Horse Racing

Brooker breaks new ground


Jarrod Sierocki

Horse Racing: Winx has won her first barrier trial this morning at Randwick Race course.

Tiffani Brooker was all smiles after booting home her 50th city winner for the season on Wednesday at Ipswich. Picture: Grabnt Peters, Trackside Photography

TIFFANI Brooker became the first female jockey to land 50 metropolitan winners in a season in Queensland when successful on Bold Gypsy at Ipswich on Wednesday.

Brooker will win the Queensland apprentice title this season and in doing so has bettered Tegan Harrison’s mark of 45 wins, which she set in 2014-15.

Harrison also rode 44 and 43 winners in 2012-13 and 2013-14 respectively.

Brooker’s season has been highlighted by wins in the Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (Dreams Aplenty) and Listed Eye Liner Stakes (Monsieur Gustave) among 70 winners in total.

In the race for the state training premiership, Tony Gollan clawed one win back on Ben Currie when Miss Arabella lobbed at Ipswich.

Both trainers have strong representation at Gatton on Friday and Doom…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/sport/superracing/qld-racing/tiffani-brooker-claims-slice-of-history-after-snaring-her-50th-city-winner-for-the-season/news-story/c0552160235e98267363e19939f3ec34

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