Text messages were flooding into Taminder Kahlon's cellphone after she rode her first winner at today's Riverton Racing Club meeting.
She had not ridden in a race for 13 months, but had no worries guiding Sandfly to victory in the McKenzie Menswear Handicap (1200m).
Kahlon is apprenticed to Sandfly's Ascot Park trainer, Sally McKay, who produced three winners on the eight-race card. McKay's promising 3-year-old filly, Saperavious, won The Pavillion Colac Bay Maiden and Uncle Jim took out the Saddlery Warehouse Invercargill Handicap.
- The Southland Times