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The Big Opal delivers for Dravitzki family

  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018
  • Michelle Saba
The Big Opal leapt his way to success in the Irvines McGregor Grant Steeplechase

The Big Opal leapt his way to success in the Irvines McGregor Grant Steeplechase

The time-honoured Irvines McGregor Grant Steeplechase may not have been at Ellerslie this year – in fact it was at the other end of the island at Trentham – but that didn’t take anything away from the spectacular jumping performance by the winner The Big Opal. Due to renovation work at Ellerslie, the race was originally scheduled to run at Te Rapa over Queen’s Birthday weekend. However, with that meeting abandoned, the McGregor Grant and the K S Browne Hurdle were relo…
 

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