Gordon Brown – Race Reporter
Gordon has a wealth of experience of racing through his background in the written and broadcast media. His current principle role is reporting and supporting the scene in Scotland on Racing TV and relaying the latest news with Scottish angles.
JIM GOLDIE was all smiles at Musselburgh on Wednesday after Shine On Brendan gained his third win of the season.
Sent off a well-backed 4-1 chance, he was given a nice ride by Paul Mulrennan before pipping Poet’s Dawn by in the Musselburgh Racecourse Supports Racing With Pride Handicap.
Goldie said: “He just might be progressive in this grade and not many horses win twice never mind three times. We’ll maybe have to look at stepping him in class now.”
On A Session and Gweedore fought out a great finish to Fridge Spares Wholesale Limited Handicap with the former just prevailing by a short-head.
The top-weight was ridden by Ben Curtis for the David & Nicola Barron combination with well-backed fellow 3-1 joint-favourite Gweedore only denied on the line.
Ruth Carr-trained City Wanderer, led. Up personally by the Stillington handler, sprung a 20-1 surprise in the Racing Welfare Supporting Racing’s Workforce Handicap.
Winning for the first time in three years, he made all the running under Tom Eaves on his way to beating Will He Dance by a length.