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Rodney Robb dominates Bourke Easter Races

The Hart family sashing the winner All Words held by Travis Wheatley. Hart family l-r: Phillip and Yvonne Hart, Tracey Dumseny. On right: Peter Robinson, Faye Hart, Craig Dumseny, and Leanne Robinson. Photo: Janian McMillan

Although scaling back operations over recent years, Nyngan trainer Rodney Robb gave a timely reminder of his abundant skills on Sunday, going within a half-length of training every winner on Easter Sunday at the Bourke Picnic races.

Robb won with All Words in the Cup, then with Saint Olga, Centre Circle and Sindagar while Addictions ran second, beaten in a close finish by the Wayne Prisk, Cobar trained Mr Pointer.

Owned by Paul and Belinda Frampton from Merriwa, All Words was ridden in an outstanding race by Leeton jockey Breanna Bourke in the $12,000 Splashe Cola-Rice’s Back O’Bourke Cordials-Harry Hart Memorial Picnic Cup, over 1600 metres.

Parked behind the leaders, Knee Slapper, Amazingly and Gossip, the Robb-trained All Words ($3 equal favourite) was switched to the inside and powered along the rails to win by over two and a half lengths from Gossip (Leandro Ribeiro, $3 equal fav) with nine lengths to the Queensland visitor Hard Currency (Todd Bailey, $15). […]

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