Here’s a preview of the 1972 NCA Cup with the result underneath. Won by the mighty Lizrene the Sandown Cup winner that year also. One of my favourite stayers is featured Pale Sherry. She hailed from down Rye or Rosebud way won a number of city races.
NCA Cup 785yds
October 26, 1972. “Sandown
winner Lizrene (Prince Kua x Joanne Lu)
owner Mrs R I & A McGuinness trainer S W McGuinness
2nd Nulla’s Idol
3rd Emerald’s Image
margins 2 1/2 x 5 time 44 5/16”
Ken McCann– hi neil can you remember who trained pale sherry
Neil Brown– Ken Mccann I will try I knew them well back at the time she raced.
Des Dooley-Neil Pretty sure his surname was Wilson
Neil Brown– Des Dooley your right Bongo Wilson father and son team. Good blokes.