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Happy 150: Geraldton Turf Club life member Lil Riccardi is joined by club chairman Jeff Clarke in cutting the cake to celebrate GTC’s 150th anniversary.
GARY WARNER Happy 150: Geraldton Turf Club life member Lil Riccardi is joined by club chairman Jeff Clarke in cutting the cake to celebrate GTC’s 150th anniversary.

A blistering turn of speed by Benevous was the highlight at the only Saturday meeting at Geraldton Turf Club this season.

The club celebrated its 150th birthday during a luncheon prior to the first race of the day which was open to all members.

Hair Cut looked the likely winner of the Diab Site Personnel Handicap (1600m) with just 100m to run before Benevous jumped out of the ground along the rail to win by a head.

Full story in today's print edition.