Cagney & Cash Crisis To Compete At Wagga On Gold Cup Day

May 04, 2017

The team at Craig Widdison Racing will supply two runners to the Wagga Murrumbidgee Turf Club meeting on Friday, May 5 with the highlight on the programme being that of the Wagga Gold Cup.

The first of the stable runners will enter in race three with Cagney to compete in a class three handicap over a thousand metres with Nick Souquet the pilot, jumping from barrier five.

2 CAGNEY
5 year old bay gelding (14-9-2011) Sire: Bel Danoro Dam: Rockin Along (Easy Rocking) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr a N Cheshire
Owners: Mrs J K Cheshire, S Cheshire, Mrs S M Seymour, Miss A M Cheshire & A N Cheshire
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Red Cap, Aqua Stars
Gear Changes: Approved Race Plates (Front) OFF FIRST TIME, Concussion Plates (Front) FIRST TIME

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Nick Souquet 59kg

Cagney is a five-year-old Bay gelding, who was previously prepared out of the Van Dyke and Peter Morgan yards. Cagney has raced on five occasions for two wins and one placing's earning prize money exceeding $28,000.

Last time out he raced at Sandown on August 10 finishing seven of 10 in a BM 78 handicap over a thousand metres with Darren Gauci aboard, arriving 3.60 lengths behind Hellbent in a time of 56.73.

The final stable competitor will compete in a BM 70 handicap over 1200 m with back-to-back winner Cash Crisis to be ridden by Nick Souquet, jumping from barrier (3).

6 CASH CRISIS
3 year old brown gelding (26-8-2013) Sire: Master of Design Dam: Out of Credit (Alert (ARG)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr P C Tobin
Owners: P C Tobin, D J Tobin & Mrs C M Tobin
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Aqua Stars Cap

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Nick Souquet 58.5kg

Cash Crisis is a three-year-old Brown gelding having raced on two occasions earning prize money of $24,000.

After winning at Wangaratta on March 16 the runner competed at the same venue on April 6 finishing first of 11 over 1170 metres, landing the prize in the BM 64 handicap with Nick Souquet arriving half a length in advance of Tycoon Tony in a time of 1:09.05, carrying 61.5kg.

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