Honey Toast trainer Ben Currie holds up the Townsville Cup after jockey Paul Hammersly won the $60,000 race yesterday.
Honey Toast trainer Ben Currie holds up the Townsville Cup after jockey Paul Hammersly won the $60,000 race yesterday.

MP Butcher part owner in Townsville Cup winning horse

GLADSTONE owned horse Honey Toast had the biggest win of its racing career yesterday, taking out the $60,000 Townsville Cup.

The horse owned by the Gladstone Racing Syndicate and managed by Gladstone Member of Parliament Glenn Butcher was bought by the syndicate for $2000.

The horse is trained by Ben Currie in Toowoomba and was ridden on the day by Paul Hammersly.


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