Trots Centre: Noel enjoying the ride with loveable veteran

10 June 2021
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Noel Hill is happy to admit he's a bit of a bragger, but when you've only ever trained one horse and he's just chalked up $100,000 in prizemoney, then you should have a little swagger in your step.

The 73-year-old Haddon local is the man behind Chief Safari, a loveable veteran that reached the six-figure mark in earnings with his victory at Maryborough on May 31.

Hill bred the son of Safari using his mare Podium Princess, and after stints with Michael Stanley and Emma Stewart early in his career, the hobby horseman eventually decided to take the plunge and do the training himself.

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