Stable Runners For Craig Widdison At Wagga On Friday

Jun 01, 2017

The stable will saddle up 4 runners to the Wagga Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Friday, June 2 with Tornado Tom (3), Lord Laurie (5), Wilscot (7) and Murdoch's Joy (7) to compete on the program.

Tornado Tom will compete in a maiden handicap over thousand metres with Lester Grace aboard jumping from barrier 9.

3 TORNADO TOM
4 year old bay gelding (6-11-2012) Sire: Captain Gerrard (IRE) Dam: September Night (Dom Cimarosa (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr R C Curr
Owners: K L Widdison, M W Mccormick, Mrs M E Mccormick, Mrs V M Sawatske, L R Curr & R C Curr
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Red Cap, Aqua Stars
Gear Changes: Hanoverian Nose Band OFF FIRST TIME

Trainer: Craig Widdison (Wodonga) Jockey: Lester Grace 57kg Barrier:9

Tornado Tom is a four-year-old Bay gelding having raced once for a 10 of 11 at the Sunshine Coast on September 30, 2016, with Micheal Hellyer aboard arriving 13 lengths behind the winner in a time of 58.32.

Craig Widdison takes over the training of this runner for its first outing for the new yard.

Lord Laurie will compete in a class 2 handicap over 1200 m with Lester Grace aboard jumping from barrier six.

7 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

Lord Laurie is a three-year-old Bay gelding having won on one occasion and placed six times from 11 outings with the latest third at Wagga, over 1400 m with Brody Loy aboard.

Race 7 on the program see's two stable runners compete for a slice of the BM70 handicap prize over 1400m, With Murdoch's Joy and Wilscot to be partnered by Ms Stacey Metcalfe and Richard Bensley.

1 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: Ms Stacey Metcalfe 60.5kg (a2/51kg) Barrier:10

Murdoch's Joy is a nine-year-old chestnut gelding having raced on 59 occasions for seven wins and 17 placings earning prize money exceeding $181,000.

After winning the Cootamundra Cup he raced at Wodonga, finishing a fourth of seven with Lester Grace arriving five lengths behind the winner.

2 WILSCOT
7 year old grey gelding (2-10-2009) Sire: Dash for Cash Dam: Ascot Vale (Ascot Knight (CAN)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr G J Canny
Owners: G J Canny
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Aqua Stars Cap

Wilscot is a seven-year-old grey gelding having raced on 38 occasions for six wins and nine placings earning prize money exceeding $117,000.

Last time out at Wangaratta he finished eight of eight in the Kurrajong, over 1200 m with Lester Grace arriving 4.98 lengths behind the winner.

Best of luck to all connected at Wagga on Friday.