WELCOME TO WIDDISON RACING!


Craig Widdison is a star on the rise, with that 
unique mix of experience and exuberance.


After four years in partnership with renowned horseman Peter Morgan, Craig has returned home to Wodonga to expand his business and establish himself as one of Victoria's top trainers. Like the age old saying 'the timing was right' for Craig after learning and developing his craft for several years under the tutelage of Peter. During this time in the industry Craig has worked closely with many of Victoria's leading trainers including six years with multiple Group 1 winning trainer Robert Smerdon. 

In Craig's first full season as a trainer in his own right, he managed great success. He won the Listed Albury Gold Cup and was the winner of the Colin Alderson Rising Star Award!

Craig’s approach is simple, he runs a 'hands on' operation with the advantage of being able to ride his own horses in work. Being so close to the horses allows Craig and his team to better understand each individual and its needs, giving him an advantage when it comes to planning their training regime and overall preparation. Having worked with some of the great horseman in the industry, Craig's extensive experience has provided him with the skills and techniques necessary to form an elite hands on stable. 

Craig understands no two horses are the same and strives to get the best out of his team by keeping them happy, healthy, and relaxed. The idyllic surrounds of Wodonga are ideal for creating the exact sort of environment that will allow each horse to reach its full potential. A good climate, excellent feed, and the facilities to match any of those across Victoria. 

Craig has proven success at all levels of racing training Group 2 Stocks Stakes Winner Oasis Bloom and the Group 2 PB Lawrence stakes winner Star Rolling. 

Craig welcomes all current and future clients to inspect the facilities and what is on offer at Craig Widdison Racing 

Please don’t hesitate to contact Craig on 0418 551 180 to organise a stable inspection.

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Horses Currently Available

Press Statement X Sun Valley

Press Statement X Sun Valley

1 year old Bay Filly

Sire: PRESS STATEMENT Dam: SUN VALLEY

We have this beautiful yearling filly for sale!

10% shares $1,500 5% shares $750.

By PRESS STATEMENT x SUN VALLEY

PRESS STATEMENT (AUS)

Undefeated Group 1 winning 2yo – 3 starts, 3 wins including BTC J.J. Atkins Stakes. Winner of the time honoure...

Velvet Water

Velvet Water

2 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Kuroshio Dam: Island Nymph

An opportunity exists for participants to lease this very well put together Bay Filly, a two-year-old by Darley Sire "Kuroshio" out of a Tabougg Mare in Island Nymph.

Kuroshio X Island Nymph

THE SIRE B/Br 2010 15.3HH (1.60M)

Exceed And Excel – A...

Quacky Jack

Quacky Jack

3 year old Chestnut Gelding

Sire: Ilovethiscity Dam: Valerie Jean

We currently have any exciting lease available (only 10% remains) to race this big guy by

Ilovethiscity 16.1h X Valerie Jean

Latest Stallion runners include

EL DORADO DREAMING  A$789,755

1st 2018 ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1

3...

Time For War X Snapcrackle Filly 17

Time For War X Snapcrackle Filly 17

1 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Time For War Dam: Snapcrackle

SOLD!!

Come & grab your share in this stunner by Time For War out of the dam Snapcrackle, a winner of 4 from 1400m to 1800m.

She's a well put together filly with all the hard work completed.

She's available at $3,300 for a 10% share, broken in and n...

Toffee Doll

Toffee Doll

2 year old Bay Filly

Sire: Toorak Toff Dam: Diamond Doll

SOLD!!

The filly is close to 16hh tall with good length and good shoulders and nice hind quarter and is bay. Born on 5th Oct 2016 & is an outstanding proposition to lease. This filly has been broken in and is ready to go on with. Only 20% remains

Pl...

Reward For Effort X Out Of Credit 17

Reward For Effort X Out Of Credit 17

1 year old Bay Colt

Sire: Reward For Effort Dam: Out Of Credit

SOLD!!

Race a colt by Reward For Effort out of the dam of our very own Cash Crisis - winner of 5 races (See video below)

A dam of 3 to race all winners, totalling 9 wins between them.

Don't miss your chance to own part of this outstanding colt (only ...

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Acceptances
Armis Mar 22 1 Albury Field/Form
Ruby Skye Mar 22 6 Albury Field/Form
Banger Mar 22 5 Albury Field/Form
Bray Mar 22 8 Albury Field/Form
Lord Laurie Mar 22 8 Albury Field/Form

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Miss Warny Feb 08, 2019 2 - Albury 0.50 M A Cahill
Purrpussful Jan 22, 2019 3 - Wagga 1.50 Wendy Peel
Ruby Skye Jan 22, 2019 8 - Wagga 0.80 M A Cahill
Magnavale Dec 09, 2018 2 - Tatura 0.20 Ms N Beriman
Banger Nov 30, 2018 1 - Wodonga 0.80 Ms L J Meech
Tyson Returns Nov 30, 2018 3 - Wodonga 0.40 Ms L J Meech
Shehroz Oct 12, 2018 9 - Ballarat 0.30 Declan Bates
Wyangle Sep 30, 2018 7 - Cootamundra 0.10 N Souquet
Cash Crisis Jul 09, 2018 8 - Wagga 0.10 A Kajiya
Shehroz Jun 26, 2018 7 - Geelong Synthetic 0.40 Declan Bates

News

The Widdison Yard Prepares For Albury's Big Dance

The Widdison Yard Prepares For Albury's Big Dance

Mar 21, 2019 Craig Widdison will supply 4 runners in the shape of Banger, Ruby Skye, Bray and Lord Laurie to the Albury race club meeting on Friday, March 22 the weather is predicted to be
The Team Heads To Albury On Thursday

The Team Heads To Albury On Thursday

Mar 20, 2019 The Craig Widdison Yard will take three runners to Albury on Thursday, March 21 with seven events to be run under fine conditions the track is currently rated a good 4, the rail
Baby Jack A Likely Starter For Benalla On Sunday

Baby Jack A Likely Starter For Benalla On Sunday

Mar 14, 2019 The Craig Widdison yard will saddle up Baby Jack fresh from a spell under Jake Duffy from barrier four of seven at Benalla on Sunday, March 17 when competing in race six the
Race A Press Statement Filly With Us Out Of A Multiple Winning Mare Of Seven Races

Race A Press Statement Filly With Us Out Of A Multiple Winning Mare Of Seven Races

Mar 11, 2019 We have on offer an outstanding filly by Press Statement an Undefeated Group 1 winning 2yo – 3 starts, 3 wins out of a 7 time winning mare in Sun Valley, this filly is priced to
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