$35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup won by Laurie’s Love

Jockey Jason Devrimol steers Laurie's Love to victory from runner-up Al Ahmar in the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup feature race on Sunday at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.
Jockey Jason Devrimol steers Laurie's Love to victory from runner-up Al Ahmar in the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup feature race on Sunday at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.
Laurie's Love is congratulated by his support crew after winning the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup race on Sunday.

Laurie's Love is congratulated by his support crew after winning the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup race on Sunday.

The field makes it way down the final straight during the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup feature race on Sunday.

The field makes it way down the final straight during the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup feature race on Sunday.

The field makes it way down the final straight during the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup feature race on Sunday.

The field makes it way down the final straight during the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup feature race on Sunday.

Enjoying the Bega Cup action are (from left) Zali Duncan, 7, Sienna Jessop, 2, Emerson Armstrong, 8, Arly Schrader, 2, Aliena Duncan, 4, and Braedy Armstrong, 6.

Enjoying the Bega Cup action are (from left) Zali Duncan, 7, Sienna Jessop, 2, Emerson Armstrong, 8, Arly Schrader, 2, Aliena Duncan, 4, and Braedy Armstrong, 6.

Dressed up for the Bega Cup races on Sunday are Tathra's Carleen Maley (left) and Di Evans, of Tura Beach.

Dressed up for the Bega Cup races on Sunday are Tathra's Carleen Maley (left) and Di Evans, of Tura Beach.

Canberra's Georgina Coggins and Mady Green enjoy a quiet drink at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.

Canberra's Georgina Coggins and Mady Green enjoy a quiet drink at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.

Tura Beach's Ken and Pat Chambers check out the form guide on Sunday at the Bega Cup races. Pat was also celebrating her birthday.

Tura Beach's Ken and Pat Chambers check out the form guide on Sunday at the Bega Cup races. Pat was also celebrating her birthday.

Relaxing in the sunshine are Tathra's Putvinas family, (from left) Ron, Laura, 10, and Sarah, 11.

Relaxing in the sunshine are Tathra's Putvinas family, (from left) Ron, Laura, 10, and Sarah, 11.

Merimbula couple Anne and David Rowlands watch the action at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.

Merimbula couple Anne and David Rowlands watch the action at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.

Having a great weekend at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club are the "Lawsy's Bucks" crew of (back, from left)  Mukesh Raja, Chris Dutton, Ben Pollock, Corn Shoney, Aaron Bygrave, Joe Donoghue, (middle) Lloyd Green, Michael Whyoamackley, groom-to-be Carl Mackey-Laws, Jason Tozer, (front) Dan Pollock, Jarrah Forbes-Droxler and Adam O'Rourke.

Having a great weekend at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club are the "Lawsy's Bucks" crew of (back, from left) Mukesh Raja, Chris Dutton, Ben Pollock, Corn Shoney, Aaron Bygrave, Joe Donoghue, (middle) Lloyd Green, Michael Whyoamackley, groom-to-be Carl Mackey-Laws, Jason Tozer, (front) Dan Pollock, Jarrah Forbes-Droxler and Adam O'Rourke.

Linda McCabe and Patti Hand, both of Eden, catch in the sunshine at Sunday's Bega Cup races.

Linda McCabe and Patti Hand, both of Eden, catch in the sunshine at Sunday's Bega Cup races.

Enjoying the social aspect of the Bega Cup races are (from left) trainer Grant Bobbin, Michelle Bobbin, Norman and Wendy Wilton, Andrew Bobbin, Charlotte Priestley and Glen Bobbin.

Enjoying the social aspect of the Bega Cup races are (from left) trainer Grant Bobbin, Michelle Bobbin, Norman and Wendy Wilton, Andrew Bobbin, Charlotte Priestley and Glen Bobbin.

Returning to the Far South Coast for the Bega Cup race meeting are (from left) John and Ramona Rollings, Beville Foenander and Gail Hughes, all of Melbourne. The quartet also enjoyed the action at the 2013 Bega Cup.

Returning to the Far South Coast for the Bega Cup race meeting are (from left) John and Ramona Rollings, Beville Foenander and Gail Hughes, all of Melbourne. The quartet also enjoyed the action at the 2013 Bega Cup.

Most of the Curtis family gather at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club on Sunday for the "Curtis Clan Reunion".

Most of the Curtis family gather at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club on Sunday for the "Curtis Clan Reunion".

Catching up at the "Curtis Clan Reunion" at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club on Sunday are (back, from left) Keryn, Alan, Paul and Vic Curtis, Paul Cooper, Michelle Jessop, (front) Maureen Burton and Oliver and Jemma Bolton.

Catching up at the "Curtis Clan Reunion" at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club on Sunday are (back, from left) Keryn, Alan, Paul and Vic Curtis, Paul Cooper, Michelle Jessop, (front) Maureen Burton and Oliver and Jemma Bolton.

LAURIE’S Love won the $35,000 Bega Cheese Bega Cup over 1600 metres on Sunday at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club.

The Bega Cheese Bega Cup was the feature race of the Bega Cup carnival, held on Saturday and Sunday.

Trained by Mike Petrovic, Laurie’s Love was ridden to victory by apprentice jockey Jason Devrimol.

Afterwards, Mr Devrimol said “it was an honour” to steer Laurie’s Love to the win.

Runner-up was Al Ahmar, trained by Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones, while the Luke Pepper-trained Quichang finished third.

* See Tuesday’s BDN for full story.