McCoy's double victory at Burrandowan

Pick of the Pubs, in white with purple stars, rounds the bend and positions itself for a win in the fourth race.
Pick of the Pubs, in white with purple stars, rounds the bend and positions itself for a win in the fourth race. Michael Nolan

HORSE RACING: Jockey Leeanne McCoy made it two from two at the Burrandowan Races on Saturday.

Court Rules, with McCoy riding, took a comfortable win in the Maiden Plate at Saturday's meet.

The three-year-old gelding won by 1.5 lengths, followed by Drummle and Stratton Oakmont.

McCoy backed up for a second win after she rode Pick of the Pubs to a tight victory in the Cloverly Estate/AgForce/BGA Benchmark 60 Handicap.

The four-year-old gelding was followed closely by Heza Chumley in second and Output in third.

Race favourite Sir Bam was the first of the five winners to cross the line at the iconic race meet.

Ridden by Paul Hamblin, the three-year-old gelding pipped Anxpense at the post in the 1050m Class B Handicap.

Charge Missile with Billie-Rose Derbyshire riding held on for victory in the Hot FM 89.1/Taabinga Station/Patrons Cup Open.

The six-year-old gelding won by 0.8 lengths with Klammer and Monte Lago rounding out the top three spots.

In the final event of the day, the Crow FM 90.7/Ken Mills Toyota and Machinery Burrandowan Cup Benchmark 50 Handicap, Pietro Romeo rode Onemore Twist to a close victory.

First Regret trailed closely behind, with Destiny's Desire running in for third.

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