Expensive filly coming south

ROXBURGH TROTTING CLUB PRESIDENT: Bill Bain, who joined forces with Maitland dairy farmer Doug Gollan to buy a Bettor's Delight filly for $95,000 at the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale in Auckland today.
ROXBURGH TROTTING CLUB PRESIDENT: Bill Bain, who joined forces with Maitland dairy farmer Doug Gollan to buy a Bettor's Delight filly for $95,000 at the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale in Auckland today.

A filly by Bettor's Delight from seven-win mare Fight Fire With Fire was bought for $95,000 by Bill Bain, of Roxburgh, and Doug Gollan, of Maitland, at today's Australasian Classic Yearling Sale in Auckland.

The buyers and their Roxburgh co-trainer Geoff Knight were impressed by the filly as soon as she walked into the sale ring. Top Christchurch trainer Mark Purdon was the underbidder.

The Southland Times