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Retro Call, the Doncaster of 1974....Tontonan

Bart Cummings enjoyed  vintage autumns in 1973-74. Horses like Leilani, Asgard, Taj Rossi, Starglow, Leica Lover, Think Big, Dayanna etc had catapulted Bart into the major league. In the 1974 Doncaster, Bart prepared the unsound Showdown 3yo Tontonan to another Group 1. Twelve months earlier, the same horse had caused a boilover in eclipsing the Golden Slipper after hot favourite Imagele fell. A year on and the Donnie also attracted headlines apart from Tontonan's victory. Two streakers burst across the Randwick course proper as the field jumped away! To hear John Tapp's call click here
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