Bowman property saved as Hugh reunites with Winx

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
Updated February 15 2017 - 5:14am, first published February 12 2017 - 11:30pm
Jim Bowman on "Merothrie" a few years ago rounding up Angus cattle. He helped saved his family farm as the Sir Ivan fire raged nearby on Sunday.

“Bloody close.” That’s how champion jockey Hugh Bowman explains his family’s run in with the catastrophic  Sir Ivan fire that threatened his family farm near Dunedoo.


John Ellicott

John Ellicott

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