'Go for the annual', says champion jockey

By Tim Auld
Updated April 27 2022 - 5:06pm, first published 2:30pm
FOCUSSED: Steven Pateman is a regular rider at the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival. Picture: Ross Holburt/Racing Photos

CHAMPION jumps jockey Steve Pateman has urged top trainer Ciaron Maher to consider running Bit Of A Lad in the $350,000 Grand Annual Steeplechase next Thursday after the eight-year-old put in a faultless jumping school at Warrnambool on Wednesday.

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