Four winners for Tahlia Hope at Echuca

Tahlia Hope
Tahlia Hope returns to the mounting yard on Nil Desperandum after winning the Fabmetal Steelcap BM58 Handicap at Yarra Valley Racecourse on December 22, 2017 in Yarra Glen, Australia. (Brett Holburt/Racing Photos)

Apprentice Tahlia Hope has had a red letter day recording a career-best four winners at Echuca.

Riding at Wednesday’s secondary meeting held over from Monday because of forecast hot weather, Hope rode three winners for trainer Patrick Payne with her final winner aboard Barchetta, a pick-up ride for Aaron Purcell.

All four started favourite in their respective races.

“Four winners. It’s the first time ever,” Hope told racing broadcaster

“It’s definitely an achievement in my book.

“I have to thank my family and all the trainers that have backed me throughout my whole career.”

Hope was one of 11 apprentices to graduate last week from Racing Victoria’s Apprentice Jockey Training Program.

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