Stewards have found that Ms Dixon acted with conscious effort to advantage aniother.

The other was of course her husband Moses – Grant Dixon – although it appears obvious that Moses wasn’t the only person advantaged because Clip Clop’s mate and Yatala Harness Club Chairman Greg Mitchell picked up a twenty three thousand dollar winners check that he should never have had his paws on.

I wonder if in the spirit of Xmas and fairness he will donate the dough to the owners of the second placed horse?

As I am talking this out loud as I write it – a quirky habit of mine – Maggie interjects and asks whether I think Santa will be riding a backward flying pink pig this Xmas Eve.

More to follow……