Nationals bound: Irma Bale will continue to race…for now. PHOTO: PAUL MUNT.
IRMA RETIREMENT PLANS PUT ON ICE
Victorian trainer Graeme Bate is delighted after persuading owner Paul Wheeler to reverse his decision to retire champion stayer Irma Bale.
Irma Bale, a dual Sandown Cup winner, was as good as retired by Wheeler after being beaten in a photo by Proven Impala in last Thursday night