Public holiday meet schedule in South East

CHANCE TO IMPROVE: Burnvale Lady made late ground at Coleraine for sixth last Sunday to suggest the Paul Preusker trained mare may be ready to regain winning form at Naracoorte on Monday.

RACING venues on public holidays in South Australia are generally in or around Adelaide and very rarely in the South East.

The one exception is the annual Easter Sunday meet at Penola, which has proved to be a runaway success since its inception almost 20 years ago.

In a new move, racing next Monday (Labour Day) will be at Naracoorte with extra prizemoney allocated to the meeting.

Sunday’s feature race, the 1430 metre BM 80 handicap, offers $20,000 all up – $5000 more than normal – but even that incentive has failed to attract extra runners, with only five final


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