When Paul Diebert exhausted his concession claim a couple of years ago, he thought his driving career was left in limbo.
One of the world's greatest trainers of standardbred horse-flesh, Jimmy Takter, described Mr Feelgood as "scary good" and it came as no surprise to the Swedish-based American that Mr Feelgood is now kicking goals at stud.
Thanks to the kind sponsorship of Kevin and Kay Seymour, six junior drivers have just spent six weeks undertaking extensive media training with Channel 7 tutors Lillian Whiting and Suzanne Stark. Here's their story.
Queensland hosrewoman, Barb Barry, was all set to retire on her 60th birthday next year, then along came Ginger Micky in 2015 and then two years later, her pride and joy, the now 2-year-old pacing filly, Sheza Bonny Sheila. Now what?
Egmont Park Stud achieved a breeding milestone late on Tuesday evening. Not only did the Biddleston breeding establishment produce its first foal of 2020, but it was also the first foal by 'first-season sire', Ohoka Punter.
Matt Elkins and his partner Narissa McMullen will form a formidable training partnership on September 1. Elkins will take just one horse into the new set-up - a gift horse from Kevin and Kay Seymour, who won at Albion Park last start.
Clarendon horseman, Trent Dawson, has given up a University career to concentrate fully on harness racing with his fiancee, Crystal Towns.
John Polson puts his recent Group One win down to the outstanding start in life Big Wheels and his older brother, Blacksadance, were given at Egmonst Park Stud.
Little did Kevin Seymour know that when he purchased Call Girl from New Zealand back in December 1982, it would be the start of a breeding empire in Queensland.
The Biddetson Couple, who manage Egmont Park, were responsible for managing both the mares who produced both 2-year-old Group One colt and filly winners of Qbred finals run at Albion Park last Saturday night.
Ian Corazzol dreams of being the first owner to breed a mother and daughter to win in the prestigious Group One Ladyship Mile in Sydney.
Imagine being gifted a 4-year-old Mr Feelgood gelding, and then after 11 starts you realise you have been in the winner's circle four times.
“That was the best win of my life. He could have gone a whole lot quicker had he not been forced to wear mud fenders and an apron. I would say that time would be the fastest on a sticky track anywhere in the world.”
Two Egmont Park stallions won six races at five meetings in the Sunshine State last week, while the third has become a bit of a Facebook star in South Australia.