Stable Runners For Wodonga On Saturday

May 19, 2017

Three Widdison runners at this stage will saddle up to the Wodonga and District on Saturday, May 20 with showers forecast racing on the current Soft six.

The first of the stable runners will enter in race two with Baby Zara returning from a spell to compete in a BM 64 handicap over 1100 m with Lester Grace aboard jumping from barrier five.

9 BABY ZARA (Blks)
4 year old bay mare (18-9-2012) Sire: Man of Illusion Dam: Brittany Miss (Mister C. (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Greta West Stud
Owners: B B Dwyer, G Sutherland, Ms G Pattison, M Coates & Ms C J Campbell
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Aqua Stars Cap
Gear Changes: Blinkers AGAIN, Tongue Tie OFF FIRST TIME, Winkers OFF FIRST TIME

Baby Zara is a four-year-old Bay mare having won on two occasions and placed four times from 12 starts winning prize money exceeding $37,000.

Last time out she raced at Wangaratta on January 26 finishing nine of 12 with Brendan Ward the pilot landing 7.10 lengths behind the winner.

Race 5 will see two Widdison runners compete in a BM 78 over 1400m with Baby Don't Cry to be ridden by Craig Robertson jumping from barrier seven and Murdoch's Joy to compete first up with Lester Grace aboard jumping from barrier one.

3 BABY DON’T CRY
5 year old bay mare (29-8-2011) Sire: Any Given Saturday (USA) Dam: New Sensation (Dolphin Street (FR)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr S Costello
Owners: D Kirley, T Nicholson, W Oliver, C A Slade, R L Slade, J G Hussell, N W Hussell, A J Arendarcikas, M S Whitfield, R Gustofson, R White, D Morris, J Tobin, S Chater, C J Ludeman, C Payne-Croston, C L Pohlner & N Nagle BCF Syndicate (Mgr:B J Brown)
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Red Cap, Aqua Stars

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Craig Robertson 59kg

Baby Don't Cry is a five-year-old Bay me having raced on 23 occasions for five wins and six placings earning prize money exceeding $131,000.

Last time out she raced at Caulfield on April 29 finishing midfield six of 12 with Luke Nolan landing 3.8 lengths behind the winner.

At Warwick farm on heavy 8

5 MURDOCH’S JOY (Blks)
9 year old chestnut gelding (20-9-2007) Sire: Grandera (IRE) Dam: Magic Murdoch (Archway (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd
Owners: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd Synd
Colours: Black, Pink Diagonal Stripes And Cap

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Lester Grace 56kg

Murdoch's Joy is 9-year old chestnut gelding having raced 58 times for seven wins and 17 placings earning prize money exceeding $180,000.

Last time out he raced in the Cootamundra Cup on December 10, 2016 with Michael Heagney, landing the prize by three lengths in advance of Moroccan Ruby in a time of 1:34.27.

Best of luck to connections on Saturday at Wodonga.