He wasn’t so much a victim of racing as a champion of its cause. His eyes always lit up when he talked about the great horses he’d seen, or the colourful characters he’d met along the way. He had a rare understanding and respect for the talents of the greats—Bart Cummings of course, and jockey Geoff Lane. David was thrilled when Lane was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame this year.
‘Lonners’ leaves a legacy
Sean Stevenson, Mercury. Pic: of David Lonergan
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