ON TOP: Albury horseman Brett Cavanough, pictured with Kayla Nisbet, leads the Southern District trainer’s premiership.WAGGA trainer Trevor Sutherland faces a tough challenge reeling in Albury counterpart Brett Cavanough for this year’s Southern District premiership.
Just two months remain in the racing season and Cavanough holds an eight-win lead as he chases an 11thSouthern District Racing Association (SDRA) trainer’s premiership.
Sutherland sits in second on 25 wins, with a further five wins back to Jerilderie trainer Phil Sweeney in third.
Cavanough hopes the eight-win margin will prove enough.
“I’ve got a bit of ammunition,” Cavanough said.
“Hopefully I can sneak one or two this weekend with a bit of luck and that should make a difference.”
Cavanough has nominated four horses for Albury’s Sky Two meeting on Saturday, where as Sutherland has 10 among the entries.
There are still 12 race meetings scheduled in the SDRA before the end of the season.
Meantime in the jockey’s ranks, John Kissick is destined for his third SDRA premiership.
Kissick has 37 SDRA wins to his nameand is six clear of Nick Heywood, who is now based in Sydney with the Snowden stable.
Kissick is set for a move to Canberra soon but will continue to ride in the Southern District.
Apprentice Brooke Sweeney sits on third with 25 wins.
Brett Cavanough 33
Trevor Sutherland 25
Phil Sweeney 20
Chris Heywood 17
Brian Cox 12
John Kissick 37
Nick Heywood (a) 31
Brooke Sweeney (a) 25
Richard Bensley 22
Brendan Ward 18
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