Courtesy of NT News

Photos by Caroline Camilleri

EMMA Lines experienced the perfect start to her career in the saddle when in her very first race ride, she guided Looking For You to an all-the-way win in the Australian Turf Club Handicap at Fannie Bay on Friday.

The 16yo Darwin born-and-bred jockey, apprenticed to Phil Cole who also trains the 8yo, had long dreamt of the day she would begin race riding.

Lines bounced her mount straight to the front and set the pace, shadowed in the mid-stages by Pointo’s Pick and Northern Factor. The younger rider allowed her mount a little more rein with 500, to run and on the home turn, Looking For You had a three-length advantage with her rivals all off the bit and Lines sitting quietly…

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