Doubles for Lee and Dolendo
ON a slow track under grey skies, trainer Stephen Lee and jockey Marlon Dolendo brightened their days with winnings doubles at the Ballina Boxing Day races yesterday.
Lee led in the winnersof the second and sixth races, $4 chance Porrento's Girl (Kasie Stanley) in the Maiden Plate (1005m) and $3.50 shot My Private Dancer (Cassie Schmidt) in the Benchmark 55 Handicap (1605m), the last of the day.
Dolendo greeted the judge on Black Patch ($7) in the Benchmark 50 Handicap (155m) and on Tycoon Sun ($15) in the Class 2 Handicap (1005m).
Crowd numbers were down on previous years.