Queanbeyan born and raised athlete and the first athlete that MattyB ever coached, Patty Elliott has broken through to claim victory in his home gift and take the $10000 cheque.
Running off 8.75m, the finalist from last year (9.5m), showed determination and a will to win to hold off the challenges and take the Gift from Richard Hankin and fellow training partners Brendan Matthews (3rd off 5.25m) and Stephen Sheppard (4th off 7.75m).
In other news Jaryd Cowley broke his Novice status with victory in the 120m Novice race and Brendan Matthews took out the 100m Bakcmarkers invitational. Birthday girl Tarin Nevin had a succesful day as well making the final of the Novice and 300m races.
Footage of other races at 2010 QBN GIFT