Only Marg Long could get us dressed up as Cowboys. Here we are at the 1997 Silver Bullet final at Sandown. We even had a Stagecoach check Hawk having a fun time getting in it. The race was won by the mighty Lansley Bale. Hawk and yours truly on hand with RSN boss the late Steve Cairns for the presentation. Lansley Bale great dog Whelped Aug 1995 by Farloe Melody from Carmel Bale. 54 starts 29 and 13. Started racing in NSW won 11 at Bulli and 3 at Wenty before coming to G Bate. Country Cups king only raced in the heat and final of the Cranbourne, Bendigo, Ballarat and Horsham Cups for 8 wins. Only time he raced on those tracks. Equalled Tempix’s 1980 record of four Country Cups. Top stud dog produced here and overseas. The best Brumby Lad, Sun Hero, Hail A Harley, Traction Control, In The Frame, Gold Rush Bale to name only a few.