The Craig Widdison Yard To Saddle Up Runners Locally On Saturday

Jul 21, 2017

The Widdison yard will saddle up 4 runners to the Wodonga & District Turf Club on Saturday, July 22 find conditions forecast racing on a current heavy (9).

The first stable runner to enter will see Cochranes Gap compete in race one in the RV World Albury Wodonga Maiden Plate over 1590m with the runner to be ridden by Lester Grace jumping from barrier one.

1 COCHRANES GAP (Blks)
5 year old chestnut gelding (21-10-2011) Sire: Written Tycoon Dam: Cormeyer (Mustin Lake (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr G Lewis
Owners: G D Jarvis, M W Jarvis, T K Cutler & Swill Pit Racing (Mgr: A J Haining)
Colours: Orange And Purple Checks, Yellow Sleeves, Orange Cap

The pair combined last time out at Corowa on July 4, finishing 4th of 13 over a mile when racing in a class 1, set weights on a soft (6), arriving 7.50 lengths behind Villicana.

Race 4 will see the Wodonga Prestige three-year-old Fillies Maiden Plate with Art She Quick to be ridden by Ms Linda Meech jumping from barrier (4).

1 ART SHE QUICK Super Vobis Bonus Scheme
3 year old bay filly (12-9-2013) Sire: Artie Schiller (USA) Dam: Acclamation (Tale of the Cat (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr P C Tobin
Owners: D J Tobin, Dr J M Moore, P C Tobin, T Tobin, A Tobin, Miss L Tobin, Mrs C M Tobin, C N Pascoe, B N Edmunds, I Edmunds, R G Crawford, P Scroope, M A Tobin, Ms F J Livermore, J L Greenland, L R Storck, J G Miller, G J Miller & D J May
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Red Cap, Aqua Stars
Gear Changes: Blinkers OFF FIRST TIME

Art She Quick is a three-year-old Bay Filly having raced at Corowa last time out on July 4 finishing 11 of 14 in a maiden set weight with Nick Souquet aboard arriving 6.70 lengths behind, A Good Knight.

The final stable runner will see As Bad As Tyson, second up from a spell to compete in the Happy 50th Birthday Graeme Mathieson BM 64 Handicap over 1100 m with Liam Riordan(a2) aboard jumping from barrier nine.

1 AS BAD AS TYSON
4 year old chestnut gelding (8-10-2012) Sire: Strategic Maneuver Dam: Western Success (Success Express (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr J Brown
Owners: D P Humphries, S C Gardner, Mrs M H Gardner, I Davies, Mrs H Davies, N J Peard, Mrs D H Peard, Mrs J Cleary, Mrs M A Gorupic, Mrs J Smith, Mrs R Cardwell, Ms F Young, R Franks, Mrs C A Boyd, F C Boyd & A Ierardi
Colours: Royal Blue, Gold Stripes And Hooped Sleeves, Quartered Cap

As Bad As Tyson is a four-year-old chestnut gelding who was last seen racing at Corowa on July 4, finishing third of seven on a heavy eight with Nick Souquet the pilot arriving 1.45 lengths behind the stable mate Cagney in a time of 57.48 for the thousand metre journey.

Race nine will see the Congrats Joe Bolton-Aust Sports Turf Apprentice 0 to 50 handicap over 1400 m with baby Zara to run with Ms Chelsea McFarlane aboard jumping from barrier (2).

6 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

Baby Zara is a four-year-old bay mare having won on two occasions & placed five times from 15 starts earning prize money exceeding $39,000.

Last time out she will run fourth of 11 at Echuca on July 10 in BM 58 with Lachlan King aboard arriving 4.25 lengths behind Robusta in a time of 1:26.54.

Best of luck to all connected with racing at Wodonga on Saturday.