HAMILTON’S Chris Kennett has won the principal event of this year’s Ararat 40th Classic Track Carnival. Kennett claimed line honours in the final of the Ararat Business Houses 2000 Metre Wheelrace on Saturday night. In a field of 21 riders, the 23-year-old narrowly edged out 17-year-old Bendigo junior Robert Oakenfull to claim victory. Also among the placegetters were last weekend’s GMHBA 2000 Metre Wheelrace winner, Warrnambool’s Sam Lane (third) and Ararat’s Greg Hogan (fourth). “I felt pretty good,” Kennett told [...]
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WE have hidden them away, covered packaging in grotesque images, increased the price and spread the word about the damage they cause, but south-west Victorians are calling for more: ban the cigarette completely. More than 500 people voted on The [...]
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