Ricky's racing thrill of a different kind

23 April 2021
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Ricky Debono achieved his goal of riding a winner at each of Victoria’s metropolitan racecourses during a brief but successful career as a jockey.

And on Thursday night, the 35-year-old experienced a racing thrill of a different kind.

The newly-licensed standardbred hobby trainer prepared Ghostly Silence to take out his first ever race, the Make A Wish Foundation Pace at Ballarat.

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