|It was a real full blown
Australian invasion in Macau on the weekend when seven of the twelve races were won by
Aussie jockeys on Saturday.
Top Brisbane jockey Jim
Byrne was again riding in great form with a winning double, a feat matched by John Didham.
The first on the ten race card fell to the Nathan Day mount
Super Future. The gelding cleared away to win by a length and a quarter in the 1200 metre
first division of the Prince Bio Handicap.
Danny Brereton wasn't about to be outdone when, in the
following event, he guided home Which Horse for a comprehensive win in the Palestine
Winner number one for Jim Byrne came by in the fourth, the
second division of the Prince Bio Handicap over 1200 metres, when Merry Way romped home by
nearly three lengths.
Races seven and eight gave John Didham a race to race
double. The win of Morning Lover in the Nearula Handicap (1200m) was followed up by the
STMD Cup triumph of Tyson.
Byrne's double was completed when Daiseiko scored a hard
fought win over the Brereton mount Saratoga Spa in the division one of the My Babu
Two races later Melbourne's Sam Hyland won on the aptly
named Up Where We Belong in the second division of the My Babu Handicap (1500m). Hyland's
mount won by a length and a quarter.