YVETTE Lewis is relishing the move from the North West to the North Coast and showcased that when the 1.5kg claiming apprentice won the final race at Coffs Harbour.
The talented young jockey piloted Armidale gelding Invincible Faith to victory in the $24,000 Pier Hotel Benchmark 58 Handicap (1000m).
Lewis, a Tingha native, was based in Tamworth until she moved to Ballina with Stephen Lee her new master.
"I love it," she said after today's victory.
"Really enjoy it, Stephen has helped me a lot."
Lea Selby trains Invincible Faith at Armidale and joked she had never "trained a sprinter before" when six-year-old gelding Invincible Faith debuted for her.
He was first up from a four week spell the former Queenslander relishing his jockey and new surrounds.
"I bought him for $6,500," Lea told Sky Thoroughbred Central's Gary Kliese.
She said she bought him because of his name and was delighted with Lewis' ride.
"She rode him so well," Selby added while also joking she didn't know how to train sprinters.
Whatever she has done with Invincible Faith it has worked as he finished powerfully to claim a fourth career win.
Earlier, nothing could separate Beat That (Brett Bellamy) and Rendelsham (Paddy Cunningham) in the Buzz Watkins Benchmark 66 Handicap (1400m).
NORTHERN RIVERS RACING ASSOCIATION 2021-22 PREMIERSHIPS
Unofficial after the Sunday, September 12 Coffs Harbour meeting.
5: Daniel Bowen, Matthew Dunn.
4: Stephen Lee.
3: Stewart Campbell, Donna Grisedale, John Shelton.
2.5: Brett Bellamy.
2: Stephen Bennett, Mark Gorman, Kris Lees, John Sprague.
1: Joseph Burges, Daiki Chujo, Terry Commerford, Nathan Doyle, Shane Everson, Warren Gavenlock, Owen Glue, Jenny Graham, Paul Grills, Joanne Hardy, Trevor Hardy, Sean Hendry, Grant Jobson, Julie Lynch, David McColm, David Matts, Noel Mayfield-Smith, Brad Munro, Graham Payne, Marc Quinn, Lea Selby, Aiden St Vincent, Dwayne Schmidt, Rocky Simonetta, Paul Smith, Mark Stewart, Chloe Thomas, Jennifer Webb, Joel & Wayne Wilkes, Denim Wynem.
.5: Paddy Cunningham.
8: Matthew McGuren, Luke Rolls.
6.5: Ray Spokes.
6: Jon Grisedale, Ben Looker.
4: Kirk Matheson.
3: Ash Morgan.
2: Lee Magorrian, Brooke Stower.
1.5: Jodi Worley.
1: Matthew Bennett, Alysha Collett, Jeff Penza, Christian Reith.
8: Jasper Franklin.
3: Jayden Barrie.
1: Dylan Gibbons, Yvette Lewis.