to keep the field at bay, then took out the 43.5km Xmas Handicap.

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