Training ploy unlocks secret to unbeaten trotter Aldebaran Dino

25 May 2022
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A lengthy spell in a paddock of mares has worked wonders in the case of four-year-old trotting gelding Aldebaran Dino.

Failing to reach the reserve when offered at the 2019 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale, Aldebaran Dino was later entrusted by breeder Duncan McPherson to Wallan couple Noel and Ruth Shinn.

“I broke him and trained him but he wasn’t good enough,” Noel said. “He had a nice gait but no speed.”

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