Bonnington: Ladies In Red gives doubters a reality check

12 October 2021
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Sporting media manifests such an enormous presence these days that the theatre of combat is contested off-field more often than on it.

With precious little evidence even less merit, the finest pacing filly produced on Australian shores for the past two decades, Ladies In Red, was quietly stripped of her previously sanctified status.

Insanely, this process was pre-mediated not by racetrack performance, but rather racetrack banter.

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