Waller-Trained Hogmanay Wins Taree Cup

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Steve Smith might be sidelined but Australia's leading batsman has something to celebrate with 's win in the .

Smith is suffering the effects of concussion after being hit with a ball in the Second Test at Lord's.

The cricketer is part-owner of the -trained Hogmanay who backed up a win with victory in Sunday's Taree Cup under .

The win was an emotional one for Berry whose grandmother comes from the area and was admitted to a local hospital two days earlier.

“It gave me a great thrill,” Berry told Sky Thoroughbred Central.

“My Nan's from Old Bar just across the road and I promised her I'd win her a Taree Cup some day.

“Dad and I popped in to see her so we'll drop the trophy back to her.”

Hogmanay started the $2.70 favourite and beat by three-quarters of a length.

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