FRIDAY: December 2, 2016: HAWKESBURY trainer Jamie Thomsen knows there’s no substitute for experience.

That’s why he has heeded his father’s advice in a determined bid to clinch a provincial breakthrough on home turf on Sunday.

And he’s hoping those words of wisdom will plus a woman’s touch will do the trick for consistent Manhattan Drive in the Kurrajong Kitchen Maiden Plate (1300m).

Thomsen is the son of gun former Randwick trainer Bob Thomsen, who prepared 25...