Craig Widdison To Compete With Two Runners On Friday At Albury

Mar 23, 2017

Craig Widdison will supply runners to Albury on Friday, March 24, with two gallopers to compete on an improving heavy (9), with the weather predicted to be fine.

Race 1 - 1:05PM WILSON TRANSFORMER CLASS 1 HANDICAP (1000 METRES) Times displayed in local time of Race Meeting Of $25,000.1st $13,925, 2nd $4,875, 3rd $2,450, 4th $1,125, 5th $625, 6th $350, 7th $350, 8th $350, 9th $350, 10th $350, Equine Welfare Fund $250.
Starter Subsidy $200.
Class 1, Handicap, Minimum Weight 54kg, Apprentices can claim.
BOBS Bonus available: $5,000

The first of the stable runners will see last start winner, Lord Laurie compete in a class one handicap over a thousand metres with Nick Souquet to ride jumping from barrier five with a field of 11 to compete.

4 LORD LAURIE (Blks)
3 year old bay gelding (15-9-2013) Sire: Magnus Dam: Embers (Al Hareb (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr R H Sloane
Owners: R H Sloane & Mrs S M Sloane
Colours: Green, White Hoops, Blue Sleeves And Cap

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Nick Souquet 57kg

Lord Laurie is a three-year-old Bay gelding having raced on eight occasions for 1 win and 4 placings earning prize money exceeding $25,000.

Last time out he raced at Wagga finishing first of 13 with Richard Bensley aboard, landing the prize by 0.25 lengths in advance of Ligny in a time of 58.12 with the last 600m in 35.47.

Race 6 - 4:25PM COMMERCIAL CLUB ALBURY GOLD CUP (2000 METRES) Times displayed in local time of Race Meeting Of $180,000.1st $101,700, 2nd $34,200, 3rd $16,200, 4th $8,100, 5th $4,500, 6th $2,700, 7th $2,700, 8th $2,700, 9th $2,700, 10th $2,700, Equine Welfare Fund $1,800.
Starter Subsidy $200. LISTED
Quality, Minimum Weight 54kg, Apprentices cannot claim.

The final stable entrant will carry the minimum (54kg) with Baby Jack to compete in the Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup over 2000 metres of LISTED Quality.

16 BABY JACK (Blks)
6 year old brown gelding (15-8-2010) Sire: Half Hennessy Dam: Good Stuff (Marwina) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd
Owners: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd (Mgr: Mrs H M McPhee)
Colours: Black And Pink Checks, Black Sleeves, Pink Cap
Gear Changes: Blinkers AGAIN, Winkers OFF FIRST TIME

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Barrier:3

Baby Jack is a six-year-old Brown gelding having raced on 32 occasions for five wins in seven placings earning prize money exceeding $91,000.

Last time out he raced at Wangaratta on March 5 finishing ninth of 13 in the Wangaratta Cup with Chris Caserta aboard arriving 7.30 lengths behind Our Century in a time of 2:05.48.

The stable wishes connections the best of luck at Albury on Friday.